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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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    Congrats on the PRs Keenan! You'll get 605 next time.: I know it.

    Now get some rest.............

    You gotta train tomorrow.
    "to teach God's word, by his own example; that we must Love all things that God made" - The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

    DL: 375 RAW No Belt, No Wraps, No nothing!
    SQ: 325 RAW " " "
    BP: 220 RAW " " "

    Total: 920 hahaha Not quite a 1000lbs (This was done back in 2008 )

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    THanks guys

    DIdn't make it out tonight, but you can bet your ass I'll be training tomorow





    squat:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IAPYnduEC3A


    575 pull:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8PxYSPOHwAY


    605 miss:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iEWp8buEikc
    I'm weak now, but not for long

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    Oct 18/10 @ home (11am)
    Treadmill 30 mins @ 3.2-3.4




    Oct 18/10 @ Ironworks (4:00pm)

    Box Jump - 5x30"x5

    Seated Cable Row (v-handle):
    160x12
    +straps:
    180x8
    240x8
    2x305x8 **not pretty, not terrible

    Machine Assisted Pullups:
    160x8
    120x8
    90x3

    Widegrip Pulldown (straps):
    165x10
    195x8
    225x8
    3x180x10

    Fat Grip Holds - 135x8, 185x8, 3x225x1

    Hammer Curl superset w/ seated db cleans:
    60x6 // 30x8
    2 sets
    I'm weak now, but not for long

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    See. I knew you would be Back in.
    "to teach God's word, by his own example; that we must Love all things that God made" - The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

    DL: 375 RAW No Belt, No Wraps, No nothing!
    SQ: 325 RAW " " "
    BP: 220 RAW " " "

    Total: 920 hahaha Not quite a 1000lbs (This was done back in 2008 )

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    Oct 19/10 @ home
    Treadmill - 30 mins @ 3.4




    Oct 19/10 @ Ironworks (4:30pm)

    Random Warmup Stuff
    Sprint Starts (~10 yards) x 10

    Bench:
    2x45x8
    2x95x5
    135x5
    185x5
    2x225x3
    250x6 **no try at 7th.. needed 3 more reps for a pr and that wasn't happening
    3x135x10

    DB Bench - 70x10, 85x10, 100x5
    Incline DB Bench - 2x65x10
    Rope Pushdown - 3x90x12
    EZ Handle Pushdown - 135x8, 165x6
    Pec Dec - 2 sets
    Seated OHP - 45x50


    -was coaching Special Olympics powerlifting after this workout but finished early, so did a bit of extra work
    I'm weak now, but not for long

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    Like the back-to-back efforts - the cardio will be helpful bro, keep it up.

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    Thanks dude. Weighed in at 290 right now.. like to get down a little bit in the next while. I've got nothing going on a few mornings a week so might as well use them to get in better shape lol
    I'm weak now, but not for long

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    Looking like next meet will prob be another raw one in December (Ontario Raw Pro Championships). Being help only a couple hours from home so should be nice
    I'm weak now, but not for long

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    Oct 20/10 @ home
    Treadmill 25 mins @ 3.5

    -thank god for the treadmill at home.. wouldn't be doing this if I couldn't watch tv during lol
    I'm weak now, but not for long

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    Oct 21/10 @ Ironworks (10:30am)

    Rack Pull (hole 2, just below knee cap):
    45x5
    2x135x3
    225x3
    275x3
    315x1
    365x1
    405x1
    455x1
    495x1
    545x1
    585x1
    655x1 **20lb pr

    Dimel DL (straps) - 2x135x15
    Sumo Stiffleg (straps) - 2x225x8
    I'm weak now, but not for long

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    No Straps on the Rack Pulls ??
    HEAVY BENCH!!!

    Just Train Hard! Lift Heavy!!

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    Nope. My grip's fine with that weight, just calluses swollen
    I'm weak now, but not for long

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    That is awesome man!!

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    Pull Boy Pull !! 700 is just around the corner !
    "to teach God's word, by his own example; that we must Love all things that God made" - The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

    DL: 375 RAW No Belt, No Wraps, No nothing!
    SQ: 325 RAW " " "
    BP: 220 RAW " " "

    Total: 920 hahaha Not quite a 1000lbs (This was done back in 2008 )

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    Oct 21/10 @ Ironworks (9:00pm)

    Snatch Progressions 20kg
    Clean Progressions 20kg

    Spud Pulldown Abs
    I'm weak now, but not for long

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    Oct 23/10 @ Ironworks

    Liniment / Rotator Cuffs / Pullaparts

    Military Press:
    up to 185x1.. felt way too heavy for 185
    135x13 tied pr

    DB Bench:
    2x75x12
    75x9
    55x15 (incline)

    MM Shoulders (side raise, front raise, h-roll) - 3x20x8
    BB Extensions to Chin - 95x8
    Pushdown - 2 mini bands x 50
    I'm weak now, but not for long

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    Oct 23/10 @ Ironworks (3:30pm)

    Warmup stuff
    Box Squat (3x8 @ 30") superset with Fatman TRX Rows 3x8

    Machine Assisted Pullups - 160x10, 3x130x8

    1 Arm Hammer Strength Rows:
    45x10
    90x10
    +straps:
    135x8
    180x5
    225x5
    250x5 (ugly)
    135x15 (very strict)

    Pulldown (wide grip, very strict) - 3x150x12
    Low Cable Rear Delts - 4x32.5x12
    Fat Grip DB Row - 2x40x15
    Reverse Grip EZ Curl - 50x10, 2x70x6


    -decent session.. really like the mix of heavy ugly reps with real strict work afterwords
    I'm weak now, but not for long

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    Oct 24/10 @ Ironworks

    45 Degree Hyper - 5xbwx10

    Squat - up to 500x1, felt real heavy, stopped there

    Ham Curl
    Leg Ext
    Calves


    -lame workout.. squats felt off the whole time.. couldn't seem to find my groove
    I'm weak now, but not for long

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    Oct 25/10 @ Ironworks

    Rotator Cuffs

    Seated Cable Rows (v-handle):
    up to 3x310x5 with straps
    finally full stack on this damn movement, now just need to get it higher rep and more strict lol

    Machine Assisted Pullups - 3 sets
    Pulldown (wide) - up to 3x210x10, 165x15
    Seated DB Clean - 3x30x10
    Face Pull - 2x75x15
    Hammer Curl - 3 sets
    I'm weak now, but not for long

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cricket_Fire View Post
    Oct 25/10 @ Ironworks
    Seated Cable Rows (v-handle):
    up to 3x310x5 with straps
    finally full stack on this damn movement, now just need to get it higher rep and more strict lol
    I've said it before, and I'll say it again.....Pull Boy ! Pull !!!!! LOL!
    "to teach God's word, by his own example; that we must Love all things that God made" - The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

    DL: 375 RAW No Belt, No Wraps, No nothing!
    SQ: 325 RAW " " "
    BP: 220 RAW " " "

    Total: 920 hahaha Not quite a 1000lbs (This was done back in 2008 )

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    You pulling the whole stack these days is quite impressive K!

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    lol thanks guys. Really pisses me off when I can't hit the full stack on pin loaded machines aha




    Oct 26/10 @ home (12:00pm)
    Treadmill 30 mins @ 3.3




    Oct 26/10 @ Ironworks
    Pullaparts

    Bench - up to 265x5, missed 6th rep (still a pr)

    Cambered Bar Bench - up to 225x5 and 185x10
    DB Bench - 80x8, 80x7, 60x15 (incline)
    Cambered SkullCrushers - 3x45x12
    Pushdowns

    Sprint Starts (~10 yards) - 2x5, 1x2


    -right achilles hurt on the last one.. not tore or anything but not great lol
    I'm weak now, but not for long

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    Oct 27/10 @ home (12:00pm)
    Treadmill 30 mins @ 3.4





    Oct 28/10 @ Ironworks (9:30am)

    Hip Flexor Stretch / 45 Degree Hyper

    Band Deadlift:
    +short mini bands:
    2x135x3
    2x225x2
    6x315x1
    405x1
    495x1
    565xmiss **felt like 1000lbs

    Dimel Deadlift - 5x185x10
    Seated Calves - 5x90x10


    -really think I'm pulling too heavy too frequently...
    I'm weak now, but not for long

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cricket_Fire View Post
    Oct 27/10 @ home (12:00pm)
    -really think I'm pulling too heavy too frequently...
    naw........

    you're young - get at it !
    "to teach God's word, by his own example; that we must Love all things that God made" - The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

    DL: 375 RAW No Belt, No Wraps, No nothing!
    SQ: 325 RAW " " "
    BP: 220 RAW " " "

    Total: 920 hahaha Not quite a 1000lbs (This was done back in 2008 )

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    Oct 29/10 @ Ironworks (11:00am)

    Rotator Cuffs / Muscle Snatch

    Reverse Band Closegrip Bench (pinkies just inside rings):
    2x45x8
    95x8
    135x5
    +reverse smalls:
    135x5
    185x5
    225x5
    245x5
    275x3
    295x1
    305x1
    3x315x1

    Military Press - up to 175x4
    DB Bench - 3x75x12
    MM Shoulders - 3x20x12
    Pec Dec - 4 sets
    BB Extensions to chin - 3x45x12

    Box Jump:
    26"x5
    28"x5
    30"x5
    3x32"x5


    -I have an irrational fear of box jumps.. after the first set of 32", I was still paranoid I couldn't make it lol
    I'm weak now, but not for long

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