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: Herniated disc?

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    I had something similar, did it on a Yolk Walk...

    I had something similar, did it on a Yolk Walk first then on a bottom's up Squat, thought it was a herniated disk. Turns out it's a subluxation of the sacroiliac joint. Going to a chiropractor...
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    You need a bigger tire. I can imagine you're...

    You need a bigger tire. I can imagine you're doing a bicep curl/deadlift quasi thing, not a real tire flip. You can add dumbbells, medballs or car tires inside this tire to make it heavier but you...
  3. I would recommend you put the power cleans to the...

    I would recommend you put the power cleans to the side for now and start with Clean High Pulls & Clean Pulls. They're much easier to learn & will help you get the proper sequencing of movement.
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    When I get the heshey squirts (I'm stealing this...

    When I get the heshey squirts (I'm stealing this btw), I take an acidophilus pill. I've found that taking an acidophilus pill every other day or so controls the diarrhea issue, works better than...
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    A couple of suggestions: BP - your bar path...

    A couple of suggestions:
    BP - your bar path drifts toward your head considerably. Think like a piston & press in a straight line.

    DL - on the decent, you slide the bar down the thighs then it...
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    I should've clarified, I didn't drop the DE Upper...

    I should've clarified, I didn't drop the DE Upper in its entirety. Would sub DE Upper in place of ME Upper once every 3rd or 4th workout. Again though, it wouldn't be speed benches but speed overhead...
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    If you're serious about getting into strongman...

    If you're serious about getting into strongman then you need to focus on the gym lifts that have carry over to the events. So in reality you'll be doing minimal Benching and a lot of OH Pressing,...
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    Yup, this is how I do them & teach it. Wide...

    Yup, this is how I do them & teach it. Wide stance, ass back, 1/4 squat. I also stop several inches short of back parallel on my heavy sets.
    Definitely NOT straight-legged. You would significantly...
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    You don't mention rack pulls - I'd do 'em, start...

    You don't mention rack pulls - I'd do 'em, start below the knees. Watch your form and what happens @ 17-18 seconds.
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