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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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    El Guapo
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    The Weapons we weild

    While unracking the some 40's I think to myself (this is my last set of curls, I love the burn... I love the burn.. I turn heading towards my favorite curling spot in the gym, and this guy walks infront of me, I guess trying to get the DB pressing bench or something.. anyhow the dude, dends down super fast like he's going to touch his toes, and WACK, the DB in my left and this guys head meets. LOL, the size of the nugget on this dudes head was enormous!!! I felt bad, but oh well, it was worth seeing!
    Any of you get hit by weights?

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    Proud Father Maki Riddington's Avatar
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    I would be very angry if someone hit me with weights.

    I know you didn't hit him, he hit your weights.
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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

    "Judo is not about strength. Yet in the learning curve, all Judokas get strong. Only with time do you learn where to apply that strength."
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    Yeah.. maybe I should heave been pissed.. Fuker made me loose my pump

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    I didn't hit anyone at the gym yet but I'm sure it will happen. When I'm doing squats people will just walk under my bar when i'm about to go down and some people somehow almost get hit when I'm doing deads. The fact that I workout at a "Fitness Center" doesn't help either.
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    Squat...- 403..........................Squat....- 395 w/belt
    Bench...- 303..........................Bench....- 300....Paused in meet - 281
    Deadlift.- 503.....Unofficial 513...Deadlift..- 490
    Total....- 1,203...IPF Class II......All done raw, Touch'n go bench

    "Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly" Robert F. Kennedy

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