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The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness

Its 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. #12776
    Senior Member Fighter_15's Avatar
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    Pretty strong bench for not flat benching for a while! Quick question though, why haven't you flat benched for some time?
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    Goals (kg) 272.5/165/305 HJP's Avatar
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    Wow!! Huge benching an close grip
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  3. #12778
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    lots of strong pressing! like it alot!
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  4. #12779
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    The strong pressing session verifies your other training has benefits and carryover. Nice performance!

  5. #12780
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    More of the same great work from you!!
    Squat briefs only 625 @ 210
    Bench geared 525 @ 210
    Deadlift geared 650 @ 220

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    Matt - Fooz - Tom183 - NickAus - BrianHopper
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    Appreciate you guys!! - I sometimes favor inclines at the expense of the flat bench, same with other movements.

    August 16, 2011 - TUESDAY

    LEGS

    LEG EXTENSIONS
    110 x 8, 110 x 8, 110 x 8

    BOX SQUATS
    135 x 8, 205 x 8, 275 x 6
    335 x 6, 405 x 3

    LYING LEG CURLS
    130 x 8, 130 x 8, 130 x 8

    SEATED CALF RAISES
    185 x 10, 185 x 10, 185 x 10

    SPEED SQUATS
    165 x 8, 165 x 8, 165 x 8

    STANDING SINGLE LEG CURLS
    70 x 6, 70 x 6, 70 x 6

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    Some leg extensions to warm up the knees and some solid box squatting.


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  8. #12783
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    I don't think I've seen box squats in here before, nice change of pace
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  9. #12784
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    Yet another lower session that makes my legs hurt by just reading it. Great stuff CoCoa.

  10. #12785
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    Nice variety in these workouts. You've got a loooong list of movements tucked away somewhere in your brain.
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  11. #12786
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    I like the box squats, nice work Coke.
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  12. #12787
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    Great leg day Coke!

  13. #12788
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    a solid leg day...your legs must have been jacked up after that!
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    Goals (kg) 272.5/165/305 HJP's Avatar
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    You use a lot of good movements coke. Keep at it
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  15. #12790
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    I love how you have always stuck to the basics and continue to make incredible progress. A lot of lifters can learn from your approach.

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    Meet PRs: Squat:575 Bench:525 Deadlift:510 Total: 1605@220

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    Mixing things up well. Nice session Coke.
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    Box squats huh, nice work!!
    Squat briefs only 625 @ 210
    Bench geared 525 @ 210
    Deadlift geared 650 @ 220

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    Building Mighty Mitts...

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    Throwing in some Box Squats I see. Good stuff.

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    Some sick Box Squats mate!
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    Deadlift 429lbs (Target 440lbs)
    BIG 3 TOTAL at 220lbs (28% BF) = 1089lbs
    6ft 2, 234lb fat, hairy ape!
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    Yes fellas, coming from a somewhat different angle or vantage point - Thanks!!

    August 19, 2011 - FRIDAY

    CHEST/DELTS & TRICEPS

    BB SHOULDER PRESS
    155 x 6, 195 x 6, 235 x 5

    HS INCLINE PRESS
    270 x 6, 290 x 7, 320 x 8

    CLOSE GRIP BENCH PRESS
    215 x 8, 215 x 8, 215 x 8

    DB LATERAL RAISES
    30 x 8, 40 x 8, 50 x 6

    CABLE CROSSOVERS
    90 x 8, 90 x 8, 90 x 8

    SEATED DIPS MACHINE
    140 x 8, 160 x 8, 160 x 8

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    Huge shoulder pressing. 235 for reps is some serious pressing strength.

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    Yep! Huge shoulder pressing Coke!!
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    Bench geared 525 @ 210
    Deadlift geared 650 @ 220

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    Goals (kg) 272.5/165/305 HJP's Avatar
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    Great shoulder work in there!!
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    Squat 260kg (573lbs), Bench 150kg (330lbs), Dead 277.5kg (611lbs)

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    Always love to see the shoulder press coke! Was curious about your close grip bench.... do you touch your chest while doing the movement?
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    Bench: 315x2
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    your pressing strength is ridiculous!
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