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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    Received the IronMind Apollon Axle today. I'll...

    Received the IronMind Apollon Axle today. I'll use it in my Monday workout. It will make my bent over rows and deadlifts much harder.
  2. Thread: Wrist Wraps

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    Were you removing your wrist wraps between each...

    Were you removing your wrist wraps between each set? If you cut the circulation off for long enough you can cause some damage. How long do you keep the wrist wraps on?
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    Is there any benifit from benching or squating...

    Is there any benifit from benching or squating with a fat bar? Or should I just use it for my deads, rows and other floor lifts?
  4. Thread: Critique my squat

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    Ok guys...I pushed from the heels and started the...

    Ok guys...I pushed from the heels and started the up movement with my hips. I'll video tape again on my Wednesday workout but this one felt much better. I went up to 160 lbs but it really felt much...
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    Thanks for the suggestions guys. I'll try to sit...

    Thanks for the suggestions guys. I'll try to sit back alittle more and keep those knees out.

    I'm going to go look for a pair of chucks this week.
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    I only had one bar so i needed a second one. ONe...

    I only had one bar so i needed a second one. ONe standard and one thick bar. I think this apollons axle will be just fine.
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    Critique my squat

    Guys,

    Here is a video of me squatting 155 lbs. I know its not alot of weight but I've only been doing Ripptoe's program for 1 1/2 months now.

    Its hard to see my legs because of the rack...
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    Well I went ahead and bought the Apollon's axle...

    Well I went ahead and bought the Apollon's axle from IronMind. What made my mind up was the fact that the Apollon's axle doesn't have any knurling. I figured that if I wanted more grip I could add...
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    Sensei, What do you think about the knurling? ...

    Sensei, What do you think about the knurling? Do you wish that your Apollon's axle had knurling or do you like it smooth?
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    Thanks guys. I recently bought some gear from...

    Thanks guys. I recently bought some gear from newyorkbarbells.com and it was quality stuff so I'm not worried about that. Their solid bar is about the same cost as the Apollon Axle...I know Iron...
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    Which thick barbell?

    Trying to decide between the Iron Mind Apollon's Axle thick bar or the newyorkbarbells.com 2" thick bar.

    Is the apollon's axle tube steel or is it solid? I'm thinking its tube steel since its only...
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    Actually I tried something the other day that...

    Actually I tried something the other day that turned out really good. I use a magic bullet to blend my protein shakes. I used it to grind up a small handful of almonds...then rolled my chicken in...
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    Sorry...$458. Thats what I meant just typed it...

    Sorry...$458. Thats what I meant just typed it wrong.

    I don't do any decline presses at all so I didn't care about the decline. Only thing I use a decline bench for is ab work.

    Do you do...
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    So far I really like this FID bench. It is...

    So far I really like this FID bench. It is really wide and very stable. No moving around at all and it feels like a solid flat bench when down. I didn't really need or want the decline function...
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    If you already have the weights you can buy a...

    If you already have the weights you can buy a super bench and a power rack from newyorkbarbells.com for $358 total. No shipping charges and no sales tax.

    Here is the bench:
    ...
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    The rack was $299 plus $98 shipping since it was...

    The rack was $299 plus $98 shipping since it was so heavy. It has 3x3 posts where the other power racks they sell have 2x2 posts. Newyorkbarbells.com does have a 2x2 power rack for $299 with free...
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    I just purchased this rack setup from...

    I just purchased this rack setup from newyorkbarbells.com:

    http://webpages.charter.net/lousar/gym/gym01.jpg

    If you don't have any height restrictions like I did they also sell a full size power...
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    I've been on Mark Riptoe's 3x5 for almost a solid...

    I've been on Mark Riptoe's 3x5 for almost a solid month now. I've been eating as much good food as I can force myself to eat...(I'm never hungry) and sticking to the workout plan and I've already...
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    Well...I went and looked at the first power rack...

    Well...I went and looked at the first power rack that a local personal trainer has in his gym. It is plenty high for me to do overhead work and it is still short enough to put on the platform. That...
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    Do most of you have your rack sitting on top of...

    Do most of you have your rack sitting on top of your lifting platform or is your platform in front of your rack?
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