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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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  1. #1
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    How Do YOu DO These Westside Lifts?

    For Westside training purposes, can someone tell me what a board press, a floor press, and a zercher squat are? Thanks.
    Height: 5'8 1/2"
    Weight: 155-160
    Max Bench: 230 (june '02)
    Incl. DB Press: 75's x 6
    DB Military Press: 60's x 4
    Max Deadlift: 275

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    goto www.elitefts.com and then goto the "ask dave" section... then click on the exercise index in the left pane..... there you will find info on almost every westside lift.... more important is not what they are... but how to execute them in good form and how fast todo them, etc... repost with new questions once u've read that stuff.... also read the articles, especially the stuff by dave tate and louie...

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    As I Am Paul Stagg's Avatar
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    A lot of the photos are not there.

    A board press is a flat bench press done with boards (2x6's) on your chest to shorten the ROM.

    A floor press is a bench press without the bench. Lay on the floor, and lower the wieght until your upper arms are on teh floor, then press back up.

    A Zercher squat is a squat where the bar is carried in the crook of your elbows.
    Squats work better than supplements.
    "You know, if I thought like that, I'd never put more than one plate on the bar for anything, I'd never use bands or chains, I'd never squat to parallel or below, and I'd never let out the slightest grunt when I lift. At some point in your lifting career (assuming you're planning on getting reasonably strong and big), you're going to have to accept that most people think you are some kind of freak." -Sensei
    "You're wrong, and I have a completely irrelevant pubmed abstract that may or may not say so." - Belial
    I has a blog.
    I has a facebook.

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