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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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    Last edited by NickAus; 04-24-2012 at 10:45 AM.
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    Grand Canyon

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    Climbed down here and found an overhang......sit and had some water and took some pics
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    This spot was my favorite place, all alone to take it all in
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    Mojave desert
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    Nice man! Love the second to last shot. totally peacefull and by yourself.

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    Rob Schilke | GFX Designer thecityalive's Avatar
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    Why not just make space, mate? Nice to see you chargin hard with those pulls.

    Whoa...wicked photos!
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    Haulin' Steel in a big way mate!

    In complete awe of the vacation shots!

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    Goals (kg) 272.5/165/305 HJP's Avatar
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    Love the photos, strong as rack pulls too mate! Huge weight in the hands
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    Loving the pics Nick, thanks for posting.

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    Thanks guys!!!!!

    Upper back work-
    Shrugs-
    45 x 20
    135 x 20
    225 x 8
    315 x 8
    365 x 8
    405 x 8

    Snatch grip shrugs-
    135 x 12
    135 x 60 PR and very hard

    DB shrugs left side only-
    80s x 10 x 3

    Rear delt machine-
    70 x 12 x 2

    Calve raises-
    5 x 12

    Heavy abs-
    1 x 20

    Done, just overloading/ overtraining the traps to get them back up to speed.
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    San Fran
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    Cool pics Nick!!!
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    Nice pics, man.

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    Amazing view of and from the bridges, these are great keepsake photos.

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    Awesome pics buddy!
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    Nice pics! Solid trap work
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    Thank you very much Gentleman!!

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    Empire state...........do it!
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    Look at you gettin artsy. Quality photos man.
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    Great photos, Nick!
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    Thanks guys!!

    I think I take better photos than a mate of mine who does it for a living lol.....don't tell him.
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    This and that.

    Rack pull from knees conventional-
    135 x 3
    225 x 3
    315 x 2
    405 x 1
    495 x 1
    585 x 1
    635 x 1 stop here, not very hard but not easy

    Side raises-
    10 sets various reps

    Seated parallel grip shoulder press-
    5 sets of 8

    Behind back wrist curls-
    115 x 10 x 5 sets

    Wrist curls-
    8 sets

    Front raises-
    3 sets

    Forearm and shoulder are bothering me so ill be working around that for the next 10 days.

    Feeling pretty good.

    Need to build some more of them muscles.
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    Strong pulling, Nick! How long did you have off in total? Feel sore after the first coupla sessions back lol?
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    Strong rack pulls!!!
    My Training Log
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    Best geared meet @ 242
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    Best raw meet w/sleeves @ 242
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    700SQ, 452BP, 722DL and 1874 total

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    Building more muscles! Nice man. Again the photos are awesome, keep them coming
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    Solid work, Nick.

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