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 still check in from time to time, just haven't...

    I still check in from time to time, just haven't posted (here or any where) ... arguing about the same shit gets old and I'd rather just lift. :P
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    Atlas Stones 270x3

    I haven't posted in awhile, but I'm pretty stoked about this, so wanted to share. 270 pound stone on 48" platform for three consecutive reps in 1:25. BW 166. First time with no misses ... now to...
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    Honestly, I'd rather lift heavy things all the...

    Honestly, I'd rather lift heavy things all the time and never do conditioning work. A hell of a lot easier on the brain - that's for sure! But for my goals, the benefits outweigh the negatives.
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    It's only complicated compared to other barbell...

    It's only complicated compared to other barbell movements. Gymnastics contains infinite amount of movements that are far more complex. But that's neither here nor there ... I just don't buy the...
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    The C&J isn't some mysterious movement that is...

    The C&J isn't some mysterious movement that is only regulated to heavy singles. Get off your purist high horse.
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    85 reps of c&j yesterday with a hook grip - in...

    85 reps of c&j yesterday with a hook grip - in 12-13 minutes - thumbs are a little bruised but no problems.
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    They average about 1-2 ME sessions per week...

    They average about 1-2 ME sessions per week mostly in the 1-5 rep range. Is that more than a typical WS split - no, but it's comparable - especially when you consider workouts like "Linda" and...
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    And if you look at the big picture, CF averages...

    And if you look at the big picture, CF averages about the same.
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    Chubs, a hook grip is solid even if you only have...

    Chubs, a hook grip is solid even if you only have two fingers on the thumb. Problem is most people find it extremely painful when starting and don't stick with it long enough.
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    First, chubs, the guys depth was not "fine" ......

    First, chubs, the guys depth was not "fine" ... most of his reps were high.

    Second, you're arguing with a guy who is simply regurgitating Rippetoe's stuff. Rip does advocate a hip drive out of...
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    There are a lot of people who use CrossFit as a...

    There are a lot of people who use CrossFit as a "base" and then "specialize" on top of that. Of course, for most that's not the intent, so it's a moot point. But as an example, my wife has been...
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    Remember, it's a hip/leg dominate movement - you...

    Remember, it's a hip/leg dominate movement - you don't want to emphasize arm pulling in rowing just like you don't emphasize it in a clean.

    Heavy deadlifts will do more for rowing than all of the...
  13. I thought the events were great at testing...

    I thought the events were great at testing fitness, work capacity, and recovery. Hammer someone with a short intense workout, rest, hammer again, and again, then let them go home and sleep, wake up...
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    Pro Journal - Figures. :hello:

    Figures. :hello:
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    Scale to your ability. Jump, assisted,...

    Scale to your ability. Jump, assisted, gravitron, etc. Before long 100 chinups is a joke.
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    Awesome show! Vigilante justice for the win!

    Awesome show! Vigilante justice for the win!
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    All you need is a chinup bar and barbell and you...

    All you need is a chinup bar and barbell and you can do about 99% of the workouts they post.
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    Good rule of thumb: 1/3 poly, 1/3 mono, 1/3...

    Good rule of thumb: 1/3 poly, 1/3 mono, 1/3 saturated.
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    Every morning, go to www.crossfit.com and do the...

    Every morning, go to www.crossfit.com and do the workout they post in the center of the page. Do this consistently for 3 months. This is honestly the best way to get an idea of what it's about. ...
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    There's nothing wrong with saturated fat.

    There's nothing wrong with saturated fat.
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