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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. #51
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    Quote Originally Posted by ZenMonkey View Post
    Nice work man! Keep it up!
    Thanks Zen. I feel like I'm having a bit of rocky start as I keep finding out I have some things wrong on my form and have to back off and do more form work. It's all good, though. I think in the last couple of weeks my form is really coming together on all of my lifts so I'm looking forward to using this new foundation as a nice launching pad to the next level.

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    6/10/2009

    Warmup
    Walk to gym

    Dumbbell Bench

    70x10
    70x8
    70x7
    50x16

    BOR

    135x5
    155x5x3
    145x5
    135x5

    Abductor Machine

    130 x 12 x 1
    150 x 12 x 2

    Adductor Machine

    130 x 12 x 1
    150 x 12 x 2

    Rope Pushdowns

    50 x 15
    50 x 15
    50 x 9

    Lat Pulldowns

    160 x 10
    160 x 10
    160 x 9

    Dumbell Curls (superset with lat pulldowns)

    30 x 10
    30 x 6
    30 x 5

    Standing Dumbell Shoulder Press (superset with lat and curls)

    35x8
    35x8
    35x10

    JM Press

    60 x 8
    60 x 6
    60 x 5

    Stretch

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    Warmup
    Jumping jacks, sit ups

    Box Squat 10" box
    BW x 10
    Bar x 8
    133x3x10

    DL

    120 x 5
    223 x 3
    293 x 2
    313x3x2
    318x3x1

    Form work on DL's. Working on not letting the hips rise first and not bowing the back.


    Today's diagnosis: Hips are still rising first on some reps. Last two reps of last set really focused on not having the hips rise first and those were definitely better.
    Last edited by teeroy; 06-12-2009 at 05:55 PM.

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    Got a tire for sled pulls yesterday. After the lifting today put in an eye hook and did some pulling. See below. What a workout!!!!

    Warmup
    Jumping jacks, sit ups

    Squat
    BW x 10
    Bar x 8
    133 x 5
    183 x 3
    208 x 5
    218 x 5
    228 x 5
    233 x 2

    Bench

    Bar x 10
    133 x 5
    153 x 3
    183 x 5
    183 x 5
    183 x 5

    153 x 13

    Pinky on the ring

    BOR

    133 x 5
    153 x 5
    153 x 5
    153 x 5

    Finally felt strong on the last set. Go to 158 next week

    OHP

    108 x 7
    108 x 7
    108 x 5

    No leg push today so even though the number are about the same as last week I look at is as an improvement as last week I was using some leg push.

    Jumping Pullups

    BW x 20
    BW x 20

    Stretch

    97lb Tire Sled pulls

    180' front sprint x 3
    180' backwards pull x 2, ran the first 90' but walked the other 90 segments. Backwards was tough

    Alternated the front/back pulls with about a 2-3 minute rest between. About died doing this, am so looking forward to doing this each week now!!!
    Last edited by teeroy; 06-21-2009 at 10:36 AM.

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    Was off today but hit at least the same numbers and even beat a few.

    Warmup
    Walk to gym

    Dumbbell Bench

    35x10
    35x5
    70x10
    70x8
    70x7
    50x16

    BOR

    135x5
    155x5x3
    145x5
    135x5

    Abductor Machine

    130 x 12 x 1
    150 x 12 x 2

    Adductor Machine

    130 x 12 x 1
    150 x 12 x 2

    Rope Pushdowns

    50 x 15
    50 x 15
    50 x 12

    Lat Pulldowns

    160 x 10
    160 x 10
    160 x 10

    Dumbell Curls (superset with lat pulldowns)

    30 x 10
    30 x 7
    30 x 6

    Standing Dumbell Shoulder Press (superset with lat and curls)

    40x8
    40x8
    40x8

    JM Press

    60 x 10
    60 x 7
    60 x 6

    Stretch

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    Warmup
    Jumping jacks, sit ups

    Box Squat 10" box (60s rest)
    BW x 10
    Bar x 8
    133x3x10

    These felt really good today. Move up next week.

    DL

    133 x 5
    223 x 3
    293 x 2
    313x3x2
    318x3x1

    More work on keeping back arched. Also really worked on driving with the legs from the heels today.

    Today's diagnosis: These felt really nice today. Much easier than last week. Move up to 318x3x3 next week.

    Right hand supinated this week.

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    6/21/2009

    Off today. Didnít get much sleep this weekend.

    Warmup
    Jumping jacks, sit ups

    Squat
    BW x 10
    Bar x 8
    133 x 5
    183 x 3
    213 x 5
    223 x 5
    228 x 3
    228 x 3

    Knees coming in a bit again so need to work on that. See how we do next week. May have to stay at the 228 weight until the knees can stay out and then start moving up again.

    Bench

    Bar x 10
    133 x 5
    153 x 3
    185 x 5
    185 x 5
    185 x 5

    153 x 11

    Pinky on the ring

    BOR

    133 x 5
    153 x 5
    153 x 5
    158 x 5

    OHP

    108 x 7
    108 x 6
    108 x 5 (+1 push press to make 6)

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    6/26/2009

    Starting to wonder if I should do deadlifts before box squats since the box squats hit my hams pretty hard....

    Warmup
    Jumping jacks, sit ups

    Box Squat 10" box (60s rest)
    BW x 10
    Bar x 8
    138x3x10

    Great workout today. Really felt it in the hips and hams. I feel like these have to be helping out my regular squat tremendously.

    DL

    133 x 5
    223 x 3
    293 x 2
    318x3x3

    Today's diagnosis: Felt good today. Legs were a bit tired from the squatting. The last set was a bit tough as a result.

    left hand supinated this week.

    Tire sled face pulls (97lb tire)


    2 sets X 180 feet - fun stuff



    Deadlift videos all 318lbs

    Set 1

    Video


    Set 2

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    Set 3

    Video


    Tire Sled Face Pulls

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    6/29/2009

    Warmup
    Jumping jacks, sit ups

    Squat
    BW x 10
    Bar x 8
    133 x 5
    183 x 3
    213 x 5
    223 x 5
    228 x 5
    233 x 3

    Nice. Form felt very good today. And I could feel it more in my hips and glutes. I really think the box squats are helping me sit back more and activate my hips and glutes more. Stoked.

    Bench

    Bar x 12
    133 x 5
    153 x 3
    188 x 4
    188 x 3
    188 x 4

    153 x 11

    Pinky on the ring

    BOR

    133 x 5
    158 x 5
    158 x 5
    158 x 5

    Felt pretty good. Struggled on the last rep of the last two sets. Want to do this weight again to hit those reps solid before upgrading the weight.

    OHP

    Bar x 10
    93 x 10
    93 x 8
    93 x 6

    Switching to more of an assistance weight on my ME bench days.

    Stretch

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    7/1/2009

    Throwing in a Friday workout on a Wednesday because we're taking off for vacation for a week and a half and want to get some extra workouts in beforehand.

    Warmup
    Jumping jacks, sit ups

    Box Squat 10" box (60s rest)
    BW x 10
    Bar x 8
    138x3x10

    DL

    133 x 5
    223 x 2
    248 x 8
    248 x 8
    248 x 8

    Today's diagnosis: Don't think I've ever done sets of 8 for DL before. Totally gassed me. Need to do these every once in a while. Did a full reset each rep.

    Tire sled (97lb) face pulls

    3 sets of 180'

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    7/2/2009

    Heading out on vacation today. Got a good pressing and tricep day in before heading out.

    Warmup
    Jumping jacks and situps

    OHP

    Barx10x2
    113x5x3

    Bench

    133 x 3
    153 x 10 x 3

    Floor Press
    Barx10
    93x8
    103x8
    113x8
    123x8
    133x8
    133x8

    First time doing these. Was experimenting with the amount of weight. Could go heavier next time.

    Skull crushers

    15x5
    20x8
    20x7

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    Just got back from a 10 day vacation this afternoon. Getting a light workout. Just want to move a little weight rather than jumping right back into it and getting sore for 4 days.

    Warmup
    Jumping jacks, situps

    Squat

    BWx10
    Barx8
    133x8
    153x8
    183x1

    Had intended to do 183x5 but after the 153x8 my left adductor was hurting. Could really feel it after the 183x1 so just stopped rather than keep going and get hurt. Should still accomplish what I want which is to move some weight to get back into it w/out getting sore.

    Bench

    Barx10
    133x8
    153x8x2

    BOR

    133x8x2


    Stretch

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    My month of non-stop travel is finally over so I'm back at it with the weights. Hope I don't get too sore!!!

    I am going to be more focused on weight loss and endurance for basketball and overall health for a while (sick of my gut) so I'm going to be doing higher reps in the 8-10 range on everything.

    I had planned on doing more today but my back was really feeling it. Hell, it was feeling it during my warmup situps and it hasn't done that since I first started working out earlier this year. So I decided to take it easy so I can hopefully walk this weekend and hit it again Sunday.

    Warmup
    Jumping jacks, sit ups

    Box Squat 10" box (60s rest)
    BW x 10
    Bar x 8
    138x3x8
    Set 2
    3
    4
    5
    6
    7
    8
    9
    10

    DL

    133 x 5
    223 x 2
    253 x 5
    273 x 5

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    Still sore as heck from Friday's workout, but got some squats in anyways.

    Warmup
    Jumping jacks, situps

    Squat

    BWx10
    Barx10
    133x10
    133x10
    133x10

    3 min rest
    Week 1

    Bench

    Barx10
    143x12
    143x8
    143x6

    BOR

    133x10x2
    133x6



    Stretch

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    8/15/2009

    Been slacking off big time for the last month and half due to travel in July and then just struggling to get back into it. Light and easy today to get back into it. Short rest intervals. Hopefully will not get too sore.

    Warmup
    Jumping jacks, situps

    Squat

    BWx10
    Barx10
    133x5
    153x5
    173x3

    Bench

    Barx10
    133x5
    153x5
    153x5

    BOR

    133x5x3

    OHP

    83x5x3



    Stretch

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    Box Squat 10" box (60s rest)
    BW x 10
    Bar x 8
    138x3x10

    OHP

    103x5x3

    Bench

    133x10x3

    Skull Crushers

    15x10x3

    Stretch
    Last edited by teeroy; 08-24-2009 at 10:51 PM.

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    Also did treadmill last night. HIIT one minute intervals at 7.0 run and 3.5 walk for 20 minutes.

    DL

    135x5
    225x5
    275x2
    315x5
    315x4
    315x3

    Noticed hammies are really weak after not DL'ing much the last 6 weeks.

    Assisted Pullup (lbs of resistance)

    130x4
    150x5
    170x6

    Sitting Row Machine

    140x8x3

    Abductor and Adductor Machines

    110x12x2
    130x12x1

    BOR

    140x5x3

    Dumbbell Curls

    25x10x2

    25x8

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    8/21/2009

    Squat

    BWx10
    Barx8
    133x3
    173x3
    193x5
    203x3
    203x3
    208x2
    213x2

    Bench

    Barx10
    93x3
    133x2
    178x5x3
    183x2
    188x2
    192x2

    OHP

    83x10x2
    83x6

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    Box Squat 10" box (60s rest)
    BW x 10
    Bar x 8
    143x3x10

    OHP

    Do warmup next week
    108x5x3

    Bench

    135x10x3

    Skull Crushers

    15x11x3


    Stretch

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    Warmup
    Jumping jacks and situps

    DL
    135x5
    225x5
    275x2
    315x2
    315x3
    325x3
    325x3

    Assisted Pullup
    180x10
    180x7
    180x6

    Abductor and Adductor
    110x12x1
    130x12x2

    BOR
    140x8x3

    Sitting Row
    140x8x3

    Dumbell Curls

    25x10x3

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    Squat

    BWx10
    Barx8
    133x3
    173x3
    198x5
    208x3
    213x2
    218x2
    218x2

    Bench

    Barx10
    93x3
    133x2
    183x5x3
    193x2
    198x2

    OHP

    83x10x2
    83x8
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    Catching up on some logs. Didn't work out last Friday or Monday because I was on vacation. I need to force myself to find a gym and get my workouts when I'm on vacation.

    9/2/2009

    DL
    135x5
    225x5
    275x2
    315x2
    325x3
    325x3
    330x3

    Assisted Pullup
    180x10
    180x8
    180x7

    Abductor and Adductor
    110x12
    130x12
    150x10

    BOR
    145x5x3

    Sitting Row
    140x9x2
    140x10x1

    DB Curl
    30x10
    30x5x2
    20x10

    9/9/2009

    Lifting at home today so no machines

    DL
    135x5
    225x5
    313x2
    335x3
    335x2
    335x2

    Haven't deadlifted at home for a while. Feels heavier than the gym for some reason...

    Jumping Pullup
    10
    10
    10

    BOR
    148x5x3

    Kroc Row
    52.5x15x2
    52.5x12x1

    DB Curl

    25x10x3
    Last edited by teeroy; 09-11-2009 at 11:43 AM.

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    Squat

    BWx10
    Barx8
    133x3
    183x3
    203x5
    213x2
    218x2
    223x2

    Bench

    Barx10
    93x3
    133x2
    185x5x3
    198x2
    203x1

    OHP

    88x10
    88x9

    88x5
    Last edited by teeroy; 09-13-2009 at 10:24 PM.

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    As far as I can tell, all my personal travel is over for the summer. While it was fun, I'm glad it was over so I can get back to a consistent routine.

    Box Squat 10" box (60s rest)
    BW x 10
    Bar x 8
    148x3x8

    OHP

    Barx10
    115x5x3

    Good lift, maybe go up 1.5lbs next time, barely completed this time

    Bench

    143x10x2
    143x7

    Skull Crushers

    17.5x10
    17.5x8
    17.5x7


    Stretch

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    Well, my travelling project is over as well as the summer vacations. During my extensive travelling this summer I was getting in one or two workouts a week but couldn't get a set routine in so wasn't logging my workouts. Been back at it for 4 or 5 weeks and am posting my logs.

    I've got a pretty set routine right now that is working pretty good for me. My squat, OHP and bench numbers are going up each week. Deadlift is stalling a bit for some reason. All in all I'm pretty stoked with my numbers lately especially my bench. I hope I can keep my numbers going up quite a while and that I don't get on another travelling job.

    10/19/2009

    Box Squat 10" box (60s rest)
    BW x 10
    Bar x 8
    148x3x6

    OHP

    Barx10
    115x5x3

    Good lift, maybe go up 1.5lbs next time, barely completed this time

    Bench

    143x10x2
    143x6

    Skull Crushers

    17.5x10
    17.5x7
    17.5x7

    9/9/2009

    Lifting at home today so no machines

    DL
    135x5
    225x5
    313x2
    325x3
    325x3
    325x3


    Jumping Pullup
    10
    10
    10

    BOR
    133x5x3

    Kroc Row
    52.5x15
    52.5x10
    52.5x8

    DB Curl
    25x7
    25x6x2

    NOTE: there were two workouts between this that for some reason didn't get saved

    10/23/2009


    squat
    barx8
    133x5
    153x5
    183x5
    203x3
    213x2
    218x2

    bench

    133x5
    183x5
    193x2
    198x2
    203x1

    OHP
    83x10
    83x6

    flys
    20x20
    25x12
    25x8

    stretch

    10/19/2009

    Box Squat 10" box (60s rest)
    BW x 10
    Bar x 8
    148x3x6

    OHP

    Barx10
    118x5x2
    118x3


    Bench

    143x10x2
    143x7

    Skull Crushers

    15x14
    15x8
    15x7

    10/28/2009

    DL
    135x5
    225x5
    275x2
    325x3
    325x3
    325x3


    Jumping Pullup
    10
    10
    10

    BOR
    133x5x3

    Kroc Row
    52.5x15
    52.5x12
    52.5x10

    DB Curl
    25x8
    25x7x2

    10/23/2009


    squat
    barx8
    133x5
    153x5
    183x3
    203x3
    213x2
    218x2
    223x2

    bench

    barx10
    133x5
    183x5
    193x2
    198x2
    203x2
    208x1

    OHP
    83x10x2
    83x8

    stretch

    11/2/2009

    Box Squat 10" box (60s rest)
    BW x 10
    Bar x 8
    153x3x10

    OHP

    Barx10
    118x5x3

    Bench

    143x10
    143x9
    143x7

    Skull Crushers

    15x14
    15x10
    15x10

    Fly's (superset)

    15x20x2
    15x15

    11/4/2009

    DL
    135x5
    225x5
    293x2
    325x3
    325x3
    325x3


    Jumping Pullup
    10
    10
    10

    BOR
    138x5x3

    Kroc Row
    52.5x15
    52.5x12
    52.5x10

    DB Curl
    20x12
    20x10x2

    11/6/2009

    squat
    barx8
    133x5
    183x3
    203x3
    213x2
    218x2
    223x2
    233x2

    bench

    barx10
    133x5
    183x5
    198x2
    208x2
    213x1

    OHP
    83x10x3

    stretch

    11/9/2009

    Box Squat 10" box (60s rest)
    BW x 10
    Bar x 8
    153x3x10

    OHP

    Barx10
    120x5x2
    120x3

    Bench

    143x10
    143x9
    143x7

    Skull Crushers

    15x14
    15x9
    15x10

    Fly's (superset)

    15x20x2
    15x15

    11/11/2009

    DL
    135x5
    205x5
    255x5
    295x5
    295x5
    295x5


    Jumping Pullup
    10
    10
    10

    BOR
    138x5x3

    Go up next week

    Kroc Row
    52.5x15
    52.5x13
    52.5x11

    DB Curl
    20x15
    20x11x2

    11/13/2009

    squat
    barx8
    133x5
    183x5
    203x2
    213x2
    223x2
    238x2

    bench

    barx10
    133x5
    183x5
    203x2
    213x2
    218x1

    OHP
    88x10x3

    stretch

    11/16/2009

    Box Squat 10" box (60s rest)
    BW x 10
    Bar x 8
    158x3x10

    OHP

    Barx10
    120x5x2
    120x6

    Bench

    143x10x3

    Skull Crushers

    15x15x3

    Fly's (superset)

    15x20x3

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