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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    Wear your belt for your last warmup set. Perhaps...

    Wear your belt for your last warmup set. Perhaps even your last two.
  2. Thread: What to do..?

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    If you want to be strong why would you do a...

    If you want to be strong why would you do a bodypart split?
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    Go wider.

    Go wider.
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    There's really not much one spotter from behind...

    There's really not much one spotter from behind can do on a failed heavy squat.
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    It's biomechanically much more like a squat than...

    It's biomechanically much more like a squat than like a deadlift. Poor replacement.
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    "Never work out when sore." Garbage.

    "Never work out when sore."

    Garbage.
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    Probably wrong. Relax.

    Probably wrong. Relax.
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    It's not cool to make fun of people for being...

    It's not cool to make fun of people for being weaker than you. But yes, I'm sure most people's form on just about everything is horrendous.
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    Well you're either stalled because you're...

    Well you're either stalled because you're accumulating so much fatigue that it's hindering progress, or because you're not doing enough work to drive adaptation in the first place. Figure out which,...
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    The hardest part is not quitting around rep 12.

    The hardest part is not quitting around rep 12.
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    These are good squats. With some reinforcement...

    These are good squats. With some reinforcement of the movement pattern over the next weeks/months, and they will be very good.
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    Exactly how long have you spent on SS during each...

    Exactly how long have you spent on SS during each run? I have never heard anyone suggest that DOMS was a problem.
  13. About halfway or 2/3 of the way up your back...

    About halfway or 2/3 of the way up your back angle will start to become more vertical. This isn't really something anybody thinks about though.
  14. No, a good morning would be shoving your ass up...

    No, a good morning would be shoving your ass up while allowing the back angle the collapse. How parallel you are at the bottom has nothing to do with it.

    "Hip drive" in the sense Rippetoe uses...
  15. Do we really need another study that confirms...

    Do we really need another study that confirms that untrained individuals will see improvement doing just about anything?

    Then again, this study didn't even really confirm that, because after their...
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    I hate this garbage. If a joint is moving, all...

    I hate this garbage. If a joint is moving, all the muscles that contribute to that movement will be doing as much work as they are able to.
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    Join a gym, grab a barbell, and press it. And...

    Join a gym, grab a barbell, and press it. And eat a lot of food.
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    There is a video exactly like the one posted,...

    There is a video exactly like the one posted, only with Rip squatting 405x5 very recently. He's still pretty strong for a guy in his 50's that isn't even trying to be a competitive lifter.
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    More than a year.

    More than a year.
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    I believe he's something like 5'9 and weighs in...

    I believe he's something like 5'9 and weighs in the low 200's. Not that small.
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