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. Just to offer some support to samadhi_smiles. I...

    Just to offer some support to samadhi_smiles. I climb to around 7b/7b+ which is around 12c/12d. When I have been climbing at my best/strongest I have done nothing but climb for a few months.

    Sure...
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    http://mikesgym.org/wod.php following that won't...

    http://mikesgym.org/wod.php following that won't do you any harm
  3. if you look at fuzzy's profile there is another...

    if you look at fuzzy's profile there is another pic of him. He is massive:
    http://wannabebigforums.com/image.php?u=16903&dateline=1160743597&type=profile

    Not saying that doesn't confirm it or...
  4. I wish I had some eleiko's *drool*. Lifted on...

    I wish I had some eleiko's *drool*. Lifted on them at a gym in london once, mile apart from my bar that cost £60.

    Work on it with the lighter weight until you feel confident. Something unerving...
  5. Thread: plyometrics

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    it may be worth you checking out...

    it may be worth you checking out www.rossboxing.com if you are interested in plyometrics. His ideas are similar to www.crossfit.com but is more focused around conditioning and explosiveness.

    A...
  6. Just do something. All this endless routine...

    Just do something. All this endless routine making will get you nowhere unless you actually do one. Diet is what makes you gain size, not Anthony's routine. Anthony's routine will get you strong, a...
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    Training in socks is generally not encouraged...

    Training in socks is generally not encouraged with very heavy weights, I can't remember the mechanics, but Rippetoe talks about it in SS.

    Training in any flat, hard soled shoe would be fine -...
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    does this mean that you got one of the goals in...

    does this mean that you got one of the goals in your signature? the bench press 4x100kg one. Motivational stuff.

    As you said, get your ass in a powerlifting comp!
  9. Thread: I got fat again

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    you shouldn't worry about bulking or cutting....

    you shouldn't worry about bulking or cutting. Workout and see where it gets you . Diet only really becomes essential when you start plateauing and you have a more general idea of where you want to...
  10. Thread: Snatch?

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    thats fine, just called a power snatch. Much more...

    thats fine, just called a power snatch. Much more useful when you are going for a cardiovascular hit. If you are going for higher weights though, you are going to have to work on the catch. Try doing...
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    I am not gonna give you any more advice...

    I am not gonna give you any more advice thentuttut

    For game skills? I would recommend just playing more rugby, find a club near you and join! You can only get better and it will help you a lot....
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    If you want to put on weight eat and eat some...

    If you want to put on weight eat and eat some more! You cannot gain muscle without eating an excess of calories.

    A basic program for you to look at would be something like www.crossfit.com . It...
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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YARXjYqC8mU ...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YARXjYqC8mU

    Any one else find the comments beneath the video funny? For example:
    Due respect to the performer...but IMO that's not a 1:49 Diane. The DLs are being...
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    its all about diet. Look at the olympic...

    its all about diet. Look at the olympic weightlifters who are lifting massive weights, yet only weigh 60kg. Do they train with 20 reps? No, they train with big weights but keep a very close eye on...
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    Just enjoy it then! You must be pretty small team...

    Just enjoy it then! You must be pretty small team if your lock is 5' 9", one of ours is 6' 7"!

    Keep doing what you are doing and you will see some good results and it will definitely do you good...
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    not that much when you think about it. most...

    not that much when you think about it.

    most rugby training involves some form of it. I used to train 3 days a week, so 3 sessions without really trying. Then added to the start of 2 gym sessions...
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    http://www.crossfit.com/discus/messages/26/31272.h...

    http://www.crossfit.com/discus/messages/26/31272.html
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    you will probably be a bit to short to really...

    you will probably be a bit to short to really become a good lock - you are looking at 6' 4" ish at your age. A much better place to go for would be flanker, you would be the perfect height/build for...
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    why are you doing the 6km ergo? I presume you are...

    why are you doing the 6km ergo? I presume you are training for 2km races, in which case would it not help you more rowing 2k or races? You are a braver man than I for being able to stay on the ergo...
  20. Thread: Snatch?

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    www.danjohn.org probably has something on there...

    www.danjohn.org probably has something on there about the snatch.
    www.mikesgym.org has some useful information. He's a nice guy and I'm sure that if you video'd your snatch he would give you some...
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