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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    Thanks sir, sound advice. I'm definitely all...

    Thanks sir, sound advice. I'm definitely all about form now, having learned the hard way the cost of not paying close attention to it
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    Yeah I just looked up posterior chain and you're...

    Yeah I just looked up posterior chain and you're totally right on that. I'm only doing SLDLs and Front Squats for these areas, as well as a few targeted stretches. I'm also doing cable rows, but not...
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    No I agree, posterior chain is important, and...

    No I agree, posterior chain is important, and that's why I'm doing the cable rows and chins. But @ this point barbell rows are str8 up impossible, since bending over and then pulling something is...
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    ... So I've added iso exercises @ the end of...

    ... So I've added iso exercises @ the end of each, here's the updated version:

    Workout A
    Squats
    Bench
    Incline Bench
    Chins
    3x10/8/6 DB Shrugs

    Workout B
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    OK how do you mean I'm selling myself short?...

    OK how do you mean I'm selling myself short? Cause that's what I'm worried about. I just don't want to overdo it.
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    I have met with a physical therapist and she's...

    I have met with a physical therapist and she's the one who recommended I more or less return to the heavy lifting program I was doing (with of course, a bunch of stretches).

    Her rationale was...
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    bump

    bump
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    I'm 5'10 and 170. I'm not sure the specific...

    I'm 5'10 and 170. I'm not sure the specific weight yet since this is something I'm returning to but 5 months ago I was benching like 160, DL-ing 240.

    The nature of my back injury enables me to do...
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    Does this 3x5 routine cover all the bases?

    So I'm a 2-year lifter who spent months and months doing 3x5 Rippetoe and built a good foundation doing that. However, about 5 months ago I hurt my lower back doing deads and now can't do deads or...
  10. This is all definitely good advice, thanks!

    This is all definitely good advice, thanks!
  11. Naturally I want to continue with the squatting...

    Naturally I want to continue with the squatting and deadlifting, but until I can identify and recuperate from the problem -- which I plan on doing -- I can't. So is this a good workout to do so I...
  12. Please looks at this primarily BODY-WEIGHT EXERCISE routine

    I've been lifting consistently for 2 years and would say I'm at a pretty decent strength level on all the key compounds (squats, deads, bench, row).

    However, about two months ago I must've done...
  13. What kind of form do you have to use with...

    What kind of form do you have to use with weighted dips to ensure tricep focus?
  14. I wanted to limit it to discussion of Push...

    I wanted to limit it to discussion of Push workout.
  15. Please critique -- "Push" workout for Tricep Gains

    I'm on a Push Pull Legs Split right now but I want to make sure my "Push" routine is most conducive to Tricep gains, because what tends to happen is that my chest grows without my triceps. Thus, I...
  16. Push/Pull/Legs Split -- would love some feedback

    I'm a lifter with 2 solid years experience mainly focusing on improving the big compound lifts (i.e. my previous program would have me lifting 3x/week doing DL, Squat, Bench, Row, etc)

    Now I've...
  17. Thread: Low Back Pain

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    Cool thanks

    Cool thanks
  18. Thread: Low Back Pain

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    Hmmm, pretty grim. what did the doc say/what'd...

    Hmmm, pretty grim. what did the doc say/what'd you do to recuperate?
  19. Thread: Low Back Pain

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    Low Back Pain

    So I have issues with low back pain that I thought were intermittent and caused by specific workout but it's lingered long enough to convince me otherwise ó that it's something I'll have to deal...
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    Hey man thanks, this looks fantastic! Will likely...

    Hey man thanks, this looks fantastic! Will likely just do this instead haha
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