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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    The best of the best are: 1. Ab slide (can...

    The best of the best are:

    1. Ab slide (can ultimately progress to standing decline (feet on top raised surface) with weight attached (backpack/dumbell in belt))
    2. My favorite: zercher sit-ups...
  2. Holy smokes!! That is a lot of weight! I been...

    Holy smokes!! That is a lot of weight!

    I been waiting for someone to try and break the 1250 lb world record! Hopefully he does!
  3. very easy looking lifts!

    very easy looking lifts!
  4. I say Sean S hit it D E A D O N . ...

    I say Sean S hit it D E A D O N .

    First, I do not blame you for the form; it was a max/pr so granted form will breakdown.

    I actually have the same problem in which my hips shoot...
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    It is quite difficult since one has the inability...

    It is quite difficult since one has the inability of using any bounce or stretch reflexes.

    It would not be a bad idea to throw it in once in a while when things get stale.
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    D E F I N I T E L Y ! The speed you can get...

    D E F I N I T E L Y !

    The speed you can get works wonders.
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    I have done those before (but never did see...

    I have done those before (but never did see anyone else do these); I liked it but it was just too much pressure on my knees at the bottom.
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    Unique/Rare Exercises

    Calling all those who know any such movements. Please share. Can be anything you noticed/do/envisioned...
    If you can, for starters:
    -what the exercise is called?
    -how is it performed?
    etc.
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    If you're interested in watching some more...

    If you're interested in watching some more deadlift videos... I assembled a playlist over the past 2 years of some of the best sumo deadlifts period
    ...
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    I second Sean S, looks like you were somewhat...

    I second Sean S, looks like you were somewhat squatting it up. You could try turning your feet outward more and getting your hips closer to the bar. Since your stalling at midshin, you should do...
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    From that angle, your form is spot on. Your...

    From that angle, your form is spot on. Your explosion can be improved with band training (but its not that bad.... not sure what percentage of a max this was). You loose speed at around midshin to...
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    Two suit reviews

    After I graduate college, I will only have about a month before a contest to learn a suit; I have the titan velocity sumo and the metal viking v-type squater to which I will be competing solo in the...
  13. hahahah, I am not trying to sound amateurish.....

    hahahah,

    I am not trying to sound amateurish.. I am thinking currently there is NOTHING available that you can attach and work with to do this type of movement.
  14. Just thinking. Current dogmas in powerlifting...

    Just thinking. Current dogmas in powerlifting all focus at adding weight at the top of movements... I think it is something different that could be incorporated for increased gains.
  15. Heavier at the bottom (lighter at the top)

    Does anyone have any ideas on how to make something heavier at the bottom and (lighter at the top) of the movement? I been pondering this for few a few days and have these solutions:

    1. Weight...
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    Personally, I did not lever belts. I generate...

    Personally, I did not lever belts. I generate too much outward force with my stomach and the darn thing just pops open everytime.
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    All he has to do now is get his bench stroke to 0...

    All he has to do now is get his bench stroke to 0 inches, and he be set for some big numbers! haha

    Amazing arch. I think the only arch I seen come close to that is EricsApimp ~Eric Lilliebridge.
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    I think its my poor flexibility in my ankles. ...

    I think its my poor flexibility in my ankles. When I do arch my back with a closer stance, I always tend to fall backwards. Literally in the hole, I drift backwards like the leaning tower of pisa!...
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    Thank you everyone for the input.

    Thank you everyone for the input.
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    I find gloves to be useful when you dont want to...

    I find gloves to be useful when you dont want to rip your hands open everyday so within a few days you cannot even train anymore. I had not trained grip in about 8 months and can still hold 1050 lbs...
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