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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    PVC might be strong enough, but I went with pipe,...

    PVC might be strong enough, but I went with pipe, chain, and tie-downs. I've been using it fairly regularly for at least a few years now. Just in case anyone is wondering, I don't do kipping pull-ups...
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    Wow, you're defensive. Look, whoever the current...

    Wow, you're defensive. Look, whoever the current Kool-Aid dealer is is bound to get an inordinate share of crap whether that's Westside, kettle bells, CF, 5x5, FMS, or Starting Strength. They are all...
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    So, I can't comment on a box's programming when...

    So, I can't comment on a box's programming when the post the WoD everyday and post videos frequently? I can't comment on a box's programming when I see first-hand injuries as a result of them?

    I...
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    I think we can both agree that the weight is...

    I think we can both agree that the weight is probably somewhere around 30% of this guy's max power clean... The fat bar really makes the entire complex very grip-intensive and that changes things a...
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    Other businesses aren't the topic of conversation...

    Other businesses aren't the topic of conversation here... I think you know the point - we just disagree whether it's a problem or not. Nowhere to go from there, I guess.
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    I don't think anything I've said is contrary at...

    I don't think anything I've said is contrary at all to what you've just posted.
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    Chris, The only point was that you are biased...

    Chris,

    The only point was that you are biased and your experience is working against you here. That's not a put down, just an observation. I know people that work with CF. I've worked w. people...
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    Well, what qualifies as a competent trainer is a...

    Well, what qualifies as a competent trainer is a subjective thing, I guess... It's not uncommon to see box owners/trainers that have very little experience training themselves or others... For those,...
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    Agreed. Chris, No offense, but you aren't...

    Agreed.

    Chris,
    No offense, but you aren't exactly impartial on any of this.
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    I was a very good swimmer - Division 1 on a team...

    I was a very good swimmer - Division 1 on a team w. many All-Americans and a world record holder.

    We had a training camp in Florida one year. Our team did an open water race w. other teams - it is...
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    I need to free myself from making memes... ...

    I need to free myself from making memes...

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    By training it too hard too often... In other...

    By training it too hard too often... In other words,

    edit: Look, on your back day, how many of those exercises stress your lower back? Almost all of them. Blasting your lower back like that early...
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    http://i11.photobucket.com/albums/a178/johnnymnemo...

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    http://i11.photobucket.com/albums/a178/johnnymnemo...

    http://i11.photobucket.com/albums/a178/johnnymnemonic/squat2parallel.jpg
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    Share Your Lifting-Related Meme HERE!

    http://i11.photobucket.com/albums/a178/johnnymnemonic/feyd.jpg

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    I don't understand why it'd be impossible to do...

    I don't understand why it'd be impossible to do them after DLing unless you are doing them balls to the wall... Do them a little lighter as accessory work, or use them as a substitute when you need a...
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    During the course of a squatting session, I'll do...

    During the course of a squatting session, I'll do a quad/hip flexor stretch, an IT band stretch, a glute/ham stretch, maybe some dislocates, skin-the-cat, and that's about it. It's as much a...
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    With a $500 budget, you should be able to pick up...

    With a $500 budget, you should be able to pick up a very nice barbell. I've bought a lot from these three companies and been happy w. product and customer service....
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    You've been squatting for 9 weeks and keep...

    You've been squatting for 9 weeks and keep f---ing around with your form. Stick with ONE and get strong!
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