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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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    December 17 - Speed Bench

    DE Bench - with One Mini Band
    135x3x3
    185x2x4
    205x3x3

    Reverse Green Band Bench - Lockout Work
    135x3
    225x2
    315x2
    365x2
    405x4
    425x2
    365x8


    Lyin EZ XT on the Floor - 75x6x6

    Hammer Curls - 25x15/10/5/5/3

    - Love the Extensions lying on the Floor. My triceps were blowing up and I had to Explode it to get it to go from the Dead-Stop.

    - First time doing Speed work with Bands, felt really good. But i see how it can be stressful on the Joints.

    - Nice Little workout, my Arms are pumped like when I was in High School doing Curls on Lunch Break.

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    December 21 - ME Bench

    Raw 3 Board Bench -
    135x3
    225x3
    275x3
    315x3
    355x3
    390x3

    Single Ply Rage X - Full Range
    395x2
    315x3 - No touch
    325x3 - No touch
    335x3 - No touch

    Raw 5 Board Press -
    335x2
    405x2
    455miss
    405x4

    BB Row - 225x4,315x4,365x4,315x4,225x4

    EZ Curl - 75x2x2, 95x3x3, 115x2x2

    - Trying something a little more like Westside. Reading Matt Rhodes Articles at work today.

    - I had a fire lit under me, i need to Bench 500+ in May at the Canadian Championships. I am capable.

    - Felt awful in my Single Ply Shirt today

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    I'm glad somebody had some "Fire" under them........nice job Mr. Brown
    "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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    December 24th - DE Bench

    Speed Bench - with 2 Mini Bands
    135x3x2
    155x3x3
    175x3x4

    Seated Pin Press - Bar at top of Head
    135x5
    155x4
    185x3
    205x2
    225

    DB Rows -
    80x10
    130x5x2

    Curls - 25x10/6/4

    Lyin EZ XTs on Floor - 95x4x4

    - Christmas Eve night and I am a little bit Drunk.
    - Drinking a Beer because thats all there is in the House to drink.
    - The Extensions felt Great, had way more in the Tank.
    - Everything was light but didnt want to push things. Just a Speed Day.

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    December 26th - ME Bench

    RAW Warmup-
    135x3
    225x2
    275

    DBL Rage X - 3 Board
    315x2
    385x2
    405
    455x2
    495
    510

    Single Ply Titan Fury -
    385x3
    395x3
    405x3

    Raw 6 BOARD -

    365x3
    405x2
    455x2
    485x3

    BB ROWS -
    225x8
    275x4
    315x1

    - INJURY---Pulled something in my Ribs or Intercostals doing Rows. Wasnt heavy or anything, my side just Crunched REALLYl Hard.

    - 510 went up off the 3 Board like it was 135. Freakin Awesome.
    - Ive gotten much better with the Double Ply Shirt.

    - Got a PR on what was supposed to be Light Form Work.

    -Keenan was in the House again, makes so much difference not being Alone.

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    Injury - Ouch! Sorry to hear that bro. Heal up fast. Congrats on the PR
    "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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    Could be a Hernia, which would suck.

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    I agree. That would. Dang.
    "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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    December 31 - Bench

    Bench - RAW

    135x3, 185x3,225x3
    265x2
    325x8

    Shirted 3 Board -
    335x3, 385x2

    Reverse Blck Bnd Shirted 3 Board -
    455x12
    500x6
    565x2


    REV. Blck Bnd Shirted 4 Board -
    515x5

    Speed Bench -
    135+mini-band x3
    155+miniband x3x3
    175+miniband X3x2

    Rack Lockouts - Tons of different Band Tension with 135

    Lyin XTs on Floor - 95x6x6

    - Ended the Year with some PRs.
    - Ribs still hurt like HELL, no Back work yet.

    - Last Workout with Keenan before he leaves for School.

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    Weve built up to rediculous amounts of volume! That workout only took around 2 hours!

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    The video of your 565 is up on my youtube chanel now (bigkeenanh)

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    Only 2 hours? Last time we worked out it was like 4 hours I think.........remember the "shakes"? 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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    January 3 - Back

    BB Shrugs -
    135x16
    225x8
    315x6
    365x10
    365x4
    385x4
    405x4
    385x12
    365x4
    315x4x4

    Kettelbell Row- 55lbsx15x2, 55x10x2, 55x5x2

    EZ Curl - 115x4x4

    - Trying to Rehab ribs, Light High Rep Rows.

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    January 6 - First Bench Work of 2009

    Floor Press -
    45x20
    135x15
    225x12
    275x15
    315x5
    355x2
    335x2
    315x2

    Shirted 2 Board - Single Ply Rage X
    225x7
    315x4
    405x6
    455x2


    Shirted 3 Board - Single Ply Rage X
    415x10

    Lyin XT on Floor - 115x4x4

    - Well, I was sick the last 3 days, coughing and sneezing. And my Ribs are still messed up so every cough felt like a Knife to the Chest.
    - Slept all night and all day until 4 PM, then started lifting at 6:30.

    - The Worse I feel, the better I Bench.

    - Was going lighter for more reps, sincce my partner moved away for College.

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    We wanna see more rack lockouts!

    Solid workout there; lottsa reps

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    Add more weight! 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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    Quote Originally Posted by BULK_BOY View Post
    Add more weight! LOL
    next time

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    January 11 - Squats and Back

    Box Squat -
    135x5
    225x4
    325x5
    375x2

    KB Rows - 55x20x2, 55x10x2

    EZ Curl - 115x5x2, 115x3x3
    Neck Plate Raises - 35x10x3

    - Neck Raises was just so i cant possibly find a shirt that fits anymore.

    - I think my injury is well enough to try Barbell Rows next time.
    - Squats were done with you in mind Derek. I think my ribs can almost handle Squats.

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    Nice job Shawn. Full recovery, then Full Speed Ahead!!!!
    "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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    January 12 - Birthday Benchin'

    Bench Press -
    135x5
    225x5
    315x5
    335x2
    355x4

    Overhead Rack Press - Above Head
    135x5
    185x3
    205x2
    225x3

    Laterals - 20x6/5/4/3 x2
    Hammer Curls - 20x10x3

    - My least Favourite Bench assistance is RAW Bench to the Chest.
    - Weights werent all that Heavy, but always take it easy when I Bench alone.

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    HAPPY BIRTHDAY BRO!!!!!!



    "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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    Happy Birthday! It''s my little sis's as well.

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    January 14 - Bench

    RAW 3 Board -
    135x3
    225x3
    315x3
    405x3

    DBL RAGE X - 3 Board
    425x3
    445x2
    465x2
    485x2
    505x2

    DBL RAGEX - 2 Board - 445x3

    DBL RAGEX - 3 Board 465x5

    Lyin EZ XT on Floor - 135x4x4

    - Was supposed to be Speed Bench, but once a started warming up the Raw Stuff wasnt even slightly Heavy.
    - Only trouble was lifting out of the rack with no Lift-off.

    Hows that for More Weight Derek?

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    Bloody hell! You keep training like that and 600 will be your bitch, let alone 500.

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    Jan 16 - Deads

    DL - 225x5, 315x3, 415x3

    Clean grip Rack Pulls - 225x2, 315x2, 405miss

    Rack Pulls - 405x5

    Wrist Curls - 135x5x5

    - I thought tonight would just be PR after PR, but turns out i am still injured.

    - Whatever it is, it makes my "core" feel completely unstable.

    - Just felt WEAK, hurt in my Hips maybe because they had to compensate for weaker than normal Back.

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