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. Thread: 5 Days till show

    by gratz
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    Good luck! Are you having to "dry out" at the...

    Good luck! Are you having to "dry out" at the moment?
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    My CGBP hand position is about 6" - 8" distance...

    My CGBP hand position is about 6" - 8" distance apart with elbows in as much as poss, but like he says, grip / elbows will vary depending on your size / shape.
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    I recently got one or two small ones from...

    I recently got one or two small ones from training, they're around the pec / front delt area (pretty common place for them). Don't bother me, kind of a motivator / sign that you're actually making...
  4. Might be totally wrong on this (don't have any...

    Might be totally wrong on this (don't have any here with me) but don't they have quite a high salt content? Any sugar in there as well? Presumably we're talking tinned baked beans, like heinz or...
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    Someone didn't whack you in the back of the head...

    Someone didn't whack you in the back of the head and you didn't realise did they? :D

    Seriously, get that checked out.
  6. Thread: Posture....

    by gratz
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    Same sort of thing as they said, ass out and...

    Same sort of thing as they said, ass out and friend told me that if you look up (i.e. at the wall ahead of you when you start the lift) helps you keep it straight throughout, works quite well for me.
  7. Thread: plateau

    by gratz
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    As people have said, I'd switch up routine, close...

    As people have said, I'd switch up routine, close grip benching and cable push downs helped me out for increasing bench lifts a while ago.
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    Looks good, might adopt this stance since it's...

    Looks good, might adopt this stance since it's underhand and I'm still struggling with overhand grip to keep hold of the bar (no straps yet) :/
  9. Thread: Lifting strap

    by gratz
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    Gonna give the underhand grip a go this evening...

    Gonna give the underhand grip a go this evening like I saw in Anthony's deadlift video, see if that's any easier, looks like a bit of an unnatural way to grab a bar but if it works it'll save me...
  10. Thread: Lifting strap

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    Yea, plan on working on grip strength, but in the...

    Yea, plan on working on grip strength, but in the mean time, I won't be getting as much out of deadlifting / hack squats as I could be..
  11. Thread: Lifting strap

    by gratz
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    Lifting strap

    Can anyone recommend some decent lifting straps? Deadlifting higher weight now and can't grip the bar for too many reps, really would like to keep lifting without the bar feeling like it's slipping...
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    Squats (hack) balance and flexibility

    Do hack squats get easier the more you do them? Started doing them as part of WBB 1 routine and I find myself struggling to keep balance / do them correctly. Trying to keep form as shown on exrx.net...
  13. I find exrx.net quite helpful, not vids but still...

    I find exrx.net quite helpful, not vids but still handy.
  14. Thread: Beginner

    by gratz
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    On the topic of eggs, I used to have the whites...

    On the topic of eggs, I used to have the whites raw in shakes until about 4months ago, I didn't think of it as being "hardcore" and haven't seen Rocky films which it's apparently seen in. For me it...
  15. Thread: Smith vs Barbell

    by gratz
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    I used to use smith a fair bit (at the time my...

    I used to use smith a fair bit (at the time my gym didn't have any alternative) but haven't been using it for a while now and much prefer the freedom without it. However I do think that it can be...
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    Yea, I'm not saying it's a good thing that I...

    Yea, I'm not saying it's a good thing that I ache, it's a real inconvenience. People I've spoken to say that it seems like an awful long time.
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    Recovery question

    I've been training for almost 2 years now, after my first couple of months of getting into it I set up my own 3 day split which I've alternated roughly every 3 - 4 months thoughout the training so...
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