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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    Brief time out to deal with a root canal. ...

    Brief time out to deal with a root canal. Planning to be back in full lift mode by Thurs.
    That is all
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    Have you tried the Nike Dri-Fit clothing line? It's supposed to wick away moisture. Of course, they could also be lying.
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    Thanks for the welcome back Belial! Here are...

    Thanks for the welcome back Belial!

    Here are the deets. Was going to go for the Cliff's Notes version but after some thought, decided against it.

    In 2001, I started having difficulties with...
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    I'm not dead yet. Was just rocking the midlife...

    I'm not dead yet. Was just rocking the midlife crisis. Blew the dust off the power rack yesterday. It was fun! Also teaching 15 y/o how to lift. Stay tuned...
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    Worked all screwy shifts all weekend so workouts...

    Worked all screwy shifts all weekend so workouts didn't happen but I'm on swings today & tomorrow.

    Monday, 11 June '07-
    BB Bench-5x5@80
    These are still tough for me. I struggle to get the 5th...
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    True. Guess it's time to get some straps. ...

    True. Guess it's time to get some straps. Thanks Built.




    Must be. Just feel like I'm spending waaay too much of my life around a bunch of people I don't particularly like or respect. ...
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    Okay, I'm back. In more ways than one The...

    Okay, I'm back. In more ways than one
    The kiddos are in their last week of school and the 16 y/o blew off some note typing etc...until this week. The students don't get full credit unless all...
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    Wednesday, 30 May 07- Cardio. Actually it was...

    Wednesday, 30 May 07-
    Cardio. Actually it was more of a half-jog, half-walk thing because I'm out of shape.

    That's it!

    Ramblings-work was there, home's still here. Feeling some almost...
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    My knee got cleared! Tuesday, 29 May 07-...

    My knee got cleared!

    Tuesday, 29 May 07-
    Okay, the plan was to do light lunges and squats. Now, this is what really happened...

    AFT Squats-
    3 @ 45# bar-this was waaaaay too easy, so...
    8...
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    Monday, 28 May '07-Chest & Back BB...

    Monday, 28 May '07-Chest & Back

    BB Bench-5x5@80#
    The fifth rep is a struggle for these still so I'm staying right here until:
    a. they become easier
    b. Rachael's at home to spot me
    DB...
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    Hey Franco! Left Japan in Aug '03. Spent 1.5...

    Hey Franco! Left Japan in Aug '03. Spent 1.5 years in Northern CA and am now in NW Pennsylvania.

    D.
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    Thanks for stopping by Howard. Also the...

    Thanks for stopping by Howard. Also the feedback. It's always appreciated. Especially since I just started the 5x5 this week. Hopefully by next week the workout will be completed & posted before...
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    Saturday, 26 May 07-Shoulders & Arms ...

    Saturday, 26 May 07-Shoulders & Arms

    Shoulders-
    DB OH Press-tried the 25# & barely managed 2 reps. Put those suckers away and grabbed the 20# instead.
    5x5@20#
    Lateral Raise-Never did like this...
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    Friday, 25 May '07-Chest & Back BB Bench...

    Friday, 25 May '07-Chest & Back

    BB Bench Press-5x5@80#
    The last 2 reps of each set were challenging for me so I'll prolly stay @ this weight next week.
    DB Flye-5x8@25
    My DB's only go up to...
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    Take a tiny bowl and make a paste of about 1tbsp...

    Take a tiny bowl and make a paste of about 1tbsp baking soda & water. Drop this in the bowl the chickpeas are soaking in and let that soak overnight.
    Not canned chickpeas are a little bit firmer...
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    I love classical music. Beethoven's Pastorale (I...

    I love classical music. Beethoven's Pastorale (I think it's the 6th Symph) is my fave. That & his Moonlight Sonata.
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    I have a pair of otomix lifting shoes I use on...

    I have a pair of otomix lifting shoes I use on squat/dead day only. Do plan on incorporating box squats into my program when the ATF's are mastered.
    I'm not playing @ lifting anymore. ;)

    D.
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    I hurt it at work. The drive assist on a...

    I hurt it at work. The drive assist on a portable x-ray machine died while I was rounding a corner with it. The machine stopped cold but my knee didn't. Torked it way out. Was in a hard brace for...
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    :hello: Thanks. I've been reading yours too.

    :hello: Thanks. I've been reading yours too.
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    Thursday, 24 May '07-Sorry excuse for leg day ...

    Thursday, 24 May '07-Sorry excuse for leg day

    As some you already know, ole girl is having knee issues so squats are out for the time being. So I popped 95# on my shoulders and did 90 second...
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