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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    Why Do You Do What You Do?

    Why Do You Do What You Do

    Today I was forced to look deep within, and really ask myself why I am doing what I do. I started thinking about this question, and I always go back to my belief that...
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    Why Do You Do What You Do?

    Why Do You Do What You Do

    Today I was forced to look deep within, and really ask myself why I am doing what I do. I started thinking about this question, and I always go back to my belief that...
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    A little corny but read anyway!

    As an athlete with some considerable goals, lately I have wondered what type of woman could possibly fit into my life. I lift weights four times per week and run another three times. I eat six...
  4. Chris- To me, if I want to protect my living,...

    Chris-

    To me, if I want to protect my living, then I would drownd myself in new ideas, so that no one on the planet would know more then me. This thing we call Strength and Conditioning evolves...
  5. I'll check to see. I hope so. It got pretty...

    I'll check to see. I hope so. It got pretty heated, so it would be funny, if nothing else.
  6. Reflections on a seminar that I just gave

    The Reason Why Strength and Conditioning Moves So Slowly

    Friday, I was invited to give a talk and take part in a Q&A at Appalachian State University with their Exercise Science Graduate...
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    I wouldn't use the chains unless I was an...

    I wouldn't use the chains unless I was an experienced lifter with a strong core base. They really challenge the stabilizers. I don't use them all the time. I use bands sometimes, and straight...
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    1. It doesn't slow down bar speed or you couldn't...

    1. It doesn't slow down bar speed or you couldn't lock it out. 2. Chains are unstable, which we all know causes muscle recruitment and stability. 3. The increased weight teaches the lifter to...
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    Opticen

    Have you did the cost to serving yet? It's like a $1.50/Meal! Expensive?
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    By the way!

    Opticen, Nitrean, ETS, and Multi-Vitamin! Believe that!
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    A diet rant!

    I am amazed at how much Diet means to performance. Two weeks ago I decided to completely go strict (no cheat meals, no alcohol, no nothing), and this week has been the greatest training week of all...
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    4-4 Circa Max Clean & Jerk

    P. Clean and Jerk w 45 lb of chain- 130+CH/1, 140+CH/1, 152.5+CH/1

    2 CONES AND A HURDLE PLYO- 37" HURDLEX3, 41" HURDLEX3, 46" HURDLE X 2, 50" HURDLE X1

    CLEAN PULLS + CHAINS- 190+CH/1, 210+CH/1,...
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    4-2 Circa Max Snatch & upper

    Snatch w 20 lbs of chains, 90+Ch/1 x 2, 100+ch/1, 110+ch/1, 115+45lb of chain/1 (This was an easy Power Snatch)

    DB Tricep Ext- 45/6x3
    Rope Pushdowns- 80/10x3

    Bicep work

    Clap Pullups- 3x6...
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    Right now I am training two new superstars to the powerlifting world: Lavan Clement and Cheryl K (I want attempt to spell her last name correctly), but I think that their hard work and...
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    I think the two can go hand in hand if you understand the technical aspects of OL. I think that I posted my workout on here, and I am still doing the power movement, just not as much DLing. I have...
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    I'm 5'7"! The first jump was 47" and that was my...

    I'm 5'7"! The first jump was 47" and that was my second set of 8 reps. The other boxes are from 36" to 44" with a 60 lb vest. My straight vertical leap tested at 39", but I think now it is in the...
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    Man I love you guys. This keeps me pumped to do...

    Man I love you guys. This keeps me pumped to do more. Tonight was Max Effort and I did power cleans off 5" Box and got 160k pretty easy which was a new PR, so I am pretty excited. I hope to Snatch...
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    Wow, I justed wanted to say thanks to everybody,...

    Wow, I justed wanted to say thanks to everybody, and I hope that I can be a help to all you guys and gals. I am training harder now then ever in my life, so keep your fingers crossed. AtLarge Rocks!
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    I was going to say that the one thing that I...

    I was going to say that the one thing that I would suggest would be fast arms. By that, I mean when racking the weight on your chest, throw the elbows into position very fast. If you watch the...
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    My body weight is 220 and holding. My body fat...

    My body weight is 220 and holding. My body fat is really low right now. I sent Chris a video that he should be posting soon. I'm doing a lot of speed work, but the truth is that I have always been...
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