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: training and age

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    For me, raw work hurts the tendons over time. ...

    For me, raw work hurts the tendons over time. Single ply is about right, and two plyl just beats the crap out of my joints.

    Mixing it up seems to work best though.
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    I have a chiropractor I use regularly. She is...

    I have a chiropractor I use regularly. She is more of a 'massage therapist" than the traditional "snap crackle pop" chiropractor though. She uses many of the techniques people like Kelly Starret...
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    I simply don't make enough money powerlifting to...

    I simply don't make enough money powerlifting to pay for a flight, hotel, and whatnot. I'd love to go to meets in Europe, like GPC or WPC worlds, but the reality is that type of a trip costs more...
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    I typically compete SPF. Primarily because the...

    I typically compete SPF. Primarily because the SPF has many meets in my area. After I broke my left ankle, I needed a federation that would allow me to lift in single ply equipment like I was...
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    less than a minute... but I own the gym, which is...

    less than a minute... but I own the gym, which is really a garage type gym, so basically I just have to walk through the door.

    That said, all of my training partners drive a minimum of about 20...
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    I'm a zoo/wildlife veterinarian who is also a...

    I'm a zoo/wildlife veterinarian who is also a graduate student (working on PhD and second residency) and affiliate professor (teaching veterinary students) at a college of veterinary medicine. My...
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    Fit has been a question. I have tried 3...

    Fit has been a question. I have tried 3 different sizes including one custom made one (which I blew out0 part of my problem is TRex arms that are way bigger around than they are long. I really...
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    You and I are probably built more alike than Tee...

    You and I are probably built more alike than Tee and I are.... so I'vewondered about simple structural differences with how the shirt fits. I bugged Tee about it a bit, and he gave some reasonable...
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    Done that.. it didn't work. I used to...

    Done that.. it didn't work.

    I used to almost never use boards without touching first in training (when I did nothing but single ply). I'd work up to where I touched, then add the boards. In...
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    Yes, I've benched 760 in single ply--- a stock...

    Yes, I've benched 760 in single ply--- a stock Super Katana. I just missed 800 at lockout at that meet in that shirt.

    I've only managed 770 in a meet in multiply-- in a 2 ply SDP. I've...
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    I've done raw and single ply in the same year...

    I've done raw and single ply in the same year (and single ply and multiply in the same year).

    To change from raw to single ply, i really didn't change anything other than I didn't lift as heavy...
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    One of my training partners pointed out that it...

    One of my training partners pointed out that it was looking like I wasn't keeping my lats tight to pull down the bar... so really this looks like a form breakdown.... I wasn't arching right, lats...
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    against. its a challenge to keep the bar from...

    against. its a challenge to keep the bar from rolling, but if I get it set right I think I'm ok... i hope. We'll see.
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    So we figured it out.. .inflammed pronator...

    So we figured it out.. .inflammed pronator terres, possible entrapment of median nerve.

    What is interesting is that this may go back to some of the grip issues i've had with my right hand for...
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    I have had issues with lateral epicondylitis of...

    I have had issues with lateral epicondylitis of my right arm for years (since I tore up the right elbow). This isn't the same pain by a long shot. It is the medial/inside forearm extensor and...
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    No, I am in. I set up with my pinkeyes touching...

    No, I am in. I set up with my pinkeyes touching the collar, then move my hands in to pull my shoulders down and back to tighten up my arch. I'm not in "close" either. I'd say about a hands width...
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    biceps/forearm pain while squatting

    To give some background information: I'm just shy of a month out from a meet.. Monday was my heavy bench day. I tore thestplate on my SDP and just got it back, so more than anything I wanted to...
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    You need calves for squats and deadlifts---for...

    You need calves for squats and deadlifts---for knee extension. Remember the gastroc crosses the back of the knee.
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    I've gotten to the point where I absolutely hate...

    I've gotten to the point where I absolutely hate PLWatch as a website. It is something that really had the potential to be a central internet point for powerlifting... a website that could have...
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    I am learning this now as I'm looking back over...

    I am learning this now as I'm looking back over my last years training and what I've really failed to accomplish......
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