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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    Thought you'd be interested

    http://www.fitnessmind.com/05.30.02/phpBB2/index.php

    http://www.goheavy.com/forums/debate/

    http://www.wannabebigforums.com/index.php?

    http://www.musclemagazine.com/bb/index.php?
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    Plyo's will have little or no effect for absolute...

    Plyo's will have little or no effect for absolute strength exercises. Proper manipulation of training(weight,sets and reps) will reap the desired results.
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    chris mason quote: "blah blah blah, blah blah...

    chris mason quote: "blah blah blah, blah blah blah."
    :drooling:
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    Squats should be performed before deadlifts....

    Squats should be performed before deadlifts. Deadlifts take a lot out of your back which is needed to keep proper form on your squat. If you don't keep your form on your squats, it could be a...
  5. Thread: squats @ home?

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    Try Zercher Squats. They help strengthen the...

    Try Zercher Squats. They help strengthen the lower back more than back squats and might be safer than clean and jerking the bar into position. You may also be able to handle a little more weight...
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    The JM Press is named for JM Blakely. This press...

    The JM Press is named for JM Blakely. This press is performed in the benchpress position. Imagine haning a plumb bob from the bar. You would want the plumb bob to fall directly over your upper...
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    ****Charger**** Stiff legged deads??? Hams...

    ****Charger****

    Stiff legged deads??? Hams would be the primary muscle hit here, lower back would be secondary. Do reguler deads.

    ???????????????

    I'm no kinesiologist but your back is at...
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    For your lower back you could perform: Stiff...

    For your lower back you could perform:

    Stiff legged deadlifts
    Goodmornings
    Back hyper-extentions on the roman chair

    For abs:
    Hanging knee lifts
    Any crunch machine
    Incline crunches
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    You might want to be around 35 to 40 degrees. ...

    You might want to be around 35 to 40 degrees.

    Don't stop doing inclines. I would rotate with incline, flat and decline,(one each week).
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    This is the web-site to goto for their training...

    This is the web-site to goto for their training methods:

    http://www.elitefitnesssystems.com/
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    Pulling your shoulder blades together not only...

    Pulling your shoulder blades together not only gives you a solid foundation for your benchpress but also will shorten the ROM by around 4"-6". This will also help you put up more weight.
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    Yes! You can switch exercises every week and...

    Yes! You can switch exercises every week and gain strength. I perform only one core exercise on Max effort day and change it the next week. I'll give you an example for bench press:
    Week 1:Close...
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    Powerman

    I did a little research and it seems your wrong about their deadlifting capabilities. All of the people I check(about 10)not only pulled in the top ten in the USA in their respective weight classes...
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    Westside focuses their Squat/Deadlift day with...

    Westside focuses their Squat/Deadlift day with 70% Goodmornings, 20% Squat, and 10% Deadlifts. They may not actually perform the deadlift but their primary focus is on the lower back. I haven't...
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    Latman, this looks strangely like the Westside...

    Latman, this looks strangely like the Westside style of training. You should look more closely on how they train. You are using some of the main principals but they're not in order. The original...
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    For single rep strength you must perform sets of...

    For single rep strength you must perform sets of 1,2,or 3 reps. This along with other factors will give you better strength.
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    If you really want to know

    Go to this site:

    http://www.elitefitnesssystems.com/

    Click on "ARTICLES" at the top of the page in the silver bar,
    then look for the article "Squatting from head to toe". This will tell you...
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    Chris Mason, are you a bodybuilder or...

    Chris Mason, are you a bodybuilder or powerlifter?

    If your a powerlifter, what are the 2 key components you need to be succesful? I know your not an advocate of Westside systems, so what are you...
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    Rock

    That's nice to sit at your computer and hypothesize, but using these methods just don't work for absolute strength. This training method is called Progressive Overload. Once you have become an...
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    http://www.elitefitnesssystems.com/

    http://www.elitefitnesssystems.com/
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