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The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness

It’s 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. #251
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    Nice work dude! Your Squat is looking down right beasty at 540 and that DL and Bench work is
    also paying off and looking solid. You are going to do great.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Geometheus View Post
    Nice work dude! Your Squat is looking down right beasty at 540 and that DL and Bench work is
    also paying off and looking solid. You are going to do great.
    Thanks man, I hoping to hit some PR's next Saturday.
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    Excellence with the squats and deads!!

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    Wed- Bench Press day

    Quote Originally Posted by CoCoa View Post
    Excellence with the squats and deads!!
    Thanks Coke



    Wednesday 4/7/10 Bench(WK 9)

    Elliptical- 5mins

    Bench Press
    45x10
    95x8
    135x5
    185x3
    225x2
    275x1
    295x1(DD shirt)
    325x1(DD shirt) Planned opener, this felt alot easier than the 295

    Incline DB Press
    40x15
    45x15

    Side Raises
    10x12
    12x12
    15x12

    One-Arm Tricep Pressdowns
    40x12
    50x12
    60x12
    each arm

    (Good workout! Everything is feeling nice and strong, also it is feeling good to be cutting out all of the volume lol.)
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    Way to handle and own the benching opener as you start winding down for the meet.

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    You just keep bangin' 'em out!
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    Fri- Accessory day

    Friday 4/9/10 Accessory(WK 9)

    Treadmill- 5mins
    Foam Roller

    Wide-Grip Pulldowns
    100x12
    120x12
    140x12
    Seated Cable Rows
    110x12
    125x12
    140x12
    50x12(one-armed)each arm
    65x12(one-armed)each arm

    Bent-Over DB Rear Delt Raises
    15x12
    20x12
    25x12

    One-Arm Machine Curls
    50x12
    65x12
    80x12
    each arm

    Chin-Up Bar Hangs
    5 sets to failure

    (That was it, and now I'm done until meet day! Everything is feeling good, my BW was 229lbs this morning. Trying to decide on if I want to go in the 242's or just cut to the 220's?)
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    Tear it up at the meet!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Off Road View Post
    Tear it up at the meet!
    Thanks man, I hope to do something this weekend lol. As long as I get some PR's I'll be happy
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    You are looking really good for the meet. Everything is coming along nicely and your openers are solid. I see some PR's for you this weekend!
    Last edited by Tim K; 04-14-2010 at 05:25 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tim K View Post
    You are looking really good for the meet. Everything is coming along nicely and your openers are solid. I see some PR's for you this weekend!
    Thanks Tim, I'm really hoping to hit around a 1450-1475 total.
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    Quote Originally Posted by muscle_g View Post
    Thanks Tim, I'm really hoping to hit around a 1450-1475 total.
    That looks like an achievable goal! I'm going to try and get up there, but don't know if I can spend the whole day. Any idea what flight you'll be in?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tim K View Post
    That looks like an achievable goal! I'm going to try and get up there, but don't know if I can spend the whole day. Any idea what flight you'll be in?
    I have no idea? I'm not even sure of how many lifters are supposed to be there.
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    About to head out to the weigh in's. My bodyweight is around 230-231 so I know I'll be in the 242's. I will update later on today on what my bodyweight is.
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    Good luck. I can't wait to read how it went................
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    Quote Originally Posted by Off Road View Post
    Good luck.
    Quote Originally Posted by Geometheus View Post
    Good luck. I can't wait to read how it went................

    Thanks guys

    I weighed in at 230lbs, so that puts me in the 242's

    My openers are
    540 SQ
    325 BP
    435 DL
    Last edited by muscle_g; 04-16-2010 at 12:18 PM.
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    Where is the meet being held? Same place as the last one?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tim K View Post
    Where is the meet being held? Same place as the last one?
    Yes at Progressive Sports Theropy
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    Just a quick meet write up, will post videos tomorrow

    Had a good meet I will post warm ups and attempts

    Squats
    warm ups
    135x5
    225x3
    275x2
    315x1
    405x1 added briefs here
    495x1 added suit straps down here

    1st- 540 3 whites
    2nd- 565 3 whites felt easy
    3rd- 590 missed, felt good going down but when I started up out of the hole I fell forward and the spotters had to grab it, this would have been a meet PR

    Bench
    warm ups
    45x10
    135x5
    185x3
    225x2
    275x1 added shirt here
    295x1

    1st- 325 3 whites, this felt very easy
    2nd- 350 3 whites, again easy
    3rd- 375 3 whites, this is a full meet PR!!! Also I believe I had 5-10 more pounds in me!

    Deadlifts
    warm ups
    135x3
    225x1
    315x1 added briefs here
    405x1 add suit straps down here

    1st- 435 3 whites felt easy!
    2nd- 460 3 whites, felt just as easy as my opener
    3rd- 485 3 whites, meet PR!!! also like bench it felt as if I had 5-10 more pounds in me

    1425 total, PR total!!!

    placed 3rd in the 242 Mens Open
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    Congrats on your total! Looks like you had a great meet!

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    Dang, 2 PRs...you have to be happy with that. Very nicely done!!!
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    Major props, did extremely well!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tim K View Post
    Congrats on your total! Looks like you had a great meet!
    Thanks Tim, yes I had a great time. It was very fun.

    Quote Originally Posted by Off Road View Post
    Dang, 2 PRs...you have to be happy with that. Very nicely done!!!
    Thanks alot buddy. Actually 3 PR's lol. I hit a PR deadlift, a full meet PR Bench, and a PR total.

    Quote Originally Posted by CoCoa View Post
    Major props, did extremely well!!
    Thanks alot Coke I really appriciate it.
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