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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    Fine choice of flags in the background. Good luck.

    Fine choice of flags in the background. Good luck.
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    Overhead squats with a broomstick or dowel.

    Overhead squats with a broomstick or dowel.
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    Red, the shrug is at the end of the pull, early...

    Red, the shrug is at the end of the pull, early arm bend occurs before that. Looks to me like you start bending when the bar passes the kness.

    "when the arms bend, the power ends" I dont know who...
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    I think your starting position looks good, you...

    I think your starting position looks good, you want to start with shoulders slightly over the bar. Bring the knees a bit more negative so at the least you are pulling the bar straight up (or slightly...
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    Im not talking about the hub, Im talking about a...

    Im not talking about the hub, Im talking about a ~15 inch metal plate inside the rubber.

    Attached is a picture. These plates look a whole lot like the above mentioned plates. Actually, they...
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    Those bumpers look exactly like the garbage...

    Those bumpers look exactly like the garbage "bumpers" gill athletics sells. They actually metal disks with a decent layer of rubber around them (they are not like rubber coated plates), still this...
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    Yea.those HSPU were legit!

    Yea.those HSPU were legit!
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    I do not see how any of that stuff is going to...

    I do not see how any of that stuff is going to make you a better soldier. Maybe better looking... IMO the only things you have listed worth a damn for a soldier are chins, presses and squats. Again,...
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    I dont see how it is anymore dangerous than any...

    I dont see how it is anymore dangerous than any other lift. W.ith abumpers and a platform its easy to abandon a bad lift

    Max trains the olympic lifts. He finished 7th at the American Open at the...
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    I filmed this, Max told me that afterwards he...

    I filmed this, Max told me that afterwards he felt his cns was fried for days. He did alot of reps on both sides. He doesn't train these or anything. We always have little challenges around the gym...
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    Sensei, at most 400 something pounds. Sensei,...

    Sensei, at most 400 something pounds.

    Sensei, another thing. Took me forever to find this link:
    http://www.bwproducts.com/fitness/equipment/racks/r04.htm

    This is a more affordable "Vulcan"...
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    A friend has the body solid rack that Jesup sells...

    A friend has the body solid rack that Jesup sells for $125 delivered. It works fine for heavy weights. One thing you might not like is that the flat area where the bar rests is just barely bigger...
  13. 24 hour fitness sponsors some competitive Olympic...

    24 hour fitness sponsors some competitive Olympic Weightlifters so they must have a few facilities that have a platform and bumpers.
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