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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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    Excellent work going on Lones. Looking real good.
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    Thanks!

    Thursday I went up to 520 x 2 raw and stopped so I could get some rest and help my training partners that are doing a meet in 2 weeks

    Max effort bench

    Close grip floor press with 50 pounds of chain:
    bar x 30
    *Chain*
    bar x 3
    95 x 3
    135 x 3
    185 x 3
    225 x 3
    245 x 3
    265 x 1
    275 x 1
    285 x 1
    295 x 1
    *slingshot*
    345 x 1

    Lockouts with 2 doubled mini bands:
    135 x 5
    225 x 5
    245 x 5
    245 x 5

    Pressdowns, 3 x 20

    Chuck V rows:
    50 x 20
    60 x 20
    70 x 20
    80 x 20

    Face pulls:
    stack x 4 x 20
    23 years old
    6'3, 308 lbs

    825 Squat
    470 Bench
    645 Deadlift
    1905 total
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    Max effort lower

    Sumo pulls against doubled purples:
    135 x 8
    *bands*
    135 x 3
    185 x 3
    235 x 3
    275 x 3
    325 x 3
    *belt*
    365 x 1
    415 x 1
    455 x 1
    505 x 1
    530 x 0, shook and got forward

    SSB goodmornings, seated:
    135 x 3 x 10

    45 degree back raise:
    BW x 3 x 20

    Hangman abs:
    green x 3 x 30
    23 years old
    6'3, 308 lbs

    825 Squat
    470 Bench
    645 Deadlift
    1905 total
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    Speed bench

    Speed bench against doubled minis:
    bar x 30
    *bands*
    bar x 3 - half thumb length from smooth
    95 x 3
    135 x 3
    135 x 3
    135 x 3
    165 x 3 - thumb length from smooth
    165 x 3
    165 x 3
    185 x 3 - pinky on ring
    185 x 3
    185 x 3

    4 board with doubled minis:
    185 x 20 - thumb length from smooth
    185 x 10 - half thumb length from smooth

    DB rollbacks:
    40's x 10
    45's x 10
    50's x 10

    Pressdowns:
    70 x 20
    80 x 20
    90 x 20
    100 x 20

    One arm BB rows:
    25 x 10
    50 x 10
    75 x 10
    100 x 10

    Band pull aparts:
    mini x 10 x 20 - did these between a lot of sets

    DB shrugs:
    75's x 4 x 25

    Curls, 3 x 10


    Most hectic week of my life, and its a short week!
    23 years old
    6'3, 308 lbs

    825 Squat
    470 Bench
    645 Deadlift
    1905 total
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    Dynamic effort lower

    Cambered bar box squats in briefs:
    bar x 10
    135 x 3
    225 x 3
    315 x 3
    *add doubled purple band*
    315 x 3
    315 x 3
    405 x 3
    405 x 3
    455 x 3
    455 x 3
    455 x 3

    Paused squats:
    145 x 8
    235 x 8
    325 x 8

    GHR:
    BW x 3 x 8

    Standing abs:
    stack x 3 x 20

    Band leg curl:
    purple x 3 x 40
    23 years old
    6'3, 308 lbs

    825 Squat
    470 Bench
    645 Deadlift
    1905 total
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lones Green View Post
    Most hectic week of my life
    Hopefully that's good...moving about and being dynamic makes things happen, as you well know.

    You are a man on a mission Lones, lol - seriously though.

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    Thanks man, I'm trying

    Max effort lower

    Conventional pulls off 3 inch blocks:
    135 x 8
    225 x 8
    315 x 5
    365 x 5
    *belt*
    405 x 1
    455 x 1
    495 x 1
    545 x 0
    545 x 1

    Sled drags:
    6 trips total

    Reverse hypers:
    4 plates x 10
    6 plates x 10
    8 plates x 10

    45 degree back raises:
    purple band x 3 x 10

    Standing abs:
    6 x 20


    Not too bad, I'm terrible at pulling from that height. I also got glasses today and ditched them while lifting and felt like I had drank 12 beers, room felt like it was moving haha
    23 years old
    6'3, 308 lbs

    825 Squat
    470 Bench
    645 Deadlift
    1905 total
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    Speed bench

    Speed bench with swiss bar:
    bar x 30
    95 x 10
    135 x 10
    155 x 3 - middle handles
    155 x 3
    155 x 3
    185 x 3 - outside handles
    185 x 3
    185 x 3
    205 x 3
    205 x 3
    205 x 3

    DB floor press with fat gripz:
    55's x 3 x 20

    MM band pressdowns:
    250 reps

    Straight arm pulldowns:
    60 x 3 x 12

    Lateral raise:
    15's x 20
    20's x 20
    25's x 20

    DB shrugs:
    55's x 20
    55's x 20
    55's x 20
    85's x 20

    Curls, 4 x 10
    23 years old
    6'3, 308 lbs

    825 Squat
    470 Bench
    645 Deadlift
    1905 total
    www.atlargenutrition.com

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    Dynamic effort lower

    Buffalo bar reverse mini band squats:
    135 x 5
    225 x 5
    315 x 2
    405 x 2
    405 x 2
    455 x 2
    455 x 2
    495 x 2
    495 x 2
    *belt*
    545 x 2
    585 x 2
    635 x 2
    635 x 2
    405 x 16

    Standing abs:
    5 x 20

    Leg press/calf raises:
    6 plates x 3 x 20
    23 years old
    6'3, 308 lbs

    825 Squat
    470 Bench
    645 Deadlift
    1905 total
    www.atlargenutrition.com

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    Amazing stuff bro!

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    I took a week off. I was burned out pretty badly.

    Max effort bench

    Bench half thumb length from smooth:
    bar x 30
    95 x 10
    135 x 10
    185 x 5
    225 x 5
    245 x 3
    275 x 3
    315 x 1
    335 x 1
    355 x 1
    225 x 10
    225 x 10
    225 x 10

    Pressdowns:
    100 x 3 x 20

    V-bar pulldowns:
    140 x 10
    160 x 10
    180 x 10
    200 x 10

    Mini band rear delts, 3 x 20

    DB shrugs:
    90's x 3 x 50
    23 years old
    6'3, 308 lbs

    825 Squat
    470 Bench
    645 Deadlift
    1905 total
    www.atlargenutrition.com

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    Max effort lower

    Rack pulls just above mid shin with quad minis:
    bar x 5
    135 x 5
    225 x 5
    275 x 3
    275 x 3
    315 x 3
    315 x 3
    *belt*
    365 x 3
    405 x 1

    Back raises:
    BW x 20
    +25 lbs of chain x 20
    +50 lbs of chain x 20

    DB rows:
    75's x 20
    115's x 40

    CSR:
    35 + mini band x 10
    70 + mini band x 10
    105 + mini band x 10

    Sled drags:
    6 trips with 375 pounds

    Standing abs:
    120 x 3 x 20
    23 years old
    6'3, 308 lbs

    825 Squat
    470 Bench
    645 Deadlift
    1905 total
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    Speed bench

    Speed bench against mini bands:
    bar x 30
    *bands*
    bar x 5 - half thumbs
    95 x 5
    135 x 3
    135 x 3
    135 x 3
    135 x 3 - thumb length from smooth
    135 x 3
    135 x 3
    135 x 3 - pinky on ring
    135 x 3
    135 x 3

    Overhead press:
    95 x 20
    95 x 20
    135 x 15
    135 x 15

    Tate press:
    35's x 3 x 10

    Pressdowns:
    light band x 2 x 50

    Lateral raise:
    20's x 10
    30's x 10
    40's x 10
    23 years old
    6'3, 308 lbs

    825 Squat
    470 Bench
    645 Deadlift
    1905 total
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    Dynamic effort lower

    Straight bar squats against black band in briefs:
    bar x 5
    *bands*
    bar x 3
    150 x 3
    240 x 3
    330 x 2
    330 x 2
    330 x 2
    330 x 2
    380 x 2
    380 x 2
    380 x 2
    420 x 2
    420 x 2
    470 x 2

    Reverse hyper:
    4 plates x 10
    6 plates x 10
    6 plates x 10

    Standing abs:
    green x 4 x 20

    Hip abduction:
    purple x 3 x 20


    This is the old school stuff that makes me strong. I'm probably going to do more of it next week.
    23 years old
    6'3, 308 lbs

    825 Squat
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    645 Deadlift
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    Stick with the tried and true dude, looking great with that!

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    Max bench

    Floor press thumb length from smooth:
    bar x 30
    95 x 10
    135 x 8
    185 x 3
    185 x 3
    225 x 3
    225 x 3
    245 x 3
    245 x 3
    265 x 3
    265 x 3
    275 x 3
    275 x 3
    300 x 1

    Hit a little more volume, can't remember assistance.

    Dynamic effort lower

    Box squats against elitefts onyx bands in briefs:
    bar x 3
    145 x 3
    235 x 2
    325 x 2
    415 x 2
    *belt*
    465 x 2
    505 x 1
    555 x 1
    605 x 1
    655 x 1 - this is a giant PR

    Reverse hypers:
    4 plates x 3 x 10

    Band leg curls:
    purple x 3 x 10

    Standing abs:
    120 x 3 x 20
    23 years old
    6'3, 308 lbs

    825 Squat
    470 Bench
    645 Deadlift
    1905 total
    www.atlargenutrition.com

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    Max bench

    Bench, pinky on ring with doubled minis:
    bar x 30
    *bands*
    bar x 5
    95 x 3
    135 x 3
    186 x 3
    205 x 3
    225 x 3
    245 x 1
    275 x 1
    *slingshot*
    315 x 1
    335 x 1
    365 x 1

    Incline DB:
    50's x 20
    55's x 20
    70's x 20

    DB rollbacks:
    35's x 10
    35's x 10
    35's + mini band x 10
    35's + light band x 10

    Purple band pressdowns:
    purple x 3 x 50

    Band pull aparts:
    mini x 3 x 20

    Pulldowns:
    160 x 10 WG
    160 x 10 MG
    160 x 10 CG
    180 x 10 WG
    180 x 10 MG
    180 x 10 CG
    200 x 10 WG
    200 x 10 MG
    200 x 10 CG

    DB shrugs:
    75's x 3 x 20

    Hammer curls:
    40's x 3 x 10
    23 years old
    6'3, 308 lbs

    825 Squat
    470 Bench
    645 Deadlift
    1905 total
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    Max effort lower

    Block pull just below mid shin, sumo:
    185 x 5
    275 x 5
    325 x 3
    365 x 3
    415 x 1
    *belt*
    455 x 1
    505 x 1
    545 x 1
    595 x 1
    635 x 1
    655 x 1 20 lb PR

    Extra wide sumo pulls:
    185 x 5
    185 x 5
    235 x 5

    Reverse hypers:
    4 plates x 10
    6 plates x 10
    8 plates x 10

    GHR:
    BW x 8
    BW x 8
    purple band x 8

    Lying leg curls:
    purple x 3 x 30

    Standing abs:
    green x 4 x 20

    Sled drags:
    300ish pounds x 6 trips of 30 yards or so
    23 years old
    6'3, 308 lbs

    825 Squat
    470 Bench
    645 Deadlift
    1905 total
    www.atlargenutrition.com

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    Digging the new PRs!!

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    Speed bench

    Speed bench with fat bar:
    bar x 30
    95 x 10
    135 x 10
    185 x 3 - half thumb length from smooth
    185 x 3
    185 x 3
    185 x 3 - thumb length from smooth
    185 x 3
    185 x 3
    185 x 3 - pinky on ring
    185 x 3
    185 x 3

    JM press:
    115 x 3 x 10

    Pressdowns, 3 x 20

    Lateral raise:
    25's x 15
    30's x 15
    35's x 15

    Rear delt raise:
    20's x 3 x 15

    Front raise:
    MM band x 3 x 20

    Shrugs:
    75's x 3 x 25
    23 years old
    6'3, 308 lbs

    825 Squat
    470 Bench
    645 Deadlift
    1905 total
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    Dynamic effort lower

    Box squats with Giant cambered bar:
    bar x 5
    160 x 3
    250 x 3
    *add purple band over plates and belt*
    340 x 2
    390 x 2
    390 x 2
    390 x 2
    390 x 2
    390 x 2
    430 x 2
    430 x 2
    430 x 2
    480 x 2
    520 x 2
    570 x 1

    Speed pulls with doubled mini bands:
    235 x 3 x 1
    285 x 3 x 1
    325 x 3 x 1

    Hip abduction:
    purple x 3 x 20

    Standing abs:
    green x 4 x 20

    Real good session. This one took like an hour an 15 with 5 guys. Very little rest.
    23 years old
    6'3, 308 lbs

    825 Squat
    470 Bench
    645 Deadlift
    1905 total
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    Max bench

    Swiss bar floor press with all the chains:
    bar x 30
    135 x 5
    185 x 3
    225 x 3
    245 x 3
    265 x 1
    275 x 1

    Rack lockouts with fat bar and doubled monster minis:
    225 x 5
    315 x 5
    315 x 5
    345 x 2

    Push ups in rack:
    BW x 3 x 15

    Seated rows with purple band through handle:
    80 x 20
    100 x 20
    100 x 20

    Rotator work on TRX:
    BW x 3 x 10

    DB shrugs:
    55's x 3 x 20
    23 years old
    6'3, 308 lbs

    825 Squat
    470 Bench
    645 Deadlift
    1905 total
    www.atlargenutrition.com

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    Max effort lower

    Speed pulls conventional off a 3 inch deficit:
    135 x 5
    135 x 5
    225 x 3
    275 x 1
    275 x 1
    275 x 1
    325 x 1
    325 x 1
    325 x 1
    350 x 1
    350 x 1
    350 x 1

    Reverse hypers:
    Doubled purple x 10
    2 plates + bands x 10
    4 plates + bands x 10

    Back raise:
    25 pounds of chain x 10
    50 pounds of chain x 10
    50 pounds of chain and 40 pound KB x 10

    Hip abduction:
    purple x 3 x 20

    Goodmornings with SSB:
    145 x 6
    165 x 6
    195 x 6

    Standing abs:
    90 x 10
    110 x 10
    130 x 10
    23 years old
    6'3, 308 lbs

    825 Squat
    470 Bench
    645 Deadlift
    1905 total
    www.atlargenutrition.com

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    Back/shoulders

    Overhead press sitting on floor:
    bar x 20
    75 x 10
    105 x 10
    125 x 10
    145 x 8

    Arnold presses:
    25's x 20
    30's x 10
    40's x 10

    Lateral raises:
    25's x 10
    35's x 10
    40's x 10
    10's x 2 x 50

    Front raise:
    mini band x 2 x 25

    Rear delt raise:
    10's x 20
    15's x 20
    20's x 20

    CSR:
    1.5 plates x 10
    2.5 plates x 10
    3 plates x 10

    V grip pulldown:
    140 x 10
    160 x 10
    180 x 10

    DB shrugs:
    90's x 3 x 20

    Band pull aparts, 2 x 50

    Ropes, 2 sets :30 seconds
    23 years old
    6'3, 308 lbs

    825 Squat
    470 Bench
    645 Deadlift
    1905 total
    www.atlargenutrition.com

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