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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. #126
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    Quote Originally Posted by Invain View Post
    Squats are moving very slowly, I need to try something different but I'm not sure what.
    You squat more than I do, so take all this with a grain of salt. I think sets across with the same weight is a superior method of training for the majority of the year vs. increasing weight each set. Also, just posted today, an old article on squatting routines by Paul Anderson:

    http://ditillo2.blogspot.com/2008/06...-anderson.html

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    I probably should think about adopting a solid routine instead of doing random **** every week. It's worked for the past couple years but my gains have been progressively getting slower.
    Best lifts: 615/475/660, Raw w/ Wraps
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    Back

    Deadlift
    135 wu
    225 wu
    315 x 10
    405 x 7

    Cable Lat Pulldown
    180 x 5
    180 x 4
    180 x 4
    180 x 5

    Seated Low Cable Row
    210 x 6
    220 x 6
    230 x 6
    240 x 5

    Shrugs
    410 x 15
    410 x 15

    I got to the gym really late and tried to get finished as fast as I could. Deads were decent, I usually drop right off after anymore than 5 reps or so but I felt like I even had 8 or 9 in me on 405. I pussied out after 7 because I didn't want to puke.
    Best lifts: 615/475/660, Raw w/ Wraps
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    Chest and arms

    Bench
    135 wu
    225 wu
    275 x 4
    295 x 3
    310 x 2

    Incline Bench
    135 x 10
    225 x 5
    245 x 2
    250 x 3

    Skull Crushers
    115 x 8
    125 x 8
    135 x 6

    Curlzzz

    Incline is getting better, just took me a while to get used to it.
    Best lifts: 615/475/660, Raw w/ Wraps
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    Legs and shoulders

    Box Squat (Box below knees)
    135 wu
    225 wu
    315 x 5
    405 x 5
    425 x 3
    440 x 3
    450 x 2
    460 x 1
    465 x 1

    Front raises
    60 x 6
    60 x 6
    60 x 6

    Lateral Side Raise
    30 x 5
    30 x 5

    Good Mornings
    135 x 10
    135 x 10
    135 x 10

    Good mornings are pussy I know, but I'm going to take it slow with them because of my back.
    Best lifts: 615/475/660, Raw w/ Wraps
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    damn Invain I had no idea you were this strong! Great numbers all around.

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    Wow. What are you squatting these days? Your sig says 390 for ATF, but what's your wide stance @ parallel at?
    Age: 24 Height: 5'9" Weight: 185

    Gym PRs: 365/240/440=1045

    People need to quit ****ing asking what they need to do, exercise wise, until they reinforce their technique - Dave Tate

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    No clue to be honest. I've always only done deep atf squats and have just recently started training heavy with a box. I plan on getting used to at least 500 on the box before I take it away and start practicing parallel squats.
    Best lifts: 615/475/660, Raw w/ Wraps
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    Quote Originally Posted by bigmoney View Post
    damn Invain I had no idea you were this strong! Great numbers all around.
    without a doubt, how old are you invain? Your log is very impressive.
    19 5'7 235
    No Belt/Wraps
    Squat ATG: 335x5
    Bench: 315x2
    Dead: 420x4


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    http://www.wannabebig.com/forums/sho...-He-wants-MOAR!\

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    Buddy. You are ridiculously strong. Theres really nothing more I can say. Im extremely jealous. Dont quit and your ass better compete or ill find you and eat you.

    Sincerely yours, fatter,older, and weaker guy.
    Oly Lifting + Some PL

    #'s will be up when I know them

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    Thanks guys, I appreciate the encouragement. I do plan on competing in August, Indiff.

    Back Day

    Deadlift
    225 wu
    315 x 5
    405 x 5
    425 x 5
    455 x 4
    475 x 2
    495 x .95

    Cable Lat Pulldown
    185 x 8
    185 x 7
    185 x 7

    Seated Low Cable Row
    200 x 8
    220 x 7
    230 x 6
    240 x 3

    Holy ****. I can't say for sure if it's the Results kicking in, but this workout blew me away. I planned on doing heavy doubles but 405 felt like a feather and 425 and 455 both flew up so I gave it all I had. 475 was easy as ****. but I missed 495 by a ****ing hair. It flew up to about 3 or 4 inches from lockout and I just couldn't finish. My legs were shaking like crazy for like 15 seconds before I finally dropped it. I was pretty pissed, I usually never miss a lift on lockout. If I had a belt on I have a feeling I would have hit it easily. I'm very excited to see what I bench tomorrow. Might give 330 a go.
    Best lifts: 615/475/660, Raw w/ Wraps
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    495 without a belt, holy **** man. Very impressive buddy.
    Oly Lifting + Some PL

    #'s will be up when I know them

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    Impressive lifts sir. The race is on. I will pull 500 by the end of August (455 atm)


    BRING IT!!!!

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    Thanks. Hopefully I'll pull 500 within the next couple weeks, so it'll be a short race, lol.

    Like I said, I couldn't lock it out so it wasn't really a real lift. I'm very excited about how easy I got it off the ground though. Looks like I need to hit up some more heavy rack pulls and work on the top end. I'd like to see 525 by the end of the summer.
    Best lifts: 615/475/660, Raw w/ Wraps
    http://www.youtube.com/user/invain622002

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    you got some strong legs there main.

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    Good god. 475 without a belt is very impressive. Why not wear a belt? Is that usual for you to pull without one?
    Age: 24 Height: 5'9" Weight: 185

    Gym PRs: 365/240/440=1045

    People need to quit ****ing asking what they need to do, exercise wise, until they reinforce their technique - Dave Tate

    The never-ending pursuit of becoming Strong(er) - My Westside journal

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    I've only lifted with a belt a couple times. No real reason why I don't use one, just forget about it I guess.
    Best lifts: 615/475/660, Raw w/ Wraps
    http://www.youtube.com/user/invain622002

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    Chest and arms

    Bench
    135 wu
    225 wu
    275 x 1
    295 x 1
    315 x 1
    330 x miss
    320 x 1

    Tricep Pushdowns
    Stack x 7
    Stack x 7
    Stack x 7

    Curlz

    Wide Grip Paused Bench
    225 a buncha times

    I really thought I'd get 330 today but my setup didn't feel right and I missed it about half way up. 320 after the miss flew up and I still think I should have hit it. Stupid ass bench.
    Best lifts: 615/475/660, Raw w/ Wraps
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    Suuuuuure, blame it on the "setup".
    Age: 24 Height: 5'9" Weight: 185

    Gym PRs: 365/240/440=1045

    People need to quit ****ing asking what they need to do, exercise wise, until they reinforce their technique - Dave Tate

    The never-ending pursuit of becoming Strong(er) - My Westside journal

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    Ha. I think I had at least 400 in me, was just the silly setup.

    Legs and shoulders

    Front Squats
    135 wu
    225 x 5
    280 x 5

    Box Squats (box below knees)
    405 x 5
    425 x 2
    435 x 1
    455 x 1

    Wide Stance Squats
    315 x 2
    315 x 2
    315 x 2

    Random Front Raises and Side Lateral Raises

    My lower back was extremely sore today still so I couldn't push the box squats further.
    Best lifts: 615/475/660, Raw w/ Wraps
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    good work on the bench. You'll probably get that easy next time around. Nice work with squats today too. You're a strong dude. how old are you?

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    My back was still sore from last week so I skipped working out yesterday. Probably needed the extra rest anyways.

    Chest and Arms

    Bench
    135 wu
    225 wu
    275 x 2
    295 x 2
    315 x 2
    325 x 1

    Incline Bench
    135 wu
    225 x 5
    250 x 4
    260 x 3

    Cable Tricep Pushdowns
    Stack x 8
    Stack x 7
    Stack x 7

    Curlzzz

    Finally got 315 x 2 on bench, was decently easy except my foot slipped on the second rep and I almost dropped it on my face, lol. I know I have 330 in me now. I'm still losing weight as well, no clue what I actually weigh but my gut is definitely disappearing. Results is almost gone but I probably won't order it again right away. I am cutting, but pretty slowly, and I haven't really noticed anything abnormal that might be caused by Results - it's my 4th week and I still feel pretty much normal strength-wise. Kind of disappointed considering how much Chris talked this **** up.
    Best lifts: 615/475/660, Raw w/ Wraps
    http://www.youtube.com/user/invain622002

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    Quote Originally Posted by Invain View Post
    I haven't really noticed anything abnormal that might be caused by Results - it's my 4th week and I still feel pretty much normal strength-wise. Kind of disappointed considering how much Chris talked this **** up.
    Sounds about right.




    Great benching, big guy. 330 is yours!
    Age: 24 Height: 5'9" Weight: 185

    Gym PRs: 365/240/440=1045

    People need to quit ****ing asking what they need to do, exercise wise, until they reinforce their technique - Dave Tate

    The never-ending pursuit of becoming Strong(er) - My Westside journal

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    Strong pressing man, hell strong everything as usual. Sorry the results didint give you that "extra inch" (haha) that you were looking for mang. Enjoy the cut, you'd probably look pretty beefy with a low bf%.
    Oly Lifting + Some PL

    #'s will be up when I know them

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    Thanks boys.

    Anybody see Slim Schadel go crazy posting under a different name today? Hehehehe.

    So far I've concluded that I'd like my 50 bucks back from Chris.
    Best lifts: 615/475/660, Raw w/ Wraps
    http://www.youtube.com/user/invain622002

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