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 know lots of friends and clients that have gone...

    I know lots of friends and clients that have gone with this one and have been very happy with the product. definitely go full rack, you'll end up being able to add a lot of different variations to...
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    Sounds to me like you just need to lighten the...

    Sounds to me like you just need to lighten the load on your cleans. I wouldn't worry about where your deadlift is, but maybe get used to doing some hi pulls, barbell shrugs and barbell holds for...
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    If you want to hit the legs, let the dbells drop...

    If you want to hit the legs, let the dbells drop straight down to the floor with the chest high. If you want to do them on back day turn it into more of an RDL with the dbells in front, letting the...
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    I always pause on shrugs.

    I always pause on shrugs.
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    I agree that your straps shouldn't be slipping. ...

    I agree that your straps shouldn't be slipping. You should either get a good pair of straps from APT or work on your grip. The grip you are using is also important, if your left hand is supinated...
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    The lower back takes longer to recover from heavy...

    The lower back takes longer to recover from heavy workouts. I'm not talking about 3 sets of 6-8 reps on deads once a week. I'm talking about someone who has a couple of days where they are doing...
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    Be very carefull squatting and deadlifting more...

    Be very carefull squatting and deadlifting more than once a week. If you are going heavy your lower back needs more than the average time off for recovery. Try to get at least 7 if not 10 days in...
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    I'm not sure that I have any secrets to getting...

    I'm not sure that I have any secrets to getting them up there. I just make sure that when I kick each dbell up, I'm catching them close together on my front delt/upper chest with a neutral grip,...
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    I have recently changed all of my barbell...

    I have recently changed all of my barbell pressing to dbell work in the 4-6 rep range. My strength is going up every week, I would definitely give it a try.

    In just three weeks this is where I...
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    Stick to the olympic movements. There are plenty...

    Stick to the olympic movements. There are plenty of resources online that can show you proper technique and progressions. Train fast and you'll become fast. Stick to these

    hi pull
    power clean...
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    From Louie Simmons Zercher squats are...

    From Louie Simmons

    Zercher squats are performed by setting a bar in the rack at about stomach height. Take the bar in the crooks of your elbows-use a towel or some padding- suck up a breath, push...
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    If I had to pick one exercise, definitely your...

    If I had to pick one exercise, definitely your best bet.
  13. The girlfriend was always an issue for me too. ...

    The girlfriend was always an issue for me too. Anything silky at all panties, bra etc... Always ruined as soon as I got the palm of my hand on them. I started with a nail file and then realized...
  14. That is either 860 lb's which I got, or 900 lb's...

    That is either 860 lb's which I got, or 900 lb's which I missed can't tell from the pic. I think you might understand why at a Strongman competition straps would be an exception. When I am at the...
  15. Please don't use straps on deadlifts if you are...

    Please don't use straps on deadlifts if you are having trouble holding onto 315-405. You will never be able to deadlift a lot of weight unless you let your grip get stronger too. It may take a...
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    If you want a good highland games message board...

    If you want a good highland games message board start here.

    http://www.nasgaweb.com/forums/forum/default.asp
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    Exlosive movements. Since every event is...

    Exlosive movements. Since every event is throwing the following exercises will get you to where you need too be.

    Snatch - (hang and power)
    clean - (hang and power)
    1 arm snatch
    pullthroughs...
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    Buy a pair of mini Jump stretch bands from Elite...

    Buy a pair of mini Jump stretch bands from Elite Fitness Systems. Then check out some of the articles on the website about how to use them for Dynamic effort (speed) bench days. I have been using...
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    I would suggest taking squats out of your workout...

    I would suggest taking squats out of your workout for a little while and do Good mornings and RDL's for your max effort lower exercises. After training these two movements for 3 or 4 weeks try...
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    Stretching cold is a bad idea, and light cardio...

    Stretching cold is a bad idea, and light cardio doesn't quite do it for me all the time. I would suggest a dynamic warm up routine. If you have never done this before, you will be amazed at how...
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