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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    nice Louie Simmons quote. I actually have a...

    nice Louie Simmons quote.

    I actually have a question. Has anyone here ever injured themselves doing the rounded upper back/chest sink (kind of like Konstantinovs)? Just asking because my deadlift...
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    if you live near a walmart.... ...

    if you live near a walmart....
    http://www.walmart.com/catalog/product.do?product_id=10283691

    you could get 2 of those within your $150 budget (they have an even cheaper one on the site -...
  3. Thread: New PR today

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    congrats man! Out of curiousity, do you take...

    congrats man!

    Out of curiousity, do you take a really wide stance to shorten the ROM that you have to go through?
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    the problem here is the "off and on". pick a...

    the problem here is the "off and on". pick a routine (5x5, Starting strength, WBB, whatever) and bust your balls on it. you will see progress.
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    Poll: Deadlifting is awesome - especially when you have...

    Deadlifting is awesome - especially when you have long legs, short torso and long arms.

    But squat and bench are the ones that I really need to bring up. Bench especially.
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    #1: save up money to join a gym where you have...

    #1: save up money to join a gym where you have access to more weights and equipment.

    #2: In the meantime, load up the barbell and do cleans, front squats, overhead presses, and pull-ups (go to a...
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    if you cannot drink milk for allergy reasons,...

    if you cannot drink milk for allergy reasons, then peanut butter. Otherwise drink a crapload of milk.
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    If they wont let you do cleans to get the bar up,...

    If they wont let you do cleans to get the bar up, you could try zercher squats.
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    Google "Starting Strength Wiki". It will tell you...

    Google "Starting Strength Wiki". It will tell you everything you need to know.

    Personally, I did something very similar to start and I had very good results with it (185lbs - 205lbs).
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    I entered it in on fitday and it comes out to...

    I entered it in on fitday and it comes out to about 4200 calories.

    As for training:
    M: Squat
    T: Bench
    W: Upper Back
    R: Deadlift
    Sat: Bench

    all of the training is much more intense...
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    210-240: Diet Check

    Hello,

    I just started with the powerlifting club at my college, and I am looking to gain weight with the goal being 235-240 by June 2009. I feel that I am still milking my newbie gains at this...
  12. Thread: 23,000 Bic Macs

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    that would be a disaster of epic proportions

    that would be a disaster of epic proportions
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    i have the same shoe size as you man, and the...

    i have the same shoe size as you man, and the high top chucks fit me just fine. no foot squishage.

    nike frees on the other hand...fail
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    unless its a ridiculous amount like 20 hours a...

    unless its a ridiculous amount like 20 hours a week (aka rowing or swim team), I wouldn't worry.

    Depending on the type of cardio it may actually help. Sled dragging and prowler pushing are...
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    @ehubbard: I have been seriously training (for...

    @ehubbard: I have been seriously training (for Rowing) for a little over a year, and have made fairly good progress in that time. I've gained 30lbs of mass so far and the vast majority of that was...
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    Well, I have actually tried using the dynamic...

    Well, I have actually tried using the dynamic method, but after 3 weeks my elbows were killing me. With my previous lifting for sports, I've found that the 5-8 rep range works best for hypertrophy in...
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    thanks for all the advice. Regarding the whole...

    thanks for all the advice. Regarding the whole long-limbed thing, I wasn't viewing them as a handicap (they really help with that deadlift) but was wondering if there was a technique to maximize the...
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    New Powerlifter - Some General questions

    Hello all, after playing water polo, swimming, and doing a year of rowing, I have decided to take up powerlifting. I am 6'3" 210#, with a 6'6" wingspan and 34" inseam (most of that femurs lol). My...
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