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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  1. Thread: Muscleup!

    by Chaasad
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    Something in common...

    What's up everyone! I read more than I post but I had to comment on this one because I am currently working to have the muscleups as a part of my workouts. First, I basically do a bodyweight workout...
  2. http://www.housingbubblecasualty.com/ This...

    http://www.housingbubblecasualty.com/

    This website is very informative. It's authored by a mortgage broker who gives alot of insight on the loan approval factors and considerations.
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    Pullup/chinups rule

    What's up yall!!! It was said earlier but I'll add my $0.02. I usually start with the pullups behind the neck because by far those are the hardest, then I goto a regular pullup position and finish...
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    Put him in BLACK & SILVER!!!!!!!

    Clarett has had his share of problems but I don't think the results of this combine will be one of them. I mean the stats he put up at OU were produced by him training 1st in high school then in the...
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    Sticking to my guns(swords in Raiders case)

    What's up!! RaiderNation Here!!!!!!!! Moss is a helluva addition to the Raiders. El P had some good points. As for Collins I think he's capable of getting the ball to Moss, Gabriel, Porter, & Curry....
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    That's the way to hit 'em Flexx........Man you...

    That's the way to hit 'em Flexx........Man you got me pumped with that one & it's chest day today after work.......OH YEAH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :strong:
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    This is what I was trying to say about...

    This is what I was trying to say about stablizing(balancing) muscles. You don't need a degree in Physics to understand that the machines assist in the exercise task. You'll never see a competition...
  8. I vote for the 495lb x 12 reps......I think this...

    I vote for the 495lb x 12 reps......I think this would be SICK!!!!!!!!! Like stated above the higher reps are just overkill. This set here would have everyone guessing and wondering............peace.
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    Yeah Bro, 275 is respectable. The difference is...

    Yeah Bro, 275 is respectable. The difference is the stablizing muscles in the shoulder girdle. While using free weights we must balance and control the weight while getting reps but on the machine...
  10. Hey Bros, recently while doing chest I did this...

    Hey Bros, recently while doing chest I did this trying to gauge my max:
    225 x 12
    275 x 10
    315 x 6

    I start at 225 cause it's comfortable and I like to do alot of chest exercises, so I dont want...
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    Mic Soloist you know what else helps the mental...

    Mic Soloist you know what else helps the mental aspect in benching. When you have a spotter load up the bar with 20-30lbs. more than your max and have your spotter help you with 2-3 reps. This #1...
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    Dude did you say "patriot nation"????????that's a...

    Dude did you say "patriot nation"????????that's a new one on me!!!!!!!!!!LOL





    RAIDERS FOR LIFE!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    Geoff I agree man. I can only speak from personal...

    Geoff I agree man. I can only speak from personal experience, here goes: I haven't max-ed on the bench recently but this is what I did Mon(chest/tri day):
    Flat bench 10x225 10x275 6x315
    Incline...
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    Mixmaster I agree. I hope my post wasn't...

    Mixmaster I agree. I hope my post wasn't misunderstood. I read in a Men's health article that after 12 reps you're only increasing endurance. That's what made me get a weightbelt once I could do...
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    To all Colts fans attn:"The road to the Super...

    To all Colts fans attn:"The road to the Super Bowl goes thru New England". Excuse me but a close friend of mine is a Colts fan and I have to remind him how the Patriots have Manning's and the Colts...
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    Hey Spillman, I feel you!!!!!!!!!!!! Q: How to...

    Hey Spillman, I feel you!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Q: How to get better at pullups????
    A: Do alot of pullups!!!!

    Yall are gonna make me pullout the weightbelt and a quarter and go to Town(yeah)!!!!!!!
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    It's like this, bodyweight exercises can improve...

    It's like this, bodyweight exercises can improve your weightlifting ability but weights don't necessarily improve your bodyweight exercise performance. The only way to improve on pullups is to...
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    Yep Jim, the bench isolates that why if you read...

    Yep Jim, the bench isolates that why if you read a thread on improving your max bench, you'll see suggestions of incline bench, dips, dumbbell fly and presses, & so on.........peace! Always cool...
  19. Thread: Taller Biceps

    by Chaasad
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    As far as the "bling" comment: From when I was a...

    As far as the "bling" comment: From when I was a teen, my friends and I have always strived to have enough muscle definition so that regardless of what you're wearing(3piece suit, sweatshirt,...
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    Max-Mex, been checkin you out & I have folks in...

    Max-Mex, been checkin you out & I have folks in Brockton. What I think we have in common is "PULLUPS"!!!!!!!!! I've benn reading your advice and agree wit what I have seen. Bro!!! There is no getting...
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