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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  1. Thread: 3 weeks out

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    3 weeks out

    Have a deadlift meet 3 weeks out. Pulled 560 standing on 45s yesterday. Strength feels good off floor. Lockout could be better. Any ideas or game plan the next 2 workouts. Might just do speed pulls...
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    Reverse band DL Form

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xY6AJjOy53Y

    Hey all-

    This 580 + using light bed bands. This was just after doing 565x2. So I was a bit tired.

    Please let me know thoughts.

    Thanks
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    yea, tough standing on the plates, but it felt...

    yea, tough standing on the plates, but it felt MUCH better then last week.

    Need to work on staying tighter and staying down a bit more.
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    deadlift form 2.0

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Wvl--_qX0Q

    I have worked on my form a bit this week. This was 550 standing on 45 lb plates.

    This looked and felt better then the other lift last week. If anyone...
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    ok, checklist 1. shin touching bar 2. grab...

    ok, checklist

    1. shin touching bar
    2. grab bar
    3. keep back straight and sink hips down
    4. pull bar into body
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    Yea, I need to almost rock back a bit? Flat...

    Yea, I need to almost rock back a bit?

    Flat back as well.
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    Ha, those are 100's its 565

    Ha, those are 100's its 565
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    Deadlift form

    Hey all-

    I did some pulls at the end of the workout the other day. My form is all out of whack. I was wondering if I could get some feedback. This was the first time wearing a suit in a while so...
  9. Thread: Sumo Form

    by basbolstar
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    Sumo Form

    Hey-

    For some reason when I do Raw Sumo pulls, I tend to round my back as I go heavy. My butt flys up and it turns into a almost a straight leg pull.Sometimes I can drive through it. Other times I...
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    First Full RAW Meet

    Hey all-

    I have done a bunch of meets for the past few years. But none of them were Raw. They were also just Push Pull. I have decided to do a Full Raw meet. Any advice anyone has? It is in over 6...
  11. One of the best ideas I have heard. I would love...

    One of the best ideas I have heard. I would love to see this.

    Make it raw too!
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    I am close to 200lbs difference. Sad I know.

    I am close to 200lbs difference. Sad I know.
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    Keeping hips down/SUMO DL

    Does anyone have any advice or tips on how to keep the hips lower when doign sumo deads? I often fly up and it can turn into a super heavy stiff legged pull.
  14. Great Products! I wish I got the BCAA+. I got the...

    Great Products! I wish I got the BCAA+. I got the multi-plus instead.

    Chris, maybe have it for repeating customers that they get points for each purchase. With these pts add up to free shipping or...
  15. agree with Nick. Looks good though.

    agree with Nick.

    Looks good though.
  16. I sometimes wet the legs. It helps stretch it a...

    I sometimes wet the legs. It helps stretch it a bit.
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    RAW vs SUMO Gear

    Anyone here pull more Conv. Raw then Sumo Raw?

    I have pulled close to 600 lbs Sumo(gear). But pulling raw sumo, I dont get the same pop as I do con. raw. Curious if anyone else felt this way.
    ...
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    Yea, my training has been solid. Thanks for...

    Yea, my training has been solid.

    Thanks for the feedback guys.
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    Nutrition is right where it should be...Just want...

    Nutrition is right where it should be...Just want meet day to come I guess..
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    Days before the Meet Panic

    Hey-

    I am 3 days from my meet and I feel like my strength is crap, form will be off..and feel like I won't even hit my openers. Second guessing my form..everything...

    Anyone else ever feel this...
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