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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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    Thanks Nick.

    4/8/11 DE Lower

    SSQ box-
    205x8x2

    Speed DL-
    280+2chain x 6 x 1

    Db swing-
    85x5
    95x5
    105x5

    HLR-
    12
    12
    13

    BB shrugs-
    410x8
    460x8
    510x8

    Suitcase DL-
    165x6
    175x6

    *Good speed.

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    Resetting sometimes is a good thing. You can't keep grinding out the maxes week after week. Smart move.
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    Yup gotta take a stepback to go forward, Offroad.


    4/10/11 ME OH

    Log-
    55x10
    107x5
    137x5
    167x5
    182x5
    207x5
    207+2chain x 5 (pr)

    Strict bb oh-
    100x8
    125x8
    150x8
    160x8

    Pullups (wg)-
    10
    10
    10

    Dec cg pushup-
    mini x 10
    purple x 10
    purple x 10

    Db Hammer-
    50x8
    55x8
    60x8

    BB upright row-
    110x8
    115x8
    120x8

    *Decided to mix things up a bit after training has gone stale.

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    Strong strict pressing after the log.
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    Nice job throughout Bill.

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    Thanks guys.

    4/11/11 Squat



    Squat-
    140x5
    190x3
    240x3
    290x3
    340x1
    390x1
    430x1
    470x1
    465+2chain x 1 (pr)

    SLDL-
    230x5
    280x5
    320x5
    320x5

    Steup-(plate)
    45x8
    45x10

    BB rollout-
    150x10,10,10,10

    Plate pinch-
    70x30sec
    75x30sec
    80x30sec

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    That is a super session bro, props.

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    Thanks I am feeling it a bit today.


    4/12/11 Axle Clean 5s

    Axle Clean-
    90x5
    110x5
    130x5
    150x5
    170x5

    DB rows-
    130x6
    145x6 (add straps)
    165x6

    Pullups-
    10
    10
    11
    8

    Db hammer-
    55x8
    55x8
    55x9

    Circuit-
    Hang Snatch/High pull/Face pull/Kneeling ab-
    50x5/50x5/gx10/gx10
    50x5/50x5/gx10/gx10

    *I went back in my journal and looked back about a year ago when I was kicking some butt and making great progress and decided to go back to that. So I will be training 5 days a week with less work on each day so I can focus more on each day. I noticed when I train back on tuesday and focus on it my DL and bench improves more.

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    4/14/11 Bench 3s

    Bench-
    50x5
    100x5
    140x5
    180x5
    230x3
    260x3
    290x6

    Rev band bench (green)-
    320x5
    330x5
    340x5

    Dec bb pushup/face pull-
    15/gx17
    1chain x 15/g x 18
    2 chain x 17/g x18

    Band pushdown/Band pullapart-
    gx20/mini x 15
    gx20/mini x 15
    gx16/mini x 15
    gx16/mini x 15

    *pretty satisfied how today went. I feel my technique is improving on the bench and my shoulder is the best it has been in a long time. My frikken surgical wound open again at the bottom so frustrating 7 months later and the 3rd time it has happened. I am doing everything possible to get it healed again. In other news it is BEARD SEASON go Flyers!

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    Making continuous strides, truly stepping to it.

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    4/15/11 DL 3s

    DL-
    140x5
    230x5
    320x3
    370x2
    420x2
    470x4 (belt)

    3 inch def dl-
    370x5
    370x5

    DB swing-
    95x5
    105x5
    105x6

    Farmers Walks-
    330(165)x50ft
    370x50ft
    410x50ft
    430x50ft

    HLR-
    12
    13
    12

    Standing band crunch ss plank-
    purple x 12/30sec
    purple x 12/45sec

    *Lower back was a little sore from benching yesterday but DLs went ok.

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    4/17/11 Log 3s

    Log-
    55x10
    107x5
    137x5
    172x3
    197x3
    217x6

    Pullups (ng)-
    bw x 5
    45 x 3
    57.5 x 3
    70 x 3

    Inc Cg-
    190x8
    210x8
    230x5

    Db hammer-
    50x8
    60x8
    70x8

    Dec bb pushup-
    1 chain x 15
    2 chain x 15
    2 chain x 16

    Facepull-
    gx18
    gx18
    gx18

    Gripper-
    200x8
    200x9
    200x10

    *My back was tight to start but got a little better as this went on. Not to bad.

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    4/18/11 Squat 1s

    Axle clean-
    90x3
    120x3
    150x3
    180x3

    Squat-
    140x5
    220x3
    280x2
    320x2
    370x1
    405x5 (pr) (belt + wraps)
    435x1
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gp9kPxtSRiU

    Sandbag-
    175x3
    175x3
    175x4

    BB rollout-
    120x10
    130x10
    140x10

    Sled backward (grass)-
    185x50ft
    230x50ft
    230x50ft
    230x50ft

    *I finally hit a longtime goal of 405x5 squat which I am happy with. First time doing sandbags in forever was brutal and fun. Sled in the grass just sucks lol my quads and calves were on fire.

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    Beastly in the squat vid dude.

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    Thanks Terry,


    4/20/11 Bench 1s

    Bench-
    50x5
    100x5
    140x5
    175x5
    210x3
    245x3
    275x1
    305x4
    325x1 (2 sec pause)
    325+2chain x 1

    DB row-
    140x4
    155x6 (straps)
    170x6

    Inc cg bench-
    190x8
    200x8
    210x8

    Pullups (wg)-
    10
    10
    10

    Db tri ext-
    50x12
    55x12
    60x12

    Bandpullapart-
    mini x 5 x 15

    *Getting back to there as in where I was on the bench.

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    4/22/11 De Lower/Strongman


    DL-
    worked up to 495 x 1 then shut it down

    SSq box squat-
    205 x 8 x 2

    DL-
    280 x 6 x 1

    Farmers Walks-
    205 (410) x 50ft
    255 (410) x 50ft
    280 (560) x 30ft
    280 (560) x 30ft

    Sled forward-
    185 x 50ft
    275 x 100ft
    365 x 100ft
    365 x 50ft (backward)

    HLR-
    10
    10
    10
    10

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    Training is looking great guy.

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    Thanks Terry.


    4/24/11 DE OH



    Axle strict-
    110 x 8 x 3

    Inc CG-
    140x5
    190x5
    230x5
    265x5 (ties pr?)

    Pullups (ng)-
    bw x 5
    45 x 5
    55 x 7+2

    Chest supp row-
    120x8
    140x6
    160x10+3

    Pushups-
    1 chain x 20
    2 chain x 18
    2 chain x 20

    Facepull-
    g x 20
    g x 20
    g x 20


    *Quick and easy.

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    Crazy, crazy pressing strength.
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    Thanks Offroad I wouldn't call it crazy yet. I am hoping to get there though.


    4/25/11 ME Lower

    Squat-
    140x5
    190x5
    230x5
    290x3
    340x1
    390x1
    440x1 (belt + wraps)
    475x1
    510x1 (10lb pr)
    520x1 (10lb pr)
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WURsKg-Q8g8

    SLDL-
    230x6
    260X6
    290X6
    320X6

    Stepups (plate)-
    45x10
    45x10

    BB rollouts-
    125x10
    135x10
    145x10

    Db side bends-
    110x6
    120x6

    *Great day. 2 big squat prs!

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    Excellent with the new squat PRs, looking brute too, curious to know your weigh-in these days.

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    Thanks guys. Terry I been weighing between 200 and 205 depending on the day.

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    4/27/11 Bench deloadness

    Bench (3 sec pause)-
    50x5
    100x5
    140x5
    180x5
    190x5
    200x5

    Dec bb pushup-
    16
    20
    21

    T-bar row-
    140x10
    185x10
    230x10

    Elbows out ext-
    50x10
    50x10
    50x10

    DB shrugs-
    50x20
    60x20
    60x20

    *Everything was easy like a deload is supposed to be. I needed it because I was still beat up from Monday's squats.

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    4/27/11 DL 5s

    DL-
    140x5
    230x3
    320x3
    380x2
    430x8 (loose belt)

    DB swing-
    105x6
    110x6
    115x6

    BB shrugs-
    460x8
    505x8
    555x8

    HLR ss standing ab cruch-
    12/gx12
    12/gx12
    12/gx12

    Farmers walk death-
    165x6x50ft (10 sec rest in between sets)

    *Decided to start my training cycle on Friday to prioritize the DL. Feeling pretty good after deloading on Wednesday.

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