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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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    Quote Originally Posted by BULK_BOY View Post
    Short, sweet and to the point. Nice job mate. Those rdls must be a Killer.....
    I started out with a snatch grip but brought it in a little on every set, felt it in the upper back the next day.

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    >heavy day, deads
    >work sets improved the whole way
    >delt flys are "fun"

    week 1 day 3
    02/20/14
    bw 344

    deadlift
    135 13 rdl
    225 8 rdl
    315 5
    385 3
    435 2 x5 ~80%
    315 8
    overhead press
    45 13
    115 8
    165 5 x3
    bent row
    45 13
    115 8
    165 8 x3
    delt flys
    5 34 front
    5 34 side
    5 34 rear

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    week 1 day 4
    02/22/14
    bw 344

    db bench
    55 13 x3
    db row
    80 13 x3
    db curl
    35 13 x3
    rope pushdown
    65 13 x3
    face pull
    57.5 13 x3
    cuban press
    45 13 x3
    skull crushers
    70 13 x3
    wg pull down
    140 13 x3
    walk
    ben franklin bridge x2
    Last edited by MAR72; 02-25-2014 at 08:50 PM.

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    Solid looking workout there mate. Good stuff. Keep it up!
    "to teach God's word, by his own example; that we must Love all things that God made" - The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

    DL: 375 RAW No Belt, No Wraps, No nothing!
    SQ: 325 RAW " " "
    BP: 220 RAW " " "

    Total: 920 hahaha Not quite a 1000lbs (This was done back in 2008 )

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    >rep deads, sucked
    >shut it down because i couldn't even hold my last warm-up set with a mixed grip fo 13 reps, might need straps for these next time

    week 2 day 1
    02/24/14
    bw 343

    deadlift
    135 13 rdl
    225 13 rdl
    315 13 ~60%
    385 0
    overhead press
    45 13
    115 8
    165 5 x3
    bent row
    165 8 x3
    cg pull down
    140 13 x3

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    >dynamic day, bench
    >75 minutes

    week 2 day 2
    02/25/14
    bw 340

    bench press
    45 13
    135 8
    225 5
    185 3 x8
    135 13 cg
    db carry
    100 x3
    incline bench
    45 13
    135 8
    185 8 x3
    wg pull down
    140 13 x3

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    >heavy squats
    >best part of tonight was helping a first timer learn to squat

    week 2 day 3
    02/27/14
    bw 338

    squat
    45 13
    135 8
    225 5
    315 3
    365 2 x5
    315 5 p
    wg rdl
    135 13
    225 8
    315 8 x3
    front squat
    225 8 x2

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    >bb day
    >one hour of supersets and 50 minutes of walking across the delaware river

    week 2 day 4
    03/02/14
    bw 338

    db bp
    60 13 x3
    db row
    85 13 x3

    db curl
    40 13 x3
    rope pushdown
    72.5 13 x3

    face pull
    57.5 13 x3
    cuban press
    45 13 x3

    skull crushers
    80 13 x3
    cg pull down
    140 13 x3

    walk
    bridge x2

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    Bit of a pump from that one me thinks...................
    "to teach God's word, by his own example; that we must Love all things that God made" - The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

    DL: 375 RAW No Belt, No Wraps, No nothing!
    SQ: 325 RAW " " "
    BP: 220 RAW " " "

    Total: 920 hahaha Not quite a 1000lbs (This was done back in 2008 )

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    >rep day, squats

    week 3 day 1
    03/04/14
    bw 340

    squat
    45 13
    135 8
    225 5
    315 13
    wg rdl
    135 13
    225 8
    315 8 x3
    front squat
    225 8 x3
    Last edited by MAR72; 03-08-2014 at 05:53 PM.

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    >speed day

    week 3 day 2
    03/08/14
    bw 342

    deadlift
    135 13 rdl
    225 8 rdl
    315 5
    405 3
    335 3 x8
    overhead press
    45 13
    115 8
    165 5 x3
    bent row
    165 8 x3
    wg pull down
    140 13 x3
    Last edited by MAR72; 03-12-2014 at 08:25 PM.

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    >heavy day
    >corned beef and cabbage with guinness post-workout

    week 3 day 3
    03/09/14
    bw 341

    bench press
    45 13
    135 8
    185 5
    225 3
    245 2 x5
    135 21
    db carry
    100 x3
    incline bench
    45 13
    135 8
    185 8 x3
    cg pull down
    140 13 x3
    Last edited by MAR72; 03-12-2014 at 08:25 PM.

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    Nice DB Carries. I remember those days. Good times. Keep up the great work mate.
    "to teach God's word, by his own example; that we must Love all things that God made" - The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

    DL: 375 RAW No Belt, No Wraps, No nothing!
    SQ: 325 RAW " " "
    BP: 220 RAW " " "

    Total: 920 hahaha Not quite a 1000lbs (This was done back in 2008 )

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    Quote Originally Posted by BULK_BOY View Post
    Nice DB Carries. I remember those days. Good times. Keep up the great work mate.
    fun. always.

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    >bb day, too windy to walk on the bridge after

    week 3 day 4
    03/12/14
    bw 340

    db bp
    65 13 x3
    db row
    85 13 x3

    db curl
    40 13 x3
    rope pushdown
    72.5 13 x3

    face pull
    57.5 13 x3
    cuban press
    45 13 x3

    skull crushers
    85 13 x3
    wg pull down
    140 13 x3
    Last edited by MAR72; 03-12-2014 at 08:24 PM.

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    >rep day

    week 4 day 1
    03/13/14
    bw 339

    bench press
    45 13
    135 8
    185 8
    235 8 x2
    185 9 cg
    db carry
    100 x3
    incline bench
    45 13
    135 8
    205 5 x3
    cg pull down
    140 13 x3

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    Nice pressing.
    "to teach God's word, by his own example; that we must Love all things that God made" - The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

    DL: 375 RAW No Belt, No Wraps, No nothing!
    SQ: 325 RAW " " "
    BP: 220 RAW " " "

    Total: 920 hahaha Not quite a 1000lbs (This was done back in 2008 )

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    week 4 day 2
    03/18/14
    bw 339

    squat
    45 13
    135 8
    225 5
    295 3
    345 2
    295 2 x6
    wg rdl
    225 13
    315 8
    365 5 x3
    front squat
    255 5

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    week 4 day 3
    03/19/14
    bw 338

    deadlift
    135 13 rdl
    225 8 rdl
    315 5
    385 3
    455 3 x3
    315 8
    overhead press
    45 13
    115 8
    185 5
    bent row
    185 8

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    week 4 day 4
    03/21/14
    bw 340

    db bp
    70 13 x3
    db row
    90 13 x3

    db curl
    40 13 x3
    rope pushdown
    72.5 13 x3

    face pull
    57.5 13 x3
    cuban press
    45 13 x3

    skull crushers
    90 13 x3
    wg pull down
    140 13 x3

    walk
    bridge x2

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    >solid rep day for deads
    >missed last rep of ohp
    >didn't warmup for front squats and wore pants, doomed

    week 5 day 1
    03/24/14
    bw 338

    deadlift
    135 13 rdl
    225 8 rdl
    315 5
    365 8 x2

    overhead press
    45 13
    115 8
    185 5
    185 4
    front squat
    255 3
    255 5

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    Quote Originally Posted by MAR72 View Post
    455 3 x3
    Right there. Solid numbers mate. Nice.
    "to teach God's word, by his own example; that we must Love all things that God made" - The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

    DL: 375 RAW No Belt, No Wraps, No nothing!
    SQ: 325 RAW " " "
    BP: 220 RAW " " "

    Total: 920 hahaha Not quite a 1000lbs (This was done back in 2008 )

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    Quote Originally Posted by BULK_BOY View Post
    Right there. Solid numbers mate. Nice.
    Thanks, Bulk. That was about 85% in the second wave of this cube programming. A new PR is looming!
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    >bench speed day
    >not enough time to get pulldowns done, make it up tomorrow

    week 5 day 2
    03/26/14
    bw 340

    bench press
    45 13
    135 8
    205 5
    255 3
    205 2 x6
    135 21
    db carry
    100 x3
    incline bench
    45 13
    115 8
    165 5
    215 5 x2
    Last edited by MAR72; 03-26-2014 at 09:19 PM.

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    Let's see you SMASH that PR!!!
    "to teach God's word, by his own example; that we must Love all things that God made" - The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

    DL: 375 RAW No Belt, No Wraps, No nothing!
    SQ: 325 RAW " " "
    BP: 220 RAW " " "

    Total: 920 hahaha Not quite a 1000lbs (This was done back in 2008 )

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    Everything OK mate? Hope you're not sick again with another stomach bug. Ugh!
    "to teach God's word, by his own example; that we must Love all things that God made" - The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

    DL: 375 RAW No Belt, No Wraps, No nothing!
    SQ: 325 RAW " " "
    BP: 220 RAW " " "

    Total: 920 hahaha Not quite a 1000lbs (This was done back in 2008 )

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    Quote Originally Posted by BULK_BOY View Post
    Everything OK mate? Hope you're not sick again with another stomach bug. Ugh!
    Yeah, been sick plus minor personal issues. Wife hurt her back pretty badly, though, and that's the main reason I've been staying home.

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    >i've been out so long, just came back and did the big three for triple-triples at rep weight to get moving again
    >it felt like ripping off three bandaids

    04/12/14
    bw 334

    squat
    45 13
    135 8
    225 5
    315 3 x3
    bench press
    45 13
    135 8
    185 5
    225 3 x3
    deadlift
    135 13 rdl
    225 8 rdl
    315 5
    365 3 x3
    Last edited by MAR72; 04-12-2014 at 12:10 PM.

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    Sorry to hear about your troubles. Hopefully everything works it's self out soon. Take care.
    "to teach God's word, by his own example; that we must Love all things that God made" - The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

    DL: 375 RAW No Belt, No Wraps, No nothing!
    SQ: 325 RAW " " "
    BP: 220 RAW " " "

    Total: 920 hahaha Not quite a 1000lbs (This was done back in 2008 )

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