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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. #51
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    Yesterday was back day with Tom... it was quite intense and he showed me some excersises I have never done before.

    Lat Pulldown
    100 X 8
    130 X 8
    150 X 6
    160 X 6

    Underhand Lat Pull

    70 X 8
    70 X 8

    Behind Head Pulldown

    90 X 8
    90 X 8

    Seated Cable Row

    120 X 8
    130 X 8
    140 X 8

    Deadlifts
    135 X 10
    215 X 5
    315 X 5
    405 X 1
    215 X 5

    Two Arm Extended Cable Rows

    25 X 10
    25 X 10

  2. #52
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    Today I worked shoulders. My shoulders are the weakest part of my body and I'm trying new ways to get them stronger... very broad shoulders.

    Dumbell Press

    50 X 10
    70 X 10
    80 X 10

    Military Press Machine

    90 X 10
    140 X 10
    140 X 7

    Front Raises
    20 X 10
    20 X 10

    Lateral Raises
    20 X 10
    20 X 10

    Barbell Military Press

    135 X 5

  3. #53
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    I did some light hamstring work today...

    SL Deadlifts
    95 X 15
    115 X 10
    135 X 10
    155 x 10

    Lying Curls
    100 X 10
    150 X 10

    Seated Calf Raises
    135 X 15
    155 X 15
    155 X 15
    155 X 15

    Leg Press Calf Raises
    4pps X 15
    4pps X 15
    4pps X 15

    Standing Calf Raises
    200 X 15
    200 X 15


    Done.

  4. #54
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    Badass work man. keep this up =)
    5'11" 185lbs 9% BF
    S/D/B PR's 445x1, 495x5, 335x1......Looking to get stronger and do a PL Meet this summer!
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  5. #55
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    Geez, you gain really fast. Awesome work in here.

  6. #56
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    Today was Chest/Foreman Day...the most intense workout I have ever done

    Barbell Bench
    115 X 10
    135 X 10
    155 X 8
    155 X 3
    175 X 6
    225 X 4 (Negative)
    225 X 4 (Negative)

    Incline Bench
    115 X 10
    135 X 8
    135 X 4
    135 X 4

    Decline Bench

    135 X 8
    135 X 8
    135 X 5

    Cable Crossovers

    50side X 10
    60side X 10
    60side X 10

    Pec Deck

    110 X 10
    130 X 10
    150 X 8

    Foreman Curls Using Barbell

    45 X 10
    65 X 8
    65 X 6

    Done.

  7. #57
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    Just did a quick legworkout today...

    Squats
    135 X 10
    225 X 10
    275 X 7
    315 X 3

    Leg Ext
    150 X 10
    185 X 10
    210 X 10

    Done.

  8. #58
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    Today I did back...

    Cable Rows
    110 X 10
    150 X 10
    170 X 10
    200 X 8

    Dumbell Rows
    55's X 10
    65's X 8
    75's X 6

    T-Bar Rows
    135 X 8
    225 X 6

    Lat Pulldowns
    100 X 10
    130 X 8
    150 X 6

    Reverse Behind Head Lat Pulldowns
    90 X 8
    110 X 8

  9. #59
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    Nice work man, looks like intensity is pretty high in the sessions, you got hella strong.
    5'11" 185lbs 9% BF
    S/D/B PR's 445x1, 495x5, 335x1......Looking to get stronger and do a PL Meet this summer!
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    Pro Status or Bust..2011

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  10. #60
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    your strong dude, nice lifting
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    190ish lbs
    5'11
    Personal Accomplishments
    Bench:225x5, 255x1
    Squat:350x5
    Dead:370x5, 415x1

  11. #61
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    Thanks guys.. I've really progressed very well the past couple of months... I def need to work my shoulders... they are practically non-existant.

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    pressing 80's and non existant? yeah right
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    Personal Accomplishments
    Bench:225x5, 255x1
    Squat:350x5
    Dead:370x5, 415x1

  13. #63
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    Today was Arm and Shoulder day

    Dumbell Curls
    35's X 10
    40's X 8
    45's X 8

    Tricep Pulldown
    90 X 10
    130 X 10
    170 X 8

    Preacher Curls supersetted with Close-Grip Bench

    Preacher
    85 X 10

    Close-Grip
    155 X 10

    Preacher
    85 X 10

    Close-Grip
    155 X 8

    Dumbell Shoulder Press
    50 X 10
    80 X 10
    90 X 6

    Military Press Machine
    215 X 8
    225 X 6

    Smith-Machine Military
    135 X 10
    185 X 8
    225 X 6

    then did some quick trap work on the smith
    shrugs
    225 X 10
    315 X 10
    405 X 10


    i am spent.

  14. #64
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    Holy ****, shoulder pressing 90's? Im struggling with 65's lol.
    5'11" 185lbs 9% BF
    S/D/B PR's 445x1, 495x5, 335x1......Looking to get stronger and do a PL Meet this summer!
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    Pro Status or Bust..2011

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  15. #65
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    Today was Leg Day....

    Leg Press
    90 X 10
    130 X 10
    170 X 10
    210 X 8

    Squats
    45 X 10
    135 X 8
    225 X 8
    275 X 6 (w/ wraps)
    315 X 5 (w/ wraps, last rep was iffy)

    SL Deadlifts
    135 X 8
    175 X 8
    225 X 6

    DeadPress (I had to try them since HB did them)
    135 X 4 (About 30sec per rep)
    175 X 1 (Held for 45 sec)

    Calf Raises
    135 X 20
    155 X 20

    Ab Machine
    BW X 20
    BW X 20

    Done

  16. #66
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    Sick squats brotha
    5'11" 185lbs 9% BF
    S/D/B PR's 445x1, 495x5, 335x1......Looking to get stronger and do a PL Meet this summer!
    Chronological Picture Thread 2005-Current
    Pro Status or Bust..2011

    At Large Nutrition, Optimize YOUR body!

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    Serious lifting in here man. I liked that short leg workout a while back there. I do that occasionally too.
    Looks good overall and you are strong bud. Very good.

  18. #68
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    Thanks UnHoly!!!

    Heavy, I'm glad you do the quick workouts too man.. I think Im gonna give your routine a try next time.

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    Well, I'm off to Las Vegas for a couple of days for a wedding... I'm gonna try and eat healthy but I'm gonna have some fun!!

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    Hey dude, do you lift at West Hills now? I saw a guy with an AtLarge shirt there the other day. I had one of mine on too, I guess he didn't make the connection.
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    Hey Man! Yea, I lift at West Hills now... thats tight bro... I just must of not been paying attention.. What times do you lift?

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    How was vegas?
    5'11" 185lbs 9% BF
    S/D/B PR's 445x1, 495x5, 335x1......Looking to get stronger and do a PL Meet this summer!
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    Pro Status or Bust..2011

    At Large Nutrition, Optimize YOUR body!

  23. #73
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    It was awesome man... I ate like **** though... you can't beat all you can eat king crab and shrimp buffets. I broke about even playing poker and the wedding was great!! I didn't want to come back. :-/ Anyways, Tom my training partner has a new work schedule so I'm back to working out alone for a little bit.. I'm gonna start WBB Revised 1.1 cause that looks solid..

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    Today I started WBB 1.1... its very different from what I am use to... I have modified it a little bit to fit my needs.... so far so good. I started on Day 2

    Day 2- Upper Body

    Straight-Arm Pull Downs
    85 X 8
    110 X 8
    110 X 8
    110 X 8
    110 X 8
    110 X 8

    Flat BB Bench
    115 X 8
    115 X 8
    135 X 5
    135 X 5
    155 X 3
    175 X 2
    225 X 1

    Standing Dumbell Press
    40 X 8
    40 X 8
    50 X 8
    50 X 8
    60 X 6 (Killed Me)

    Dips
    BW x 8 (5 sets)

    Standing Bicep Curls
    25's X 10
    30's X 10
    35's X 10
    40's X 10
    45's X 8
    supersetted with Hammer Curls at 30's X 10

    Ab Work
    V-Ab Machine BW X 10 (2 sets)
    Ab Crunch Machine 85 X 10 and 100 X 10

    All in all, I'm enjoying the routine. I feel 6 sets on certain excersises is a little bit too much so I have toned it down a little and added a little bit more weight.

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    I was feeling too well today so I did a light legworkout...

    Squats
    135 X 10
    225 X 5
    275 X 5

    Good Mornings
    95 X 5
    115 X 5
    135 X 5

    Dumbell Lunges (1st time doing these)
    30's X 10
    30's X 10
    30's X 10

    Diagonal Chops

    50 X 10
    50 X 10

    Planks
    Held for 30 sec.

    Done.

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