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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?

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    I drink your milkshake twm's Avatar
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    Training shoes?

    I have New Balance MX1007 in navy and they are really cool. However, in the past 5 months, I've developed some nasty tendonitis and I'm convinced its from these damn shoes since they're really the only thing I've changed since I started getting pain in my leg.

    Please recommend good cross-trainers less than $150 that are suitable for lifting. Thanks!

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    i just bought a pair of shox nz... we'll see how good they are for lifting. I have some newbies right now, but have aftermarket insoles in them, since the stock cardboard ones crapped out the first month i had them.

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    Get some indoor soccer shoes. They are perfect for lifting with their thin hard sole.
    Last edited by Praetorian; 05-03-2005 at 10:53 AM.

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    Running shoes are really the worst possible shoe for lifting. Little lateral support, squishy cushioning. No good at all.

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    I swear by Adidas Trail running shoes. They're not like road running shoes in that they have more support around the ankle imo. Also, they're the last 3 pairs of shoes I've owned and I can't kill them, no matter what I run them through. Also, I remember once I put one of those half insole cushions in my shoe, one that goes from the heel to maybe half an inch from the balls of your feet. I got the worst feet pain that I've ever had from those. Maybe your insoles are the problem. Just a thought.

    Lastly, I get mine for between $65-$80.
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    nothing has been better for me than the original air zoom vick's. great support in the ankles and nice wide base good for squatting and deadlifting.

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    I use Nike shox, most comfortable shoe ive ever owned. That being said, they do suck for squatting, they are too squishy and not supportive enough laterally.
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    Quote Originally Posted by shansen008
    I use Nike shox, most comfortable shoe ive ever owned. That being said, they do suck for squatting, they are too squishy and not supportive enough laterally.
    yeah, i love my shox for running... but i agree they suck for squatting!!!!!

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    i wear my old school 1989 Reebok Pumps...cuz im cool like that
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    I like to use my wrestling shoes for when I do stuff like squats and DLs. I got 'em sitting around anyways and they are nice and flat with good ankle support.
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    I wear wrestling shoes. They work well.

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