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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    Senior Member The Calvinator's Avatar
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    Eastside vs. Westside

    What is the difference between the two? Being from the midwest, I guess I have just come across the term til i was on this board. Which is better? Eastside are you supposed to dress all ivy league like when you lift and the westisde are you supposed to lift outside like Arnold did at venice beach? I mean, its a midwest thang, ya'll, well according to Nelly....
    Don't just call me pessimist. Try and read between the lines. I can't imagine why you wouldn't Welcome any change, my friend. I wanna see it all come down. suck it down. flush it down.

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    sorry i dont know what eastside is, someone else correct me but dont the principles of westside incorporate max effort strength exercises with dynamic effort exercises, thats what im doing at the moment, maybe im going off on a tangent but i have absolutely no idea what lifting at venice beach has to do with it.
    'you cant avoid confrontation in life. it just makes things more trouble down the road. sometimes you have to look at the bull and say "f--k you bull" and grab that bull by the horns'

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    Eastside

    Westside = Ace

    while I'am not an expert on westside, I know the best powerlifters in the world train with it. Using ME and DE effort day with a constant change of exercise for ME.

    Elitefts.com
    westside barbell club

    these are a couple of good sites to find out about it. also Adam Mckinnon has a pretty good article on it here to.

    Don't know what eastside is?

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    I think you're confusing the east coast vs. west coast fight between rappers...
    Obstacles are what you see when you take your mind off the goal.
    -Unknown

    Energy and persistence conquer all things.
    -Benjamin Franklin

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    well, if there is a westside, shouldnt there be an eastside? it would only make sense, but if there is a sort of westside, it should be called something else then.
    Don't just call me pessimist. Try and read between the lines. I can't imagine why you wouldn't Welcome any change, my friend. I wanna see it all come down. suck it down. flush it down.

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    The original Westside started in California, but now they reside at a gym in Ohio aptly named "Westside Barbell"
    "A + B + C = Success if, A = Hard Work, B = Hard Play, C = Keeping your mouth shut" -Albert
    Einstein


    I've always gone to the gym with the conviction that I'll be the hardest working mother****er in the joint. Make that your credo, and hope we don't lift at the same place.
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    My home gym is turning into the Eastside Gym.
    Best Meet Lifts(Raw w/wraps):
    @165- 435 SQ 270 BE 560 DL.....1255 total
    @181- 535 SQ 300 BE 570 DL.....1400 total
    Best Meet Lifts(Multi-ply):
    @148- 575 SQ 315 BE 515 DL.....1400 total
    @165- 680 SQ 380 BE 540 DL.....1555 total
    @181- 700 SQ 375 BE 535 DL.....1605 total
    Best Gym Lifts(Raw w/wraps)
    545 SQ 305 BE 585 DL

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    i was worried for a sec there, btw- Latty, the westside training is going very nicely, i tried to stat an online journal but im just keeping one at home.
    'you cant avoid confrontation in life. it just makes things more trouble down the road. sometimes you have to look at the bull and say "f--k you bull" and grab that bull by the horns'

    -Shane

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