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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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    222.7 lbs

    Squat

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

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    220.9 lbs

    Incline Bench Press (~30 degrees)

    132x8
    154x6
    176x4
    198x2
    235x6
    235x5

    Seated Cable Row (close neutral grip)

    139x8
    179x5
    218x2
    278x10
    slower, stricter reps against a doubled micro mini
    209x13
    medium width overhand grip
    209x12
    single arm
    99x12

    Triceps Cable Pressdown superset with Cable Curl

    bar
    187x12 then 154x11
    rope
    165x11 then 121x12

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    Trap Bar Deadlift

    reverse light bands
    206x5
    294x5
    382x3
    416x3
    460x2
    493x1
    526x1
    581x1

    Front Squat

    132x8
    165x6
    198x4
    220x2
    242x1
    273x5
    273x4

    Pallof Press

    77 for 30 seconds
    feet closer together
    55 for 40 seconds






    Finished with some grip work using various Captains of Crush grippers.
    Last edited by tom183; 09-19-2013 at 07:12 AM.

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    Monster trapbar Deads, Tom!!
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    Best Lifts: | Goals:
    SQ167.5(368.5) | 180(396)
    BE112.5(247.5) | 120(265)
    DL205(451) | 220(484)

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    Strong work!!
    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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    Bench Press

    132x8
    168x6
    201x4
    225x2
    247x1
    284x3
    reactive slingshot
    300x3
    remove reactive slingshot
    wide grip
    250x5

    Neutral Grip Chin Up

    some neutral grip lat pulldowns as a warm up, then;
    BWx12
    partially supinated grip
    BWx12

    Dumbell Bench Press

    50x8
    61x5
    79x2
    110x6
    30 degree incline
    99x8
    45 degree incline
    88x8

    Lat Pulldown (wide overhand grip)

    79x8
    119x5
    159x2
    198x10
    medium width underhand grip
    218x10

    Single Arm Triceps Cable Extension (rope)

    pressdown standing away from weight stack
    58x16
    pressdown standing close to weight stack
    69x10
    overhead extension
    55x7

    Incline Bicep Curl

    39x9
    Last edited by tom183; 09-21-2013 at 05:09 PM.

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    223.0 lbs

    Squat

    132x8
    176x6
    220x4
    254x3
    287x2
    314x1
    342x1
    briefs
    364x1
    386x1
    409x2
    409x2
    remove briefs
    309x5

    Seated Calf Raise

    44x6
    66x3
    132x10
    132x10

    Swiss Ball Crunch

    BWx10
    BWx10

    Standing Single Leg Calf Raise

    BWx5
    BW+39x12

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    Plenty of strong work.

    Always impressed by the fact you train in your garage gym without a spotter, too! Heavy weights for saying no spot!
    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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    Thanks Gaz.

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    222.4 lbs

    Bench Press

    132x8
    165x6
    198x4
    220x2
    242x1
    242+44chains x 5
    242+79chains x 3
    paused reps
    242x5

    Kneeling Single Arm Cable Row

    143x8
    176x5
    204x2
    against a doubled micro mini
    204x15
    204x15

    Cable Crossover

    66x6
    99x3
    121x12
    121x10

    Standing Straight Arm Pulldown

    66x6
    99x3
    132x15
    132x15

    Seated Dumbell Curl

    sitting upright
    39x12
    45 degrees
    39x7

    Single Arm Cable High Curl

    44x10

    Triceps Cable Pressdown (rope)

    143x16

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    223.3 lbs

    Trap Bar Deadlift (1.5 inch deficit)

    138x5
    227x5
    315x3
    370x3
    425x2
    459x1
    481x1
    518x1
    no deficit
    407+53chains x 8

    Front Squat

    132x8
    176x6
    209x4
    231x2
    254x1
    254+40chains x 5
    254+75chains x 3

    Leg Extension

    110x6
    165x3
    220x15 drop set to 143x10

    45 Degree Side Bend

    BWx8
    BW+20x5
    BW+44x12






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

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    223.8 lbs

    Bench Press

    132x8
    165x6
    198x4
    231x2
    against doubled micro minis
    231x7
    against doubled minis
    231x3
    remove bands
    wide grip
    231x9

    Neutral Grip Chin Up

    some neutral grip lat pulldowns as a warm up, then;
    BWx10
    BWx10
    BWx10

    Military Press

    88x6
    121x3
    154x7
    154x5

    Standing Straight Arm Pulldown

    77x6
    110x3
    143x15
    143x15

    Triceps Cable Extension

    single arm rope pushdown standing away from weight stack
    66x12
    single arm rope pushdown standing near weight stack
    66x10
    two arm overhead extension
    132x10

    Cable Curl (straight bar with fat gripz)

    132x13

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    great work in here as usual Tom. fine benching mate and that's some serious trapbar work!
    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 macdaknife.

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    Squat

    132x8
    176x6
    220x4
    254x2
    287x1
    309x1
    paused reps
    one second
    331x1
    two seconds
    331x1
    three seconds
    331x1
    four seconds
    331x1

    Standing Single Leg Calf Raise

    BWx6
    BW+22x3
    BW+55x12

    Seated Calf Raise

    44x6
    88x3
    121x10

    Captains Chair Leg Raise

    bent legs
    BWx5
    BWx5
    straight legs
    BWx13 no rest, bent legs BWx15

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    Some really heavy paused work there, Tom! You'll be feeling that today, lol!
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    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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    4 sec pause with 150kg? phew!
    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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    Looks like the last few workouts I logged haven't saved. Will catch up on those when I have time.

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