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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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  1. #13476
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    415 on BB rows is disgusting. Great work.

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    Your upper back strength is just insane, Coke.
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    Quote Originally Posted by GazzyG View Post
    Your upper back strength is just insane, Coke.
    x2. Always impressive Coke.

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    Solid work, Coke.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Coke View Post
    was a solid week in general.
    solid week for sure!
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    The weighted pull ups after the rows and shrugs is pretty impressive.

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    Always inspiring to read your journal when on vacation. Way to be, Terry.
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    crazy squat sets coke!!
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    All parliaments that ever sat,
    All kings that ever reigned,
    ...have not had such a profound influence on the people of this planet
    as did this carpenters life! JESUS YOU REIGN!

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    strong stuff coke!
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    Strong shit Coke..sorry to hear about the layoffs. I am sure you're making the most of it and in due time will pave the way for yourself in a better direction. Still working in the IT world?

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    Goals (kg) 272.5/165/305 HJP's Avatar
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    Damn getting some big work in!! Always nailing things and got some good structure in the way you do it, doing real well
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    I can't get over the volume in your workouts. You must be blessed with some amazing recovery genes. Keep up the amazing work!

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    Coke! The 'King of Rows'! Superman back strength!!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by mastermonster View Post
    Coke! The 'King of Rows'! Superman back strength!!!!
    Agreed with this post! Your back strength is ridiculous bro!

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    Always generous with the words and props in here...make no mistake, I truly appreciate it!

    May 7, 2012 - MONDAY

    CHEST/DELTS & ARMS

    BENCH PRESS
    3 sets of 6 reps
    3 sets of 3 reps
    3 sets of 5 reps

    EZ BAR CURLS
    3 sets of 8 reps

    HS SHOULDER PRESS
    4 sets of 8 reps

    DB TRICEP EXTENSIONS
    4 sets of 8 reps

    SEATED CHEST PRESS
    3 sets of 8 reps

    super-sets
    ALTERNATE DB CURLS
    3 sets of 8 reps
    DB CURLS
    3 sets of 8 reps

    DB FRONT/SIDE RAISES
    4 sets of 6 reps

    CLOSE GRIP BENCH PRESS
    4 sets of 8 reps

    FOREARM CURLS behind back
    3 sets of 12 reps

    ROTARY CALF RAISES
    3 sets of 15 reps

    AB CRUNCH MACHINE
    2 sets of 8 reps
    2 sets of 5 reps

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    May 10, 2012 - THURSDAY

    LEGS

    HACK SQUATS
    185 x 6, 215 x 6, 245 x 6, 275 x 6
    305 x 5, 335 x 5, 365 x 5

    ROTARY CALF RAISES
    110 x 15, 120 x 15, 130 x 15

    SINGLE LEG PRESS seated
    3 sets of 8 reps

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    May 11, 2012 - FRIDAY

    BACK & TRAPS

    BB ROWS
    275 x 8, 315 x 8, 355 x 8
    395 x 6, 425 x 4, 435 x 3

    BB SHRUGS
    385 x 8, 455 x 8, 475 x 8
    495 x 6, 515 x 6

    PULLUPS
    45 x 6, 45 x 6, 45 x 6
    Last edited by Coke; 05-11-2012 at 08:58 PM.

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    you the man, coke.
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    Nice job Coke!!!
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    Awesome work buddy!

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    Chest delts an arms day would've pumped you up, can't imagine trying to lift the arms after all that! Crazy stuff
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    Very impressive workload on the chest/delts/arms day.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cards View Post
    you the man, coke.
    x2, awesome job Coke.

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    Putting in a ton of quality work Terry.

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    How you looking these days, Terry?

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    Good stuff Coke.

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    Getting a lot of volume as typical.


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