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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    no no...dont get me wrong here...i'm...

    no no...dont get me wrong here...i'm listening...i'm actually designing the new workout based on your advice about the 4 sets of 5 exercises (all compound exercises)...thanks for that...


    ok, so...
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    alrite...any reason for not putting any isolated...

    alrite...any reason for not putting any isolated movements in there??? are they bad for powerlifting??
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    alrite guys so after a lot of thought, i've...

    alrite guys so after a lot of thought, i've decided to ankle supersets...that ship has sailed...so now i'm just gonna do regular sets...so i'm designing a new routine...ok, so the plan is as...
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    two other things...i dont see why its so...

    two other things...i dont see why its so impossible to train for sprints and powerlifting at the same time...short sprints is all about power...and two of the best sprinters i know also win...
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    yea...i got bent over rows in there...

    yea...i got bent over rows in there somewhere...if i dont...well i kno i have them overall in the routine...

    hmm ok yea pull ups...i'll def do those...now i'm horrible at them...i can only do like...
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    well first off i'm not deadlifting since football...

    well first off i'm not deadlifting since football season hasn't ended yet...and i'm not starting this program till football ends

    2nd off...the 150m sprints...that's cause i'm also training to be a...
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    alright...i sorta redid my plan here...here's how...

    alright...i sorta redid my plan here...here's how it goes...

    Sample Week

    Monday

    Squat 4 x 4

    Hang Snatch 4 x 5
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    hmmm that sounds like good advice...BUT, i gotta...

    hmmm that sounds like good advice...BUT, i gotta throw in deadlift in there as well...deadlift along w/ hang cleans, cause i do wanna keep a personal record of my hang cleans as well...so any advice...
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    alrite...well any suggestions on what to...

    alrite...well any suggestions on what to change...or what to do instead??

    now keep in mind that i'm doing both powerlifting AND dash training...
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    well to be honest, this summer it boosted my...

    well to be honest, this summer it boosted my squat, bench, and clean...but the thing is i'm tryin to boost the deadlift too...see my issue is throwing in the two extra workouts

    ok, this summer, i...
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    wait what's the difference then?? look, its...

    wait what's the difference then??

    look, its not even a big deal its a "powerlifting routine" or not...all i need to know is that if my idea is gonna do a pretty damn good job of boosting my squat,...
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    alrite...one thing that i'm sure most of you...

    alrite...one thing that i'm sure most of you haven't noticed yet, and that i perhaps forgot to leave out, that each exercise that u see lined up next to each other is a superset...so w/ that being...
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    see, over the summer, i'd actually put in an...

    see, over the summer, i'd actually put in an extra day of lifting on saturday...the saturday lift would have an upperbody lifting workout (to help the bench) followed by leg cranks (which are speed...
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    in response to Bako Lifter's comment...like idk...

    in response to Bako Lifter's comment...like idk what it is really...like, monday, tuesday, and thursday are pretty much taken off of our football's summer routine...and that routine really, and i...
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    nah i'm a senior in college...and actually its...

    nah i'm a senior in college...and actually its ironic cause the sled work IS from high school...i never touched a sled at college...

    well...see, monday, tuesday, and thursday are pretty much our...
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    Powerlift Routine

    Hey...so after football season ends, I wanna train for my first powerlifting meet that i plan to do sometime next June or so...I have a sample routine, and I want some feedback about it...its a 5 day...
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    well as for the running, i plan to do that over...

    well as for the running, i plan to do that over the summer...as for right now, for our conditioning, we do those types of sprints so i'm covered there...its just that i need to lose a little weight...
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    hmmm...sounds good...thanks for the replies thus...

    hmmm...sounds good...thanks for the replies thus far...i'm still working on this routine...once i'm done, i'll post it...its a lot of explosive stuff along w/ strength/size stuff in there as well
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    football goals

    Hi. I play football for RPI (we're Division III)...I'm a linebacker...and I have some goals...I'll list them step by step...first, here's where I'm at right now...

    Height: 5'9"
    Weight: 197 lbs...
  20. Hi. I play football for RPI (we're division III),...

    Hi. I play football for RPI (we're division III), and I'm a linebacker. As of now, I squat 325, bench 235, hang clean 225, and deadlift like 360. Right now, I'm 5'9", 197 lbs. I wanna lose all my...
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