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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    seems like an odd thing to ban a guy over

    seems like an odd thing to ban a guy over
  2. The point I was mainly trying to get at was the...

    The point I was mainly trying to get at was the people who run HQ are a bunch of jackasses and especially when they program something like they did for this last open workout. Heavy deadlifts at...
  3. I would fire whatever clown programmed this...

    I would fire whatever clown programmed this workout:

    14.3 WOD:
    MEN - includes Masters Men up to 54 years old
    Complete as many reps as possible in 8 minutes of:
    135-lb. deadlifts, 10 reps
    15...
  4. I mean, I definitely think the cause was more my...

    I mean, I definitely think the cause was more my never stretching and always being incredibly tight, it was going to catch up to me at some point. This was more of a curiosity and thought of how I...
  5. Interesting, thanks for the information. I think...

    Interesting, thanks for the information. I think I am just going to stick to my coffee for a while until things get nice and healed up and I can get more mobile. Then I will be at a lower risk to...
  6. Do stimulants increase the chance for a muscle pull/strain?

    I have had a few muscle pulls/strains in the past 4-5 months or so and the only thing I can think of that I have been doing differently is adding in more stimulants than in the past. I pulled my...
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    I tried doing a six day a week routine and since...

    I tried doing a six day a week routine and since I was hitting it hard it wrecked my nervous system. I never realized what that was like until I tried six days a week, I would work into it first to...
  8. Thread: Hunt/Bigfoot

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    Yeah, I am not sure what Tate was thinking, she...

    Yeah, I am not sure what Tate was thinking, she was getting the better of the exchanges on the feet. Was a pretty sick card though, made me literally sick to see Anderson's leg flop around like a...
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    Depends on the preworkout and the amount of...

    Depends on the preworkout and the amount of coffee. I got a free sample of NOExplode one time so I figured why the hell not. Took the whole thing which has something like 325mg of caffeine and...
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    Just jump back in and don't expect to be anywhere...

    Just jump back in and don't expect to be anywhere near where you were before. It will come back and pretty quickly but at first you will feel incredibly weak. Have to leave your ego at the door.
  11. Thread: Squat Stance

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    Yeah, that is what I figured. There are plenty of...

    Yeah, that is what I figured. There are plenty of GREAT CrossFit coaches out there don't get me wrong, but when someone acts like this they are usually crossfitters. This is why CrossFit gets the...
  12. Thread: Squat Stance

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    I am taking a wild guess here but does she...

    I am taking a wild guess here but does she CrossFit?
  13. Thread: Squat Stance

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    Feet straight ahead is more stable but I don't...

    Feet straight ahead is more stable but I don't have a chance in hell being able to squat like that so I angle out.
  14. Thread: Butt Wink

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    I have the same issue, from what I have read...

    I have the same issue, from what I have read loosening up your hips should help, ankle flexibility might help as well. I had good results with using lifting shoes, you could try putting a 5lb plate...
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    Good stuff, that was definitely helpful, will be...

    Good stuff, that was definitely helpful, will be trying that out in my next back day
  16. Thread: Programs

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    I mix and match. Things that work better for me...

    I mix and match. Things that work better for me in certain cases aren't usually in typical programs. For example, in order to really work my chest well I have found I need a lot of volume, it wasn't...
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    Here is the machine I was talking about... ...

    Here is the machine I was talking about...

    http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7440/10847448966_0f9377ac6b.jpg

    Put your knee on the pad, forearm on the other and grab the handle, grab the grip at the...
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    I will have to snap one next time I go to that...

    I will have to snap one next time I go to that gym, probably end of this week.
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    You could build your own through amazon for the...

    You could build your own through amazon for the time being. It won't be flavored and I would wager it will cost more per serving but the ingredients are there.
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    I found a machine at my gym that mimics a...

    I found a machine at my gym that mimics a dumbbell row (one knee and hand on a flat bench) but uses a cable instead. I found that it absolutely blasts my lats. I really like chest supported rows too.
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