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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    Training after knee surgery - meniscus repair

    Hey,

    I had an accident at work and I've badly torn my right knee meniscus in two places. Luckily all my ligaments are in tact but my MCL is stretched. I'm due to have arthroscopy to trim the...
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    I agree and in all honesty I like the Ace alot -...

    I agree and in all honesty I like the Ace alot - but it's slightly too big for me right now and the Overkill isn't. I cant afford to spend on a new Ace right now and there isn't anyone here I trust...
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    Thanks guys, I appreciate your responses. I know...

    Thanks guys, I appreciate your responses. I know opinions will always differ but I'm still learning so it's good to hear even if it's conflicting.

    I've had probably 8 sessions in the shirt in...
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    Touching in Overkill shirt

    Hey guys,

    Just wondering if there is any way of making a touch easier in an overkill from people's experience?

    I just seem to lock up about two inches away from chest. I really made an effort...
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    I cut around 30 lbs last year to make 220......

    I cut around 30 lbs last year to make 220... there's a thread about it here somewhere :)

    It's not nice at all. This year I plan to be 240 or less and leaner to compete at 220

    Edit - and my...
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    Does it require being twice as strong as everyone...

    Does it require being twice as strong as everyone else?
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    I think most people's comments echo one thing -...

    I think most people's comments echo one thing - you gotta train hard. You really got to bust your ass to make gains.

    The problem only comes with CNS fatigue (burnout or whatever) when someone is...
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    Yeah, normally 3 weeks out I've been doing a week...

    Yeah, normally 3 weeks out I've been doing a week of heavy doubles and maybe a single to a 2-board, then a week of heavy 1-boards. Then a deload. week out of the shirt. I usually get what I hit on a...
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    I have contemplated trying something along the...

    I have contemplated trying something along the lines of 80-90% bar weight and 10-20% chains for the bench. May give it a go and see what happens.
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    Mmm, I'll keep mine conservative to start with...

    Mmm, I'll keep mine conservative to start with coming back from injury -

    928 Squat
    620 Bench
    750 Deadlift

    All at 220lbs on the same day :)

    Or total above 2255 lbs at 220
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    Not bad thanks - been having my share of ups and...

    Not bad thanks - been having my share of ups and downs recently with injuries. Hoping to bring something big to the platform in the new year though :)
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    Nice work Brian!

    Nice work Brian!
  13. Great stuff!!

    Great stuff!!
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    That you're worrying about the wrong exercises???

    That you're worrying about the wrong exercises???
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    What if you have short arms and standard length...

    What if you have short arms and standard length sleeves cover your elbow??? Your not allowed to wear a shirt lol
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    Yeah fewer classes is a good thing. They've...

    Yeah fewer classes is a good thing.

    They've got it all wrong though - we dont need fewer middle heavyweight classes - just fewer lightweights!

    The 90-125kg seem to be the most competitive...
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    Jeez, I have a 29inch inside leg and I'm 5'10! ...

    Jeez, I have a 29inch inside leg and I'm 5'10!

    I have fairly long arms though so it evens my long torso out on deadlift I think.
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    Andy Bolton as he's the only man to have got 1000...

    Andy Bolton as he's the only man to have got 1000 lbs off the floor :)

    It's actually a bit too hard to say. I think the way strongman is going the winners are not the strongest by a long shot.
    ...
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    Easy! Good luck for the meet :)

    Easy! Good luck for the meet :)
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    They're good for pre/rehab and as said above...

    They're good for pre/rehab and as said above making you keep tight.

    I've been using a bandbell bar (bamboo bar) these last few weeks and I like it as assistance work.

    The higher the contrast...
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