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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    In the grand scheme of things, no, as long as...

    In the grand scheme of things, no, as long as you're consistent with your dosing.

    Creatine uptake is a little better when when consumed with protein and carbohydrate, so for most people...
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    Indeed it is.

    Indeed it is.
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    I'm not going to read back because I'm not sure...

    I'm not going to read back because I'm not sure if I have the strength for five pages of your journal. Forgive me if this has already been answered, but...


    How far CAN you throw a softball?
    ...
  4. For those looking for a box to train at: Big...

    For those looking for a box to train at:

    Big Neal at Crossfit Boston does a great job with strength programming as well as Olympic skill work.

    http://www.crossfitboston.com/
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    This week has been ****ty from a training point...

    This week has been ****ty from a training point of view for some reason. No motivation. I don't feel bad, just not good. Maybe I'll chalk it up as sort of a deload and start this block again on...
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    Monday: Overhead Press, Week 1, Block 6, 8:30am...

    Monday: Overhead Press, Week 1, Block 6, 8:30am
    Weight = 258-ish

    Dynamic Warm-up

    A1) Barbell OH Press: 45x10, 45x10, 95x5, 115x5, 125x5, 145x8
    -Sort of sucked. I hit the weight I was...
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    Stash: Word. Wednesday: One of my good...

    Stash: Word.

    Wednesday: One of my good buddies is going through some fairly serious stuff and it was better to chat with him a bit than get into my workout, so I didn't squat. Later that night...
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    Back for a minute, anyway! Sylvia and...

    Back for a minute, anyway!

    Sylvia and Rene-joto I keep up with on Facebook, as you know, but I haven't heard anything about Casey or Scott in quite a while.
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    Master's in Kines, undergrad in Finance here. ...

    Master's in Kines, undergrad in Finance here.

    I'm a performance coach/trainer, so yeah, I get a lot out of my degrees.

    The real question is what do you really want to do? That'll direct you.
    ...
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    Monday: Bench Press, Week 3, Block 5 6:45am ...

    Monday: Bench Press, Week 3, Block 5
    6:45am

    Dynamic Warm-up

    A1) Close-grip BB Bench Press: 45x20, 135x5, 225x3, 245x5, 275x3, 305x2, 225x10
    -Surprisingly fast. Still weak, but given how...
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    Wednesday: Power Clean and Deadlift, Week 3,...

    Wednesday: Power Clean and Deadlift, Week 3, Block 5, 6:45am :swear:

    Dynamic Warm-up

    A1) Burpee to Box Jumps (36" box): x3x3
    -Easy, just trying to get the CNS activated. Three high CNS...
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    Chubs: What's going on, bro? Tuesday: ...

    Chubs: What's going on, bro?


    Tuesday: Overhead Press, Week 3, Block 5
    Weight = N/A


    Dynamic Warm-up

    A1) Standing BB Overhead Press: 45x10, 115x5, 130x3, 145x8
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    Thanks, dude. It's coming along. Monday: ...

    Thanks, dude. It's coming along.


    Monday: Squat, Week 2, Block 5
    7:30am

    Much warming up, SMR, etc.

    A1) Squats: 45x10, 135x5, 225x5, 225x5, 275x5, 275x5
    -This was the first time in...
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    When you're back squatting bull up your upper...

    When you're back squatting bull up your upper back and squeeze the bar into it. Imagine that you're trying to bend the bar around your body. That'll help tighten everything up.

    That, combined...
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    Hey man! Great to see you've started back with a...

    Hey man! Great to see you've started back with a journal!

    OffRoad hit it right on the head: Focus on getting your form right at first with small, gradual increases. Once that starts to feel...
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    Friday: Bench, Week 2, Block 5, 9:30am Weight =...

    Friday: Bench, Week 2, Block 5, 9:30am
    Weight = N/A

    Dynamic Warm-up

    A1) Plyo Push-ups onto a forward Bench: 3x5

    B1) Close-grip Bench Press: 45x20, 135x10, 225x3, 255x3, 290x3, 225x8...
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    Xian: When you're ready, you know where to find...

    Xian: When you're ready, you know where to find me. I'm always up for a challenge.

    Geo: It's not going to contribute to your height, but if someone had some fairly severe disfunction it could...
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    Skinny: I feel ya. If I were you, I'd hate me....

    Skinny: I feel ya. If I were you, I'd hate me.


    Let's see... Deload week.

    This weekend I planted an orchard. We'll call that "GPP".

    Monday: Push-Press, Deload, Block 2

    I did some...
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    Thanks, man. "Posting on a regular basis" is...

    Thanks, man. "Posting on a regular basis" is probably a stretch, but I am posting. ;)


    Thursday: Bench, Week 3, Block 2
    10:30am

    Dynamic Warm-up

    A1) Flat Barbell Bench Press: 45x20,...
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    Tuesday: Deadlift, Week 3, Block 2 9:00am ...

    Tuesday: Deadlift, Week 3, Block 2
    9:00am

    Dynamic Warm-up

    A1) Conventional Deadlift: 135x5, 225x5, 225x5, add belt 315x5, 370x5, 420x3, 470x5
    -I'm glad this is the last week before a...
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