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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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    Good deal on the effort no matter what T.

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    Nice work getting some experience with the wraps. Are you looking at doing a PL meet? Just wondering with the wraps an briefs etc
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    Ha ha they hurt dont they.

    You learn to like it, you will find them better every time you use them.

    240lb is getting beasty bro!!
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    Good deal on the effort no matter what T.
    Thanks Coke.

    Nice work getting some experience with the wraps. Are you looking at doing a PL meet? Just wondering with the wraps an briefs etc
    Thanks HJP. Nah, no plans to compete, man. Just trying new things.

    Ha ha they hurt dont they.

    You learn to like it, you will find them better every time you use them.

    240lb is getting beasty bro!!
    Thanks Nick. Yep, they certainly do. Looking forward to seeing what I can get out of them once I get more used to them though.
    Last edited by tom183; 05-11-2012 at 08:39 AM.

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    Chin-ups

    BWx3
    BW+34x5
    BW+34x5
    BWx10

    Military Press

    88x8
    121x5
    154x2
    187x4
    187x3
    132x14

    Seated Dumbell Curl

    26x5
    49x12
    49x11

    Lying Dumbell Rear Delt Row

    49x10
    49x10

    Swiss Ball Crunch

    BW+51x25
    BW+51x25

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    14 rep military press? Ouch! Great job, bud.
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    Fine day in the gym dude.

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    pumping out the chins. 132 for 14 on militarys... man I feel weak on that movement now!
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    Thanks GazzyG, Coke and HJP.

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    Squat

    132x8
    176x5
    220x3
    265x2
    309x1
    add briefs
    342x1
    375x1
    402x1
    425xfail
    425x1 (questionable depth)
    add knee wraps
    353x3

    Dips

    BWx5
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    Strong squatting, Tom!
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    Damn, showing great drive man!

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    Strong squats, keep up the efforts Tom. Strong dips as usual bro, always strong there
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    Your the squat depth police, I bet by powerlifting standards it was spot on!!
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    Thanks GazzyG, Coke and HJP.

    Your the squat depth police, I bet by powerlifting standards it was spot on!!
    Haha, thanks for the vote of confidence, man. Hope you are right.

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    Bench Press

    132x8
    160x6
    187x4
    220x2
    add doubled micro mins
    220x3
    remove micro minis, add minis
    220x3
    remove minis, add monster minis
    220xfail
    add slingshot
    220x3
    add micro minis
    220x1

    Bent Over Row (Underhand Grip)

    143x8
    226x5
    254x2
    295x8
    295x8

    Incline Dumbell Bench Press (~30 degrees)

    50x8
    99x11

    Bent Over Row (Overhand Grip)

    132x5
    248x16

    Plank

    BW+97 for 1 minute





    Overdid it a little with conditioning work last night and bench suffered as a result. Other than that, pretty pleased.
    Last edited by tom183; 05-17-2012 at 11:40 PM.

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    Goals (kg) 272.5/165/305 HJP's Avatar
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    Damn lots of differing bench press work! Always mixing it up in here. Nice stuff
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    Session is tight from beginning to end.

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    Good work here Tom, keep it up! Try pausing those benches with the slingshot, that really gives a great overload.

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    Good work, Tom!
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    Thanks HJP, Coke, bloodshoteyes and GazzyG.

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    Front Squat

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    165x6
    193x4
    220x2
    220+40 chains x 3
    220+60 chains x 3
    220+99 chains x 3 (video below)
    243+99 chains x 2

    Travelling Lunges

    BW+159x18
    BW+159x16 drop set to BW+44x20

    Standing Single Leg Calf Raise (from a 5 inch block)

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    Smooth and easy, Tom!
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    Leg day is awesome guy, make no mistake.

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    Mate that front squat is getting strong!!
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