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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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    Sumo Deadlift

    132x5
    220x5
    265x3
    309x2
    353x1
    409x5
    conventional
    1.5 inch deficit
    409x3
    3 inch deficit
    409x2
    Last edited by tom183; 12-18-2013 at 10:32 PM.

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    3" deficit? Jeezo dude! Strong work!
    Age: 41 - Height: 5'10" - Weight: 195lb (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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    223.9 lbs

    Bench Press

    132x8
    165x6
    195x4
    217x2
    239x1
    against doubled micro mins
    239x7
    against doubled minis
    239x3




    19/12/13 PM

    Lat Pulldown (medium width underhand grip)

    79x8
    119x5
    159x2
    198x13
    against a doubled micro mini
    167x12

    Cable Crossover

    66x6
    99x3
    132x3
    against doubled micro minis
    110x9

    Standing Straight Arm Pulldown

    77x6
    121x3
    154x14
    187x8

    Triceps Cable Pressdown

    straight bar
    132x14
    132x14
    single arm (rope)
    66x7
    Last edited by tom183; 12-19-2013 at 09:59 PM.

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    223.1 lbs

    Squat

    154x8
    187x6
    220x4
    254x2
    287x1
    320x1
    342x1
    reverse monster minis
    377x3
    reverse lights
    396x3




    Very short on time today.

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    Solid sessions as usual Tom!
    Age: 41 - Height: 5'10" - Weight: 195lb (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 macdaknife.

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    Dumbell Bench Press

    50x8
    61x6
    79x4
    94x2
    119x5
    110x7
    30 degree incline
    103x9

    Seated Cable Row (medium width overhand grip)

    79x8
    119x5
    159x2
    198x12
    198x12

    Bench Press

    132x3
    160x3
    speed reps against doubled micro minis
    160x2
    160x2
    160x2

    Single Arm Lat Pulldown

    60x6
    79x3
    119x10
    99x14
    99x14

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    Deadlift

    133x5
    221x5
    277x3
    332x3
    387x2
    431x1
    491xfail
    sumo speed reps
    288x2
    288x2

    Front Squat

    132x8
    165x6
    198x4
    220x2
    no lockout reps
    220x6
    220x6

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    Bench Press

    132x8
    165x6
    198x4
    226x2
    250x1
    250+37chains x 5
    250+73chains x 1
    200+73chains x 9




    Short on time today.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tom183 View Post
    Short on time today.
    Still managed to get plenty of work in on that bench sesh though Tom! Hope you had a good New Year mate.
    Age: 41 - Height: 5'10" - Weight: 195lb (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 macdaknife. Same to you, mate.

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    Squat

    154x8
    187x6
    220x4
    254x2
    287x1
    309x1
    no lockout reps
    309x5
    276x10





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

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    Bottom Position Bench Press

    132x8
    165x6
    198x4
    220x2
    243x1
    278x1
    against doubled micro minis
    256x1
    against doubled minis
    234x1

    Seated Cable Row (medium width neutral grip)

    99x8
    143x5
    176x2
    220x15
    220x15

    Smith Machine Plyometric Bench Press

    66x3
    88x3
    110x3
    110x3
    110x3

    Rotating Handles Chin Up

    some lat pulldowns as a warm up, then;
    BWx11
    BWx11

    Straight Arm Pec Deck

    110x6
    176x3
    220x10
    220x10

    Triceps Cable Extension

    bar pressdown
    176x15
    rope pressdown
    132x11
    over head rope extension
    88x12

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    Trap Bar Deadlift

    138x5
    227x5
    315x3
    370x3
    425x2
    470x1
    505+35chains x 1





    06/01/14 PM

    Front Squat

    132x8
    165x6
    198x4
    231x2
    256x1
    256+37chains x 6
    256+73chains x 4
    no lockout reps
    220x8
    Last edited by tom183; 01-06-2014 at 04:36 PM.

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    Bench Press

    132x8
    165x6
    198x4
    226x2
    254x1
    291x2
    reactive slingshot
    310x2
    remove reactive slingshot
    paused reps
    250x5





    08/01/14 PM
    223.3 lbs

    Neutral Grip Chin Up

    some lat pulldowns as a warm up, then;
    BW+29x8
    BW+29x8
    BWx10 superset with overhand grip lat pulldowns 99x15

    Seated Barbell OHP

    88x8
    121x5
    154x2
    against choked micro minis
    154x8
    154x8

    Seated Cable Row (close neutral grip)

    99x6
    159x3
    218x12
    218x12

    Cable Crossover

    66x6
    99x3
    132x11

    Cable Curl

    165x12

    Single Arm High Cable Curl

    47x12

    Single Arm Overhead Triceps Cable Extension (rope)

    47x15
    Last edited by tom183; 01-08-2014 at 03:53 PM.

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    Bulgarian Split Squat (using 2 handle deadlift machine)

    no weight x 8
    17 per side x 5
    33 per side x 2
    77 per side x 10
    77 per side x 10

    Seated Leg Curl superset with Leg Extension

    165x15 then 165x15

    Double Kettlebell Swing

    2 35s x 12
    2 35s x 12

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    2 sessions on Monday and 2 sessions on Wednesday? All solid sessions too Tom... great work going on mate! That's a lot of weight on those split squats... and for volume too... bet you were a bit shaky after those 2 sets!
    Age: 41 - Height: 5'10" - Weight: 195lb (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 macdaknife.

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    Incline Bench Press (~30 degrees)

    132x8
    154x6
    176x4
    200x2
    220x1
    245x5
    220x9
    200x12

    Unilateral Lat Pulldown

    66x8
    110x5
    154x2
    176x8
    154x10
    132x13

    Unilateral Bench Press Machine

    44 per side x 6
    88 per side x 3
    143 per side x 10
    121 per side x 12

    Reverse Straight Arm Pec Deck

    66x6
    99x3
    132x15
    132x15

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

    88x15 then 88x15
    99x13 then 99x13

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    Front Squat

    132x8
    165x6
    198x4
    220x2
    243x1
    278x5
    three sec paused reps
    254x1
    254x1
    no lockout reps against choked monster minis
    200x6

    Sumo Deadlift

    133x5
    221x5
    266x3
    310x3
    354x2
    397x1
    442x4
    snatch grip
    332x10

    Captains Chair Leg Raise

    bent legs
    BWx5
    BWx5
    straight legs
    BWx15
    BWx15

    45 Degree Side Bend

    BWx5
    BW+44x12

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    Strong front squat there Tom!
    Age: 41 - Height: 5'10" - Weight: 195lb (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 macdaknife.

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    Bench Press

    132x8
    165x6
    198x4
    226x2
    250x1
    250+37chains x 5
    250+73chains x 2
    paused reps
    250x5
    wide grip, no pause
    250x6

    Lat Pulldown (medium width overhand grip)

    60x8
    99x5
    119x2
    153x13
    153x12
    against a doubled micro mini
    119x15

    Single Arm Triceps Cable Extension

    rope pressdown standing away from cable stack
    77x12
    rope pressdown standing near weight stack
    55x13
    overhead
    44x8

    Dips

    no lockout
    BWx12

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    Great pressing with chains Tom!

    What difference does standing near to or away from the weight stack have on the rope pressdowns?
    Age: 41 - Height: 5'10" - Weight: 195lb (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 macdaknife.

    What difference does standing near to or away from the weight stack have on the rope pressdowns?
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u3AbFlyLYOA

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