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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?

By: Nick Tumminello Added: January 6th, 2014
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    10-18-11...3 weeks out from meet....SQ *video*

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    Awesome Brian!

    Glad to see you back it at.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ScottYard View Post
    Awesome Brian!

    Glad to see you back it at.
    Thanks alot Scott!!!
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    awesome!! Not to copy Scott's statement, but that's the only word I could use to describe it.
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    Did this guy seriously just rep out 10 of 500?!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cards View Post
    awesome!! Not to copy Scott's statement, but that's the only word I could use to describe it.
    Thanks Cards!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by greemah View Post
    Did this guy seriously just rep out 10 of 500?!
    I sure did, lol.
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    Fantastic job Brian. Keep that upper back tight.


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    Wolverine called, he wants his healing factor back.
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    Quote Originally Posted by joey54 View Post
    Fantastic job Brian. Keep that upper back tight.
    Quote Originally Posted by thecityalive View Post
    Wolverine called, he wants his healing factor back.
    Thanks guys, yeah my back got a little loose. That's definitely something I need to focus on when doing reps.
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    I'm with Rob there!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by NickNZL View Post
    I'm with Rob there!!

    Machine!!
    Thanks Nick.
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    That is very impressive Brian! Good luck at your meet!
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    Quote Originally Posted by mastermonster View Post
    That is very impressive Brian! Good luck at your meet!
    Thanks alot Buddy!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brian Hopper View Post
    Thanks guys, yeah my back got a little loose. That's definitely something I need to focus on when doing reps.
    Looking strong... just drive that head back...... good luck at you meet.
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    Quote Originally Posted by theBarzeen View Post
    Looking strong... just drive that head back...... good luck at you meet.
    Thanks alot!!!
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    Best geared meet @ 242
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