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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    Gear package for a 275

    Selling for a friend who is dropping to 242.

    All near new.

    58 Pro Ace squatter
    48 Pro Briefs
    58 Pro Ace bencher
    58 Deadlifter with velcro straps

    all for $500 or make an offer on a...
  2. All the NFL players/trainers swear by the cold...

    All the NFL players/trainers swear by the cold tub after a workout, to shut down
    swelling. Would seem like a sauna would be counterproductive. Would be nice
    for 5 min or so as part of warming up,...
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    Touche' by Godsmack, live acoustic version ...

    Touche' by Godsmack, live acoustic version

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

    I am as serious as a heart attack. Don't know why, maybe because I don't
    use so often. Damn near instant...
  4. Good Luck to you Buddy, have a speedy recovery!

    Good Luck to you Buddy, have a speedy recovery!
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    I am not a good bencher (mid 5s geared), but had...

    I am not a good bencher (mid 5s geared), but had to switch my foot placement from
    tucked to flat due to knee pain.

    I am fortunate to train occasionally with James "Priest" Burdette, who has a 7+...
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    A VERY general rule of thumb on multiply gear we...

    A VERY general rule of thumb on multiply gear we use for beginners is that you should be able to get down to depth with a weight in briefs that is your raw max. Less weight than that means the...
  7. Geeze Buddy, what happened to your plan to stay...

    Geeze Buddy, what happened to your plan to stay 242?
  8. "I think we've been through this before when she...

    "I think we've been through this before when she last set some marks."

    "OK. Just so we're clear, you do know that, in the 97 lb (and below) class, only one woman has ever squatted raw more than my...
  9. Who is Kelly Starret? Never heard of that person.

    Who is Kelly Starret? Never heard of that person.
  10. According to my doctor, people with chronic...

    According to my doctor, people with chronic arthritis take 1200-1600mg ibuprofen
    every day, or if that causes stomach problems, 2-3 x 50 indomethecins, or 2-3 75mg Voltarens. I try to not exceed...
  11. How much NSAIDs do you take every week during a training cycle?

    For a long time I took 4 200mg ibuprofens in the morning and than 4 again
    at about 2pm for a 6pm lifting session. Did this 3-4 times/week, but usually
    nothing on the other 3 days.

    Recently 2...
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    Interesting you asked that. BTW, they tested...

    Interesting you asked that.
    BTW, they tested specifically for MRSA, it wasn't that.
    One of the other lifters we have, who does bench only, came down with a very
    similar leg infection in his lower...
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    Chris - Skin infection from an open wound on my...

    Chris -
    Skin infection from an open wound on my shin from where the DL bar hits.
    No DL from now on without knee high socks....

    Went from a good squat session at 7pm Monday night to the emergency...
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    Pics for NickAus

    Here is a pic of my leg infection, this was after I got out of the hospital and the
    size had gone down a bit.

    The other pic if of my bicep repair, they use freakin' metal staples to sew it up.
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    No absolute lift PRs, but.... Completed a meet...

    No absolute lift PRs, but....

    Completed a meet 4 months and 20 days after complete bicep tendon reattachment, pulled 672 using the same grip (didn't reverse it).

    Won APF Seniors 275 Open. ...
  16. Come on Buddy, if you got to 2" with 415 without...

    Come on Buddy, if you got to 2" with 415 without pushing it much, and that was only the
    3rd or 4th set ever with them, you know they are too loose....how did it take you
    30+ minutes to get them on?...
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    Updated HUGE list of gear for sale!

    Bench Shirts:
    52 SS super katana - new $75
    56 double RageX, grid stitched but not much scoop or collar, open back, velcro - excellent $50
    1st gen Overkill bench shirt, 2 ply 1" scoop, fits 50in...
  18. Phenom is actually a triple (can feel the plys)....

    Phenom is actually a triple (can feel the plys).
    Open back, big honkin' collar.
    Attached is the pic.
  19. Did the above from memory, should have checked...

    Did the above from memory, should have checked physically. Also have:

    Metal Pro Briefs, not Ace, size 60, excellent - $75
    Metal Pro Ace Bencher, size 62, excellent - $75
    Ginny canvas squat...
  20. Massive Holiday Inventory Reduction -- Stuff for Sale!

    Bench Shirts:
    52 SS super katana - new $75
    56 double RageX, grid stitched but not much scoop or collar, open back, velcro - excellent $50
    52 double Fury - excellent $50
    54 double Fury -...
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