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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. #351
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    Doing all the small things along with the main things is what has made you a good lifter.
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    I suppose you're right lol.

    Had a long weekend of no sleep and working.
    Deload week and new gym

    5-2-11
    Walking x 40 mins

    PM BW: 224.5 (new scale)
    Squat Deload
    Squat - 3 x 3 - 385, 1 x 2 - 425, 1 x 2 - 455
    Pendlays - 5 x 3 - 110 kg
    Pull Through - 3 x 10 - 105, 155, 195
    GHRs - 3 x 10 - BW
    High Oblique Cable Bends - 3 x 10 - 110

    Skipping Evaluation Day due to a small pull in my calf. Just going to deload all week. New gym means new toys, like prowler, sleds, KBs, cambered bar, and actual Oly platforms.
    Last edited by BloodandThunder; 05-03-2011 at 11:43 AM.
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  3. #353
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    5-3-11
    Walking x 50 mins
    AM SS Cardio x 25 mins

    PM BW 221.0
    Bench Deload/Chest & Upper Back Assistance
    Comp Bench paused - 3 x 5 - 225
    DB Bench - 1 x 10,10,10 - 100, 110, 120s
    BW Dips - 4 x 15
    Face Pulls - 5 x 10 - 170
    Thick Bar Wide Pullups - 1 x 8,7,6
    Thick Bar Chinups - 1 x 8,7,6
    Cable V handle Row - 4 x 8 - 200
    Rack KB Carrys - 45s - 1 x 160, 120 yds
    Pallof Iso Hold - 3 x 20 secs each side - 45
    Pallof kneeling OH Hold - 3 x 20 secs each knee

    Lower GPP
    Monster Mini Band Hip Abduction and Adduction - 3 x 15 each
    Seated Monster Mini Band Leg Curl - 3 x 20 each leg
    Average Band Pull Through - 3 x 15
    Reverse Hyper - 3 x 20 - 90
    Trample the weak, hurdle the dead
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    5-4-11
    Walking x 40 mins

    5-5-11
    Walking x 80 mins

    PM BW 220.0
    DL Deload
    Oly Squat - 3 x 5 - 110 kg
    DL - 3 x 5 - 315
    Dimel DLs - 2 x 20 -225
    Front Squat Iso Holds - 225, 225, 315, 365, 405
    Trample the weak, hurdle the dead
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  5. #355
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    5-6-11
    Walking x 60 mins

    Short Hill Sprints x 5 (no break between) - 4 rounds
    Last edited by BloodandThunder; 05-09-2011 at 08:25 AM.
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  6. #356
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    New gym sounds great!!
    Squat briefs only 625 @ 210
    Bench geared 525 @ 210
    Deadlift geared 650 @ 220

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  7. #357
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    Yea its nice to have some new stuff to throw in

    5-9-11
    Walking x 40 mins

    PM BW 221.5
    DE Lower
    Wide Below Parallel Box Squat - 12 x 2 - 235 vs 85 lbs chain
    Speed DL - 10 x 1 - 225 vs quadded minis
    RDLs - 1 x 8,8,8 - 275, 315, 355
    Thick Bar Wide Pullups - 6 x 5 - 22 lbs chain
    Step Ups - 3 x 12 each leg - 2 x 65 dbs
    Hyperextensions - 3 x 15 - 25 plate behind head
    Rear Cable Ab Pulldown - 3 x 15 - 105

    Short Hill Sprint - 15 sprints (walked down, 10 dot rest)

    Squats/DLs about 45 secs rest between sets
    Trample the weak, hurdle the dead
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  8. #358
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    Hell of a lot of work...
    Squat briefs only 625 @ 210
    Bench geared 525 @ 210
    Deadlift geared 650 @ 220

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    Building Mighty Mitts...

  9. #359
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    Paid for it this morning though

    5-10-11
    Walking x 40 mins

    PM BW 222.0
    ME Upper
    Floor Press - 1RM - 345, 370, stopped at 380
    CG 2brd - 3RM - worked up to 415
    Really Slow Eccentric DB Press - 3 x 8 - 90s
    T-bar Rows - 5 x 8 - 180
    Side DB Raises - 4 x 10 - 40s
    BB Curls - 1 x 8,8,8 - 95, 105, 115
    Ab Wheel - 3 x 10
    Turkish Getup - 1 x 8 each side - 12 kg
    Trample the weak, hurdle the dead
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    5-11-11
    Walking x 55 mins

    Lower GPP
    Rev Hyper - 2 x 25 - 45 lbs
    Forward-Backward Sled Drags - 50 yds x 3 each x 2 weights (25 kg, 45 kg)

    30 mins SS Cardio
    Trample the weak, hurdle the dead
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    5-12-11
    Walking x 40 mins

    Upper GPP
    Wide Pushups - 3 x 20
    Band Pushdown - 3 x 30
    Mini Band Pullapart - 3 x 30

    PM BW 222.0
    ME Lower
    Squat - 4 x 6 - 425
    Rev Band Pull - 1RM - 535, 570, failed 590
    Cambered Bar GM - 1 x 8,8,8,8 - 135, 185, 225, 265
    Thick Bar Chinup - 1 x 7,6,6,6 - 22 lbs chains
    Chinup - 1 x 5, 6 - 22 lbs chain
    GHR - 3 x 8 - 25 on chest
    Torso KB Twist Bends - 1 x 12, 12, 12 - 60 lbs, 40 kg

    Tabata Alternating 1-Armed KB Swing - 12 kg - 4 mins

    Last edited by BloodandThunder; 05-13-2011 at 03:20 PM.
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    5-13-11
    Walking x 40 mins

    5-14-11
    PM BW 220.25

    DE Upper
    Speed Bench - 3 x3,3,3 (3 grips) - 185 vs minis
    OH Press - 5 x 5 - 175
    DB Press - 3 x 10 - 120s
    DB Ext - 4 x 8 - 60s
    High Neutral Grip CSR Row - 5 x 8 - 3 pps
    Hammer DB Curl - 3 x 10 - 55s
    Pallof Iso Hold - 2 x 20sec - 60
    OH Pallof Iso Hold - 2 x 20 sec - 45

    Was happy with rep speed, although my CG is lacking a little.
    Last edited by BloodandThunder; 05-16-2011 at 07:31 AM.
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    5-16-11
    Walking x 40 mins

    PM BW 223.25
    DE Lower
    Wide Below Parallel Box Squat - 11 x 2 - 265 vs 85 chains
    Speed Pull - 8 x 1 - 255 vs quadded minis
    RDL - 1 x 6,6,6,6 - 225, 285, 335, 395 (belt)
    Thick Bar Wide Pullup - 1 x 6,6,5,6,7 - 22 chain
    Rev. DB Lunge - 2 x 12 each leg - 2 x 85 lbs off deficit
    Hyperextension - 3 x 12 - 35 behind head
    Rear Ab Pulldown - 3 x 15 - 115

    Short Hill Sprint - 15 reps (9 sec. between)
    Trample the weak, hurdle the dead
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  14. #364
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    You sure squat deep!!
    Squat briefs only 625 @ 210
    Bench geared 525 @ 210
    Deadlift geared 650 @ 220

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    Always trained that way, so there's no never a problem with depth.

    5-17-11
    SS AM Cardio - 30 mins

    GPP Lower
    Rev Hyper - 3 x 30 - 45 lb
    Forward-Backward Sled Drag - 4 x 100 yd (50/50) - 50 kg

    Walking x 40 mins

    PM BW 222.25
    ME Upper
    1 brd - 1RM - 390, 410, 430
    CG Rack Press from Floor - 3RM - stopped at 455
    T-bar Rows - 6 x 7 - 195
    BB Curl - 1 x 6,6,6,9 - 95, 110, 125, 95
    Side DB Raise - 4 x 9 - 45
    Turkish Get Up - 1 x 6 each side - 35 lb kb
    Hanging Leg Raise - 1 x 15, 12
    Last edited by BloodandThunder; 05-17-2011 at 06:03 PM.
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    5-18-11
    Walking x 40 mins

    AM BW: 221.75
    Fasted SS Cardio x 30 mins

    AM Upper GPP
    Pushups - 2 x 20
    Mini Band Pushdown - 3 x 30
    Mini Band Pulldowns - 3 x 30
    Mini Band Pull Aparts - 3 x 30
    Trample the weak, hurdle the dead
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    5-19-11
    Walking x 40 mins

    PM BW 223.0
    ME Lower
    Squats - 1 x 3,2,2,2,2, 8 - 465 then 315 for drop set
    Cambered Bar Concentric GM - 1RM - stopped at 405 (bar rested below navel)
    Rack Pull - 5 x 3 - 480
    Chinups - 1 x 6,6,6,5,5,5 - 22 lbs chain
    GHR - 2 x 8 - 35 on chest
    Side DB Oblique Bend - 2 x 12 each side - 120
    Front Ab Pulldown - 1 x 8,8,8 - 135, 165, 195
    Trample the weak, hurdle the dead
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  18. #368
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    Great last two!!

    What is your height? 5'8"?
    Squat briefs only 625 @ 210
    Bench geared 525 @ 210
    Deadlift geared 650 @ 220

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    5'7.5" but who's counting lol

    5-20-11
    Walking x 40 mins

    PM BW 221.0
    DE Upper
    Speed Bench - 3 x 3, 3, 3 - 185 vs minis
    OH Press - 5 x 3, 1 x 3 - 190, 200
    DB Press - 1 x 8,8,7 - 125s
    Football Bar Ext - 4 x 6, 1 x 5 - 90, 100, 110, 120, 130 + Bar
    Hammer DB Curl - 3 x 10 - 60s
    Neutral Grip Hi CSR Row - 5 x 8 - 145 each side
    Ab Wheel - 3 x 20

    SS Cardio x 20 mins
    Trample the weak, hurdle the dead
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    5-23-11
    Walking x 40 mins

    PM BW 222.75
    DE Lower
    Wide Below Parallel Box Squat - 10 x 2 - 285 vs 85 chains
    Speed Pull - 6 x 1 - 315 vs minis
    RDLs - 5 x 5 - 300
    Wide Thick Bar Pullups - 1 x 6,6,5,5 - 22 lbs
    Pullups - 1 x 10
    Bulgarians with front foot elevated - 2 x 9 each leg - 2 x 65 dbs
    Avg Band Leg Curl - 2 x 25
    Rear Ab Pulldown - 4 x 10 - 125
    Trample the weak, hurdle the dead
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  21. #371
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    Yeah whos counting..............I'm .75" less than when I was 18 ha ha
    Squat briefs only 625 @ 210
    Bench geared 525 @ 210
    Deadlift geared 650 @ 220

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    all the squatting will render me a midget one day

    5-24-11
    Walking x 40 mins

    PM BW 221.75
    ME Upper
    Wide Grip Incline - 1RM -stopped 335
    CG Avg Rev Band - 3RM - stopped 455
    Tbar row - 4 x 6, 1 x 6,6, 10 - 210, 180, 160, 135
    Side DB Raise - 4 x 8 - 50s
    BB Curl - 1 x 5,5,5,10 - 95, 115, 135, 95
    Superset - BW Dips x 15, KB Flys x 15 (35 kbs) - 2 rounds
    Landmines - 3 x 8 each side - 55 lbs

    30 min SS Cardio
    Trample the weak, hurdle the dead
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  23. #373
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    I like your humor!

    Pretty full on bench day.......must have taken a while.

    Strong Incline!!
    Squat briefs only 625 @ 210
    Bench geared 525 @ 210
    Deadlift geared 650 @ 220

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    Beach season lol

    5-26-11
    Walking x 40 mins

    PM BW 221.5
    ME Lower
    Light Band Rev. Band Squat - 1RM - stopped 600
    Cambered GM - 5 x 5 - 235
    Sumo Pull Through - 1 x 15,15,15 - 135, 165, 195
    Chinups - 1 x 8,7,7,6,9 - 22 lbs chain first four sets
    1 Legged Leg Press - 1 x 10,10 each leg - 280, 380
    GHR - 3 x 8 - light band
    Front Squat Iso Hold - 1, 1, 3 x fail - 225, 275, 315

    Prowler Sprint - 4 x 25 yd, 20 yd - 40 kg
    Tabata Style Jump Rope - 2 mins
    Trample the weak, hurdle the dead
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    5-27-11
    Walking x 40 mins
    SS Cardio x 30 mins

    5-28-11
    PM BW: 217.75
    DE Upper
    Speed Bench - 3 x 3,3,3 (3 grips) - 185 vs minis
    Strict OH Press - 5 x 2, 1 x 6 - 205, 175
    DB Press - 1 x 7,8,8 - 130s
    Throat Press - 4 x 5 - 205
    Rope Pushdown - 3 x 20 - 135
    Hammer DB Curl - 3 x 10 - 65s
    Hi Neutral Grip CSR Row - 5 x 8 - 155 each side
    Hanging Leg Raise - 1 x 15,15,10,10

    SS Cardio x 22 mins
    Trample the weak, hurdle the dead
    http://www.wannabebig.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=132318

    Satisfaction is the Death of Desire...

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