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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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  1. #151
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    reverse monster mini band bench(5'6") 390x1
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    750/425/625/1800 at SPF Georgia State meet on 8/07/10
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    June 11 -
    Rack dead started just below knees - 815
    Give chalk a chance.


    49 years old

    665 squat
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    585 DL @ 197lbs !! this is where I was hoping to be by mid august! last time I pulled this number I was 20 lbs heavier and 5 years younger.
    Current Stats:
    5'8" @ 204lbs

    2013 Goals (single ply):
    1700lbs total

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    APF Senior Nationals
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    242lb class-4 PR's
    Squat-920lbs
    Bench-562lbs
    Deadlift-677lbs
    Total 2,159
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    1030SQ, 640BP, 685DL and 2355 total
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    holy crap Tank! Nice work


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    Awesome work Tank! 920! wow
    Current PR's 198 - 220
    Squat - 777 - 771.5
    Bench - 611.7 - 628.2
    Deadlift - 567 - 584
    Total 1929 - 1973

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    462lb squat 2 weeks ago at CPO Nationals, and a 465 deadlift the week after. Both are ~20lb PR's
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    Quote Originally Posted by Travis Bell View Post
    holy crap Tank! Nice work
    Quote Originally Posted by mikesbench View Post
    Awesome work Tank! 920! wow
    Thanks guys, i appreciate it!!!!!! Now I just need to get my bench up. I'm good for a 600 bench, i just didnt set up correctly like i did on my first 2 attempts. But i have learned from it and its time to move on!!!!!
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    665SQ, 440BP, 727DL and 1815 total
    Best raw meet w/sleeves @ 275
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    405x5 SLDL..

    not sure if that's great but meh, I'm happy with it.
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    675x1 high rack pull
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    curently off-season
    HG training log = road to pro
    youtube channel = www.youtube.com/xtra0t

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    Sandbag Bearhug Squat 225 x 7
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    Squat: 150kg (330lbs) Raw- 31.01.14
    Deadlift: 180kg x 3 (396lbs) Raw - 14.12.13
    Bench: 110kg (242lbs) Raw - 29.01.14
    Barbell Military Press: 85kg (187lbs) Raw- 31.01.14
    Barbell Push Press: 100kg (220lbs) Raw- 31.01.14

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    Tank - that's insane - 920. Keep up the good work!

    This morning (6/29), I got a 665 deadlift.
    Give chalk a chance.


    49 years old

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    Benched 468.5 this weekend in single-ply at the APF Summer Bash 6, 22lb meet PR for me.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rbtrout View Post
    Tank - that's insane - 920. Keep up the good work!

    This morning (6/29), I got a 665 deadlift.
    Thanks man, I appreciate it!!!!!!!!
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    1030SQ, 640BP, 685DL and 2355 total
    Best raw meet w/sleeves @ 242
    665SQ, 440BP, 727DL and 1815 total
    Best raw meet w/sleeves @ 275
    700SQ, 452BP, 722DL and 1874 total

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    Conventional Deadlift 635x1
    PRs: 655/525/645 = 1825 Total
    Meet PRs: Bench Only 525

    Deadlifts bring people together. It's a fact. - Chris Rodgers

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sidior View Post
    Conventional Deadlift 635x1
    Very nice!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tank82 View Post
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    Solid!!!

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    500 raw bench press @ ~290 lbs.

    585 raw squat @ ~290 lbs.

    585 raw deadlift @ ~ 250 lbs.

    My lower body strength is weak in comparison to upper body when looking at the numbers.
    "You shall invite to the path of your Lord with wisdom and kind enlightenment, and debate with them in the best possible manner. Your Lord knows best who has strayed from His path, and He knows best who are the guided ones."- Quran 16:25

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    Quote Originally Posted by CrazyK View Post
    500 raw bench press @ ~290 lbs.

    585 raw squat @ ~290 lbs.

    585 raw deadlift @ ~ 250 lbs.

    My lower body strength is weak in comparison to upper body when looking at the numbers.
    Solid solid numbers. how old are you?
    Age: 20
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    Thanks brother. I'm 23
    "You shall invite to the path of your Lord with wisdom and kind enlightenment, and debate with them in the best possible manner. Your Lord knows best who has strayed from His path, and He knows best who are the guided ones."- Quran 16:25

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    Quote Originally Posted by CrazyK View Post
    Thanks brother. I'm 23
    Wow, for some reason I thought you were in your late 20s. You are a freak!
    PRs: 655/525/645 = 1825 Total
    Meet PRs: Bench Only 525

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    Quote Originally Posted by CrazyK View Post
    Thanks brother. I'm 23
    Sick numbers especially or 23
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    First night in new Rage X (just trying to break it in and hit a PR in the process) - 370 x 5 off a 2 board. Got some nice blood drawn to prove it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sidior View Post
    Wow, for some reason I thought you were in your late 20s. You are a freak!
    Quote Originally Posted by mosley1990 View Post
    Sick numbers especially or 23
    Thanks guys, hopefully I can get over the lopsided pressing strength and start pulling and squatting more
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    "A life unexamined is not worth living"- Socrates

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    Quote Originally Posted by ben moore View Post
    solid!!!

    thanks!!!!!
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    Best geared meet @ 242
    1030SQ, 640BP, 685DL and 2355 total
    Best raw meet w/sleeves @ 242
    665SQ, 440BP, 727DL and 1815 total
    Best raw meet w/sleeves @ 275
    700SQ, 452BP, 722DL and 1874 total

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