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 Log

    by AlexR
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    Weightlifting is a journey, there are ups and...

    Weightlifting is a journey, there are ups and downs. I have no doubt you will comeback stronger and bigger. Muscle memory will work wonders on you. Recover fast!
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    YEAAAAAA FINALLY!!!!

    YEAAAAAA FINALLY!!!!
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    I think its a good idea that you cut the volume

    I think its a good idea that you cut the volume
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    Let me ask you something. Why did you decide...

    Let me ask you something.

    Why did you decide to change your training schedule, as well as your training style? It was working so well? You were loading, then deloading and hitting PR's everywhere?
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    Use heavy power shrugs in the power rack. It...

    Use heavy power shrugs in the power rack.

    It will hit your Traps I,II,III,and IV, something that shrugs fail to do.

    Go heavy, don't count the weight, count the 45 lb plates
    Use Straps
    Use...
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    Do you workout? Everyone is talking about...

    Do you workout? Everyone is talking about nutrition, how about you post your work out program. Do you do deadlifts, squats and presses? I understand that you will have flexibility issues due to...
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    very nice

    very nice
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    Also none of the the sets are taken to failure,...

    Also none of the the sets are taken to failure, and I progress really slowly in some movements just like you (adding 2.5 lbs every week)
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    On bench I was following your program exactly. ...

    On bench I was following your program exactly.

    But for squats, shoulder presses, chins, rows and other compounds, I added more work volume as per your suggestion. I do either 3 x 5, 5 x 5, or 8 x...
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    Those 15 bench singles did a number on your CNS...

    Those 15 bench singles did a number on your CNS probably.

    You'll get 235 and more :)

    Btw with your program I gained 4 pounds already, and almost was able to bench 275!
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    with only 1 min rest, and the amount of volume...

    with only 1 min rest, and the amount of volume you were able to do with 245.... 275 will be yours in few days :)
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    Race you to +90 lb chin! How much do purples...

    Race you to +90 lb chin!

    How much do purples add at the top?
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    your chins keep progressing, very nice. How...

    your chins keep progressing, very nice.

    How does it feel to hold nearly 200 lbs over your head!
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    what do you do for your traps. They look awesome.

    what do you do for your traps. They look awesome.
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    Good job, the power jerks will make you even more...

    Good job, the power jerks will make you even more explosive. Its an awesome exercise for legs and shoulders
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    bro, you keep sayings its heavy, its heavy, its...

    bro, you keep sayings its heavy, its heavy, its heavy.... but then you keep beating the weight during the next session! You are doing 250 lbs of chin weight for 3 sets! I learned a lot from your...
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    Thanks bro, i use to do pushpresses machine...

    Thanks bro, i use to do pushpresses machine presses, upright rows and flies, now I realize that one pushing move done properly is enough!
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    bro do you train shoulders directly. What would...

    bro do you train shoulders directly. What would be best shoulder movements. I am thinking sitting shoulder press (without back support) and pushpress. What do you think
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    shrugs you use straps, or powerlifting grip?

    shrugs you use straps, or powerlifting grip?
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    yo, yoo yo yooo yoyo? yoyo!? yo!

    yo, yoo yo yooo yoyo? yoyo!? yo!
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