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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    ok thanks, im not the only one then ^.^ as...

    ok thanks, im not the only one then ^.^

    as long as its not affecting the way the pullup affects me then i shall not straighten fully
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    Pullups form - straight arm?

    My physio told me that fully straightening my arm doing excercises such as pullups can lead to tennis elbow, as i had some signs of it.
    however on most videos ive seen of people performing them they...
  3. Thread: military

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    It makes no sense that the army would want to...

    It makes no sense that the army would want to starve its recruits.. if they wants stronger soldiers they need sustenance to build strength upon surely.

    I s'pose shooting guns doesnt take much...
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    Amazing! Urrm, blatantly more...

    Amazing!
    Urrm, blatantly more appealing/applicable to those of us who follow/play the sport, but the ideals suggested are applicable anywhere. :D
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    I agree with tomv.. my perspective should be...

    I agree with tomv.. my perspective should be obvious though. :P
    Try this Try savers & Rib Breakers
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    thanks :D information seems useful altough its...

    thanks :D
    information seems useful altough its frustrating that most of the info is lost due to language difference.
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    huh? "Video results for '????TV'" wrong link?

    huh? "Video results for '????TV'"
    wrong link?
  8. Thanks alot guys, will search for those articles...

    Thanks alot guys, will search for those articles but they arnt apparent, will have to dig.
    I starting crossfit training today.. or attempted to. I discovered i was still a bit ill from a previous...
  9. ok, im pretty interested, think ill check the...

    ok, im pretty interested, think ill check the crossfit forums out in depth.

    how necessary would you say the journals are? :P
  10. crossfit the way to go for rugby conditioning?

    I've been looking into it a bit and it seems like the most itense and fun way to gain functional strength, primarily, for me, to improve me as a player.
    I have been doing compound lifts with high...
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    What i had sounds very similar to what you...

    What i had sounds very similar to what you described, "pinching feeling".

    this thread might help.. http://www.wannabebigforums.com/showthread.php?t=96175

    I was just about ready to give up,...
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    my shoulders got broader when i wasnt on a weight...

    my shoulders got broader when i wasnt on a weight program, it was like over 2 years of playing rugby loads.

    But otherwise, maybe rowing and swimming help alot to get broad shoulders, along with...
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    ah yah my legs are stronger than my upperbody...

    ah
    yah my legs are stronger than my upperbody as a whole i think, so my back will have to catch up.
    But i will watch my form more next time, thanks for tips ^ ^

    when i recover from slight tear...
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    deadlift form / back question

    I'm pretty new to weightlifting in general, but am getting the hang.
    I did my first like heavy deadlift workout like 2 days ago and i think maybe i was doing something wrong. My lower back hurt like...
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    I think it depends on the intensity and level u...

    I think it depends on the intensity and level u swim. I dont think it would do squat for me, probly make me lose weight as its cardie.. but my mate went through his early teens swimming for county....
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    Ok thanks all.. yah think i will either not do it...

    Ok thanks all.. yah think i will either not do it and try to hit gym more, or maybe rotate which i do at max intensity etc.
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    sqauts, dls and bench same day

    It seems to me like this would be quite faesable as, firstly, many people already do DL's and squats on their "leg day", and also i wouldnt have thought it would matter if you bench same day also as...
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    Thanks both, Very helpful advice however i dont...

    Thanks both, Very helpful advice however i dont own a camera/videomakingdevice and lack a barbell at home so when these are sorted i will post :P



    This is interesting. may i ask why so?
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    Self taught Olympic lifting?

    Was just wondering how safe olypic lifting is without proffessional training?
    I cant really find any trainers in my area who i think would be able to teach
    (i go to a posh gym in Leeds, UK and like...
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    I would have GUESSED that if u did tear it u...

    I would have GUESSED that if u did tear it u would still be in pain. ive torn other muscles and it hurt alot. my mate torn his quad badly in a game and he was on crutches for a few days
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