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The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness

It’s 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?

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    Wednesday 18 May - Week 5 Day 6

    Back & Chest

    Cross Trainer - 6 mins (2 min warmup then 4 min/8 cycle TABATA)

    Deadlifts (2 mins between sets)
    5 @ 60kg (no belt)
    5 @ 60kg (no belt)
    5 @ 100kg (no belt)
    1 @ 140kg (with wrist wraps & no belt)
    1 @ 180kg (with wrist wraps & no belt)
    1 @ 185kg (with wrist wraps & belt) *NEW PB! (form not perfect (though not massively bad) but got it up ok and locked it out!)
    1 @ 140kg (with wrist wraps & belt)
    20 @ 100kg (with wrist wraps & no belt) (blowing on last 5!)

    DB Prone Flyes superset with BB Bent Over Rows (90 secs between supersets)
    10 @ 6kg & 8 @ 60kg
    10 @ 6kg & 8 @ 60kg
    10 @ 5kg & 8 @ 60kg (hold at top of Flyes for 1 sec)
    10 @ 5kg & 8 @ 60kg (hold at top of Flyes for 1 sec)
    NOTE: need to drop weight slighlty on Bent Over Rows and concentrate on form!

    Lat Pulldowns
    30 @ 60kg (10 behind head/10 to chest/10 underhand grip to gut)

    Extreme Fascial Stretch of Upper Back - 1 min hold (80kg cable machine)

    DB Flyes superset with DB Chest Press (FLAT) (90 secs between supersets)
    10 @ 12.5kg & 10 @ 12.5kg
    10 @ 12.5kg & 10 @ 12.5kg
    10 @ 15kg & 10 @ 15kg
    10 @ 15kg & 10 @ 17.5kg
    10 @ 15kg & 10 @ 17.5kg

    DB Flyes superset with DB Chest Press (INCLINE) (90 secs between supersets)
    10 @ 15kg & 8 @ 15kg
    10 @ 15kg & 8 @ 15kg
    10 @ 15kg & 8 @ 15kg

    DB Flyes superset with DB Chest Press (DECLINE) (90 secs between supersets)
    10 @ 15kg & 10 @ 15kg
    10 @ 15kg & 10 @ 15kg
    10 @ 15kg & 10 @ 15kg

    Extreme Fascial Stretch of Chest - 30 secs hold FLAT, 30 secs hold INCLINE & 30 secs hold DECLINE
    (12.5kg DBs)

    Monster session today with a new PB on the Deadlift! (got a pic but need to work out how to reduce the size of it!)
    Saw improvement again today on everything other than the DB Prone Flyes/Bent Over Rows Superset where I think I was feeling the Deads!
    Inspired by Kiff I had a go at the 20 Rep 100kg Deads... enjoyed it but blowing out of my arse on the last 5!
    Last edited by macdaknife; 05-18-2011 at 09:11 AM.
    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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