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: Deadlift Lockout

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    What have I been doing? Any static and/or...

    What have I been doing? Any static and/or dynamic stretch I could. I just did basic lunge while leaning backwards type stretches for most of it, later on I ended up doing it with the leg that has...
  2. Thread: Deadlift Lockout

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    The biggest thing I did to help my deadlift...

    The biggest thing I did to help my deadlift lockout was stretch my hip flexors. I could always pull weight to my knees, but it would just stop there. For a while I was told that my glutes were...
  3. I have driven ~4 hours from ME to CT several...

    I have driven ~4 hours from ME to CT several times. Do whatever it takes, even if it's just every now and then.

    My normal commute to the gym is approx 30 min.
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    Great seminar Vin. Everyone learned a lot, there...

    Great seminar Vin. Everyone learned a lot, there were a lot of PR's across the board, and you really made the information come across in a simple and easy to understand manner. Everyone who went...
  5. FWIW, I do both strict pressing and push presses....

    FWIW, I do both strict pressing and push presses. The first time I tried push presses I did them for about 6 weeks, then went back to seated military presses. I was suprised to find out that...
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    Deep tissue/active release work for the pec tie...

    Deep tissue/active release work for the pec tie ins, ultrasound if you can, and tons of upper back work.
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    Pro Journal - Great work Vin. You are a sexy beast.

    Great work Vin. You are a sexy beast.
  8. Thread: Raw PL meets

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    What about to get a legitimate raw lift on the...

    What about to get a legitimate raw lift on the books in the federation that you compete in? I did my last meet raw and came in second place. Oddly enough, I got beat by a guy who also went raw. ...
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    I've been telling you this! Stick to the plan!

    I've been telling you this! Stick to the plan!
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    Great job Vin, SFW! 750 is awesome. I hear...

    Great job Vin, SFW! 750 is awesome.

    I hear you on the low back/arch thing. I am going through the same thing. My advice that I didn't follow: bring the arch back slowly, and make sure you...
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    Congrats Tee Tee! Big weight!

    Congrats Tee Tee! Big weight!
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    Let me hazard a guess. Rhodes had a client...

    Let me hazard a guess.

    Rhodes had a client figure out the number of calories she burns in a day. She undercut this so much that she crashed her metabolism. She ended up gaining some weight or at...
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    Your condescending tone doesn't suit you. If you...

    Your condescending tone doesn't suit you. If you want to have an attitude, try being right.

    1) I'm not his mommy, but this just goes to show what I'm talking about wrt you not contributing in a...
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    Dude give it a rest. Rhodes may have spoken in...

    Dude give it a rest.

    Rhodes may have spoken in generalities, but I know him and I can assure you of the following:

    1) He has a working (basic) knowledge of how the body works.
    2) He is not...
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    Yes it will. Some supplements will raise it...

    Yes it will.

    Some supplements will raise it quite a bit. Obviously anything with caffeine or ephedrine. Some prohormones, anything that makes you retain water.

    I don't trust those machines....
  16. Thread: Arbys?

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    1: True, but can be downgraded to you being...

    1: True, but can be downgraded to you being argumentative, because nothing in this conversation has to do with common sense. Especially your arguments, because you're arguing against people that...
  17. Thread: Arbys?

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    That is irrelevant. Sure, myostatin has to do...

    That is irrelevant. Sure, myostatin has to do with genetics (right ballpark), but Rhodes is talking about regular people (you & me) overcoming less than stellar genetics to become great. Not once...
  18. Thread: Arbys?

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    There aren't any near me so I can't comment on...

    There aren't any near me so I can't comment on that, but I will stop in at the next one I see, just to keep it on track.
  19. Thread: Arbys?

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    That's a terrible point to make. Anyone that...

    That's a terrible point to make. Anyone that once weighed more than 135lbs has weighed 135lbs.

    My point was that I was skinny, small, and weak. I ran cross country. I did indoor track. I was...
  20. Thread: Arbys?

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    Genetics is a huge excuse that's overused. You...

    Genetics is a huge excuse that's overused. You know what genetics will stop you from doing? Winning the Tour de France, getting the all time powerlifting total record, winning Mr. Olympia. It...
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