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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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    So I finally Pulled the Trigger

    I have been mulling over a new deadlift suit for quite some time.
    Saturday I finally made my final decision and based on how much I love my 2 ply Overkill shirt I decided to continue the trend and go with a 2ply Overkill deadlift.

    Rudy is going to cut it for a conventional style and I also added the velcro straps to help with some weight fluctuation.

    Very excited. Anyone who has any experience lifting in the Poly suits please chime in. Thanks

    Dan

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    http://youtu.be/Zm6n1XcGELg

    My wife, Kristin pulls 285(sumo) in her Overkill suit at 4:50, at 5:25 I pull 7 plates, and at 5:38 I hit a PR of 735(conventional).

    All using Overkill 2-ply deadlift suits. I should add that my wife's is really loose as she just dropped a weight class.


    Keep the straps LOOSE and drop your hips back and down to start the pull.

    The suit has been great for me, I pull in it without briefs and I keep hitting PR's a year in to the life of the suit.
    Meet PR's: 1008-750-750 - 2464

    Gym PR's... don't count ... time to do another meet!

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    good call on having velcro straps. they are extremely helpful in every way you can imagine. you can read my reviews on all the PL gear I had in a thread I made in this PL section

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    THE 800 QUEST NickAus's Avatar
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    Sounds good, a review would be cool when you get it
    Squat briefs only 625 @ 210
    Bench geared 525 @ 210
    Deadlift geared 650 @ 220

    Captains of Crush #3

    Building Mighty Mitts...

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    Thanks for the Vid Bar

    jtteg_x my last suit had sewn straps and due to my height and the fact that it was a stock size it developed some bad habits in my posture. Lifting raw has done a lot to correct that and I figured now with a customer suit and adjustable straps I can dial it in a bit more exact now.

    Build time is approx 6 weeks but as soon as I get it and get some workouts in I will give a very in depth review

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