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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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    Session looks nice, like the higher reps Fix.

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    Going with what Tim said about resetting weights by basically dropping back to a weight you can really handle well and then progressing back up is one option. You can also do simple things such as making a change in your stance, your grip, the order of sequence, the rest period between sets, rep ranges, and overall sets.

    The first 2 changes that I'll make is overall sets and working sets or the rep ranges. I think those are two ways to definitely put something different into your workout.

    When you got to that last Deadlift workout how did you feel physically and mentally'? It's definitely a surprise to see you not get anything with that weight.
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    Thanks guys. I've been losing a lot of motivation lately. A big reason being that my passion for guitar-playing has been coming back, and I've always had trouble multi-managing multiple priorities in my life. Whether it's lifting, playing guitar, composing music, playing WoW, girls, etc., I usually devote all my time and energy into that one thing. So I've actually only gone to the gym a couple of times since my return from the Florida vacation. Pretty crappy.

    Anyway.... managed to get my ass to the gym today.

    Squats
    -225 x 5
    -225 x 5
    -225 x 5

    DB Bench
    -50's x 12
    -50's x 12
    -50's x 12

    Ghetto Rows
    -115 x 12
    -115 x 12
    -115 x 12

    Leg Lifts
    -BW x 12, x 12
    Burpees
    -BW x 15, x 20

    My pressing strength is sucking a donkey dick right now. I appreciate the advice about sticking with the exercises and resetting weights, but I really am determined to stick with the DB Benching right now. I just hate having to rely on spotters who literally always help me when I tell them not to. It pisses me off, and angers me for the rest of my workouts. I'd rather fly solo with the DB's, and that I will! Although they're feeling kinda weird right now. I posted a thread with DB Bench questions if any of you would be so kind as to offer your input: http://www.wannabebig.com/forums/sho...ng-DB-Benching

    Thanks, and hope everyone's doing alright unlike me lol.
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    Quote Originally Posted by fatrb38
    I try to visualize that my girlfriend is under the weight and I have to push the weight up to save her. Of course it doesn't work and I just laugh as I think about the weight slowly crushing her bones. Then I remember it's me under the weight and give 200% effort to push it back up.

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    nice workout man. all is well over here except that im fat!

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    Quote Originally Posted by fixationdarknes View Post
    Thanks guys. I've been losing a lot of motivation lately. A big reason being that my passion for guitar-playing has been coming back, and I've always had trouble multi-managing multiple priorities in my life. Whether it's lifting, playing guitar, composing music, playing WoW, girls, etc., I usually devote all my time and energy into that one thing. So I've actually only gone to the gym a couple of times since my return from the Florida vacation. Pretty crappy.
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    I see a conflict of interest here.

    It's okay to not have the gym be your #1 priority. Other stuff comes up in life all the time. You'll come back to it. Although I do kind of kick myself every once in a while for picking up cycling instead of sticking with weight lifting. Who knows where i could've been today.

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    It's very healthy to have other interests, lol...be sure to keep this thing on track no matter what Fix.

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    So are you still working out or just rockin' out and snortin coke off of teenage girls' @sses?
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    Quote Originally Posted by chevelle2291 View Post
    So are you still working out or just rockin' out and snortin coke off of female night elf asses?
    fixed

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    Quote Originally Posted by f=ma View Post
    fixed
    win.

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    queer...i tell ya.
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    Dude where the fuuuuuu are you????

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    Quote Originally Posted by chevelle2291 View Post
    So are you still working out or just rockin' out and snortin coke off of female night elf @sses?
    ryan.. dont ask dont tell

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    So... the bad news is I haven't really lifted in about 6-8 weeks, but the goods news is today (first day back) no one curled in my squat rack and there were a few milfs in the gym. Side note: some mom came up to me and said "excuse me, you have amazing form" after one of my squat sets lol. Sadly she wasn't one of the milfs, but it made my evening nonetheless. Numbers really weak right now. Thanks for the support even while I was away guise =P

    9.5"-Depth Squats: 195 x 5 x 3

    DB Bench: 45's x 5 x 3

    Ghetto Rows: 105 x 7 x 3

    Last edited by fixationdarknes; 09-21-2010 at 10:21 PM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by fatrb38
    I try to visualize that my girlfriend is under the weight and I have to push the weight up to save her. Of course it doesn't work and I just laugh as I think about the weight slowly crushing her bones. Then I remember it's me under the weight and give 200% effort to push it back up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fixationdarknes View Post
    So... the bad news is I haven't really lifted in about 6-8 weeks, but the goods news is today (first day back) no one curled in my squat rack and there were a few milfs in the gym. Side note: some mom came up to me and said "excuse me, you have amazing form" after one of my squat sets lol. Sadly she wasn't one of the milfs, but it made my evening nonetheless. Numbers really weak right now. Thanks for the support even while I was away guise =P

    9.5"-Depth Squats: 195 x 5 x 3

    DB Bench: 45's x 5 x 3

    Ghetto Rows: 105 x 7 x 3


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    Chevelle, I love you and your damn pictures. Fix, my lil bro good to see you still alive after the coke/elf ass incident, those are always hairy situations. Lessons learned though, good to see you back in here. And it's definitely all good to have other interests, trust me, I took a few weeks off and just got fatter, but hey, keep getting up, dustin your self off and get back on the horse, of elf ass, whatever. Glad to see you back around here bro.
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    Go back to WOW. I don't like your deadlift or where it was going.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mark! View Post
    Chevelle, I love you and your damn pictures. Fix, my lil bro good to see you still alive after the coke/elf ass] incident, those are always hairy situations. Lessons learned though, good to see you back in here. And it's definitely all good to have other interests, trust me, I took a few weeks off and just got fatter, but hey, keep getting up, dustin your self off and get back on the horse, of elf ass, whatever. Glad to see you back around here bro.
    Oh dear god. I sure hope you didn't mean that literally.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Behemoth View Post
    Go back to WOW. I don't like your deadlift or where it was going.
    you have no choice but to hit 455 before rory now

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    Hey I haven't played WoW in years haha. Just for the record I've been playing (mainly guitar) in multiple bands/projects and writing lots of music. I have no excuse for having gotten lazy, but that's what I was doing

    I WILL HIT 455 THIS YEAR. How, I have no ****ing idea, but I shall!

    Thanks for the support guys. Rory, thanks for the reverse psychology support
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    Quote Originally Posted by fatrb38
    I try to visualize that my girlfriend is under the weight and I have to push the weight up to save her. Of course it doesn't work and I just laugh as I think about the weight slowly crushing her bones. Then I remember it's me under the weight and give 200% effort to push it back up.

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    here we go fix, here we go.

    cha cha.

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    You had an off day yesterday, tonights the night. Let's see it.
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    I'm dying here, ROFL.

    And I think Fix could use some of this:

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    me: I could never figure out what people were talking about
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    Soooo....that 455 dead......yea....

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    Bump for Fix.

    Start this $hit up again.

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    I think Fix disapeared...Maybe him and Mark are hanging out together.
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