The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness
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The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness

Its 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. Speaking as a powerlifter biceps are an inferior...

    Speaking as a powerlifter biceps are an inferior muscle, so you are partly right. I could have said the same about biceps curls. The reason I didn't was that biceps should be trained to balance...
  2. Maybe I haven't understood you right, and in that...

    Maybe I haven't understood you right, and in that case please disregard the rest of this post. As I understand it, you are going to do the described work-out twice a week (except deadlift) and you...
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    My bodyweight is 222 lbs and I bench press 248...

    My bodyweight is 222 lbs and I bench press 248 lbs for 1RM.
  4. Your squat is fine considering your age and size....

    Your squat is fine considering your age and size. I weigh 102kg (224lbs) and squat only a little more than you. 120kg (264lbs) to be specific.

    Ok, I know, that I'm a completely lost case, when it...
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    What's wrong with them is that they put your...

    What's wrong with them is that they put your shoulders in a extreme position. So does Upright Rows btw. That doesn't mean that everybody ruins their shoulders by doing those two exercises, but it...
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    That is exactly my ratio. I BB Bench Press 112kg...

    That is exactly my ratio. I BB Bench Press 112kg (248 lbs) and DB Bench Press with 45kg Dumbbells. 2 x 45kg = 90kg (198 lbs).

    112/90=1.25
  7. Probably a very good idea. I once found an...

    Probably a very good idea. I once found an article by Keith Wassung, where he says the following about lats and bench press:



    Unfortunately I have never been able to follow his advice....
  8. Overcoming a sticking point at the bottom is not...

    Overcoming a sticking point at the bottom is not necessarily a matter of adding mass to the chest (using flyes). It could just as well be a matter of adding speed.

    As it is stated in Rickey Dale...
  9. Here's a very interesting point of view about...

    Here's a very interesting point of view about sticking points and in which order the different muscles kicks in:



    The above quote is from a Ricky Dale Crain Newsletter, which can be read here:...
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