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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    What the heck have you been up to Mitch? Thought...

    What the heck have you been up to Mitch? Thought about you when the news about Benoit came out.
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    I don't know what you mean by "late in the game",...

    I don't know what you mean by "late in the game", but I'm in my late thirties and recently managed the side splits after training about a year for them (after never doing any flexibility training...
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    Not at any kind of weight (or price) that would...

    Not at any kind of weight (or price) that would make it practical to replace all your plates.

    http://www.fractionalplates.com/cgi-bin/edatcat/PDAstore.cgi?user_action=detail&catalogno=1.32
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    Can't remember the last time we talked, but I did...

    Can't remember the last time we talked, but I did certify on the HG300, plateau'd at a level smack dab between a #2 and #3 (RB240N), but haven't decided how serious I am about wanting the #3.

    Had...
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    Congrats on getting the work, and glad to hear...

    Congrats on getting the work, and glad to hear that you're enjoying it.
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    http://www.fitnessdepot.ca/shop/stores/1/storeLoca...

    http://www.fitnessdepot.ca/shop/stores/1/storeLocator.aspx?prov=bc
    http://www.fitnessdepot.ca/shop/stores/1/storeLocator.aspx?prov=ab
  7. Thread: CoC Training?

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    KTA is a great program... if your goal is gripper...

    KTA is a great program... if your goal is gripper specific.

    If you're looking at improving your grip strength in general, then KTA might be too intense. But even if you don't follow it, there...
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    Double overhand off the floor (never did rack...

    Double overhand off the floor (never did rack pulls), no chalk, 305 lbs @ bw of 156 lbs.

    Only deadlifted x 2 months so far, but grip training x 1 1/2 years. My grip feels like it's good for more,...
  9. Thread: Weighted vests

    by bdckr
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    Nope, got the 40 lb one. Yeah, the 84 lber is...

    Nope, got the 40 lb one. Yeah, the 84 lber is expensive.

    Sent you a PM.
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    Only if you're doing stuff sloooooooooooowly. ...

    Only if you're doing stuff sloooooooooooowly.

    You'd be surprised how comfortable and snug and stable a weighted vest can be when you're skipping rope.

    One of my big concerns when buying it...
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    I've got the Xvest (http://www.thexvest.com/). I...

    I've got the Xvest. I don't use them at all for pushups (I stick to benching), but I use them all the time for chinups (and skipping rope and pistols).

    It's 3 years old and holding up really...
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    That sounds about right....

    That sounds about right.
    http://www.fitnessdepot.ca/shop/stores/1/Olympic-Bar-Made-in-China-P334C0.aspx
    http://www.fitnesssource.ca/product_info.php?cPath=18_140_244_201&products_id=160

    I don't...
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    :withstupi I do lots of gripwork, and filing...

    :withstupi

    I do lots of gripwork, and filing down calluses and moisturizing your hands can make a big difference.
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    Congrats on the bench PR.

    Congrats on the bench PR.
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    Pushups, handstand pushups, chinups (off the top of a door if you don't have access to a bar), and pistols. For completeness, you could do some situps and back extensions.

    All free, and for...
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    Arrested Development! High five!

    Arrested Development! High five!
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    Hmm... that's funny. There's a guy on there...

    Hmm... that's funny.

    There's a guy on there with the username Sensei.

    Actually, despite whatever impression SaVvy has given people about the gripboard, it is a pretty good site.
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    http://www.dragondoor.com/articler/mode3/232/...

    http://www.dragondoor.com/articler/mode3/232/
    http://www.beastskills.com/OneArmPull.htm
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    Stretching Scientifically...

    Stretching Scientifically by Kurz is great. It took me 10 months to reach full side splits.
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    cross-sectional muscle size = myofibrillar +...

    cross-sectional muscle size = myofibrillar + sarcoplasmic hypertrophy

    http://www.dolfzine.com/page216.htm
    http://www.strengthcats.com/JDallmusclesnotequal.htm...
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