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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    Personally I think bringing a weight down quickly...

    Personally I think bringing a weight down quickly implies lack of control, would you let a bench press or squat just drop???, basically if you cant lower the weight in a reasonably slow controlled...
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    squats

    squats
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    The bench press uses a lot more than just pecs,...

    The bench press uses a lot more than just pecs, you seriously need to train lats, traps, delts (all 3 heads), tri's, bi's, and to a lesser degree legs as they give you stability.

    Basically start...
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    Westside, WBB, BGB - now there good routines. ...

    Westside, WBB, BGB - now there good routines.

    The one listed above might well suit a drug assisted genetic luckster like Arnold, but for everyone else it would drive progress backwards with the...
  5. Is it ok to alternate Dumbell and Barbell bench for ME day.

    Not long started doing Westside, and I don't think I really need to use all the different bench types (board, floor etc) for the Max Effort lift as my overall lack of strength is my weakness, but I...
  6. I personally don't see how you your religion and...

    I personally don't see how you your religion and beliefs extend to weightlifting.
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    Christina Aguilara not bulky but totally dirty. ...

    Christina Aguilara not bulky but totally dirty.

    Just thought as this thread was full of nonsense I'd add some!
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    Hmm, interesting idea, doing 3 rep sets only for...

    Hmm, interesting idea, doing 3 rep sets only for squats and bench as part of Westside routine the rest of the support exercises are 3 sets of 4-8 reps.

    3 questions, how many sets do you do?, do...
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    In order to teach English you would have to learn...

    In order to teach English you would have to learn it first, you would be teaching them Canadian!!!!
  10. Amen to all that, its almost comforting to know...

    Amen to all that, its almost comforting to know you have the same issues in US as UK roads. (cept the lanes are reversed).
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    That video makes me cringe, I wonder how many...

    That video makes me cringe, I wonder how many uninformed people watch that kind of thing and think thats the right way to squat, his ROM must be all of 3 inches.

    Cant wait till payday then I can...
  12. Best to do a search on Westside on this site, and...

    Best to do a search on Westside on this site, and on Google.

    Basically the Westside Barbell Club trains the biggest, most powerful, badass powerlifters in the world.
    ...
  13. 1. Yes, about 2x too many for stomach, train it...

    1. Yes, about 2x too many for stomach, train it the same as any other muscle. If your squatting heavy then this will help as well. Maybe move shoulders to Sunday with Chest/Triceps otherwise your...
  14. Thanks for all the advice, some truly impressive...

    Thanks for all the advice, some truly impressive numbers in there.

    I'm just starting Westside (well the best I can do in my home gym) and already have seen big improvements in my lifts, I have...
  15. who here has a 1000+ total, any tips appreciated

    Just wondered who on this forum has a 1000+ total for the big 3, and at what bodyweight.

    Also do you have any helpful tips (not diet, I know how important that is), or things to avoid, things like...
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    1) If you can do heavy weighted chins, and bench...

    1) If you can do heavy weighted chins, and bench heavy then it is very unlikely you will not have impressive arms.

    2) Treat bi's, if you feel the need to isolate, the same as any other muscle and...
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    Is the TUT total time (positive+hold+negative),...

    Is the TUT total time (positive+hold+negative), or just the positive phase?
  18. Judging by your other post where your having...

    Judging by your other post where your having problems with WBB1, your shoulders are your weak point. Try working these first before chest work with heavy weights and low reps, just overhead pressing...
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    I thought the answer was going to be danger of...

    I thought the answer was going to be danger of black eyes from big boobs, a sad reflection on my mind.
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    Has Westside payed off the most for size or...

    Has Westside payed off the most for size or strength??

    What has benefitted your size the most?
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