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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    I find the hook only works when you pull hard on...

    I find the hook only works when you pull hard on heavy loads, as it locks you thumb in real tight.
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    Im from the westcountry. Sommerset born and...

    Im from the westcountry. Sommerset born and Sommerset bred, thick in the arm and thick in the head!
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    Thanks for the advice guys. I took a week off...

    Thanks for the advice guys. I took a week off lifting and adapted by reading books/papers whilst lying down. Feels like 10 times better now. Will start doing good mornings and cleans again next week...
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    I think I've buggered my back!

    This is my final year at collage and the work load has been something else. So as a result I've spent loads of time hunched over my PC. Long story short - started a set of bent over rows only to find...
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    I play Rugby at university, everyone showers...

    I play Rugby at university, everyone showers after games / training - Infact it becomes a proper social event with everyone taking a cold beer in with them. We've even got a facebook group dedicated...
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    dont talk cobblers, if all other variables remain...

    dont talk cobblers, if all other variables remain constant and you put on two stones of muscle your certain to nail more tackles and bounce more tacklers.
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    Power-House, you should definately post a video...

    Power-House, you should definately post a video to put a halt to the hate.
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    I guess it depends on how long your bands are,...

    I guess it depends on how long your bands are, but its possible to flop them over the bar and stand on the loops. Bite point is just above the knee with mine.
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    You squat too low

    Thats what I was told today. On the whole the gym I train at is populated by senible types (only a few curl jockeys) but I found that comment interesting more than annoying. Ive been to 5 qyms in the...
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    Ive had a loaded bar bounce upto waist hight. I...

    Ive had a loaded bar bounce upto waist hight. I think Id have my membership card shoved up my ass if I started pinging discs about the place!
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    Think I'll bust out on a set of 10's to see if...

    Think I'll bust out on a set of 10's to see if theyre any good.
    I'm guessing the york's are solid compounded rubber for that price.
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    Yeah, wouldnt let me post the link till my...

    Yeah, wouldnt let me post the link till my counter hit 10....
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    Bumper plates

    Does anyone use these plates? They seem quite cheap and i'm Just looking to find out if they can take the abuse. Thanks
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    edgeman - are you keeping your knees bent untill...

    edgeman - are you keeping your knees bent untill the high pull?
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    Try pulling the bar higher and dipping under -...

    Try pulling the bar higher and dipping under - you'll have no choice but to catch the bar on your front delts as the weight will nail your wrists.
    Oh and ease off bicep exercises.
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    Ok its been going well the last two weeks. I was...

    Ok its been going well the last two weeks. I was weighed in at 98kg on thursday down ~2kg on fat. I recon I could sweat another 1kg no trouble. The big bonus is my first body weight clean and jerk as...
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    Gain strength but not weight?

    Simple question really, Is it possible develop power without having to pile on the pounds?

    I want to stay out of the super heavy weight class for boxing but get those numbers shifting too.

    Am...
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    I'm 6'2 and weigh 102kg / 225 pounds and actually...

    I'm 6'2 and weigh 102kg / 225 pounds and actually proper lean - If your done telling me what I am, thats grand!



    As much as I love sly internet aggro, thats a bit below the belt.



    Turkey...
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    Ever read the articles on here?

    Ever read the articles on here?
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    How the ruddy hell!

    Can anyone afford to consume 400+ grams of protein every day? Does anyone know of dietry information source with hints and tips for trainers on a 'tight' student budget??

    Thanks in advance - Phill
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