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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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    Hillbilly Parliftun!

    coming over to this board since fortified-iron.com seems to have **** and fell back in it. i guess this is home now for training and such. here are some catch up training posts for me training for the powerstation pro-am in a couple weeks.

    ME lower

    raw squats up to 375

    sumo rack pulls below knee with a knurlingless bar
    up to 500x3 no belt or chalk
    belt and chalk
    585x3
    straps
    635x3 pr
    675x1 pr
    585x7 felt pretty good, guys had to slide plates back on 3x during that set. felt so weird pulling on a bar with no flex. been a long time

    light blood flow crap
    Derek Wilcox
    181 class 935lb WR squat
    best meet lifts
    squat 935 bench 500 deadlift 700
    best totals 181 2050 198 2065

    journal
    http://www.wannabebig.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=128030

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    ME upper

    log clean and press 12"
    worked up to 240x1 tweaked shoulder a tad. solid pr though

    weird angle overhead tri ext
    2 sets

    shoulder was irritated so cut it short
    Derek Wilcox
    181 class 935lb WR squat
    best meet lifts
    squat 935 bench 500 deadlift 700
    best totals 181 2050 198 2065

    journal
    http://www.wannabebig.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=128030

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    DE box squat

    12" box in my rawness
    up to 205+triple choked blues 5x2
    255+triple choked blues x1
    305+triple choked blues x1

    conventional speed pulls
    335 6x1
    385x1

    RDLs
    95 2x10
    145x8
    Derek Wilcox
    181 class 935lb WR squat
    best meet lifts
    squat 935 bench 500 deadlift 700
    best totals 181 2050 198 2065

    journal
    http://www.wannabebig.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=128030

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    bench lockout

    135x a few
    bar+doubled greens x5 or so
    4-board
    bar+doubled blues 2x5
    3-board
    bar+doubled blues 1x5
    2-board
    bar+doubled blues x5

    that was awesome, stability control was the main focus here for sure, first and last sets were night and day better.

    incline
    135x8ish shoulders felt rough

    db flat bench
    rest pause w/ 50's lotta reps

    lat pull downs and pull ups attempted
    shoulder again

    low row hammer strength
    2 plates x many
    3 plates x not quite as many
    4 plates x not as many as that.

    unloaded equipment x suck balls

    thats about it, puttin good work in where i can
    Derek Wilcox
    181 class 935lb WR squat
    best meet lifts
    squat 935 bench 500 deadlift 700
    best totals 181 2050 198 2065

    journal
    http://www.wannabebig.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=128030

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    ME squartation

    feel a tad down from the good session yesterday so nothing too crazy today, tried a new brief set up to try and expand my gear whoredness to new heights......

    squats
    raw upto 325 off 12" box
    briefs on
    415x3
    465x3hard time getting knees out
    505x3 same
    555x2 started feeling squirrelly
    600x4 light wrap, pulled legs up on the outside a few inches and it helped a tad. not too thrilled with the set up really but may give it another shot with a tweak or two

    all reps came up easy but most were also high, so left a bit in the tank for sunday when we gear up.

    olympic squats
    2x10 145 mainly for knee strength and pre hab

    single leg hypers
    2x10 25 plate

    nothin stressful today, just puttin work in
    Derek Wilcox
    181 class 935lb WR squat
    best meet lifts
    squat 935 bench 500 deadlift 700
    best totals 181 2050 198 2065

    journal
    http://www.wannabebig.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=128030

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    ME squat in asheville

    headed down to see mark and jen and meet the rest of their crew. incredible training facility there they've put together.

    squats in mono
    raw dog
    55 2x5 or so
    145xsome
    235xfew
    325xcouple
    briefs
    415x1
    505x1
    tater sack straps down
    600x1
    straps up light wraps
    685x1 good depth
    775x1 same openerish
    830x1 partial called 3 inches high but came up super fast. might as well take it down
    830x1 full depth, a lil slower than others but smooth

    830 is the main goal for the meet, looks like a 2ndish attempt now

    light ghr hypers and other stuff with just bodyweight to keep blood movin
    Derek Wilcox
    181 class 935lb WR squat
    best meet lifts
    squat 935 bench 500 deadlift 700
    best totals 181 2050 198 2065

    journal
    http://www.wannabebig.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=128030

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    ME bench

    up to 275x1 raw
    shirt on
    365x1
    405x1
    1-board
    455x2 beautiful

    rear delt work

    elbows are a bit lit up with tendo right now so took it easy
    Derek Wilcox
    181 class 935lb WR squat
    best meet lifts
    squat 935 bench 500 deadlift 700
    best totals 181 2050 198 2065

    journal
    http://www.wannabebig.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=128030

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    DE squat

    still feel beat up from the squat in asheville so just taking a light recovery day before pulling this coming sunday.

    snatch
    up to 185 2x1 light stuff

    super sled
    3 60 foot trips
    Derek Wilcox
    181 class 935lb WR squat
    best meet lifts
    squat 935 bench 500 deadlift 700
    best totals 181 2050 198 2065

    journal
    http://www.wannabebig.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=128030

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    ME lower

    pulls in winston at the newly completed mud duck barbell! awesome lil set up in a 1 car garage

    worked up to 615x1 went easy and smooth

    single leg hypers
    3 sets, 1 bodyweight, 2 against green band


    had a great time with the 5 billion people that came to pack in there to deadlift. i love big group workouts where people all travel to train. lots of fun!
    Derek Wilcox
    181 class 935lb WR squat
    best meet lifts
    squat 935 bench 500 deadlift 700
    best totals 181 2050 198 2065

    journal
    http://www.wannabebig.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=128030

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    ME bench

    upto 315 off 3-board raw
    shirt on
    365x1
    405x1
    2-board
    455x1
    500x3 better than i expected, solid pr

    band tri ext
    2x a lot

    poop load of upper back
    Derek Wilcox
    181 class 935lb WR squat
    best meet lifts
    squat 935 bench 500 deadlift 700
    best totals 181 2050 198 2065

    journal
    http://www.wannabebig.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=128030

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    DE squat/recovery

    block cleans
    up to 255x1 - easy like my momma, trying out new olympic shoes, i like'em

    no mas, off to squat and pull a lil sundee
    Derek Wilcox
    181 class 935lb WR squat
    best meet lifts
    squat 935 bench 500 deadlift 700
    best totals 181 2050 198 2065

    journal
    http://www.wannabebig.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=128030

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    ME squat in asheville

    last heavy lower body workout til the meet, nothin too hard

    up to 600x3 in briefs and wraps

    rack pulls
    655x3 mid knee, everything went pretty smooth. one more shirt session to go then active rest.
    Derek Wilcox
    181 class 935lb WR squat
    best meet lifts
    squat 935 bench 500 deadlift 700
    best totals 181 2050 198 2065

    journal
    http://www.wannabebig.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=128030

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    ME bench

    last really heavy bench session in the shirt, maybe an opener or something next week.

    up to 315 3b raw
    shirt
    365x1
    405x1
    455x1
    1b
    500x1 botched hand out, re-hand off which ****ed the shirt all up and still came up with it
    2b
    525x1 botched hand off again, re-hand off and ****ed shirt again, pushed up easily
    3b
    550x1 everything smooth and was easy

    light db crap and some rows and tris, mostly bsing
    Derek Wilcox
    181 class 935lb WR squat
    best meet lifts
    squat 935 bench 500 deadlift 700
    best totals 181 2050 198 2065

    journal
    http://www.wannabebig.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=128030

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    DE squat

    naked lifting done by crazy people doggin it today, belt and a smile

    SSBsquats up to 335 3x3 off parallel box
    385x3

    single leg hypers
    green band 3 sets
    Derek Wilcox
    181 class 935lb WR squat
    best meet lifts
    squat 935 bench 500 deadlift 700
    best totals 181 2050 198 2065

    journal
    http://www.wannabebig.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=128030

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    training looks great.. you going 198 for the meet?

    830 squat @ 198 would be great..
    960/530/749 @ 242
    903/524/738 @ 220

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    Quote Originally Posted by SELK View Post
    training looks great.. you going 198 for the meet?

    830 squat @ 198 would be great..

    thanks, yeah first time at 198, have to cut all of 6 pounds we'll see what happens! i'm excited, you coming to the pro-am?
    Derek Wilcox
    181 class 935lb WR squat
    best meet lifts
    squat 935 bench 500 deadlift 700
    best totals 181 2050 198 2065

    journal
    http://www.wannabebig.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=128030

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    hey Derek, welcome!

    I keep up with most of the journals on SPF, but post over here myself. Good luck at the Pro-AM.

    Vikki
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    Single Ply/ 165's / 450-325-380 - 1155 ttl -Pro

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    Quote Originally Posted by lil' power View Post
    hey Derek, welcome!

    I keep up with most of the journals on SPF, but post over here myself. Good luck at the Pro-AM.

    Vikki

    hey vikki, i remember you from the february meet. thanks for the well wishes
    Derek Wilcox
    181 class 935lb WR squat
    best meet lifts
    squat 935 bench 500 deadlift 700
    best totals 181 2050 198 2065

    journal
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    bench lockout

    hit a major pr today of not having any want to workout what so ever for some reason.

    close grip 5 board raw
    365 for a few sets of 5 all easy

    light blood flow crap, the 19th needs to hurry up and get here already so i can leave for ohio!
    Derek Wilcox
    181 class 935lb WR squat
    best meet lifts
    squat 935 bench 500 deadlift 700
    best totals 181 2050 198 2065

    journal
    http://www.wannabebig.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=128030

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    ME squat

    in briefs up to 555x2 deep and pretty explosive

    RDl's
    light for flexibility

    cruisin from here on out, maybe an opener on bench
    Derek Wilcox
    181 class 935lb WR squat
    best meet lifts
    squat 935 bench 500 deadlift 700
    best totals 181 2050 198 2065

    journal
    http://www.wannabebig.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=128030

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    You got beastly strong bro!! I see the weight gain has treated you well....we used to weigh the same...and bench the same, lol. Good work!
    Best Meet Lifts(Raw w/wraps):
    @165- 435 SQ 270 BE 560 DL.....1255 total
    @181- 535 SQ 300 BE 570 DL.....1400 total
    Best Meet Lifts(Multi-ply):
    @148- 575 SQ 315 BE 515 DL.....1400 total
    @165- 680 SQ 380 BE 540 DL.....1555 total
    @181- 700 SQ 375 BE 535 DL.....1605 total
    Best Gym Lifts(Raw w/wraps)
    545 SQ 305 BE 585 DL

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris Rodgers View Post
    You got beastly strong bro!! I see the weight gain has treated you well....we used to weigh the same...and bench the same, lol. Good work!
    haha thanks, finally getting filled out to have a lil leverage now. helps a lot! you got a meet coming up?
    Derek Wilcox
    181 class 935lb WR squat
    best meet lifts
    squat 935 bench 500 deadlift 700
    best totals 181 2050 198 2065

    journal
    http://www.wannabebig.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=128030

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    ME bench

    last heavy session of anything before the meet. bitter sweet as i'm ready to be done for the meet but this is where the wait drives me freakin nuts!

    raw up to 315 off 3 board
    shirt on
    365x1
    405x1
    455x1 2-board
    500x1 1-board misgrooved a bit and right elbow/shoulder caved on way down but finished without any problem
    565x1 3-board

    all moved real well, feeling confident for the meet

    light band accessory work for blood flow. ready to freakin go!
    Derek Wilcox
    181 class 935lb WR squat
    best meet lifts
    squat 935 bench 500 deadlift 700
    best totals 181 2050 198 2065

    journal
    http://www.wannabebig.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=128030

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    bench recovery

    db bench light
    4x15

    lat pulldowns
    4x15
    Derek Wilcox
    181 class 935lb WR squat
    best meet lifts
    squat 935 bench 500 deadlift 700
    best totals 181 2050 198 2065

    journal
    http://www.wannabebig.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=128030

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    Good Luck at the Pro Am!

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