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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    Platform deadlifts will help. ...

    Platform deadlifts will help.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EcD8uXTE8Lw
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    That's why progressive resistance is so...

    That's why progressive resistance is so important. Let's use the squat as the example. If you can do a squat with 225 pounds for 5 reps, that's how strong your muscles have gotten from that...
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    Look into circuit training, might be something...

    Look into circuit training, might be something she might like. It's essentially a lighter weight done for a set time period, one right after the other with little to no rest.
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    That's the only ones out of your list I would...

    That's the only ones out of your list I would even consider using. Plus, toss in bent-over rows.
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    20-rep squats.

    20-rep squats.
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    I use a thickbar for my zercher power holds,...

    I use a thickbar for my zercher power holds, easier on the elbows and mimics more of what a Conan's Wheel will likely be.
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    For things like squatting, I like to inhale and...

    For things like squatting, I like to inhale and hold in the up position, squat down, then exhale on the way up. Just feels much stronger for me.
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    If you want big shoulders, barbell and dumbbell...

    If you want big shoulders, barbell and dumbbell military press should be your #1 priority.
  9. Thread: ouch, squats

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    Hise shrugs should help...

    Hise shrugs should help
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    You got a yoke, Savvy? If you do, just lower it...

    You got a yoke, Savvy? If you do, just lower it to where you can do front carries and take a walk. Easiest way to train for a Conan's I think. I primarily did Zercher power holds for my first...
  11. Overhead squats. 'Nuff said.

    Overhead squats. 'Nuff said.
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    http://www.image-upload.net/files/3263/SQUATZNMILK...

    http://www.image-upload.net/files/3263/SQUATZNMILK.JPG
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    Ed Coan cannot be called the man, for that's too...

    Ed Coan cannot be called the man, for that's too demeaning. Pure excellence comes more to mind.



    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HW-kxtsKQbI

    Jouko getting one during one of his dead workouts.
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    Hossein Rezazadeh's leading the C&J right now, an...

    Hossein Rezazadeh's leading the C&J right now, an insane 580:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Lf3AlZO4BI
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    Back then the clean and press was still...

    Back then the clean and press was still considered an O-lift along with the C&J and the snatch.

    http://www.chidlovski.net/liftup/a_demo_press_techniques.asp
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    Overhead squats, front squats, and do wall...

    Overhead squats, front squats, and do wall stretches first to warm up your wrists. You can also put on a lighter weight and get in a decent stretch just from the rack initially as well. It takes...
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    Well, it's not like they have muscles other...

    Well, it's not like they have muscles other people don't. Deadlift, power clean, and overhead squat.
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    Ditto, plus dips.

    Ditto, plus dips.
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    I can lift before Kyokushin, but not after. ...

    I can lift before Kyokushin, but not after. Don't expect to be at 100% that day though.
  20. Thread: 2 deadlifts?

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    And farmer's with a trap bar is different from...

    And farmer's with a trap bar is different from farmer's with two separate bars. That's more akin to a frame carry than a farmer's walk. Doing farmer's with a trap bar makes it a lot easier IMO.
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