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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  1. Thanks will test that exercise. Thought...

    Thanks will test that exercise.



    Thought about the dipstation but it does not look very strong, might try it with some light weights.



    Thanks will try these variation. Will write more...
  2. Gym does not have squat racks, powercage or leg press, trying to use incline bench.

    Hi I am stuck in China, Ningbo for the next 6-12 months and joined a gym. Amazingly both the main gyms in this city do not have squat racks or power cages. They do not even have a real leg press...
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    It is possible to do squats without a squat rack....

    It is possible to do squats without a squat rack.

    You will need two friends to lift the bar off the floor and put it on ur shoulders.

    When u have finished the set u have the option to drop the...
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    You don,t look like u are on the gear. Many...

    You don,t look like u are on the gear. Many naturals are way bigger but u have made ok progress on the 30% of ue muscles that we can see. Show us ur wheels and back and then i,m sure u will get...
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    Looking very solid, calves looked a bit small...

    Looking very solid, calves looked a bit small compared to ur massive quads. You look very well conditioned and thick, welcome to the site. I think if someone wants to introduce themselves with pics...
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    You do look good for a tall person, I would say...

    You do look good for a tall person, I would say ur calves are lagging and ur lats especially in front and rear double bicepts need work.
  7. Have a look at these links. Remeber rotor cuff...

    Have a look at these links.

    Remeber rotor cuff imbalances are what leads to injury. The external rotors do not get used half as much as internal ones, so make sure ur workouts have specific...
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    Looking strong as usual Stump.......what more can...

    Looking strong as usual Stump.......what more can I say:)
  9. I swapped to WBB1 from my 4 day split and noticed...

    I swapped to WBB1 from my 4 day split and noticed a big difference after about 2 weeks; I was over training on the old routine however.

    WBB1 gave me just the right amount of work to grow; I was...
  10. Power cleans are one of the few exercises that...

    Power cleans are one of the few exercises that work ur extrernal rotation muscles, u could do dead lifts and then some cuban press to keep ur body balanced in this area which is a great way to insure...
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    Pre shoulder injury I did 97.2KG * 2 at body...

    Pre shoulder injury I did 97.2KG * 2 at body weight of 75KG(165lb).

    My finall rep out set was a set of 10 on 80KG(176lb @ 165lb's). (Bar touching chest of course).

    Not sure how many I could...
  12. pre injury I was doing 132 * 8 standing strict...

    pre injury I was doing 132 * 8 standing strict full ROM bar to upper chest at 170lb(was getting new PB every week - injury stopped all progress), would like to think I would have got 1 rep max at 170...
  13. 1mmort4l thanks for the tip on shoulders, trying...

    1mmort4l thanks for the tip on shoulders, trying to tear bar apart makes a huge huge difference, it must put the scapular in the correct line.

    Tried using dumbells and since u can,t do the tearing...
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    I guess its how you define ideal, I would say at...

    I guess its how you define ideal, I would say at 5'7 about 220-250 is ideal.
  15. Interesting responses guys, thanks. Would...

    Interesting responses guys, thanks.

    Would pinching shoulders together also apply to doing military press exercises? Or does it have an equivalent?

    Cheers
  16. Do u guys pinch your shoulders together when u bench?

    Recovering from a shoulder injury and read about scapular posture when benching. You are meant to pinch ur shoulders together and keep them flat (opposite of round shouldered). If u become round...
  17. Thanks mate.

    Thanks mate.
  18. Does anyone know official dimensions of 20KG olympic plate?

    Guys I have serached everywhere on google, yahoo and even here.

    I have just gone the home gym route and my 20KG disks look a bit smaller than the black and blue olympic ones in my old gym which...
  19. Thanks heaps guys thats answered the question...

    Thanks heaps guys thats answered the question perfectly....round it has to be, shame there are not any round ones on e-bay here in Australia.

    Ohh and thanks betastas for letting me know the name...
  20. The weights are 12 sided, has anyone deadlifted...

    The weights are 12 sided, has anyone deadlifted with these and had any issues?
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