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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?

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  1. #1176
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    11/23/12 DL program week 1

    Bench Jump (high bench)-
    3x2

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

    DL- (60%)(60 sec rest between sets)
    360x3
    360x3
    360x3
    360x3
    360x3
    360x3

    3 inch Def DL-(70%)
    420x1
    420x1
    420x1
    420x1
    420x1
    420x1

    BB row-
    230x8
    240x8
    250x8

    DB shrug (2 sec hold at top)
    70x12
    80x12
    85x12

    Pullup (ng)-
    10
    10
    10

    GHR-
    6
    20lb chain x 6
    20lb chain x 6

    HLR-
    12
    15

    *Started a new DL program today. So far so good.

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    Liking this new routine with the deads.

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    It is definately tough.

    11/25/12 Log 252tm 3s
    Log-
    55x12
    107x6
    147x5
    167x5
    192x5
    214x8

    BB strict press-
    140x8
    160x6
    160x9

    Tribar nosebreaker-
    90x8
    100x8
    110x8

    BTB Dip-
    12
    20lbx12
    40lbx15

    Face pulls-
    gx15
    gx15
    gx15
    gx15

    Crunch/plate crucifix-
    10x20/10sx15sec
    10x20/10sx15sec
    10x21/10sx25sec

    Elliptical-8mins

    *Pretty good today.

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    All is well with you, especially the ever killer log-pressing work.

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    Thanks T I am ready to make some progress.

    11/26/12 Axle (225tm)/Squats (440tm) 5s

    Axle Cleans-
    110x3
    150x3
    170x3
    190x5

    Squat-
    140x5
    230x3
    285x3
    330x2
    375x6 (belt/wraps)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8FRrFOlD_xA

    Pause Squats (2 sec)-
    300x3
    310x3
    320x3

    BB rollout-
    150x8
    160x8
    170x8

    Farmers suitcase dl-
    165x6
    175x6

    Sled (backward)-
    230x4x55ft

    *Cleans and squats felt good today.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ironwill727 View Post
    Thanks T I am ready to make some progress.
    np...you and me both man.

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    11/28/12 Bench (335tm) 3s

    5mins elliptical

    Plyo Pushup-
    2x3

    Bench-
    100x10
    100x5
    140x5
    190x5
    235x3
    270x3
    300x5

    Band pullapart- (between all bench)
    mx11x10

    Cg bench-
    230x5
    240x5
    250x5

    WG bench-
    200x8
    205x8

    Db hammer curls-
    40x5x10

    Plank/Plate carry/neck-
    45s/45x140ft/10x20 x 3sets

    *Working on bench technique to get it moving. Actually benched this many sets withou using ibuprofen before lifting lol.

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    Good day with the benching and all.

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    Thanks hopefully it moves up.

    11/30/12 DL week 2

    Bench Jump (high)-
    3x2

    DL-
    140x5
    230x3
    300x3
    370x2
    430x2
    480x3 (belt)

    DL (60 seconds rest)
    360x6
    360x5
    360x4
    360x3

    Deficit DL (3 inch)-
    450x5x1

    BB row-
    240x7
    250x7
    260x7

    DB shrug (2 sec hold at top)-
    85x12
    85x12
    85x12

    Pullups (ng)-
    10x7
    20x7
    30x7

    GHR-
    20lb chain x 6
    40lb chain x 6
    40lb chain x 6

    HLR-
    13
    16

    *Pretty good today. DL strength off the floor is improving. I thought the deficit DL might be a problem but they went well. Only thing I was off on was my rep work on the DL. It was supposed to be 3x8 with 60 seconds rest but my back was not having it.

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    12/2/12 Log (252tm) 3s

    Plate throw-
    10x6

    Log-
    55x12
    107x7
    147x5
    177x3
    202x3
    227x7

    Strict bb-
    140x10
    140x10
    140x11

    Face pull-
    purple x 100 reps (5sets)

    Tribar nose breaker-
    50x100reps (5sets)

    Hammer bar curl-
    50x100reps (5sets)

    Crunch (feet up)-
    10x100reps (4 sets)

    Walk 5 mins
    Pullups-5

    *Pretty good considering I felt fat and bloated from eating too much. I am trying out high rep sets. I did my assitance work for 100 rep sets with as little as possible rest between sets 30 secs max. One helluva pump.

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    Nice job there guy, moving on strong.
    Last edited by Coke; 12-02-2012 at 07:35 PM.

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    Thanks T.

    12/3/12 Axle (225tm) Squat (440tm) 3s

    Axle clean-
    110x3
    160x3
    180x3
    202x3
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t_pLali6Nes

    Squat-
    140x5
    230x3
    280x2
    310x3 (belt)
    350x2
    395x4 (belt/wraps)
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dOt2KEnaaQ8

    Pause Squats (2 sec)-
    320x3 (belt)
    325x3
    330x3

    BB Shrug-
    190x100 (30+25+23+22)

    BB rollouts-
    100x15
    100x15
    100x15

    Sandbag Carry-
    150x4x70ft

    *Not bad today. 100 rep shrugs equals holy trap pump Batman.

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    Killer shrugs going on, looking stellar throughout.

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    12/5/12 Bench (335tm) 1s

    Plyo Pushup-
    2x3

    Bench-
    100x10
    100x8
    150x5
    190x5
    230x3
    255x5
    285x3
    320x3
    335x1

    Cg Bench-
    200x10
    205x10
    210x10

    Band pullaparts (between all bench)
    mx11

    BTB Dips-
    20
    20
    20

    Db hammer curls-
    40x5x11

    Plank/Db farmers/Neck-
    50s/40s x 140ft/25x20 x 3 sets

    Pullup-6
    Punching COmbo-20,20

    *Pretty good benching today. I have not had a bad workout in awhile so I happy with that. I am liking the higher rep assistance work and I don't feel beat up.

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    12/7/12 DL (510tm) 1s

    Bench jump-3x2

    DL-
    140x5
    230x3
    320x3
    370x2
    430x2
    485x1
    510xsuck

    SPeed DL-
    320x5x1 (10 sec rest)

    SSQ squat-
    155x5
    155x5
    155x5

    GHR-
    20lb chain x 8
    40lb chain x 8
    40lb chain x 8

    HLR-
    10
    10
    10
    10

    *A big dose of suck today. Just was not feeling the DL so I had to back off.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ironwill727 View Post
    A big dose of suck today. Just was not feeling the DL so I had to back off.
    Props on the effort regardless, no doubt you will regroup and nail the 510.

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    Sometimes I just have bad days on the DL and need to know when to back off.

    12/9/12 Log (252tm) 1s

    Plate throw-
    10x6

    Log-
    55x12
    107x8
    147x5
    187x5
    217x3
    239x3
    259x1
    264xclean missed press

    Pullup (ng)-
    6
    25x6
    30x6
    35x6
    12

    Inc Bench-
    140x8
    170x5
    200x12

    Chest supp row-
    100x8
    120x16 (pr)

    Tribar nosebreaker
    80x8
    80x17 (pr)

    Crunch (legs up)-
    10x20
    10x30

    Punching comb-
    21
    21

    *Decent but nothing special.

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    12/10/12 Axle (225tm)/squat (440tm)

    Axle Clean-
    110x3
    165x5
    190x3
    215x3 (pr?)

    SQuat-
    140x5
    230x3
    280x3
    330x2
    375x1
    420x2 (belt/wrap)
    440x3 (pr)

    RDL-
    140x5
    190x5
    240x15 (pr)

    Bb rollout-
    120x8
    140x5
    160x18 (pr)

    Hammer bar curl-
    50x5
    70x5
    90x18 (pr)

    Run/JJ combo-
    140ft/20 x 3rds (10 sec rest)

    *Lifting went pretty well except messing up my forearm on the last rep of cleans at 215. I think I strained my right forearm pretty bad and it is worse now (the following day).

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    Wow man, seeing quite a few new PRs.

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    Thanks. If I don't set PRs I don't see a point to lifting.

    12/12/12 OH (back off)

    OH Strict press (hang clean 1st)
    50x10
    100x5
    130x5
    160x5
    180x5
    200x4
    220x3 (pr?)

    Kneeling Oh press-
    100x10
    105x10
    110x10

    Tribar oh ext-
    80x10
    80x10
    80x15

    Seated band row-
    gx20
    gx20
    gx20
    gx20
    gx20

    Ellipitical-
    10mins

    *Forearm felt good enough to put up a bottle of water so it felt good enough to lift some stuff.
    Last edited by ironwill727; 12-12-2012 at 06:51 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ironwill727 View Post
    If I don't set PRs I don't see a point to lifting.
    No doubt, that's the only way to know you are steadily climbing up.

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    12/14/12 DL (515tm) 5s

    Jump onto bench (2 inch elevated)-
    2x2
    1x3

    Deficit DL (3 inch)-up to 505x1

    DL-
    330x3
    385x2
    440x5 (belt)

    SSQ squat-
    155x10
    155x10
    155x10
    155x10
    155x10

    HLR-
    10
    10
    10
    10
    10

    Sled backward-
    185x50,50
    230x50,50ft

    BTB wrist-
    140x12
    150x12
    160x12

    *After a bunch of stupidity I got it together and decided to do BBB challenge with some mods of the 2nd exercise. This way I can force myself to stick to something for 3 months and make progress. I also want to add a forearm/grip exercise at the end of all workouts to build some popeye pipes.

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    12/16/12 BBB challenge Log 5s

    Plate throw-
    10x6

    Log-
    55x12
    107x10
    147x6
    172x5
    197x5
    219x9

    Pullup (ng)-
    10
    10
    10
    10
    7

    Cg Bench-
    170x10
    170x10
    170x10
    170x10
    170x10

    Tribar nosebreaker/Hammer bar curl-
    80x10/80x10
    80x10/80x10
    80x12/80x12

    Facepull-
    gx10
    gx12
    gx13

    Gripper/
    150x10
    150x10

    Hang snatch/punching combo
    70x5/20
    70x5/20

    *Very solid today. Felt good.

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    12/17/12 Axle 230tm/Squat 445tm BBB challenge 5s week 1

    Axle Clean-
    110x3
    150x5
    170x3
    195x5

    Squat-
    140x5
    190x5
    240x3
    290x3
    335x3 (belt)
    380x7 (pr) (wraps)
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d-vIdnpPwtA

    Axle DL-
    200x10
    200x10
    200x10
    200x10
    200x10

    BB rollout-
    110x10
    110x10
    110x10
    110x10
    110x11

    Jump over bench/run- (30sec rest between rd)
    6/140ft
    6/140ft
    6/140ft

    ***** good today. Felt real strong on everything. First time doing Axle DL in forever..actually only tried them once. They are awesome for building grip and getting DL work in without using too heavy weight.

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    Nice job, monstrous sets in the vid!

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