The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness
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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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    I'm going to drop the "C" word here...

    I'm going to drop the "C" word here (chiropractor). Neck misalignments are easy to get fixed, don't suffer unnecessarily. Strained muscles and misalignments go hand in hand, so there is a good bet...
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    Worked hard this week and been feeling drained...

    Worked hard this week and been feeling drained from long hours and all the heavy lifting. Starting martial arts again (while I'm off school and have the time + money) so I'm going to be changing up...
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    I am one of those lanky lifters, and when it...

    I am one of those lanky lifters, and when it comes to bench press hitting your chest its all about form. I have had the same experience with bench as you have, and I'll tell ya, when I learned to...
  4. Looks damn good... think I'll make it now. Plus...

    Looks damn good... think I'll make it now. Plus a dash of nutmeg and maple syrup... its not easy bein a hardgainer...
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    Thanks ELmx, press has never been my forte but I...

    Thanks ELmx, press has never been my forte but I feel like more than any other lift it's really taken off since I started doing HCT-12.

    I forgot to mention that I did OH squats and high-pulls...
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    First day of deload week and I feel great after...

    First day of deload week and I feel great after leaving the gym. Quick warm-up session, light stretching and right into it.

    OH squats: 95 x 15, 95 x 15, 95 x 15. (want to incorporate these into...
  7. I would scratch the eggs completely. Replace the...

    I would scratch the eggs completely. Replace the fat content with butter or coconut oil. Scratch the splenda, even though it does work well in baked recipes, but in my opinion, honey goes with nuts...
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    I think the burn comes from depletion of cellular...

    I think the burn comes from depletion of cellular energy within the muscle, and of course the buildup of metabolic waste (lactic acid, ammonia, etc)...

    Like the article says, 15 rep range won't...
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    I was going to call it a good month and take a...

    I was going to call it a good month and take a nice easy gym day consisting of abs, a little active recovery stuff (foam rolling, light plyo's). Instead, this is how it ended up going.

    Pullups BW...
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    Congratulations on all that, a lot of big things...

    Congratulations on all that, a lot of big things happening for you, that's very cool. I've been doing this program (as well as WBB in the past) and I am very pleased with the results so far, and...
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    I will just offer this bit of information. The...

    I will just offer this bit of information. The structure of the pelvis and hips are like buttresses on a building, and are your body's strongest support structure. The weight of a bar over your...
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    Last lift before deloading... Bench Ramped...

    Last lift before deloading...

    Bench

    Ramped up to 170x6x2x2x2... Personal best.

    Pendlay Rows Up to 155x6x2x2x2 on these and feeling explosive.

    Ran out of time so I didn't press. I did...
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    You cannot isolate your inner pec from your...

    You cannot isolate your inner pec from your outer, or your upper from your lower. Your pec is one muscle, you can only forcefully contract the whole thing at once. Unless you are an experienced...
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    6/7/2010 Legs Warmed up with some sprints,...

    6/7/2010 Legs

    Warmed up with some sprints, light stretching, light good-mornings, seated box jumps w/ DB's.

    Front Squats

    Been moving up on these pretty consistently. About to deload next...
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    6/4/2010 Upper Body day... Up five lbs from...

    6/4/2010

    Upper Body day... Up five lbs from when I started (170 to 175) and feeling strong.

    Press

    Ramped up to my 6rm from last session, 115, and pressed it out with ease (for 6 reps). It...
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    Good gains bra I, too, am pleased with the...

    Good gains bra

    I, too, am pleased with the program.
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    For the first three weeks of the program I tried...

    For the first three weeks of the program I tried doing the four day (which is what I have always done). However, I was unable to keep that up since my job has me active and on my feet all day and I...
  18. Haha, that guy had me crackin up. Nice job, Tom.

    Haha, that guy had me crackin up. Nice job, Tom.
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    Masonry work. If you can't find work doing...

    Masonry work. If you can't find work doing masonry, get two small buckets, fill them with slag (for brick paving), put hands in slag and start squeezing. That might help. Or you could just change...
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    Only if you are a high-level hockey goalie and...

    Only if you are a high-level hockey goalie and you have freakish bowed in knees can you squat like that and not cause injury to your knees.
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