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 luck BTO. I would certainly attribute your...

    Good luck BTO. I would certainly attribute your subpar ME bench to following squats & DL's the day before. I don't know how you made it through 9 days out of the gym - I'd be interested to hear if...
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    Very true - it was very intense at our meet as...

    Very true - it was very intense at our meet as well. I am going to remember the vibe & mentality when I train as well. When I was lifting in preparation for the meet - I was VERY aware of every pound...
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    Shangers - thanks. The meet was today (see post...

    Shangers - thanks. The meet was today (see post #21 or 22 for results).

    5 hours drives on the east coast are probably a lot more stressful then in the heartland. My 6 1/2 hour drive the day...
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    :) I was happy with my totals but they are hardly...

    :) I was happy with my totals but they are hardly post worthy. I was called for depth on the squat in the video (468lb) so I ended up with 440. I benched330 & deadlifted 473. I didn't use a shirt or...
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    Thank you all for your advice. I just finished...

    Thank you all for your advice. I just finished the TCO in MN and I had an absolute blast. It was a great meet, very well run, and the people I met were all just fantastic and very helpful. While I...
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    LE, While I don't feel knowledgable enough to...

    LE,

    While I don't feel knowledgable enough to contribute to your original question I did notice a week or so ago that at the bottom of each thread (at the bottom of the page) there is a similar...
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    Thanks for sharing that - it actually made me...

    Thanks for sharing that - it actually made me laugh and I feel better about mine next weekend.
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    I appreciate everyone's thoughts and advice. It...

    I appreciate everyone's thoughts and advice. It is nice to see that "brotherhood" or "community" vibe. You guys have been a big help to myself and all the other newcomers on the boards and we...
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    I plan on taking a few days off after the meet...

    I plan on taking a few days off after the meet but no more then 2 or 3. I haven't been training (with this meet in mind) long enough or heavy enough to get dinged up so I am pretty healthy. I will...
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    I am hoping to video my lifts and get some pics...

    I am hoping to video my lifts and get some pics taken as well. Another rookie question - baby powder for the legs on deadlifts? And - does anyone really do much after maybe the Monday of meet week?
    ...
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    great advice so far guys - thanks for taking the...

    great advice so far guys - thanks for taking the time. Thanks for the equipment check list JT - with my background in coaching football (we've got checklist's for the checklist :)) I had already put...
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    1st Meet Advice

    I greatly appreciate the advice that is available here and how helpful everyone is with a wide range of topics. This message board along with the folks who reside here are quite unique.

    On to the...
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    Jorge, I believe you could benefit from...

    Jorge,

    I believe you could benefit from incorporating some "dynamic flexibility" exercises into your pre-workout rountine. Dynamic Flexility is a great way to warm up and aid in the increase in...
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