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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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    Jane's No Bullsh*t Journal

    Like the title says.

    Phase 1: Cut
    Current
    Height: 5'7
    Weight: ~140
    BodyFat: 20-21%

    Goal
    Height: 5'7
    Weight: ~130
    BodyFat: 15%

    Time 9 weeks (63 days)
    June 5, 2002--August 7, 2002
    Per week: 1-1.5 pound loss
    Weigh-in day: thursday
    Plan: ketosis w/occasional carb-ups

    Past Experience
    From December 2001 -- June 2001 I kept a pansy journal entitled "My Little Piece of Cyberspace."
    I made huge gains over those 6 months, in both strength and lbm, but also gained more fat than I liked.

    A Face to a Name
    I plan on using this journal for quite some time and I hope you'll stick with me. Just about everyone knows who I am, but if you don't, this is me.
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    "Then on leg day do squats, lunges, stiff legged deadlifts, fluffernutters, and calf raises."--Belial, training a newbie

    PowermanDL on Russian culture: "Big furry hats come into play somewhere."

    "The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly; it is dearness only that gives everything its value. I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink; but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death." --Thomas Paine

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    well best of luck to you in your goals, they seem very do-able, and i wouldnt be surprised if your surpassed a few of them.
    BTW, you look great.

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    *thinks real hard and hopes he can become 17 again*

    Good luck jane i think you can do it you seem very focused!
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    Bullsh*t.


    Sorry, I couldn't help myself.

    We tend to think of Sisyphus as a tragic hero, condemned by the gods to shoulder his rock sweatily up the mountain, and again up the mountain, forever. The truth is that Sisyphus is in love with the rock. He cherishes every roughness and every ounce of it. He talks to it, sings to it. It has become the mysterious Other. He even dreams of it as he sleepwalks upward. Life is unimaginable without it, looming always above him like a huge gray moon. He doesnít realize that at any moment he is permitted to step aside, let the rock hurtle to the bottom, and go home.

    Parables and Portraits, Stephen Mitchell

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    Originally posted by Deciever
    well best of luck to you in your goals, they seem very do-able, and i wouldnt be surprised if your surpassed a few of them.
    Thanks! I didn't push my goals 'to the max' in the hopes of surpassing them. However, reaching even those benchmarks by August 7, 2002, in time for my senior year of high school, would be very nice.

    Thanks to everyone else as well, support really helps in such a lonely sport as ours!
    Last edited by Jane; 06-04-2002 at 08:30 PM.
    "Then on leg day do squats, lunges, stiff legged deadlifts, fluffernutters, and calf raises."--Belial, training a newbie

    PowermanDL on Russian culture: "Big furry hats come into play somewhere."

    "The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly; it is dearness only that gives everything its value. I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink; but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death." --Thomas Paine

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    Ah, nothing likeing a brand new journal. Just like napalm in the morning!

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    YOU CAN DO IT!!



    And about that pic........Yummy.
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    Good Luck Jane!
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    I love how hardcore you are now


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    *sigh* I really wish you were closer to where I lived. Smart, Fit, stunningly gorgeous, and motivated. You're every guys dream girl, babe. Good luck
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    Can't think of any words of encouragement.
    How about, "you can do it."
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    "Soli Deo Gloria"
    "Test all things; hold fast what is good.": 1 Thessalonians 5:21

    "I do not understand what I do. For what I want to do I do not do, but what I hate I do. And if I do what I do not want to do, I agree that the law is good. As it is, it is no longer I myself who do it, but it is sin living in me. I know that nothing good lives in me, that is, in my sinful nature. For I have the desire to do what is good, but I cannot carry it out. For what I do is not the good I want to do; no, the evil I do not want to do--this I keep on doing. Now if I do what I do not want to do, it is no longer I who do it, but it is sin living in me that does it.
    So I find this law at work: When I want to do good, evil is right there with me. For in my inner being I delight in God's law; but I see another law at work in the members of my body, waging war against the law of my mind and making me a prisoner of the law of sin at work within my members. What a wretched man I am! Who will rescue me from this body of death? Thanks be to God--through Jesus Christ our Lord!"
    Romans 7:14-25

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    Accipiter, what have I told you about harrassing Janey?

    Didn't you get close enough to the crowbar last time?
    Vin Diesel has a fever.. and the only prescription is more cowbell.

    Budiak: That girl I maced
    Budiak: macked
    Budiak: heh maced
    Budiak: I wish

    ShmrckPmp5: a good thing people can't fire guns through the computer...your ass would have been shot years ago

    Y2A 47: youre smooth as hell
    Y2A 47: thats why you get outta tickets, and into panties

    galileo: you're a fucking beast and I hate you
    galileo: hate

    assgrabbers are never subtile, they will grabb ass whereever they go,public or not, I know the type, because I am one. - Rock

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    nice picture jane! if you wore that to school, that would be a tuttut
    so about 10 pounds in 9 weeks? good luck
    ill be here if you ever need me man
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    I'm not harassing her...she loves me...she just hasn't said it out loud...I know she does....that restraining order is a test of my dedication...anyway, enough spam for now. good luck janey

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    As jane's official groupie, i'm ninja-ing this journal
    May you be in heaven an hour before the devil knows you're dead.

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    *joins pup in official ninja flip-out*
    Vin Diesel has a fever.. and the only prescription is more cowbell.

    Budiak: That girl I maced
    Budiak: macked
    Budiak: heh maced
    Budiak: I wish

    ShmrckPmp5: a good thing people can't fire guns through the computer...your ass would have been shot years ago

    Y2A 47: youre smooth as hell
    Y2A 47: thats why you get outta tickets, and into panties

    galileo: you're a fucking beast and I hate you
    galileo: hate

    assgrabbers are never subtile, they will grabb ass whereever they go,public or not, I know the type, because I am one. - Rock

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    sends PIRATEd ninja signal out to dissrupt revel

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    *crowbars Accipiter to a bloody carcass*
    Vin Diesel has a fever.. and the only prescription is more cowbell.

    Budiak: That girl I maced
    Budiak: macked
    Budiak: heh maced
    Budiak: I wish

    ShmrckPmp5: a good thing people can't fire guns through the computer...your ass would have been shot years ago

    Y2A 47: youre smooth as hell
    Y2A 47: thats why you get outta tickets, and into panties

    galileo: you're a fucking beast and I hate you
    galileo: hate

    assgrabbers are never subtile, they will grabb ass whereever they go,public or not, I know the type, because I am one. - Rock

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    *kicks Accipter outta Jane's journal* and stay out
    May you be in heaven an hour before the devil knows you're dead.

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    White trash shall rise again!!!!!! *gurgle*

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    so jane..
    how has your bench been?

    *puts up defense *
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    Wednesday, June 5, 2002

    Nutrition
    Calories: 990
    Fat: 75g 69%
    Carbs: 2g 1%
    Protein: 75g 31%

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    I had chest/triceps yesterday. It was pretty low volume by my standards because I had slept two hours the night before, but I'm still a little sore, which, regardless of what it means, is nice. Kimpy--my bench is doing fine, thanks. I will probably try for a couple reps with the 40 pounders next week.

    I really should be getting more sleep. All I have left to do is get through finals, and June 11th I am free. Except of course, the 8am June 12th NHS officer meeting that was conviniently scheduled on the first morning of summer for our poor six souls.
    Hunger level today was nonexistent.

    Damn scheduling conflict for next year is causing me to lose my copy editor position on the yearbook staff...instead of publication design, I'm forced to take programming. I'm fighing with the photography department to allow a higher-weighted photography class so that I can take that instead.

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    "Then on leg day do squats, lunges, stiff legged deadlifts, fluffernutters, and calf raises."--Belial, training a newbie

    PowermanDL on Russian culture: "Big furry hats come into play somewhere."

    "The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly; it is dearness only that gives everything its value. I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink; but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death." --Thomas Paine

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    The only place you'll find success before work is in the dictionary.
    **lol, true, very true

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    The only place you'll find success before work is in the dictionary.
    **lol, true, very true
    I dunno, Dubya seems to have found it.

    We tend to think of Sisyphus as a tragic hero, condemned by the gods to shoulder his rock sweatily up the mountain, and again up the mountain, forever. The truth is that Sisyphus is in love with the rock. He cherishes every roughness and every ounce of it. He talks to it, sings to it. It has become the mysterious Other. He even dreams of it as he sleepwalks upward. Life is unimaginable without it, looming always above him like a huge gray moon. He doesnít realize that at any moment he is permitted to step aside, let the rock hurtle to the bottom, and go home.

    Parables and Portraits, Stephen Mitchell

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