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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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     Prolegomenon
    No fat loss from the measured sites this morning. My weight was 166lbs mostly depleted, which is about right. I looked like crap because my muscles were all depleted, as expected. One of the worst parts is the ab depletion, because then they really aren't noticeable. The biggest change I'm seeing this week is a definable section between my torso and chest. It's really changing the shape of my upper body a good deal. I'm hoping, in a way, that the Skulpt was responsible for this change because the degree of inconvenience it causes.

    Last night I was apathetic, as usual. I went to grab my final meal and decided to lay down on the couch for a few minutes instead. I fell asleep, woke up at 11, then went to bed. So, yesterday I was a little short on the calories, but I'll make up for it with a massive refeed. This morning I couldn't get myself out of bed and my legs were killing me, so I set my alarm for an hour later and skipped the cardio. One thing that definitely sucks about the diet is the apathy. Especially on a day without measureable fat loss (I know, other parts are getting lean blah blah). I don't even feel like doing my depletion workout now. But considering all I've read on evolution and your body's protection systems, you would think that on low-calories you'd be more motivated (to get food, especially). If I was a hunter/gatherer right now I'd probably end up dead.


     Prandial Promulgation
    I got up late and skipped the Skulpt. Next week I'm going to lower the carbs to a net 50g and up the fats with a little olive oil to keep the calories around 1200.

          supplements
             r-ala, glutamine, daily one cap, b-100, e complex, c-1000, glucosamine/msm, coral calcium, melatonin, zinc, skulpt, ec, yohimbine hcl

          food
             · 5oz chicken, 0.75oz oatmeal
             · 1 can tuna, 0.75oz oatmeal

             · fat-free cupcake and whey
             · ~50g whey, 150g dextrose, 10g sucrose
             · pasta, marinara sauce, fat-free cheese, soda
             · plain bagels, fat-free strawberry cream cheese

          beverages
             water, coffee, diet stewart's rootbeer of sux0r.

          totals
    &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;~3000 kcal <50g fat >300g carbs ~169g protein


    &nbsp;Toils
    Final Depletion

    &nbsp;&nbsp;· 45° leg press
    &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 6ppsx6, x12
    &nbsp;&nbsp;· cybex calf-raise on 45° leg press
    &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;6ppsx6, x12
    &nbsp;&nbsp;· lat pulldown
    &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;120x6, 110x6
    &nbsp;&nbsp;· standing cable flye
    &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;80x6, 90x6
    &nbsp;&nbsp;· cybex chest press
    &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;150x6, x6
    &nbsp;&nbsp;· cybex neutral row
    &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;150x6, 145x6
    &nbsp;&nbsp;· lateral raise
    &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;25x6, x6
    &nbsp;&nbsp;· db curls
    &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;40x6:6, x6:6
    &nbsp;&nbsp;· db extension
    &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;40x5, 30x12
    &nbsp;&nbsp;· dumbbell sldl
    &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;55's x8
    &nbsp;&nbsp;· dumbbell lunges
    &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;55's x10, x10
    &nbsp;&nbsp;· leg curl
    &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;60x12

    I decided to load up the leg press some more to try to get my reps in the 6 area. Didn't work? Man, my strength went up this week. Well, calf-raises were supersetted with the lp and I thought they'd be hard too, but 12 came up pretty easily. Lat pulldown I overestimated because I changed to a wide grip, but flyes I increased. More strength! Rows were a little rough, so I dropped them by 5. I'll stick to 145 next week. Dropped the db tricep extensions too far, so 35 next week. I was worn by the time I got to sldl/lunges, which are very intense. I skipped the last set of sldl and did a light set of leg curls then I was done! While showering I was a little disoriented and very hungry. I'm curing this with a comfy chair and a protein shake.

    Bottom Line : Strength up, vertigo, totally exhausted.


    &nbsp;Torpidity
    I went to bed pretty early and got around 8.5 hours of sleep.

    &nbsp;Soundtrack

    &nbsp;&nbsp;· coheed and cambria - in keeping secrets of silent earth : 3


    &nbsp;Palaver
    I'll post it later if I have time.

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    DB lunges /pwn.
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    How'd you find the db sldls? Nice workout Gal! Leg presses are ace!

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    " I'd give up a pinky or a toe or something I don't need those"
    -PwrMajt:

    "Remember, as long as you don't kick them in the head or use a weapon, it's only a misdemeanor." -JustinASU

    I nominate this thread for the Tim Nissen Award! -El P

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    &nbsp;saint patty
    Yes, but it's a shame that's as high as the gym db's go.

    &nbsp;mik
    They were easy, but I was so tired at the end of the workout that I skipped the final set. I am going to do some SLDL with a barbell tomorrow for my power workout, just to see how it goes. Funny thing though, my knees feel 100% better today. Yesterday they hurt a bit, but today I feel good!

    &nbsp;squarehead
    I hope you never plan on having children, because if you do they will be retarded.

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    loving the avatar
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    lol, nice avatar. HAHA BRO.

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    ROFLMFAO!!!!!! Nice avatar. You need to post on several different forums with this avatar bragging about whipping your friends into shape. Glad to hear the knees are 100%.

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    Cool whole body work bro, I mean dude -

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    OMFG

    I dident know who was in that avitar then I figured it out. Nice work!! lol
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    " I'd give up a pinky or a toe or something I don't need those"
    -PwrMajt:

    "Remember, as long as you don't kick them in the head or use a weapon, it's only a misdemeanor." -JustinASU

    I nominate this thread for the Tim Nissen Award! -El P

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    Where are the ****ing comics?!!!!!

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    <cough>
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    Man, at least clean up before you post pics! Eeeeesh!
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    Your avatar scares me

    *runs away from thread*

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    I'm writing an article for WBB and I think the subject matter is going to be on basic and intermediate dieting principles. I'd like some suggestions on what everyone would like to see included. You can do this via email, AIM, or PM.

    Email: xian@hollowmedia.com

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    Can I do this via a punch to your face?

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    " I'd give up a pinky or a toe or something I don't need those"
    -PwrMajt:

    "Remember, as long as you don't kick them in the head or use a weapon, it's only a misdemeanor." -JustinASU

    I nominate this thread for the Tim Nissen Award! -El P

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    I think you should include a bit on partitioning and refeeds.

    *punches fuzz in the face*

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    holy crap your one dedicated man good job on journal

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    Thanks man. Welcome to the journal!


    Let's not talk about this workout. Ok, I have to...

    squat: 115x5, 185x5, 185x5
    I kept these easy for my kneezies.

    bench: 115x5, 155x3, 185x3, 205x3
    The first rep of the 205 was stopped by a chair that rolled under the bar, so I stopped, reracked than did my set of 3.

    db rows: 60x3:3, 80x3:3, 100x3:3, 100x3:3
    This is just stupid. I should be doing 140x3:3 by now.

    inc db bench: 75x3, 75x3
    ****in die.

    shrugs: 230x5
    Ok I feel tired and stupid.

    Things I've established:
    1. In-Rage does not do me any good.
    2. My knees and erectors hurt.
    3. I am weak.


    I'm not comfortable with the strength I am currently losing. I don't know how it would be dropping still. I may be overdoing my depletion workouts, because the first few weeks were cool and that was when I was doing less on the depletion front.

    I think I may go one more week, then start my bulk. It depends on a few factors, but we'll see.

    Edit:
    I just felt weak today. Tired, and still strangely depleted. I ate an assload yesterday, but still tired. I look crappy and don't feel leaner. I need to reevaluate my game plan now. I'll be more on point this week with cardio, but that's about all I can do.
    Last edited by galileo; 10-25-2003 at 03:43 PM.

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    Hey, what's up with the avatar now?

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    This was damn near a whole body session...no self-deprecation on this one bro, good work anyways -

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    Originally posted by galileo

    Things I've established:
    1. In-Rage does not do me any good.
    2. My knees and erectors hurt.
    3. I am weak.
    you forgot a few:
    4. you're a whiny bitch
    5. you smell bad
    6. you're a whiny bitch.


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    Bench looks good to me Gal. Maybe lighten up a bit on the depletion sessions and see if that helps. I'm with you, In-Rage seems to do nothing for me but irritate my wife as I squirt **** up my nose!

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    Gal I just went back to http://www.hollowmedia.com/images/bnaLyle2.jpg
    And the first time I saw it I commented but I have to say again man you did a F-ing good job on that diet!! Cant wait to see how you end up after UD2.0 part 2. w00t
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    "Remember, as long as you don't kick them in the head or use a weapon, it's only a misdemeanor." -JustinASU

    I nominate this thread for the Tim Nissen Award! -El P

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