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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    Buying chains..

    I am planning to buy chains for my home gym. My understanding is that I want one set of smaller/long chains to go from the ground to the bar, with clamps, and then I want other sets of chains to tie...
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    Minnie, it sounds like you do not have a great...

    Minnie, it sounds like you do not have a great grasp on corporate finance. CrossFit (Greg) will probably secure a mix of equity and various forms of debt. CrossFit will make sure that it does not...
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    Pretty impressive on that muscle up. Keep up all...

    Pretty impressive on that muscle up. Keep up all the hard work.
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    And they usually are highly leveraged..

    And they usually are highly leveraged..
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    Alex - you run a 4:40ish mile with something...

    Alex - you run a 4:40ish mile with something close to those lifts? Holy shit. You must get tons of girls. Are you super tan, too?
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    Chris, I have a pretty good finance background,...

    Chris, I have a pretty good finance background, and I am a transactional attorney. I also worked for the world's top consulting firm. I have a pretty good understanding of private equity and M&A..
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    Before I get the "you're ignorant" comment -- I...

    Before I get the "you're ignorant" comment -- I think that I have been doing CF for longer than anyone here besides Anthony, and that I am the only person here to go to Regionals as an individual...
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    Hey Andrew. I don't think anyone on that board...

    Hey Andrew.

    I don't think anyone on that board has a clue about the law or how business voting works. The 1 other attorney thinks it is a pretty funny situation.

    Anthos will not be able to...
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    My best time is 1:20.9 on 500m (which is my...

    My best time is 1:20.9 on 500m (which is my better distance) and about 6:40 on 2000m. Not a lot of guys go sub 1:20. I beat a guy that was on the US team thst won bronze when we raced indoors. Form...
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    This will be very interesting to watch. Good luck...

    This will be very interesting to watch. Good luck in this transition.

    Making it through the Open with only about 7 months of crossfit training will be very difficult. You will be so much stronger...
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    Power Rack recommendations?

    I'm trying to find a good power rack for my home gym. I am looking for the following:
    -Very close pin placement
    -Medium-thickness pull-up bar
    -Able to store bumper plates in the air on the sides...
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    Haha, yeah my apologies. I haven't been here...

    Haha, yeah my apologies.

    I haven't been here much in the past couple years and was searching incorrectly. Figured it out. Thanks.
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    Advice on Jeans?

    So I know there are plenty of metro's on this board and I was hoping someone could give me some advice on where to get jeans.
    I'm not as jacked as some of you dudes, but I'm 6'4 and 220lbs, pretty...
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    Great feedback. Thanks a bunch. I'll be sure to...

    Great feedback. Thanks a bunch. I'll be sure to add all that in.


    Did anybody have an opinion on whether I should get knee wraps and if so which kind?
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    My warm-up is pretty extensive if I don't feel...

    My warm-up is pretty extensive if I don't feel really good or if my knees hurt. Today I did the following:

    Row 500m
    Leg swing, arm swing type stuff
    Foam roll, thoracic work on foam roller
    10...
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    Knees

    Hey guys

    My knees have been really frustrating the hell out of me for a long time now. I feel like I would have much better form and stronger lifts if not for them. Whenever I squat or deadlift,...
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    Just wanted to check in and say that this is...

    Just wanted to check in and say that this is working really well so far.

    I think my max on deadlifts without shooting my hips up was probably no more than 335 a few weeks ago. I was on Week 3...
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    I'm going to follow your plan verbatim. Thanks a...

    I'm going to follow your plan verbatim. Thanks a ton, Sean. I'll let you know how it works in a few months.
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    CrossFit competition. They announce the events...

    CrossFit competition. They announce the events like 2 days in advance. Deadlifts are almost always part of the competition. Usually either max Deadlift, or 315x10 or so for a few rounds in a...
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    One more question regarding switching form and...

    One more question regarding switching form and being strict about not letting my hips shoot up ---

    I want to have my lifts as high as possible by January because I start doing competitions (for...
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