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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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  1. #1
    Senior Member
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    Mar 2009

    me pull

    I am planning to go for a 590 pull tom what would a good progression be leading uo to it?

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    SFW! drew's Avatar
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    May 2003
    Whatever you normally do on a max effort deadlift day.

    Stats: Age: 34 Weight: 205 Height: 5'6"
    Gym PRs: Squat:635 Bench:560 Deadlift:495
    Meet PRs: Squat:575 Bench:525 Deadlift:510 Total: 1605@220

  4. #3
    illinois fattest lifter theBarzeen's Avatar
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    Jul 2009
    It's different for everyone. If 590 is a pr is put your second to last set at 20# under your current pr.

    Good luck.
    Meet PR's: 1008-750-750 - 2464

    Gym PR's... don't count ... time to do another meet!

  5. #4
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    Oct 2009
    If you have that number in mind just go for it. After a thorugh drynamic warm up with mobilty work and myofacial work hit a few moderate attempts then go for 590.

    I would go:

    135 for 5
    225 for 3
    315 for 3
    405 for 1
    475 for 1
    545 for 1
    590 for 1
    Best Lifts unequipped
    Best lifts Equipped

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  6. #5
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    Jan 2007
    University at Albany
    I like Scott's suggestion. Just get after it. It's not rocket science. Hitting a PR is just nutting up and getting after it. If you make it a big deal, it becomes a big deal. If you just get in there and train you'll probably hit it.

  7. #6
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    Mar 2009
    565 went thats all I got. Not too make excuses, but the gay ass bar i started with kept rolling forward on me so i had to unl;oad all the weight after 455 and switch bars. I am going to start doing SLDS, de,rack pullds, and pull off floor 4 week roatation and see what happens. My prevoius best is 665 in Comp, but I have had injuries since 2010 and a few setbacks.

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    Wannabebig New Member
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    May 2012
    i like bald bull`s succession but i also want to become a builder and have need some tips that how i can achieve my goals.
    Last edited by malikinam; 05-08-2012 at 02:16 AM.

  9. #8
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    Nov 2010
    if your testing yourself make bigger jumps and less reps per set, if you building do smaller jumps and more reps per set

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