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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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  1. #26
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    thanks man...the food all turned out really good
    5'10", 170lbs, 10% bf

    Bench:255 Squat:295 Dead:400
    Snatch:145 C&J: 205
    Chin-Up: +135 Dip: +100
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    Bench Press
    95x15
    135x10
    155x8
    165x5x5

    Pullups (WIDE grip)
    BWx6x6

    Incline Bench
    95x10
    115x8
    135x5x5

    BO Row
    155x5x5
    Last edited by KingWilder; 02-16-2006 at 03:44 PM.
    5'10", 170lbs, 10% bf

    Bench:255 Squat:295 Dead:400
    Snatch:145 C&J: 205
    Chin-Up: +135 Dip: +100
    Max Pull-Ups: 44

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    Great benching man.

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    Very good chest and back day, nice 5 x 5 work on the flat/incline bench and bb rows...super pullups too.

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    It's always so hard for me to get motivated on Friday's to actually go to the gym.

    would it be a problem if I just did my deadlift routine on Fridays(SLDL, dimels,and DL) or do I need to be doing squats twice a week?
    5'10", 170lbs, 10% bf

    Bench:255 Squat:295 Dead:400
    Snatch:145 C&J: 205
    Chin-Up: +135 Dip: +100
    Max Pull-Ups: 44

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    2/18/06
    Lazy LOWER

    SLDL
    115x12
    135x8
    155x8
    155x8
    155x8
    155x8

    DL
    135x10
    155x6
    155x6
    155x6
    155x6
    5'10", 170lbs, 10% bf

    Bench:255 Squat:295 Dead:400
    Snatch:145 C&J: 205
    Chin-Up: +135 Dip: +100
    Max Pull-Ups: 44

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    Friday sessions are tough on so many, we laugh about that at the gym because everybody wants to go have fun...legs or everything for the most past is cool with just one effort per week. Did a good job on the stiffies man.
    Last edited by Coke; 02-19-2006 at 06:14 AM.

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    (2days til my 21st birthday)


    Bench
    95x15
    135x12
    155x8
    175x5
    175x4 (+1 assisted)
    175x3 (+2 assisted)
    175x3 (+1 assisted)
    175x2 (+1 assisted)

    Upright Row
    80x10
    100x8
    110x5
    110x5
    110x5
    110x5
    110x5

    Chins (5 sets to failure...this really sucked after doing bench)

    BWx10
    BWx10
    BWx9.5
    BWx7
    BWx7

    I'm actually pretty happy with my bench press, it's the first time I did a weight without actually knowing I could do all 5 sets to 5...from now on I'll do 175 and hopefully get it up to a full 5x5
    5'10", 170lbs, 10% bf

    Bench:255 Squat:295 Dead:400
    Snatch:145 C&J: 205
    Chin-Up: +135 Dip: +100
    Max Pull-Ups: 44

    CrossFit Lv. 1, ACE-CPT

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    This is the big one - ...fine upper body work, you will continue to do very well at the rate you are going.

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    Here we go again!

    "I've seen yer mug. Eeeeeeesh gotta feed ya with teh slingshot!"....Mik in reference to clvmike19

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    haha finally 21...taking a break from the gym til thursday and friday
    5'10", 170lbs, 10% bf

    Bench:255 Squat:295 Dead:400
    Snatch:145 C&J: 205
    Chin-Up: +135 Dip: +100
    Max Pull-Ups: 44

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  12. #37
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    drank a lot last night in celebration of my 21st....then hit the gym today

    I decided since I missed a leg workout this week already I would just finish out the week with two upper/lower days on thurs. and friday

    2/23/06
    upper/lower

    Bench Press
    95x15
    135x10
    155x6
    165x5
    170x5
    170x5
    170x5
    170x5
    170x5

    Squats
    95x15
    115x15
    135x12
    185x8
    205x5
    205x5
    205x5
    205x5
    205x5

    After BP and [especially] Squats I was exhausted...

    Pullups (WIDE grip)
    BWx10
    BWx10
    BWx6

    EZ Bar Curls
    60x8
    70x5
    70x5
    70x5

    I feel I did pretty well after drinking last night...finally getting my form right for squats (thus the increase in weight)

    Friday I plan to do:
    Bent Over Rows
    SLDL
    Upright Rows
    Deadlifts
    5'10", 170lbs, 10% bf

    Bench:255 Squat:295 Dead:400
    Snatch:145 C&J: 205
    Chin-Up: +135 Dip: +100
    Max Pull-Ups: 44

    CrossFit Lv. 1, ACE-CPT

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    in the past 5 months I have gone from 150 to 176 and from 9% bf to 16% bf

    that 26 lbs and 7% bf increase

    QUESTION:

    26 x 7% = 1.82 lbs
    26-1.82 = 24.18 lbs
    so if my calculations are correct I've gained about 24 lbs of muscle...is this right or did I calculate wrong?
    Last edited by KingWilder; 02-23-2006 at 04:22 PM.
    5'10", 170lbs, 10% bf

    Bench:255 Squat:295 Dead:400
    Snatch:145 C&J: 205
    Chin-Up: +135 Dip: +100
    Max Pull-Ups: 44

    CrossFit Lv. 1, ACE-CPT

    You want our weapons!? Come and get them!

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    Great post birthday session, nice job with doing 5 x5 on the squats & bench press working sets...fine overall effort.

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    well it's time to start my cut

    I only made it to 177 lbs (wanted 180, but overall I'm fairly happy with the gain)...my new goal is to drop down back into the single digits for bf% and keep as much muscle as possible (cliche I know).

    Anyways, on my bulk I was just above 4000cals so I'm going to slowly drop my calories over the next two weeks or so and then begin my cut diet:

    Non-lifting days
    150g carbs (600 cals, 25%)
    90g fats (810 cals, 34%)
    250g protein (1000 cals, 41%)
    total: 2410 cals

    Lifting days
    250g carbs (1000 cals, 34.5%)
    100g fats (900 cals, 31%)
    250g protein (1000 cals, 34.5%)
    total: 2900 cals

    I'm going to cut out whey protein (it tends to make me hungry) and stick with whole foods unless I desperately need protein at the end of the day.

    I'm going to deload this week (do some 3x10s) and possibly test my 1RMs, then I will get back into the 5x5 for most if not all of the cut

    any suggestions on diet/training are welcome
    5'10", 170lbs, 10% bf

    Bench:255 Squat:295 Dead:400
    Snatch:145 C&J: 205
    Chin-Up: +135 Dip: +100
    Max Pull-Ups: 44

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    got really dizzy yesterday so I had to lay down for awhile and then I ended up not feeling well enough to make it to the gym...I think it's my eyes, so I have an appointment next week to get them checked out again

    hopefully I'll make it to the gym today and make up for yesterday by doing upper and lower
    5'10", 170lbs, 10% bf

    Bench:255 Squat:295 Dead:400
    Snatch:145 C&J: 205
    Chin-Up: +135 Dip: +100
    Max Pull-Ups: 44

    CrossFit Lv. 1, ACE-CPT

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    2/28/06

    Upper/Lower combo

    BP
    95x15
    135x12
    150x10
    150x8
    150x6

    Squats
    95x15
    135x12
    185x10
    185x10
    185x10

    Pullups (wide grip)
    BWx12
    BWx10
    BWx8

    Dips
    BWx10
    BWx10
    BWx10
    5'10", 170lbs, 10% bf

    Bench:255 Squat:295 Dead:400
    Snatch:145 C&J: 205
    Chin-Up: +135 Dip: +100
    Max Pull-Ups: 44

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    UPPER
    3/2/06

    Incline Bench

    95x15
    115x5
    135x5
    145x5
    145x5
    145x5
    145x5
    145x5

    Chins

    BWx15
    BWx12
    BWx10
    BWx10

    Flat Bench
    135x10
    170x5
    170x5
    170x5
    170x4
    170x5 (5th rep took a little longer haha)

    BO Row
    115x10
    135x8
    135x8
    135x8
    135x8

    rest was 1-2 minutes as usual
    not really feeling the effects of cutting out about 1000 cals. I'm keeping all my carb intake around my workout so hopefully this will help
    5'10", 170lbs, 10% bf

    Bench:255 Squat:295 Dead:400
    Snatch:145 C&J: 205
    Chin-Up: +135 Dip: +100
    Max Pull-Ups: 44

    CrossFit Lv. 1, ACE-CPT

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    Pretty good past couple of workouts especially for being in a cutting phase.

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    SLDL
    115x15
    135x10
    155x6
    155x6
    155x6
    155x6

    DL
    135x10
    155x8
    165x6
    185x5
    185x5
    185x5


    meh
    5'10", 170lbs, 10% bf

    Bench:255 Squat:295 Dead:400
    Snatch:145 C&J: 205
    Chin-Up: +135 Dip: +100
    Max Pull-Ups: 44

    CrossFit Lv. 1, ACE-CPT

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    Nice concentrated work on the regular and stiff-legged deadlifts Mike.

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    thanks as always coke

    this week is Spring Break for me...so I probably won't be updating this until I get back.
    5'10", 170lbs, 10% bf

    Bench:255 Squat:295 Dead:400
    Snatch:145 C&J: 205
    Chin-Up: +135 Dip: +100
    Max Pull-Ups: 44

    CrossFit Lv. 1, ACE-CPT

    You want our weapons!? Come and get them!

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    GLAD TO BE BACK AT SCHOOL...I missed the weight room, not classes

    UPPER
    3/13/06

    Bench Press
    135x10
    155x8
    165x5x5

    Machine Flyes
    130x12
    130x12
    -----------------------
    Arnold Press
    30x8
    40x5x5

    DB Lateral Raises
    15s x 12
    15s x 12
    ------------------------
    Pull Down
    96x12
    120x6
    132x5x5

    Pull up
    BWx12

    EZ Bar Curl
    40x12

    Skull Crushers
    60x12
    60x12

    rest was 1 - 1.5 mins

    This workout was tough (after week of using straight machines and because of my current cut diet). I wasn't sure how tired my arms would be, so the weight for my curls and skullcrushers was a little low. Overall, I'm pretty happy with it.
    Last edited by KingWilder; 03-13-2006 at 07:38 PM.
    5'10", 170lbs, 10% bf

    Bench:255 Squat:295 Dead:400
    Snatch:145 C&J: 205
    Chin-Up: +135 Dip: +100
    Max Pull-Ups: 44

    CrossFit Lv. 1, ACE-CPT

    You want our weapons!? Come and get them!

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    LOWER
    3/14/06

    Squats
    135x10
    135x10
    205x5x5

    Leg Curl
    60x12
    70x12

    Leg Ext.
    90x12
    90x12
    -----------------------
    Deadlift
    115x10
    135x8
    165x6
    185x5x5

    Supermans
    2 sets of 12
    5'10", 170lbs, 10% bf

    Bench:255 Squat:295 Dead:400
    Snatch:145 C&J: 205
    Chin-Up: +135 Dip: +100
    Max Pull-Ups: 44

    CrossFit Lv. 1, ACE-CPT

    You want our weapons!? Come and get them!

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    Nice 5x5 on the squats and deads.

    It looks like you're carb cycling for your cut. I'm about to start my first cut and was looking for ideas. How is that working for you?

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