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
    One Bad-A$$ MoFo!
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    Barely missed 405 on the DL...

    Last night I had one of the best workouts of my life starting with DL, I figured I would try to pull 405. I decided to do a bunch of singles to build up to it, went like this:
    135x8
    225x1
    275x1
    315x1
    365x1
    All of those were seriously very easy.
    Then I tried 405.
    My friend told me my legs got straight too early in the lift and I was basically pulling all with my back, setting myself up for an injury. Luckily the two times a attempted It I didn't get hurt but my back was crushed. The second attemp was better then the 1st, I was about 90% and I just gave up. I know I can do it, I will attempt it either next week or the week after.

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    Gaglione Strength Chris Rodgers's Avatar
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    Nice man. I'll be yankin 4 plates the next time I do em. Last time I hit 395 and went for the 405 but could only budge it a few inches. I think puttin 4 plates on anything just sounds like a lot of weight so it's impressive no matter how big or small you are. Good luck with it.
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    @165- 680 SQ 380 BE 540 DL.....1555 total
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  4. #3
    One Bad-A$$ MoFo!
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    Ya, it's kind of a mental thing as well, it just looks intimidating.
    That's a good lift tho, good luck to you too.

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    MA's Bionic Creation syntekz's Avatar
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    Good luck ya puss!

  6. #5
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    its nice watching the bar bend.
    my exprience - joined gym 10 years ago, 6 1/2 years hard weight training exprience.

  7. #6
    Wannabebig Member
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    I hit 410 the last time I did a max deadlift. It just plain looks cool =)

  8. #7
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    Dont max to often, if you are seeking muscle than it may not the best way to build it. Doing 6-8 reps is best for hypertrophy

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    Hitting 4 plates is a GOOD feeling. It's definitely a milestone, sort of the next level.
    "Except Belial. He knows everything. This isn't a sarcastic attack, either. He really knows everything." -----Organichu
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    Administrator chris mason's Avatar
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    You'll get it next time, good job!

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