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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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    Military Press

    88x8
    112x6
    137x4
    161x2
    185x4
    185x4

    Lat Pulldown (close neutral grip)

    119x8
    159x5
    198x2
    238x10
    238x10

    Seated Dumbell OHP

    39x6
    61x3
    73x1
    94x5
    60 degree incline
    94x6

    Chin Up

    some rack chins as a warm up, then;
    BW+23x7
    BW+44x4
    BWx10

    Cable Lateral Raise

    22x6
    33x16

    Lat Pulldown (medium width overhand grip)

    99x6
    139x3
    179x12

    Overhead Triceps Cable Extension (rope) superset with Cable Curls (straight bar with fat gripz)

    165x10 then 176x8
    154x13 then 154x13

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    Good work with the lat pulls bro!!
    Squat briefs only 625 @ 210
    Bench geared 525 @ 210
    Deadlift geared 650 @ 220

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    When you get the Fatgripz? They rule!
    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 Nick. Have had my fat gripz since late last year.

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    Dips

    BWx5 (slingshot)
    BWx5 (reactive slingshot)
    BWx5
    BW+23x3
    BW+55x2
    BW+76x1
    BW+131x3
    BW+90x9
    BW+47x15

    Squat

    132x8
    176x6
    220x4
    248x2
    276x1
    paused reps
    309x3
    309x3
    309x3





    Finished with some grip work using various Captains of Crush grippers including my first full close (right hand only) of a #2.

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    Strong dips and overhead work, as always!

    How much of a difference do the Fat Gripz make? Bet the forearms burn?
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    Moving on strong, very nice T.

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    Thanks Terry.

    Strong dips and overhead work, as always!

    How much of a difference do the Fat Gripz make? Bet the forearms burn?
    Thanks Gaz. Depends what you use them for (I've pretty much only experimented with bi/tri isolations) but in general, yes, they bring the forearms into play more.

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    Bench Press

    132x8
    165x6
    198x4
    231x2
    231+40 chains x 3
    231+60 chains x 3
    231+79 chains x 3
    231+99 chains x 2
    add reactive slingshot
    231+99 chains x 4
    remove reactive slingshot
    paused reps
    265x2

    Seated Cable Row (close neutral grip)

    139x8
    179x5
    218x2
    283x9
    283x9
    224x16

    Incline Dumbell Bench Press (45 degrees)

    50x6
    72x3
    103x6
    30 degree incline
    103x9
    flat bench
    103x9

    Single Arm Seated Cable Row

    79x6
    119x3
    159x10
    139x12
    139x12

    Triceps Cable Pressdown (rope) superset with EZ Bar Curl

    154x15 then 100x11
    154x14 then 100x10

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    Big lifting as usual mate.

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    Thanks Terry

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    Front Squat

    132x8
    165x6
    198x4
    231x2
    254x1
    276x1
    309x1
    325xfail
    reverse light bands
    325x3
    reverse average bands
    353x3
    remove bands
    paused reps
    276x1
    276x1
    276x1

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

    BWx6
    BW+44x15
    BW+44x15






    Finished with some grip work using various Captains of Crush grippers.

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    Seated Dumbell OHP

    39x8
    50x6
    61x4
    79x2
    97x5
    97x5

    Lat Pulldown (close neutral grip)

    119x8
    159x6
    198x2
    244x10
    244x10

    Seated Barbell OHP

    88x6
    143x3
    against a choked mini
    143x10
    143x10

    Single Arm Lat Pulldown

    60x6
    99x3
    119x10
    119x10

    Cable Upright Row

    44x6
    66x3
    88x20
    110x18

    Neutral Grip Chin Up

    BWx8
    BWx8

    Triceps Cable Pressdown (straight bar) superset with Cable Curls (rope)

    165x16 then 143x12
    swap handles (ie; pressdowns with rope, curls with bar)
    165x10 then 143x12
    Last edited by tom183; 05-11-2013 at 06:00 AM.

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    Sessions are tight and well rounded, great focus on those front squats!

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    Thanks Terry.

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    Squat

    132x8
    176x6
    220x4
    265x2
    298x1
    331x1
    353x1
    reverse minis
    353x3
    reverse monster minis
    375x3
    reverse lights
    397x2
    remove bands
    paused reps
    320x1
    320x1

    Dips

    BWx5 (slingshot)
    BWx5 (reactive slingshot)
    BWx3
    against a doubled mini
    BWx2
    against a doubled monster mini
    BWx1
    against a doubled light and a doubled mini
    BWx7
    BWx7

    Barbell Curl

    66x6
    99x3
    132x3
    88x15

    Close Grip 1 Board Bench Press

    132x6
    132+60 chains x 3
    132+134 chains x 5
    132+79 chains x 12

    Swiss Ball Crunch

    BW+34x20

    Captains Chair Leg Raise

    BWx40

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    solid session all round Tom!
    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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    Strong work!!

    Fatgripz totally change the movement, try some 70lb hammer curls Gaz
    Squat briefs only 625 @ 210
    Bench geared 525 @ 210
    Deadlift geared 650 @ 220

    Captains of Crush #3

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    Really like where you are taking it Tom.

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    Thanks macdaknife, Nick and Terry.

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    Bench Press

    132x8
    165x6
    198x4
    231x2
    250x1
    against doubled micro minis
    250x2
    250x2
    remove bands
    wide grip
    250x5
    250x5

    Seated Cable Row (close neutral grip)

    139x8
    179x5
    218x2
    283x10
    283x10
    229x17

    Dumbell Bench Press

    50x6
    79x3
    110x7
    30 degree incline
    99x10
    45 degree incline
    94x9

    Kneeling Single Arm Cable Row

    143x6
    198x3
    254x10
    220x15

    Bottom Position Bench Press

    132x6
    176x3
    220x1
    242x1
    254x1

    Seated Cable Row (medium width overhand grip)

    99x6
    139x3
    198x15

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

    143x18 then 143x16

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    Strong upper body work Tom!

    Quote Originally Posted by NickAus View Post

    Fatgripz totally change the movement, try some 70lb hammer curls Gaz
    I couldn't do a 70lb hammer curl WITHOUT Fat Gripz, let alone with, lol.
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    Thanks Gaz.

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    Front Squat

    132x8
    165x6
    198x4
    237x2
    237+40 chains x 3
    237+79 chains x 3
    237+119 chains x 2




    19/05/13
    223.1 lbs

    Trap Bar Deadlift (reverse strong bands)

    227x5
    316x5
    405x3
    460x3
    515x2
    559x1
    603x1
    647x1
    remove bands
    1.5 inch deficit
    405x8
    405x8




    Finished with some grip work using various Captains of Crush grippers.

    Would normally have been done as one session but had a busy weekend and had to split things up.
    Last edited by tom183; 05-19-2013 at 04:53 AM.

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    Workouts are good mate, mixing it up even more.

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