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 know your technique is solid, so I'm not...

    I know your technique is solid, so I'm not questioning it, but I may have something to add.

    I find that when I try to drive my hips toward my head, I tend to have the bar drift toward my face and...
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    Are you sure you're not thinking of Melissa...

    Are you sure you're not thinking of Melissa Garrett? She typically competes equipped and is 6'2" SHW.

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    My best advice is not to quit Starting Strength...

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    If it was all about Chris's build, every high...

    If it was all about Chris's build, every high school basketball team would have a half dozen tremendous pullers. I didn't see many 800lb deadlifts in the state playoffs last year.
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    Pro Journal - I don't post here often, but I pull several ideas...

    I don't post here often, but I pull several ideas from your log. Good luck with your goals this year. Hope you get that big bench and pull.
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    It was in my last post, though poorly written. ...

    It was in my last post, though poorly written.

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    Anyone know how DT did in the Lexen Fall Classic...

    Anyone know how DT did in the Lexen Fall Classic today? I read that he got his 1,165 squat opener but was red-lighted on 1,260 for depth. I have no idea if he even stayed to bench or pull. I'm...
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    Know how Hansen finished up, Tom?

    Know how Hansen finished up, Tom?
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    Great work, Tom. I'm sure the pro-card will be...

    Great work, Tom. I'm sure the pro-card will be coming soon.
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    Fair enough. I was approaching the question from...

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    Are you concerned (legitimately) about defecating on the platform? Or are you doing it to slow the digestive process? I've HAD to use immodium for a meet before. Take it as directed.

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    Pro Journal - They're in the front office to the right of the...

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    Summerville won the 181s (he weighted in at 178)....

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    What did you have done? Ligament repair? I'm not...

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