The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness
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The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness

Itís no secret that when people contradict themselves, it has the effect of making the flaws in their actions or statements seem glaringly obvious. But what about when WE ourselves get caught contradicting ourselves by someone else?

By: Nick Tumminello Added: January 6th, 2014
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    Does anyone know the name of that guy who used to...

    Does anyone know the name of that guy who used to post about his wild animal workouts? He would finish each workout by slapping himself in the face or throwing a bunch of **** in his backyard? I...
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    Wendler updates deadlift top set of 245 x 12...

    Wendler updates

    deadlift
    top set of 245 x 12 (niiiice)

    bench
    180 x 4 (meh)

    squat
    170 x 3
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    wendler updates squats projected max at 260...

    wendler updates

    squats projected max at 260 (taking the slow road on squat updates)

    155 x 5
    175 x 5
    205 x 9

    press projected max at 135
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    Wendler update : month four, cycle one, bench,...

    Wendler update : month four, cycle one, bench, projected max now at 215

    125 x 5
    145 x 5
    165 x 8 (meh, was hoping for 9-10... I'll take it, though... 1rm calculator puts the max at 205ish now,...
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    Wendler updates Month 3, cycle two, deadlift...

    Wendler updates

    Month 3, cycle two, deadlift
    195 x 3
    225 x 3
    250 x 10 (nice)

    Month 3, cycle three, bench - projected max 210
    140 x 5
    160 x 3
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    press wendler updates month three, cycle two,...

    press wendler updates

    month three, cycle two, estimated 1rm still at 135

    85 x 3
    100 x 3
    110 x 7 - this was great, really made up for the 105x5 (!) last week... blech. happy with this, puts...
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    wendler updates month three, week two, squats,...

    wendler updates

    month three, week two, squats, projected max at 265

    155 x 3
    185 x 3
    210 x 8 (not bad, these last one or two were beastly hard)

    1rm calculators put the 1rm at 260, nice
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    Wendler updates press month three, week one,...

    Wendler updates

    press
    month three, week one, projected max now at 135

    80 x 5
    90 x 5
    105 x 5... only got 5, WTFFFFF

    deadlift
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    wendler squat update, month three week one,...

    wendler squat update, month three week one, squats projected 1rm now up to 260

    155 x 5
    175 x 5
    200 x 9 (not bad, was hoping for 10 but this was good for volume for me). 1rm calculators put the...
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    Wendler updates Month Three, week one ...

    Wendler updates

    Month Three, week one

    Bench, projected max now at 210

    125 x 5
    140 x 5
    160 x 5+, I ended up with 10. Not bad, was hoooooping to eke out that #11 but it was not to be!
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    wendler third week press and deadlift updates ...

    wendler third week press and deadlift updates

    press
    90 x 5
    100 x 3
    110 x 6 (not bad, was shooting for 7 or 8 though, bah)

    deadlift
    205 x 5
    230 x 3
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    Wendler second month, third week squats 175 x...

    Wendler second month, third week squats

    175 x 5
    195 x 3
    220 x 1+ (I managed four... solid effort, last time around I only got 215x4)
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    Wendler cycle two, week three, Bench Kinda...

    Wendler cycle two, week three, Bench

    Kinda disappointed with today's bench performance - projected 1rm should be 205, 90% of which is 184.5.

    75% of 184.5 = 140
    85% of 184.5 = 155
    95% of 184.5...
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    Wendler updates: Month two, 2nd cycle on presses...

    Wendler updates: Month two, 2nd cycle on presses - estimated 1rm at 130.

    90% of 130 = 117.

    70% of 117 = 80
    80% of 117 = 95
    90% of 117 = 105

    80 x 3
    95 x 3
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    Wendler Updates: Squat month two, week two -...

    Wendler Updates:

    Squat month two, week two - projected max at 255

    160 x 3
    185 x 3
    205 x 3+ (managed 8)

    finished off with some clean&jerk, overall a great workout. I'm thinking of starting...
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    Wendler update: Month two cycle two, Bench ...

    Wendler update: Month two cycle two, Bench

    Should have been
    130 x 3
    155 x 3
    165 x 3+

    Instead, I goofed...

    135 x 5
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    Wendler updates: deadlifts cycle two week one,...

    Wendler updates: deadlifts cycle two week one, projected max now at 300.

    175 x 5
    205 x 5
    235 x 11 (this was damn tough but I gutted it out with the help of a belt - belts are the hotness for...
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    wendler cycle two press week one - i upped the...

    wendler cycle two press week one - i upped the theoretical max from 125 to 130. i'll get to 135 next month if it kills me! :)

    130 x 90% = 117

    65% x 5
    75% x 5
    85% x 5

    75 x 5
    90 x 5
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    Wendler cycle two squats week one - i upped the...

    Wendler cycle two squats week one - i upped the theoretical 1rm to 255 (only a 5lb increase over last month) because i goofed, but in the end itll all come out in the wash i figure.

    255 x 90% =...
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    Wendler updates: Squat week three: max set of...

    Wendler updates:

    Squat week three: max set of 215x4

    some random stuff (didn't get to deadlift or press for max set!!) and then cruise for the week, did a bunch of circuits but ready to get back...
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