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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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  1. #1176
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    solid squats and pull Tom! looking good mate!
    Age: 41 - Height: 5'10" - Weight: 192lb (NOT LEAN! (but maybe finally getting a little bit leaner?))

    Squat: 180kg (396lb) x 2
    Front Squat: 100kg (220lb) 5 x 5
    Zercher Squat: 140kg (308lbs) x 1
    Bench Press: 110kg (242lb) x 1
    Deadlift: 220kg (484lb) x 1
    SLDL: 170kg (374lb) x 1

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    Thanks Terry and macdaknife.

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    Seated Barbell OHP

    88x8
    121x5
    154x2
    176x1
    200x3
    200x2
    against choked micro minis
    154x8

    Lat Pulldown (wide neutral grip)

    99x8
    132x5
    165x2
    204x11
    204x11

    Seated Dumbell OHP

    33x6
    55x3
    72x12
    72x12

    Lat Pulldown (close neutral grip)

    110x6
    165x3
    220x12
    220x12

    L Lateral Raise

    18x6
    33x20
    44x8 drop set to 28x10

    Rotating Handles Chin Up

    some rack chins as a warm up, then;
    BWx8
    BWx8

    Overhead Triceps Cable Extension (rope) superset with Seated Hammer Curls

    132x18 then 33x13

    Skullcrusher superset with EZ Bar Curl

    72x13 then 72x15

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    another busy session Tom with lots of work done. good stuff mate!
    Age: 41 - Height: 5'10" - Weight: 192lb (NOT LEAN! (but maybe finally getting a little bit leaner?))

    Squat: 180kg (396lb) x 2
    Front Squat: 100kg (220lb) 5 x 5
    Zercher Squat: 140kg (308lbs) x 1
    Bench Press: 110kg (242lb) x 1
    Deadlift: 220kg (484lb) x 1
    SLDL: 170kg (374lb) x 1

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    Looking beastly with the abs, Tom!

    And another great upper body session. Good front squats before that, too!
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    SQ167.5(368.5) | 180(396)
    BE112.5(247.5) | 120(265)
    DL205(451) | 220(484)

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    Damn bro, more stellar training.

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    Thanks macdaknife, Gaz and Terry.

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    223.8 lbs

    Squat

    132x8
    176x6
    220x4
    254x2
    287x1
    309x1
    add briefs
    336x3
    358x3
    380x3
    402x3

    Swiss Ball Crunch

    BWx10
    BW+22x10
    BW+46x20

    Side Plank

    BW+22 for 1 minute (left side)
    BW+22 for 1 minute (right side)






    Finished with 7:30 jump rope and some grip work using various Captains of Crush grippers.
    Last edited by tom183; 03-14-2013 at 08:05 AM.

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    Dips

    BWx5 (slingshot)
    BWx5 (reactive slingshot)
    BWx5
    against a doubled mini
    BWx4
    against a doubled light
    BWx2
    against a doubled average
    BWx3
    BWx3
    against a doubled light
    BWx11
    BWx10 no rest, remove band BWx6

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

    BWx8
    BW+44x4
    BW+79x12 drop set to BWx4

    Close Grip 1.5 Board Bench Press

    105x8
    138x5
    176x2
    176+40 chains x 8
    176+40 chains x 7

    Cable Curl (straight bar with fat gripz) superset with Triceps Cable Pressdowns (rope)

    138x15 then 138x15
    remove fat gripz
    138x13 then 138x13
    swap handles (ie: curls with rope, pressdowns with bar)
    110x12 then 110x20

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    Quote Originally Posted by tom183 View Post
    15/03/13
    224.0 lbs

    Dips

    BWx5 (slingshot)
    BWx5 (reactive slingshot)
    BWx5
    against a doubled mini
    BWx4
    against a doubled light
    BWx2
    against a doubled average
    BWx3
    BWx3
    against a doubled light
    BWx11
    BWx10 no rest, remove band BWx6

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

    BWx8
    BW+44x4
    BW+79x12 drop set to BWx4

    Close Grip 1.5 Board Bench Press

    105x8
    138x5
    176x2
    176+40 chains x 8
    176+40 chains x 7

    Cable Curl (straight bar with fat gripz) superset with Triceps Cable Pressdowns (rope)

    138x15 then 138x15
    remove fat gripz
    138x13 then 138x13
    swap handles (ie: curls with rope, pressdowns with bar)
    110x12 then 110x20
    triceps took a beating there Tom... great stuff!
    Age: 41 - Height: 5'10" - Weight: 192lb (NOT LEAN! (but maybe finally getting a little bit leaner?))

    Squat: 180kg (396lb) x 2
    Front Squat: 100kg (220lb) 5 x 5
    Zercher Squat: 140kg (308lbs) x 1
    Bench Press: 110kg (242lb) x 1
    Deadlift: 220kg (484lb) x 1
    SLDL: 170kg (374lb) x 1

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    Sessions are very nice, always a pleasure seeing you stay the course.

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    Killing it for a long while now Tom!!
    Squat briefs only 625 @ 210
    Bench geared 525 @ 210
    Deadlift geared 650 @ 220

    Captains of Crush #3

    Building Mighty Mitts...

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    Good progress pic man, your garage set up is awesome! Love it.

    Been training well bro, keep the good work coming.
    Best Raw Lifts
    Squat 260kg (573lbs), Bench 150kg (330lbs), Dead 277.5kg (611lbs)

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    Thanks macdaknife, Terry, Nick and Hayden.

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    223.6 lbs

    Bench Press

    132x8
    157x6
    181x4
    207x2
    against doubled micro minis
    207x5
    against doubled minis
    207x5
    against doubled monster minis
    207x1
    remove bands
    wide grip
    207x14
    207x12 no rest, add 3 board 207x5

    Single Arm Barbell Row

    88x8
    116x5
    143x2
    164+27 chains x 10
    164+27 chains x 10
    142+44 chains x 16

    Incline Dumbell Bench Press (~30 degrees)

    50x6
    72x3
    106x8

    Lying Dumbell Row

    22x6
    39x3
    50x20

    Overhead Triceps Cable Extension (rope) superset with Seated Dumbell Curl

    132x20 then 39x12

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    Hope you had a good Birthday Tom, clearly back in stride again.

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    Thanks Terry.

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    222.9 lbs

    Front Squat

    132x8
    165x6
    198x4
    231x2
    245x3
    278x3
    302x1
    200+44 chains x 10

    Trap Bar Deadlift (3 inch deficit)

    138x5
    226x5
    314x3
    359x2
    404x1
    450x3
    remove deficit
    450x3





    Finished with some grip work using various Captains of Crush grippers
    Last edited by tom183; 03-22-2013 at 08:18 AM.

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    Great work all round, Tom. So envious of your garage setup. Must be great to wander in, knowing that's all yours, no sharing, haha!
    Add me on Facebook: Gaz Pengelly

    Best Lifts: | Goals:
    SQ167.5(368.5) | 180(396)
    BE112.5(247.5) | 120(265)
    DL205(451) | 220(484)

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    Great focus there with a couple of movements...way to keep on those grippers too.

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    Thanks Gaz and Terry.

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    223.0 lbs

    Military Press

    88x8
    110x6
    132x4
    154x2
    187x3
    187x3
    143x12

    Neutral Grip Chin Up

    some rack chins as a warm up, then;
    BW+24x6
    BW+50x3
    BW+50x3
    BWx9

    Single Arm Angled Shoulder Press

    55x6
    77x3
    99x1
    121x10
    121x10

    Standing Straight Arm Pulldown

    88x6
    132x3
    187x12
    187x12

    Triceps Cable Pressdown (rope) superset with Cable Curl (straight bar with fat gripz)

    143x15 then 143x15

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    Some insane volume going on in here Tom! Got some serious strength to be hitting 207 for 14 on the bench bro
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    Generous with the output as usual mate.

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    Thanks Hayden and Terry.

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