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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    sit ups have alot of extra movement that doesnt...

    sit ups have alot of extra movement that doesnt target the abs. once your shoulder blades are higher than about 30 degrees off the ground you are mainly using your psoas muscles to finish the curling...
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    so what do we conclude when this happens... ...

    so what do we conclude when this happens...

    Guy 1: (175 x 1)/ 160lbs * 12 = 13.125 "true strength"
    Guy 2: (150 x 1)/ 120lbs * 10.5= 13.125 "true strength"

    Now according to your formula these...
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    5'4-5 ish 122 pics here ...

    5'4-5 ish 122

    pics here http://www.wannabebigforums.com/showthread.php?t=110633(the one on the right being me in june of 07)
  4. i usually use word..but i've had alot of extra...

    i usually use word..but i've had alot of extra time lately so im working on writing a program that lets you save a schedule for each day of the week, you select the day which includes the routine you...
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    so since know one knocked the idea im gooing to...

    so since know one knocked the idea im gooing to assume that adding this exercise to a cardio training routine would be beneficial?
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    is there any simulation of this with free...

    is there any simulation of this with free weights..or cable pulleys or something...i would like to try it but seeing as i dont have a huge tire..i'm in a pickle
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    Sledgehammer to tire

    In looking at the training routines of some mma fighters i see that many of them have an exercise where they continuously hit a big ol' tire with a sledgehammer...

    does this exercise help with...
  8. i don't really know about rows but i know for...

    i don't really know about rows but i know for pull ups what helped me alot was to concentrate on bringing my elbows to the floor...... so i'd have to agree with BG5150 and say concentrate on putting...
  9. i have this and i love it.... ...

    i have this and i love it....

    http://www.buzzillions.com/dz_307982_fitness_gear_ultimate_smith_ii_dsg_reviews

    i just locked the smith bar in all the way at the top so its out of my way

    it...
  10. yea idk i guess most of the weight gained was...

    yea idk i guess most of the weight gained was muscle
  11. Thanks for comments guys. To Killswitch I'm...

    Thanks for comments guys.


    To Killswitch
    I'm not really sure I'd estimate around 110, going into wrestling that year i weighed about 116 and dropped to 112 then went back up to 116 after the...
  12. unfortunately, yes. I'm not so good at...

    unfortunately, yes.

    I'm not so good at bulking, I try force down as much as i can but it still isn't enough.
  13. Progress at 1 year....2 year pics coming soon

    Picture on left is June of 06, picture on right is June of 07...will post 08 pics when June rolls around.
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    my jiu jitsu isnt too serious.. 2 nights a week...

    my jiu jitsu isnt too serious.. 2 nights a week at most.

    im still seeing progress with my lifts..i was just curious about why you would choose 8-12 over 3-5 but BigRic cleared it up a little with...
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    yea makes sense..you grow either way. i was...

    yea makes sense..you grow either way.

    i was just curious about the subject, it doesnt really affect me personally i'm going to continue with BGB and those suggested rep ranges
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    rep range advice doesnt make sense?

    in multiple threads i have seen people suggest an 8-12 rep range for gaining size and a 3-5 rep range for gaingin strength.

    but if you are gaining more strength then wouldn't you be gaining size...
  17. that happened to me before....i dropped the...

    that happened to me before....i dropped the weight and started doing 3:1:1 reps. 3 seconds down, pause for 1 second, and 1 second to lift the weight back up. i worked my way back up to the weight i...
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    i'm no expert but i would say your main focus...

    i'm no expert but i would say your main focus should be on chest,back and legs. the three biggest muscle groups. You have a whole day dedicated to arms and an occasional half day for back, doesnt...
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    what would you suggest

    what would you suggest
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    so deads rows BB rows on trap...

    so deads
    rows
    BB rows on trap day would be solid?
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