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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    honest answer: most people here do not...

    honest answer:

    most people here do not compete. they are talking out of their ass. in reality, a bench shirt will not give most people much. dave tate gets about a 20-30 pound carry over. in a...
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    are you a equipped lifter or unequipped? for...

    are you a equipped lifter or unequipped?

    for equipped lifters, stuck off the chest is pretty much always going to be speed. even for unequipped lifters this is the case a lot of the time. i...
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    oh yea.. DE squats murder me

    oh yea.. DE squats murder me
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    as for your original question -- a poly is going...

    as for your original question -- a poly is going to suck if you can get in it alone. chances are, a poly will suck even if one person can get you in it. poly's have to be tight, tight, tight. when...
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    on the contrary, westside is very "light" in...

    on the contrary, westside is very "light" in comparison to numerous powerlifting routines and methods. it's very easy to follow if you know how to listen to your body.

    if you want overwhelming, go...
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    in my opinion westside shouldn't be done right...

    in my opinion westside shouldn't be done right when you start off. westside is designed to address weaknesses, and weaknesses are very hard for a beginner to be able to address themselves (it...
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    there are numerous ways to do the natural ghr.....

    there are numerous ways to do the natural ghr.. according to tate it's not a "natural" ghr but rather a manual leg curl. you can tell that there's a large difference if you've used a GHR bench and if...
  8. Thread: power cleans

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    i didn't do oly's until i started football.. i...

    i didn't do oly's until i started football.. i felt that the technical demand was too great to not have a coach, or atleast someone very experienced, watch

    now i'm comfortable enough with them to...
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    lol bad luck for me.. is there any window age...

    lol bad luck for me.. is there any window age wise where you'll likely be "diagnosed"?
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    my mom had diabetes, and everytime i go to the...

    my mom had diabetes, and everytime i go to the doctors they test me for it, and have for the past year

    sucks :) is there some sort of percentage that gets diabetes if their parent had it or is it...
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    i do a lot of hiit type work, but nothing on a...

    i do a lot of hiit type work, but nothing on a program (football practice).. i also lift PL style. obviously there will be *some* decrease in your ability to gain strength, but i think the benefit in...
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    i get this with oatmeal, but only if i eat 1 and...

    i get this with oatmeal, but only if i eat 1 and a half cups of it at once, so i just split that up during the day

    i don't know why, but eating a large amount of oatmeal made me super tired even...
  13. Thread: Aitkins Diet?

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    i know quite a few people who have gone on atkins...

    i know quite a few people who have gone on atkins and ended up looking like **** when they did drop 30-50+ lb. one guy looked pretty sickly

    i tried a TKD since i'm a football player. hated every...
  14. ketosis diets are nothing magical if you...

    ketosis diets are nothing magical if you understand the science behind it.. losing weight is pretty easy imo

    get adequeate protein, efa's, create a calorie deficit and you're on your way.
    ...
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    personally, i don't believe that ceasing carb...

    personally, i don't believe that ceasing carb after 6pm or whatever will alter the laws of thermodynamics
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    numerous peoploe have gotten great results as raw...

    numerous peoploe have gotten great results as raw benchers using wsb methods

    it isn't that much different for raw benchers, you just need more bottom work

    ive always used westside so i cant...
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    well, all i can say is that having days just for...

    well, all i can say is that having days just for speed has helped me through so many pleateu's that i won't doubt the system
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    if you don't understand the very obvious logic...

    if you don't understand the very obvious logic behind dynamic effort then you need to read up, a lot.
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    would it? i'd think the training methods, rep...

    would it? i'd think the training methods, rep schemes, speed days, loads, etc would be more important than diet.

    the way i'd see diet coming into play is if someone interested in pling wanted to...
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    i play football, and we do stuff like sled...

    i play football, and we do stuff like sled dragging, hitting a tire with a sledgehammer (dont know exactly what this helps, i guess forearms, but its hard as hell. most people don't last long)

    and...
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