The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness
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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?

By: Nick Tumminello Added: January 6th, 2014
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    Having Partial Shoulder Replacement on Sept. 28th

    I went to Dr. Myers at UAB Wed. He's doing partial replacement of my left shoulder on Sept. 28th. The procedure is a Hemiarthroplasty. Looks like I'll be out of work 6-8 weeks (can't drive for 2-3 weeks). He said it will be very vital for me to be patient and do the therapy to the letter and nothing else until everything has healed and attached thouroughly. It'll be 9 months to a year before I can put heavier weight on it, but if I do it all right and there are no complications I'll have a good chance at coming back to competition.

    I'm going to go ahead and do the APF Ga. on Sept. 11th and the APF La./Ms. Sept. 18th. I'm going to do these raw and bench 'best I can' and take a shot at the squat and total APF records. I'm at 258 lbs. now and thinking about going 242's since I want to be at a lighter, 'healthier'; bodyweight for the surgery. I think I can make that weight by then. Haven't competed at 242 since 2003! These will be my last meets as a M 50-54.

    Anyway, I'm looking forward to a comback next year at 100%...and hopefully; a lot less pain and limitations!
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    Good luck to you Buddy & Gods speed to a healthly, full recovery!

    You'll be back on the platform in no time!
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    Quote Originally Posted by robchris View Post
    Good luck to you Buddy & Gods speed to a healthly, full recovery!

    You'll be back on the platform in no time!
    RC
    Thanks Rob! I appreciate it!
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    Glad you're going to do it and get it behind you Buddy. Best of luck and I hope it goes great for you.

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    Good Luck!
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    You should talk with Tommy Fannon. I believe he had the exact same surgery as this about 18 months ago.

    Good Luck!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Beverly McD. View Post
    Glad you're going to do it and get it behind you Buddy. Best of luck and I hope it goes great for you.
    Thanks Bev! I know you're tired of seeing me grimmice and hearing me grumble trying to get under a squat bar! LOL! It will be great if I can finally do that without hurting and get my whole hand on the bar!
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    Quote Originally Posted by ScottYard View Post
    Good Luck!
    Thanks Scott!
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    Quote Originally Posted by dammstrate View Post
    You should talk with Tommy Fannon. I believe he had the exact same surgery as this about 18 months ago.

    Good Luck!

    Gregg.
    Thanks for the info Gregg! I'll give Tommy a holler.
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