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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    One arm barbell movements

    While 1 arm movements with dbells or kbells are common, 1 arm barbell stuff is not seen too much these days. L0ts of Old School greats did these things and swore by them. Do any of you find these of...
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    I just rigged a DIY Rev Hyper cage add-on super...

    I just rigged a DIY Rev Hyper cage add-on super cheap...
    Check it out;
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UgTE8tZy4ks&list=UUOZ-NH7nUogwTdjRTh088UQ&index=1&feature=plcp
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    In 5-10 minutes it would be difficult to do a lot...

    In 5-10 minutes it would be difficult to do a lot better,I'd put it that way. I'd still prefer some iron in the mix, like a moderate weight all out rep set on the bench, maybe a couple sets of head...
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    Cool anecdote about Paul Anderson

    This is a short excerpt from my book, from the DiMarco section;
    Joe also retold a story he did not witness, but was told by Frenn, about Paul Anderson seeing George squat somewhere in the 800 plus...
  5. Culver City Westside Barbell Trailer

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WHVcXfMrJvs&feature=player_detailpage
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    Slater's Hardware sells diff. size molds......

    Slater's Hardware sells diff. size molds... probably the easiest way & you can make more than one. I've seen a few DIY versions, made one myself using large plastic bowl to mold half a stone. Attach...
  7. I have competed in a couple of Gene's meets &...

    I have competed in a couple of Gene's meets & found them fun & met some cool people. Gene is a little rough around the edges, but really cool & willing to give advice,etc once you get to know him a...
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    Is he into Old School stuff? I just dropped my...

    Is he into Old School stuff? I just dropped my prices for some awesome Old School based Power/bodybuilding/strength books featuring greats of the past... Bill West & crew,Pat Casey, Vince Anello,Tom...
  9. Arry, first off welcome. I am pretty new myself....

    Arry, first off welcome. I am pretty new myself. I suggest delving into the Old School routines for ideas. For example:...
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    I use a cheap MG on heavy lifts and I like it.......

    I use a cheap MG on heavy lifts and I like it.... would a custom fitted expensive one be even better? I suppose, but its really not in the budget
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    I used to bench with feet on toes to get better...

    I used to bench with feet on toes to get better arch, but some feds don't allow it & I got out of the habit. This has been a good thread, nice tips
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    Wicked, I am certainly no bench king, but I have...

    Wicked,
    I am certainly no bench king, but I have had similar issues with keeping a good arch. Ever try wearing footwear with a bigger heel? It doesn't seem like much, might every little thing can...
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    Remember the great lightweight lifter Don...

    Remember the great lightweight lifter Don Blue.... did deficit deads off a milk crate & insane deadlifting volume
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    Initial drive ,especially with Sumo style comes...

    Initial drive ,especially with Sumo style comes largely from the legs. Paused at bottom position squats, Jefferson squats, and deficit deads, banded deads are all possible aids IMO.
  15. Nice lifts

    See no form problems, but that had to be one of the slowest benches in history... you made it though, that's what counts! Solid lifts
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    Oh yeah, I forgot to mention I made an indian...

    Oh yeah,
    I forgot to mention I made an indian club simulation out of pipe & use that once in a while. I don't swing it around a lot, more like slow stretching movements with it. Again, something I...
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    No replies? wow. Anyway,I try to warmup well,...

    No replies? wow. Anyway,I try to warmup well, with 5lb plate swings in every direction & plane, before a bench workout, and then just start the bench with the bar for a set or 2 of 15-20 reps, and...
  18. New Culver City book free excerpt posted at Ditillo blogspot

    I just noticed this post today. There are a few other nice new posts here,too. Great site for the Old School enthusiats
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    Making weight for a meet

    Is it better to stay a bit over desired meet weight & dump a bunch of water right before the meet or to stay close to meet weight year round and try to keep bodyfat levels reasonably low through...
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    NC, Interesting that you got no replies. You...

    NC,
    Interesting that you got no replies. You mention deadlifts and military presses in particular. If you seek overall power, deadlifts and squats are the keys, IMO. On the Mil press thing, of...
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