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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    Wannabebig New Member
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    standing cable crunch

    thoughts on this video?
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n1252pBQFTk
    anyone have good results with standing cable crunches as far as carryover to powerlifting?

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    I do these weekly. Great ab work with out irritating my back. You can also use your squat and DL stance.
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    I think its great. IMO you will need to give it a couple of days, until you can feel the proper way to execute the crunch.

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    I do these on just about every lower body day.
    Train Hardcore

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    625/450/500 multi-ply
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    I must be doing something wrong because I never really feel them in the gut. If I go higher than 40-50lbs on the weight stack I have difficulty using the abs and wind up leaning back to prevent getting pulled up.

    They look simple, but is there something special you do to really activate the abs and hip flexors?

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