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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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    Road to an 800lb Pull

    7/10/2008 - ME Bench

    Starting up my log over here. I have been keeping it over on FI as well.

    3-Board
    3x3 345 - 5 lb. PR

    DB Bench
    1x14 100 - PR
    1x10 100
    1x7 100

    CSR
    1x10 3 plates
    2x8 4 plates

    H Rows
    3x12 25

    Treadmill
    5 min 13 incline 3.4 mph
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    7/12/2008 - ME Squat

    Reverse Mini Band Box Squat
    (+briefs and suit straps down)
    1x1 585
    1x1 628 - no spotter today so...
    1x3 585

    Deadlift
    (raw w. belt)
    1x5 265
    1x5 355
    1x5 443
    1x5 510

    Ab Pulldown
    1x12 130
    1x12 140
    1x10 150

    Back Extension on GHR
    1x12 BW
    3x12 25

    Lesson: I am weak off the box

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    7/13/2008 - DE Bench

    Foam Speed Bench w. 2 Chains per side
    3x3 175 - close
    3x3 185 - med
    3x3 195 - comp

    5-Board
    1x5 315
    1x5 365 - PR
    1x1 405 - had help on second

    DB Rows
    1x10 105
    1x10 150
    (+ straps)
    1x15 150

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    7/15/2008 - DE Squat - Deload Week

    GCB Box Squat w. 4 chains per side
    1x2 280
    1x2 320
    6x2 350 - back was super pumped walking these back into the j hooks

    GHR
    3x10
    Last edited by ehubbard; 07-16-2008 at 06:33 AM.

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    7/17/2008 - ME Bench - Deload

    Floor Press
    1x5 225
    1x5 275
    2x5 295
    1x8 295

    CG Cable Rows
    3x10 200

    H-Rows
    3x12 25

    Tate PRess
    3x8 50

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    7/19/2008 - ME Squat - Deload

    Squat
    (Briefs + Suit Straps Down)
    1x1 505
    2x1 595

    Roman Chair Abs
    3x20

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    7/20/2008 - DE Bench - Deload

    Speed Bench w. Minis Doubled
    3x3 135
    3x3 145
    3x3 155

    3-Board
    1x5 315
    1x5 325 - PR
    1x5 335 - PR

    Wide Grip Cable Rows
    3x10 200

    H Rows
    3x12 25

    Ab Wheel
    3x10

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    7/22/2008 - DE Squat

    Reverse Hyper Machine
    3x10 160

    SSB Box Squat w. Average Band
    8x2 275

    Sumo Speed Pulls
    5x1 315 + 3 chains

    Ab Pulldown
    3x15 130/140/150

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    7/24/2008 - ME Bench

    2-Board
    1x3 315
    3x3 335 - PR

    Rack Lockouts - 5" ROM
    1x5 405
    1x2 455
    2x3 455

    Lat Pulldown to the Gut
    1x15 100
    1x10 120
    1x10 130

    H Rows
    3x15 25

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    7/26/2008 - ME Lower

    GCB Box Squat
    1x5 140
    1x5 230
    1x1 320
    (add briefs)
    1x1 370
    1x1 410
    1x1 460
    1x1 500 - PR

    Reverse Band Deadlift
    1x5 245
    1x3 445
    (add suit straps down)
    1x1 535
    1x1 575
    1x1 625
    (straps up)
    1x1 675
    1x1 715 - questionable lockout

    GHR w. Light Band
    3x10

    Ab Pulldown
    3x15 130/140/150

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    7/27/2008 - DE Bench

    Treadmill
    10 min - 1 mile

    Speed Bench w. Monster Mini
    3x3 135
    3x3 145
    3x3 155

    Shirt
    (+ SD Phenom)
    1x1 365 - no touch
    1x1 405 - no touch
    1x3 405 - no touch
    (-Shirt)
    2x12 225

    First Time in SD Phenom and all I can say is "Ouch!"

    CG Cable Rows
    3x10 220
    Last edited by ehubbard; 07-27-2008 at 03:55 PM.

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    7/29/2008 - "DE" Squat

    SSB Box Squat with Average Band
    1x2 245 - slightly lower box - 9 mats
    4x2 275 - slightly lower box - 9 mats
    2x2 295 - 10 mats

    These were not as fast as I would like. I was dragging ass all morning. The last set was not fast at all so I called it a day.

    Speed Pulls w. 4 Chains
    6x1 355

    Dynamic GHR
    3x10

    Back Extension on GHR
    3x15

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    7/31/2008 - ME Bench

    Foam Press
    1x1 315
    1x1 365
    1x1 375 - was out of my groove but managed to get it anyway

    Rack Lockout
    1x10 315
    1x8 405
    1x5 455
    1x3 505 - PR

    CSR
    1x8 3 plates
    1x6 4 plates
    1x4 4.5 plates
    1x3 5 plates

    H-Rows
    3x10 30

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    8/2/2008 - ME Squat

    Suspended Anderson Squat - About 4 inches above parrallel
    1x5 275
    1x3 365
    1x1 415
    1x1 455
    (add briefs)
    1x1 495
    1x1 545
    1x1 595
    1x1 635
    1x1 685
    1x0 735
    * Did these in the rack and could not get a good stance

    GCB Wide Stance Good Morning
    1x8 140
    1x5 230
    1x5 320
    1x5 370
    1x5 410 - PR
    1x5 460 - PR
    1x3 500 - 90 lb PR

    GHR
    3x10 BW/25/45

    Roman Chair Abs
    1x25 BW
    2x15 25

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    nice good mornings man.

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    Thanks bigmoney!!!

    8/3/2008 - DE Bench

    Speed Bench w/ 2 chains per side
    3x3 155
    3x3 165
    3x3 175

    4-Board
    1x10 315

    3-Board
    1x9 315

    Vinny D Rows
    5 sets

    Face Pull
    5 sets up to 150

    Panora Pressdown
    2x15

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    8/5/2008 - ME Bench

    Floor Press
    1x1 315
    1x1 335
    1x1 355 - PR

    Bench
    (+ SD Phenom)
    1x2 315 - no touch
    2x3 405 - no touch, last rep was about a 2 board away

    Fat Man Pullups
    3x10

    H Rows
    2x10 30

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    8/7/2008 - DE Squat

    Speed Box Squat
    (briefs)
    1x2 325
    1x2 375
    6x2 415

    Speed Pulls w. Quaded Minis
    5x1 225
    1x1 275
    1x1 315
    1x1 365
    1x1 405
    1x0 455 - expletive deleted

    Roman Chair Abs
    3x25 BW/25/25

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    8/9/2008 - DE Bench

    Speed Bench w. 2 chains per side
    3x3 165
    3x3 175
    3x3 185

    2-Board
    3x5 315
    1x1 365 - PR

    Floor Rack Lockout
    1x8 315

    Rope Cable Rows
    1x10 150
    1x10 180
    1x10 200

    H-Rows
    2x12 30
    1x10 30

    Roman Chair
    1x25

    Ab Pulldown
    1x15 130
    1x12 140

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    8/10/2008 - ME Squat

    Box Squat
    1x1 365
    (+briefs)
    1x1 410
    1x1 450
    1x1 500
    (+suit bottoms)
    1x1 550
    1x1 605 - PR
    (-box + straps ups)
    1x1 605

    Machine Reverse Hyper
    2x10 220
    1x8 220 + light band
    2x6 220 + light band

    Band GHR
    3x8 Light Band

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    8/11/2008 - ME Bench

    4-Board
    1x5 225
    1x5 275
    1x1 315
    1x1 365
    1x1 385 - PR
    1x1 405 - PR

    Shirted Bench
    (+SD Phenom)
    2x3 405 - no touch
    1x1 405 - about an inch away

    EZ Bar Yates Row
    2x10 225
    1x6 275

    Last training session for about the next 11 days. Honeymoon Time!

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    8/14/2008 - Meathead in Aruba

    Hotel has a "Fitness Center" with a Bench and Barbell and 210 lbs of weight

    Speed Bench - Straight Weight
    3x3 185
    3x3 195
    3x3 205

    Flat Bench
    1x20 210

    Paused Bench
    2x12 135 - 5 sec pause on chest

    Barbell Row
    3x12

    Cardio
    1 mile - 10 min

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    8/18/2008 - Aruba Training

    Oly Squat
    1x20 210

    Seated GM
    1x10 95
    1x10 165
    1x10 210

    Leg Curl
    3 sets

    Reverse Crunch
    3x15

    Cardio
    5 min - 0.5 mile

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    training on the honeymoon? I'm sure the new wife loves it. But she did marry you knowing what you do. Nice work.

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    8/22/2008 - ME Bench

    Floor Press
    1x5 315 - PR
    1x1 365 - PR

    Bench
    (+Phenom)
    2x3 405
    1x4 405

    CG Incline Press w. 3 chains per side
    2x10 105

    CG Cable Row
    1x8 240
    1x8 260
    1x8 280
    1x8 300

    Quote Originally Posted by bigmoney View Post
    training on the honeymoon? I'm sure the new wife loves it. But she did marry you knowing what you do. Nice work.
    She wanted to go to the gym while we were there.

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