The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness
Latest Article

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
More Recent Articles
Contrast Training for Size
By: Lee Boyce
An Interview with Marianne Kane of Girls Gone Strong
By: Jordan Syatt
What Supplements Should I be Taking? By: Jay Wainwright
Bench Like a Girl By: Julia Ladewski
Some Thoughts on Building a Big Pull By: Christopher Mason

Facebook Join Facebook Group       Twitter Follow on Twitter       rss Subscribe via RSS
Results 1 to 4 of 4

Thread: Practical Gains

  1. #1
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jan 2005

    Practical Gains

    do you guys ever take time to notice how much real world strength is gained from lifting? i have noticed a considerable amound, but would doing things like sandbag carries and other strongman style training enhance this by much more, or just a little?

  2.    Support Wannabebig and use AtLarge Nutrition Supplements!

  3. #2
    Banned spencerjrus's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2005
    Americas Crappiest City
    I would say yes, however many people are adamant about not doing too much volume and therefore it might bother them.

  4. #3
    Senior Member DNL's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2004
    i want to try pulling a car.. =) that would be nice...

  5. #4
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jul 2001
    Memphis, TN
    I've found that doing deadlifts makes heavy objects feel lighter and much easier to carry and handle. That is probably the most noticeable real-world beneficial exercise that I do.
    Age: 22 Height: 5'-8" Weight: 175 (6-10-07)
    BF: 13.2% (6-10-07 w/ calipers)

    Bench: 300x1 (9-22-06)
    Squat: 285x4
    Deadlift: 225x10

    Long-term Goals
    Weight: 180 BF: 8% Bench: 315x1

Similar Threads

  1. Doggcrapp training
    By BigMatt in forum Bodybuilding & Weight Training
    Replies: 117
    Last Post: 04-01-2010, 08:12 PM
  2. What are newbie gains???
    By liftalittle in forum Diet and Nutrition
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 11-27-2003, 06:03 AM
  3. Christian Thibaudeau's Accentuated Eccentric Training
    By silles in forum Powerlifting and Strength Training
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 08-10-2003, 10:39 PM
  4. anybody notice no gains when smoking???
    By someoneunlikeyo in forum General Chat
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 03-08-2002, 11:50 PM


Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts