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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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    3/18/11 DL

    SSQ BOX-
    215 x 5 x 2

    3.5 Inch deficit DL-
    140x5
    230x3
    320x3
    379x1
    420x1
    470x1
    495x1
    520x1
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ICDmamKT_8

    Farmers Walks-(drop at 50 and turn around)
    165s x 100ft
    185s x 100ft
    205s x 100ft

    HLR-
    13
    12
    12

    GHR-
    11
    11
    12

    Sled backwards-
    185x100ft
    230x100ft
    230x100ft

    *Awesome day. I went to the dr. today and no more hospital for me hooray! After 2.5 months of waking up early everyday to go I am done. I am not 100% yet, but I feel the best I have in 15 months. Now I am ready to smash my goals in 2011.

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    I think you could have held that 520lbs a little longer - kidding
    Nice pull.
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    nice deadlift
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    Thanks guys. Off road I could have but I had other things to do lol.

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    3/20/11 Log 5s

    De Bench-
    160 x 6 x 3

    Log-
    55x5
    107x5
    147x5
    167x5
    187x5
    212x6

    Pullups (ng)-
    35x6
    45x6
    55x6

    Axle (strict)-
    110x8
    130x8
    150x8

    Chest supp bb row-
    150x10
    150x11

    Cg Bench/Face pull-
    140x12/g x 15
    150x12/g x 15
    160x12/g x 15

    Hammer bar curls-
    90x10
    100x10
    110x10

    *Did not have much on the log today. I was more focused on our new puppy than working out today.

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    New puppy, gotta luv that, lol....good stuff with those deads and the follow up effort.

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    Yup the little she-devil.

    3/21/11 Squat 5s

    Squat-
    50x5
    140x5
    190x5
    240x3
    290x3
    320x3
    370x5 (belt and wraps)

    RDL-
    140x5
    230x5
    280x5
    320x5 (add straps)
    340x5

    Stepup-
    35x12
    35x12
    45x12

    SSQ calf-
    265x12
    295x12
    315x12

    Oblique crunch/gripper-
    17/200x8
    17/200x8
    17/200x8

    Plate sprints with puppy chasing after me-
    45 x 200ft
    45 x 200ft

    *Took it easy today. My back was tight and after a squat pr and big deficit dl last week I did not have it today. Like deloading without deloading.

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    Good stuff..what kind of puppy?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Off Road View Post
    Good stuff..what kind of puppy?
    A yorkie-poo. Looks like a little teddy bear.

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    3/23/11 Bench 5s

    Bench-
    50x10
    100x5
    140x5
    190x5
    225x3
    255x2
    285x5
    285x5
    225x14

    Db bench (thick)-
    75x10
    75x10
    75x10

    Db rows-
    125x8
    145x6
    115x15

    Rack pullup (wg)
    13
    13

    Tribar skullcrusher/BB urpight row-
    80x10/100x10
    85x10/105x10
    90x10/110x10

    *Repeated my 5s set because I only did 5. I think I might be on to something with more volume on the heavy sets.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ironwill727 View Post
    I think I might be on to something with more volume on the heavy sets.
    No doubt you are man, good deal on changing up with a different groove.

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    Thanks. I want to test more volume for more practice.


    3/25/11 DL 5s

    Seated box jump-
    3x2

    DL-
    140x5
    230x5
    300x3
    350x3
    400x2
    450x6 (belt)

    SLDL-
    230x6
    250x6
    270x6
    290x6
    310x6

    HLR-
    10
    10
    11
    11
    11

    Farmers Walks-
    165s x 50ft
    165s x 50ft
    205s x 50ft
    225s x 50ft

    *Not bad.

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    Solid pulling with good reps.
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    Thanks. The SLDL made my legs dead for today though.

    3/27/11 Log 3s

    Log-
    55x10
    107x5
    127x5
    152x3
    177x3
    202x3
    224x3

    Axle Oh/Pullups (wg dead hang)-
    110x10/bw x 6
    115x10/bw x 6
    120x10/bw x 6
    125x10/bw x 6
    130x10/bw x 6

    BTB dips/ng pullup-
    15/6
    16/6
    17/6

    Hammer bar curls-
    90x10
    100x10
    110x10

    *Lacked energy today. I did not train until later and had a late night last night and a christening this morning/afternoon. Just did the minimum.

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    3/28/11 Squat

    Axle clean- up to 190x3

    Squat-
    140x5
    210x5
    250x3
    305x3
    350x1
    392x3 (add belt + wraps)
    392x3
    420x1
    450x2 (pr)

    SLDL-
    140x5
    230x5
    320x3
    370x1
    425x5 (pr)

    SSq stepup-
    155x6
    175x6

    BB rollout-
    100x10
    110x10
    120x10

    SSQ calf/knee outs-
    335x10/mini x 12
    355x10/mini x 12
    375x10

    Plate pinches-
    70 x 25sec
    70 x 30sec

    *Was kind of tight on squats at first. The heavier the weight got the looser my hips got and the better my form was lol. Also, hit a longtime sldl goal.

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    Damn good numbers on the squats and stiff leg deads, real nice work the previous day as well.

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    Thanks. Squats have been going well lately.

    3/30/11 ME bench-

    Bench- 302x4 suckness

    Inc Cg-
    210x3
    250x2
    270x1
    290x1
    280x1

    Db rows-
    130x6
    140x6
    150x6

    Inc cg-
    210x6
    220x6
    230x6

    Pullups-
    10
    10

    Tribar skullcrushers-
    90x8
    95x8
    100x8

    Upright row/band pushdown-
    100x10/g x 15
    105x10/g x 15
    110x10/g x 15

    Btb wrist-
    140x12
    150x12

    *After another painful benching session I decided it is time for more variety cuz heavy benching has just beaten up my shoulder.

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    4/1/11 DL deload

    Seated box jump-
    3x2

    DL-
    280x 6 x 1

    DB swing-
    75x5
    85x5
    95x5

    Farmers-
    330 (165) x 4 x 50ft

    HLR-
    8
    14

    *deload boringness.

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    4/3/11 ME OH

    LOG (clean 1st)-
    55x10
    107x5
    132x5
    157x3
    182x3
    207x3
    227x3
    237x3
    247x2 (missed 3rd)
    257x0 (made clean missed press)

    Pullups (ng)-
    bw x 5
    45x5
    65x3
    80x5

    Db bench (thick)-
    85x5
    95x5
    105x8

    Chest supp row-
    120x8
    140x5
    160x11+3

    OH bb ext-
    120x8
    130x5
    140x10

    Hammer bar curls-
    100x8
    120x5
    140x8+2

    *Pretty good today. I would have like to hit 257 but I wore myself out. I am happy to get the clean though.

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    You will press the 257 next time out, like what you are doing in here Bill.

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    Thanks next time I gotta not wear myself out prior.


    4/4/11 Squat 5s

    Squat-
    50x5
    140x5
    190x5
    230x3
    275x3
    320x3
    360x7(wrap + belt)

    SSQ squat-
    155x8
    165x8
    175x8
    185x8

    GHR-
    8
    8
    8
    9
    9

    BB rollout-
    100x10
    110x10
    115x10
    120x10
    125x10

    Sled backward-
    140x6x50ft

    *Ok I am ready to get back on track after being side tracked for a few workouts. I am dropping my training maxes a bit on all lifts to spark some new progress. Squats went well today I could have had 9 if I wanted it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ironwill727 View Post
    I am dropping my training maxes a bit on all lifts to spark some new progress.
    Good deal, that ought to do the trick - I've been thinking about doing the same thing lately.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CoCoa View Post
    Good deal, that ought to do the trick - I've been thinking about doing the same thing lately.
    Sometimes we have to take 1 step back to go 3 forward. It is working so far.

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    4/6/11 Bench5s

    Bench-
    50x10
    100x8
    140x5
    170x5
    210x5
    240x5
    270x9

    Inc Cg-
    160x10
    165x10
    170x9
    170x8

    BB rows-
    190x10
    200x10
    210x10
    220x10
    230x10

    Band pushdown/Rev bb curl-
    g x 20/100x10
    g x 20/110x10
    g x 20/110x10

    Seated band rows/pushup/jj circuit-
    g x 15/10/20
    g x 15/10/20
    g x 15/10/20

    *Might be my best benching effort in a year. My form felt on today. My shoulder was feeling good too. Been eating a bit more lately and it is helping I am feeling bigger and fuller. I started taking some creatine preworkout as well as postworkout again and I am finding myself stronger during my lifting.

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    Nice 520 deficit pull!!
    Squat briefs only 625 @ 210
    Bench geared 525 @ 210
    Deadlift geared 650 @ 220

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