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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    Inconsistent workouts

    I have been training the last 11years.and frequently my bench workouts are inconsistent.One day i will bench 4 sets of 340x5.While other days i struggle to bench 340 even twice.I then go to lower...
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    another pic

    another pic
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    My upper body

    I am looking for an honest opinion of this and what i need to work on.iKnow the pictures arnet perfectly clear but you still can tell..
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    heres another one...I'm 6'1 225 bench 410 and...

    heres another one...I'm 6'1 225 bench 410 and deadlift 585
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    I need a critique for my pictures

    Heres a couple of my pictures Tell me what ya think and what i need to work on....
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    This also worked for me.I do my standard heavy...

    This also worked for me.I do my standard heavy sets of 345x5 and then do speed reps with 225 3x8.with 20-30 second rests in between.
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    Is this too much benching

    Today @ the gym i did 4 complete sets of 340x5.Followed by 2 sets of dumbell incline.If i can do 4 of these sets ,can i do a set of 350x5 for at least one set?
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    The shirt is not your true self.It is the shirt...

    The shirt is not your true self.It is the shirt pressing the weight not you.If i bench pressed 500# and had to use a shirt i wouldnt be too proud of myself.
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    I dont beleive in shirts.it is the shirt giving...

    I dont beleive in shirts.it is the shirt giving you the extra strenght ,not you.you are depending on a man made material to make you stronger.to me, this is the worst form of cheating there is.
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    i HIGHLY disagrree with your quote abou gym...

    i HIGHLY disagrree with your quote abou gym lifts.I f you can do the lift without any help then itcounts regardless of the circumstances.
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    As a 400 bencher,there isnt a workout that goes...

    As a 400 bencher,there isnt a workout that goes by where i dont have shoulder and tendonitis pains.I have never had ona shirt or took any gear.But after the 400# barrier.the gear and shirt would...
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    Most importantly,You need the right mentality,the...

    Most importantly,You need the right mentality,the ability to withstand pain,be mentally sharp and have excellent memory and strategie skills.
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    No Italians never train their back.

    No Italians never train their back.
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    You do it twice a week following strict Italian-...

    You do it twice a week following strict Italian- training methods
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    Italian Style training

    Has anyone had any luck with Italian style training?Where do heavy sets of 4x4 bench and then squat 4x4? followed by 6 stes of barbell culs?
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    The evidence of my face....

    The evidence of my face....
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    What I mean is take the bar to your chest..pause...

    What I mean is take the bar to your chest..pause for 5 seconds and then explode.This seems to be very effective.
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    Let's not be so negative. Thanks :) -PowerMan

    Let's not be so negative. Thanks :)

    -PowerMan
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    drop about 10-15 pounds on your last 2 sets.

    drop about 10-15 pounds on your last 2 sets.
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    5 Second pause Benching

    Today at the gym i expermented with 5 second pause benching.I did 3 sets of 315x8 and then i took 275 for 8 reps with a 5 second pause.Are 5 second pauses good for muscle stimulation?
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