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 believe his record is 435, but I am not sure...

    I believe his record is 435, but I am not sure what the top 148ers can do raw. Joe Scalzo has benched 420 raw in training at 148 at almost 50. He normally takes between 365 and 405 raw before...
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    Another technique is to not drop your hips while...

    Another technique is to not drop your hips while setting up, but wait until you take your breath. Then drop the hips, feet close together, drive with the heels and almost fall back with the weight. ...
  3. My brothers training partner has alot of masters...

    My brothers training partner has alot of masters records. He still has uspf records from the early 90's in sqauts and bench. He has raw benched 420 at 150 lbs and benched 500 in a shirt. I know he...
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    Olive oil is still a much better choice for...

    Olive oil is still a much better choice for cooking then butter or margarine.
  5. Thread: Creatine

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    I usually take it every day for a few months and...

    I usually take it every day for a few months and then come off for a month. Every so often a break is good for you, plus it seems to work better if it is cycled on and off.
  6. I thougt chicken breast was about 6 grams per...

    I thougt chicken breast was about 6 grams per ounce?
  7. It's hard to get enough protein every day without...

    It's hard to get enough protein every day without shakes. After awhile eating 7 times a day is a workout in itself.
  8. Every time a muscle contracts it is flexing isn't...

    Every time a muscle contracts it is flexing isn't it?
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    I just started using a belt for benching and it...

    I just started using a belt for benching and it does seem to help get into a beter set up
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    Where do you train now? There is alot of good...

    Where do you train now? There is alot of good lifters in Buffalo. Send me a PM and I can give you names of places to go or we can set something up if you want to train with us.
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    Thanks

    Thanks
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    Deadlift off the rack?

    Is it normal to be weaker pulling off the powerrack then off the ground.

    These are my pr's from different pins.

    floor 545
    6" off ground(bottom pin) 505
    just below knees 590
    above kness 705
    ...
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    Another question? I squat close stance with the...

    Another question? I squat close stance with the bar higher on my traps, but I go very deep. My squats are usually fast down and up, but on some of the videos I have seen , the lifters have a very...
  14. [QUOTE=NASAKYCHAIRMAN;1903072]If you look at...

    [QUOTE=NASAKYCHAIRMAN;1903072]If you look at PLUSA Top 100 ranking and you'll see that it's very common for a lifter to bp 2x his body weight.

    I thought that list is for guys wearing bench...
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    Thanks for the responses. I have always trained...

    Thanks for the responses. I have always trained more like a powerlifter then a bodybuilder anyway, but this is my first time competing. I was thinking i would start with a 500 squat, 420 bench...
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    First pl meet next month?

    I am enetring my first powerlifting meet next month. I have been lifting weights since I was 18. I am 30 now so I have some training time, but haven't done much powerlifting training. A powerlifter...
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