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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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    223.8 lbs

    Trap Bar Deadlift

    reverse strong bands
    227x5
    315x5
    403x3
    460x3
    515x2
    559x1
    603x1
    650x1
    Last edited by tom183; 07-13-2013 at 12:12 AM.

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    Powerful all around!!
    Squat briefs only 625 @ 210
    Bench geared 525 @ 210
    Deadlift geared 650 @ 220

    Captains of Crush #3

    Building Mighty Mitts...

  3. #1353
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    Thanks Nick.

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    Chin Up (partially supinated grip)

    some standing straight arm pulldowns as a warm up, then;
    BWx13
    BWx11
    BWx9

    Seated Barbell OHP

    88x8
    121x5
    154x2
    187x6
    187x5
    154x10

    Seated Dumbell Curl

    50x10
    50x8
    39x11

  5. #1355
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    220.9 lbs

    Squat

    132x8
    176x6
    220x4
    254x2
    287x1
    309x1
    309+60 chains x 3
    309+99 chains x 2




    15/07/13 PM
    221.5 lbs

    Front Squat

    132x8
    154x5
    176x2
    speed reps against a choked monster mini
    176x3
    176x3
    176x3

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

    BWx20
    BWx20




    Finished with some grip work using various Captains of Crush grippers.
    Last edited by tom183; 07-15-2013 at 08:23 AM.

  6. #1356
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    Staying strong and in check across the board man.

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    Thanks Terry.

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    17/07/13 AM
    222.2 lbs

    Bench Press

    132x8
    165x6
    198x4
    223x2
    against doubled micro minis
    223x6
    against doubled minis
    223x3
    remove bands
    223x13 no rest, add slingshot 223x5

    Seated Single Arm Cable Row

    60x8
    90x5
    119x2
    139x13
    139x13




    17/07/13 PM
    222.7 lbs

    Dumbell Bench Press

    50x8
    61x5
    79x2
    105x10
    30 degree incline
    105x7

    Seated Cable Row (close neutral grip)

    139x8
    179x5
    218x2
    258x15
    258x15

    Incline Bench Press (~30 degrees)

    121x6
    154x3
    204x9

    Seated Cable Row (medium width overhand grip)

    99x6
    159x3
    218x18

    Triceps Cable Pressdown

    straight bar
    187x12
    rope
    165x10
    single arm, rope
    77x10
    Last edited by tom183; 07-17-2013 at 08:31 AM.

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    19/07/13 AM
    221.1 lbs

    Trap Bar Deadlift (1.5 inch deficit)

    138x5
    226x5
    315x3
    359x3
    425x2
    470x1
    514x1
    no deficit
    403x10




    19/07/13 PM
    221.1 lbs

    Front Squat

    132x8
    165x6
    209x4
    239x2
    239+44 chains x 3
    239+79 chains x 3
    239+119 chains x 2
    Last edited by tom183; 07-20-2013 at 05:07 PM.

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    Seem to be enjoying the trap bar deads, bud!

    Got a very strong DB Bench, too. I struggle with it - find it difficult to keep the DBs in a stable position.
    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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    Moving right along dude, looks damn good!

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    been off WBB for a couple of weeks Tom, still enjoying the jealous feeling I get every time I read your log... strong 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

    Mac's Journal

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    Thanks Gaz, Terry and macdaknife.

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    28/07/13
    222.0 lbs

    First session back after missing a week or so through illness.

    Dips

    BWx5 (slingshot)
    BWx5 (reactive slingshot)
    BWx5
    against a doubled monster mini
    BWx3
    against a doubled light and a doubled mini
    BWx10
    BWx10

    Lat Pulldown (medium width overhand grip)

    99x8
    139x5
    179x2
    218x10
    218x10

    Single Arm Angled Shoulder Press

    66x6
    99x3
    138x9
    110x15

    Neutral Grip Chin Up

    some rack chins as a warm up, then;
    BWx11
    BW+34x5 no rest BWx4

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

    143x15 then 121x12
    swap rope with bar for curls
    143x14 then 143x12
    Last edited by tom183; 07-28-2013 at 06:22 AM.

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    Stayed nice and strong despite the illness, bud. Keep it up!
    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)

    www.garethkpengelly.co.uk

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    Awesome work big fella!!
    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 Gaz and Nick.

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    222.0 lbs

    Bench Press

    132x8
    165x6
    198x4
    231x2
    254x1
    280x3
    reactive slingshot
    295x3
    remove reactive slingshot
    paused reps
    240x5




    01/08/13 PM
    222.2 lbs

    Seated Cable Row (EZ grip)

    119x8
    159x5
    198x2
    258x15
    258x15
    overhand grip
    258x13
    Last edited by tom183; 08-01-2013 at 11:19 PM.

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    Bounced back well after feeling subpar...like the am/pm work bro.

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    solid pressing 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

    Mac's Journal

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    Thanks Terry and macdaknife.

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    Front Squat

    132x8
    165x6
    200x4
    against choked lights
    200x2
    against choked averages
    200x5
    against choked averages and monster minis
    200x5
    against choked strongs
    200x1
    remove bands
    200x14

    Captains Chair Leg Raise

    BWx5
    BW+44x13
    BW+44x15

    Side Plank

    BW+33 for 1 minute

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    Strong front squats there, Tom!
    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)

    www.garethkpengelly.co.uk

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    Thanks Gaz.

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    Chin Up/Pull Up

    partially supinated grip
    BWx13
    overhand grip
    BWx10
    neutral grip
    BWx11

    Cable Curl

    ez grip
    143x12
    straight bar
    143x12
    add fat gripz
    143x11

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