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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    how many sets is that per movement? give the...

    how many sets is that per movement? give the detailed breakdown of your work sets.
    ex.
    3 board: 315x3, 405x1, 455x1
    4 board: 495x1, 545x1
    etc.

    from what you have there, it looks like...
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    throw on some briefs. they really protect your...

    throw on some briefs. they really protect your hips when you are squatting/pulling wide on a regular basis.
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    nah, he's got a heart of total darkness. he...

    nah, he's got a heart of total darkness. he kicks puppies for fun. he's the prick that screams 'two more reps' when you get pinned on your 1st.
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    uh, i think it may take more than three workouts...

    uh, i think it may take more than three workouts to completely learn the shirt.

    using gear will likely yield some results immediately, but mastering your gear takes a career.
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    this question is easy to answer. get your...

    this question is easy to answer. get your degree. it doesn't matter that you don't know right now what you are going to do with it; having it is what counts. a cs/math degree is pretty marketable...
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    yes, definitely.

    yes, definitely.
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    big dude, no doubt.

    big dude, no doubt.
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    if you want to be able to pull the collar lower,...

    if you want to be able to pull the collar lower, cut that bitch. a closed back denim doesn't offer a lot of collar adjustability. cutting the back will not ruin the shirt.

    i would recommend...
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    two more options, sans j-hooks: 1) have someone...

    two more options, sans j-hooks:
    1) have someone dl the bar as a handoff
    2) 'rack' the bar on a flat bench
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    why can't you setup the j-hooks on the outside of...

    why can't you setup the j-hooks on the outside of the rack and do your presses there? check vdizenzo doing them like that in the '4/20 videos' thread.
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    buy a current technology shirt (rage-x, f6, metal...

    buy a current technology shirt (rage-x, f6, metal bash, whatever) but get the fit a little loose. learning to touch is about form, not weight.
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    be clear, chris, i'm stupid or my post is stupid?

    be clear, chris, i'm stupid or my post is stupid?
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    unfortunately, the blast shirts are junk. poor...

    unfortunately, the blast shirts are junk. poor performance + uncomfortable as hell. like piano wire pulled through your arm pit.

    i don't subscribe to the beginner shirt theory. buy a good shirt...
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    no one's willing to do that, ain't that a bitch? ...

    no one's willing to do that, ain't that a bitch? it probably doesn't have anything to do with the chip on your shoulder.

    learn some humility and actually listen to the people that are trying to...
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    no, this is powerlifting. lifting the 'maximum...

    no, this is powerlifting. lifting the 'maximum weight' is the goal and the best way to get stronger. lat activation and leg drive is a huge component of benching. arching, while reducing the...
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    nah. triples on one breath in the shirt is our...

    nah. triples on one breath in the shirt is our religion. it'll never feel comfortable, but you get used to it.
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