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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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    Goals (kg) 272.5/165/305 HJP's Avatar
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    Bent over rows are getting heavy as bro!! Nice trainings
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    Thanks Terry, Gaz and Hayden.

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    19/10/12
    233.3 lbs

    Dips

    BWx3
    BWx3
    BWx3
    against a doubled monster mini
    BWx12
    BWx12

    Overhead Triceps Cable Extension (rope)

    7 plates x 8
    14 plates x 12
    14 plates x 10

    Triceps Cable Pressdown (straight bar)

    14 plates x 13
    14 plates x 12

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    Solid work mate, remaining ever steadfast!

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    Thanks Terry.

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    Senior Member tom183's Avatar
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    20/10/12
    232.9 lbs

    Squat (close stance)

    132x8
    165x6
    198x4
    220x2
    250x10
    250x10

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

    BWx5
    BW+110x10
    BW+110x10

    Trap Bar Deadlift

    182x5
    226x5
    270x3
    309x3
    347x2
    380x1
    408x5




    Summer's come early, 38 degrees (100F) today, still 32 (90F) when I trained at 9:30pm.
    Last edited by tom183; 10-20-2012 at 08:34 AM.

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    Goals (kg) 272.5/165/305 HJP's Avatar
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    How you train in that heat I don't know haha crazy stuff!! Good work in it though man, nice. Any recent progress pics?
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    Thanks Hayden. Nothing recent, man. I'm overdue for one though so will try to get something up soon.

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    22/10/12
    233.5 lbs

    Bench Press

    132x8
    154x6
    176x4
    200x2
    against doubled micro minis
    200x5
    against doubled minis
    200x5
    against 2 pairs of doubled micro minis
    200x5
    add reactive slingshot
    against doubled monster minis
    200x5
    remove reactive slingshot, add original slingshot
    against doubled monster minis and doubled micro minis
    200x3

    Kneeling Single Arm Cable Row

    10 plates x 8
    13 plates x 5
    17 plates x 2
    17 plates+44 lbs x 12
    17 plates+44 lbs x 12

    Cable Crossover

    5 plates x 8
    10 plates+6 lbs x 12
    10 plates+6 lbs x 12

    Inverted Row

    BWx2
    BWx2
    BW+18x12
    BW+18x10

    Swiss Ball Crunch

    BWx5
    BW+67x12 drop set to BW+34x12 drop set to BWx12
    Last edited by tom183; 10-22-2012 at 07:59 AM.

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    Nice lower and upper days, bud!
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    Very good with those efforts, damn good in fact.

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    Thanks Gaz and Terry.

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    24/10/12
    233.1 lbs

    Travelling Lunges

    BWx10
    BWx10
    BW+44x6
    BW+181x20
    BW+181x20

    Shrug (using 2 handle deadlift machine)

    44 per side x 8
    88 per side x 5
    110 per side x 2
    132 per side x 15
    132 per side x 15

    Leg Extension

    8 plates x 8
    17 plates x 18
    17 plates x 17

    45 degree Back Extension

    BWx3
    BW+22x3
    BW+50x10
    BW+50x10

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    Great work Tom. Numbers looking good.
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    Goals (kg) 272.5/165/305 HJP's Avatar
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    Good work on the back extension!! I miss those, our gym got rid of ours
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    Good job with those lifts, killer intensity with them lunges.

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    Thanks Brian, Hayden and Terry.

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    26/10/12
    234.2 lbs

    Progress Pic



    Struggling to maintain leanness whilst approaching 240. Chest looks weak but part of that is the upwards angle of the shot.

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    On the mark in that shot, getting bigger while staying lean.

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    Leaner than most, which is impressive considering the numbers you put up!
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    Thanks Terry and Gaz.

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    28/10/12
    233.0 lbs

    Neutral Grip Chin Up

    some rack chins as a warm-up, then;
    BWx10
    BWx9
    BWx9
    last set was super-setted with standing straight arm pulldowns (12 reps @ 9 plates)

    Military Press

    88x8
    110x5
    154x2
    187x4
    187x4
    139x13

    Cable Curl

    6 plates x 8
    12 plates x 15

    Cable Crunch

    8 plates x 5
    17 plates+6 lbs x 15

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    Looking bigger in that pic than the last one for sure bro. That military press is super strong man. Very good movement for you.
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    Some real strong work Tom!!

    Dont stop what your doing!!
    Squat briefs only 625 @ 210
    Bench geared 525 @ 210
    Deadlift geared 650 @ 220

    Captains of Crush #3

    Building Mighty Mitts...

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    Thanks Hayden and Nick.

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