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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  1. #1
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Nov 2003

    new gym has no barbells

    i have to work out @ this gym for the summer, and it has NO BARBELLS. there are lots of DB's, and various Cybex machines for chest, rows, hip abduction and adduction, curls, back extensions, flyes, leg extensions, leg curls, lat tower... but no BB's. so i've been trying to figure out what to do for squats, deads, etc.

    right now i do:

    dips, DB bench, pullups, Cybex row, DB skulls, DB shoulder presses, lateral raises.

    there's Cybex machines for leg extensions, and stuff, but i'm not too fond of them

    help me

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  3. #2
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jan 2002
    if i was u ..i would find a new gym
    seriously..a gym without a single barbell???
    I myself wouldnt call that a gym
    Currently cutting

  4. #3
    Go Heels! MixmasterNash's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2003
    Chapel Hill, NC
    DB lunges, cleans, snatches, squats, deads, slds.

    What's the big deal?

  5. #4
    Wannabebig Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2003
    Ames, IA
    You can do DLs with DBs I think. For legs, I really like walking DB lunges, not sure if those could replace squats though

  6. #5
    Join Date
    Apr 2004
    Could you do DB hack squats? Or will that not work...?
    They say that when your ships comes in
    The first man takes the sails
    Second takes the afterdeck
    The third: the planks and rails.

  7. #6
    Demotivated. JTyrell710's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2003
    can i just comment why the hell wouldnt a gym have bb's???
    talk to management at least once.
    6'0 - 176lb
    ~14% bf

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  8. #7
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Feb 2004
    My gym has barbells. 6 of them to be accurate. And they have enough plates to make one bar weigh 45 kilos. Pathetic. I hate my gym. Ive asked them for the last 2 months to order some 20kg plates and some 1.25kg plates but as yet they havent turned up. Im changing gym if i dont see them in the next 15 days.

  9. #8
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Nov 2003
    yeah pretty gay

    oh well


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