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The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness

Its 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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    Benching with chains-video

    There was no part of me that wanted to be in the gym tonight. It was just something I had to do. On one of the early sets I caught the side of my hand in the rack under the bar. Thankfully Karsten had Crazy Glue in his bag, he actually has everything in his bag. I still managed to leave some dna on the bar.

    Anyway I had a few misses tonight. I am having a shoulder issue so I tried to take a raw rep with a closer grip than usual, that was a no go. I brought it out and went back and got it. Later in the shirt, I just couldn't finish a lift, but I went back and got that one as well. I could not have done it without the awesome crew I train with.

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    Very impressive as always, Vincent!
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    Nice benching Vincent. It takes some real gut to keep coming back and making lifts you missed. You got better last night brother. Congrats on having a great crew to train with. It makes the biggest difference in the world.
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    Great work Vin! Way to stick it through the workout. Now take care of that shoulder


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    Awesome lifting!
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    Great work Vincent. Really shows determination going back and getting those lifts.
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    Way to gut it out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vdizenzo View Post
    There was no part of me that wanted to be in the gym tonight. It was just something I had to do.
    Before I read this I was on the fence on braving the 35 degree weather, hitting the garage, and just putting off squats. Well, Im off to the garage to squat.
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    Nice lifting vin! You only missed that one shirted lift cause your foot slipped
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    It always boggles my mind how you keep doing attempt after attempt in your training. I would die after the first few.


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    Nice benching Vin!!!
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    Vin, awesome work... gettin' ready for da meet I see!

    How far out are you?

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    Quote Originally Posted by chris mason View Post
    It always boggles my mind how you keep doing attempt after attempt in your training. I would die after the first few.
    You must not be taking your Nitrean, ETS, and Multi's.


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    Solid and impressive as heck!

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    Impressive and inspirational lifting Vinny. Strong stuff.

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    Damn you set the chains high. I like them to be pretty much deloaded when the bar is on the chest.
    But it's all the same really. You just have more weight on the chest is all.

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    Quote Originally Posted by robchris View Post
    Vin, awesome work... gettin' ready for da meet I see!

    How far out are you?
    Thanks. A little under three weeks.


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    That's the difference between the best and the average.

    It's easy to train whn you are slamming weights week in week out and always feeling fresh, but can you maintain high intensity when you just dont want to be there, when a million different things ache, and all you want to do is call it quits? Its those sessions where you learn a lot about yourself and whether you have what it takes to be a good lifter.

    Awesome work Vinny, it takes balls to keep coming back like you do.
    Being a strong teenager means nothing.

    My wrists hurt, but some people don't have wrists to be sore. My knees have tendinitis, but some people don't have legs to get tendinitis in. I seem to be going backwards with training, yet some people can't even walk let alone lift 400 pounds on a daily basis.

    Dust out the vagina, and keep on lifting.

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