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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    I think this guys says that powerlifters want to...

    I think this guys says that powerlifters want to use all muscle. Thats why they arch back and point elbows in, whereas bodybuilders want to Isolate Pec Major. Is this true? (I just want big chest...
  2. Good one betastas, gotta give u that one! All of...

    Good one betastas, gotta give u that one! All of you have proven ur point, u'd have to see it to believe it..thats cool. The point I was making in the beginning is that I know people that will blow...
  3. Killeen TX

    Killeen TX
  4. DL was bad b/c of shoulder injury in...

    DL was bad b/c of shoulder injury in football...AC joint displacement, so the pressure killed me..But I did notice I did better when I had the bar that u could stand in....the one kinda like dumbell...
  5. Really, how is that? I break the plane...

    Really, how is that? I break the plane everytime...knees past 90 degrees everytime..( I think I said that right) So how far should I go down? And how does a half squat help a full squat max?
  6. Well, its cool.... I'm not suprised people doubt...

    Well, its cool.... I'm not suprised people doubt it, its just weird to me b/c SO MANY people in TX were puttin up numbers when I played football. But we didn't have powerlifting in my school so I...
  7. Ok, I have some questions...What would be...

    Ok, I have some questions...What would be believeable as a 1rm on squat at the weight of 165? Same question for a person at the weight of 200-210? w/ and w/o knee surgery ( meniscus tears)
  8. I understand the doubt, hell I'd doubt it too if...

    I understand the doubt, hell I'd doubt it too if I didn't know personally. But it doesn't mean I'm lieing about it....And like I said, according to that chart, people benching over 360, and weighing...
  9. Not capable now....this was when I was in high...

    Not capable now....this was when I was in high school. I've had a motorcycle wreck and knee surgery since then...But I haven't worked my quads in yrs, just started back 2 weeks ago and I'm already...
  10. I do full on everything....Like I said...I was...

    I do full on everything....Like I said...I was benching 315lbs, when I only weighed 190, 195....So according to that chart, I am advanced...And I know guys that are blowing me away in numbers, so...
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    I totally agree....Plus, its not like racism is...

    I totally agree....Plus, its not like racism is obsolete, it is still plenty of racism going around, and not just against blacks. On top of that,segregation, the civil rights movement, Martin Luther...
  12. Thanks for moving it, my bad for posting it in...

    Thanks for moving it, my bad for posting it in the wrong forum
  13. Well, I'm trying to prove a point...U see, I was...

    Well, I'm trying to prove a point...U see, I was told that according to a certain chart, only certain strength gains are achievable...I simply stated that when I was in high school, I worked out 4...
  14. Does anyone on this site max 360 or more on bench?

    I'm just wondering if there is anyone on this sight that ways somewhere around 200lbs, and can bench 360lbs or more at least one time?
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    By the way...I just checked ur lil standards...

    By the way...I just checked ur lil standards chart...and um, I was damn near in the elite for bench about three months ago.... I weighed about 195 and was benching 315lbs.....and if u look at my...
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    R u serious? U have got to be kidding me...Well,...

    R u serious? U have got to be kidding me...Well, lets see...I was at the High School just the other day and I watched a Freshman that weighs roughly 180lbs max out at 330 on bench and he's only been...
  17. So how much do u weigh? What kind of workout...

    So how much do u weigh? What kind of workout would you suggest that is intense, and consistent?
  18. Questions on WBB article about increasing bench 30lbs...

    I read that How to Coax 30lbs Out of Your Bench Press by Kelly Baggett - Jan 22nd 2006 and I had a few questions on it....here is the article and below are my...
  19. Last question (for now) it says that the only...

    Last question (for now) it says that the only other exercises that are mandatory are one bench assistance or chest movement for 3-4 sets of 6-12 reps (flat dumbbell presses, flyes etc.) and one...
  20. On option 2, it seems that ur working the chest...

    On option 2, it seems that ur working the chest twice a week. If so , do u move up in the bench routine everytime u work chest. Or do u do one workout a week before u move up. I guess I'm asking is...
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