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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    good stuff !

    good stuff !
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    yep i will be competing . till my next comp , i...

    yep i will be competing . till my next comp , i use 531 lower body with success , but after that i want to experiment with westsideprinciples for raw lifting . i am searching for a ground-set-up and...
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    i know , i would use 4 exercises for 2 cycles and...

    i know , i would use 4 exercises for 2 cycles and than change .
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    conjugate training for lower body lifts - RAW

    hi, i ve read here and there to change some things if you lift raw .

    so i would rotate 4 me exercises ( 2deadlift / 2squat ) : free squats + chains , deadlifts from floor , squats , pinpulls ....
  5. Thread: training and age

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    training and age

    hi, i am 35 now , i feel my joints sometimes and tendons hurts , it begins ;-) . so when i am getting older how should i train ? is the westside barbell training good til the end ? or kills it my...
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    looks very easy ! nice work !

    looks very easy ! nice work !
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    ok, have you restdays between the workouts 1-4 ?...

    ok, have you restdays between the workouts 1-4 ? and on fatiquepercents ... 5 % ? or more ? changing each week or each cycle ?
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    thanks , are you doing a 3 day split ? or how is...

    thanks , are you doing a 3 day split ? or how is the groundstructure ? do you use 3 week volumeblocks followed by 3 week intensity ? or how do you ...or mike choose your set/rep sheme ?
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    anybody train with reactive training system ?

    now there are different training templates , frequency based and fatique based ones. any examples here ?

    really different views in training imo ... squating 3 x a week bencheing 4 times.. its not...
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    a litle bit confused

    so, last week i benched on tuesday and on friday. tuesday a max effort session with full rom comp bench touch and go up to a single : warm up / 100 kg x 3 / 120 kg x 1 / 130 kg x 1 / 140 kg x 1 / 150...
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    thats right , when i go all out on squats and...

    thats right , when i go all out on squats and deadlift , sometimes i did abs and was totally done ! good mornings = hamstrings . the mainmovements hit all the muscles you need for squat and deads.
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    i did it for a long time with a lot success :...

    i did it for a long time with a lot success : squats 531 , deads 531 , good mornings 3 x 10-12 , abs , done .

    the squats did not take much power from the deadlift , i went direct to the 3...
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    travis , have you ever tried a different program...

    travis , have you ever tried a different program than conjugate ? i mean , not before you get strong at westside , i mean at your current strengthlevel. if not , why not testing some different...
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    its easy to fix some "problems" with westside . i...

    its easy to fix some "problems" with westside . i lift raw and i am in offseason , next meet in 4 months . i have allways 2 4weekcycles (westsidestyle only for bench) . the last 2 cycles i did...
  15. http://www.reactivetrainingsystems.com/articles/tr...

    http://www.reactivetrainingsystems.com/articles/training-articles/12052-learn-to-grind

    i used de-bench on benchday 2 , after reading this article i changed it to this :

    i train 2 days a week...
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    okay, so i go with triples on ME , changing...

    okay, so i go with triples on ME , changing exercises every week (rotation of 4 movements) and on de day i work up to a 4-6 rm (i think doing 4 weeks bench and 4 weeks floorpress on day 2 ) . sounds...
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    this "grinding-article" sounds good. but i don't...

    this "grinding-article" sounds good. but i don't know if its could be too much heavy work .. westside is a proofed program for many great lifters. hmm this rts thing confuses me a lot , a lot of good...
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    nice, could it be bench for a 5 rm too , or is...

    nice, could it be bench for a 5 rm too , or is floorpressing better ?

    another q , if triples are better for grinding , is it not an good idea doing a max effort to a single and after that going...
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    ok, so you use a different benchmovement on the...

    ok, so you use a different benchmovement on the second day and work up to a 5 rm for example instead of speedbench ?
    and 3rm on the max effort day , are this the mainchanges right now in your...
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    raw westside set up ?

    westside setup for raw bench , should it be in the same order : max effort, triceps, lats , shoulders , biceps ? for example

    after me work , db benching , higher boardpress as third movement...
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