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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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    Wannabebig New Member
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    Ab Training

    What does everyone do for their ab training? I need 3-5 exercises I can rotate, what kind of sets and reps are you using?

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    this should be moved to bodybuilding/fitness

    i do 3 sets usually of 12 reps

    weighted decline crunches
    reverse crunches
    cruches on the ball
    kickups
    cable crunches
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    No it shouldn't.

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    Quote Originally Posted by getfit
    this should be moved to bodybuilding/fitness
    I'm sure if he wanted responses from the bodybuilding and fitness crowd, he'd post it in that forum.

    My favorites are Ab Pulldowns, Spread Eagle Sit-Ups (w. weight), Saxon Side Bends, Side Bends

    Occasionally, I'll do Ab Wheel or Pike-Ups w. "Power Wheel" ('power wheel' image: http://inch-aweigh.com/images/power_..._wheel_100.jpg)

    I try to do one ab exercise on squat/dl day. Usually 6-10 reps for 3-5 sets. Occasionally up to 15 reps.

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    What are your goals? (That'll determine where this belongs)

    I train abs 2x a week, varying sets and reps, varying movements.
    Last edited by Paul Stagg; 08-22-2005 at 04:02 PM.
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    I break my ab training into rotational and flexion movements.

    For flexion: standing cable crunches, loaded swiss ball crunches, decline sit ups, reverse leg raises and spread eagles. I add other ones in butthese are the main ones.

    For rotation: cable chops, swiss ball russian twists, swiss ball kneeling med ball twists and core board twists.
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    So I find this law at work: When I want to do good, evil is right there with me. For in my inner being I delight in God's law; but I see another law at work in the members of my body, waging war against the law of my mind and making me a prisoner of the law of sin at work within my members. What a wretched man I am! Who will rescue me from this body of death? Thanks be to God--through Jesus Christ our Lord!"
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