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 kinda gym doesn't allow photos? picture...

    what kinda gym doesn't allow photos?
    picture taking is a useful tool to measure progress and correct form. Not just a vanity thing.
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    This is so true. But oh how many don't know how...

    This is so true. But oh how many don't know how to weed thru the bs and just swallow all they hear.
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    I like that

    I like that
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    smith machine angle

    Ever notice on some Smith Machines the bar travels up & down in a perpindicular angle, straight up & down like this |
    while on others the bar moves along an angle like \
    in the second scenario \ ,...
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    Who's a astrength guru and who's not

    I got a real problem with many these young lifters (I define young here as under 30) who despite their own quite impressive accomplishments; who go on spewing specialized training advice etc. with...
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    ^Thanks for stating the obvious. That's easy...

    ^Thanks for stating the obvious.

    That's easy enough when the weight is light. Prob is when it gets heavy, try it.
    There must be another solution besides of course find another rack.
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    Smith machine hooks

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    Most smith matchine squat racks have those hooks that rotate to release from off pins and vice-versa to safely catch pins.
    When doing pulls or just about any other exercise , if that's...
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    Nice circus lift, tho looks dangerous. I can see...

    Nice circus lift, tho looks dangerous. I can see breaking a finger doing that or worse.
    but does it having any training benefit?
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    For years I traveled an hour once a week. After...

    For years I traveled an hour once a week.
    After about 5 years of it started to wear on me. Plus the fact I couldn't take a week off bcuz my training bud depended on me being there. That sucked.
    We...
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    my question is: Let's say 2 guys both of whom...

    my question is:
    Let's say 2 guys both of whom can pull 600 on any given day (post warm up).
    How hard or easy should a 2-man pull of 1,200 be?
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    Check out Lou Ferrigno's article for tall bbers,...

    Check out Lou Ferrigno's article for tall bbers, it's on Deszo Ban blogsite.
    essentially you gotta eat like a horse, lift heavy ass compound lifts, forget the isolation curls for now, and rest,...
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    Q those you that normally let the bardrop but...

    Q
    those you that normally let the bardrop but keep your hands in contact, doesn't all that bar rattling reverberate up your arm and thru your joints wreak havoc?

    I always lower my bar under...
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    that was a very weird experience and nothing...

    that was a very weird experience and nothing anyone has heard of or dealt with, as you can judge by the responses.
    and No it's got nothing to do with you warming up, or being cold, don't kid...
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    also, realize that unlike other lifts the DL...

    also, realize that unlike other lifts the DL relies much on the lifter's grip.
    So while many guys will bang out heavy reps of squats or bench, it just won't work with DL, once you reach say your 75%...
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    NYer mag on strongman

    http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2012/07/23/120723fa_fact_bilger

    a great article on strongman done thoroughly the way New Yorker magazine does it.
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    what topics or issues you plan to get into for...

    what topics or issues you plan to get into for this seminar Mike?
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    So i'm assuming you hate the smell of rubber, or...

    So i'm assuming you hate the smell of rubber, or you allergic?
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    Guess my point is that you really don't have to...

    Guess my point is that you really don't have to work that hard in the gym while on AAS and you get your your T levels way high, you gonna see some great returns!
    Guess i'm surprised at how little i...
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    LOL, true sounds like a dumb question... DUH I...

    LOL, true sounds like a dumb question... DUH
    I guess what I'm saying is that now my training is not nearly as heavy and intense as it used to be , and I'm not eating as much either, so even with the...
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    i have been using the same scale for nearly10...

    i have been using the same scale for nearly10 years now
    always take readings in morning after shower
    weight gain has been incremental, same for lower bf%
    eating has remained same
    lifting has not...
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