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. #26
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    ^DUDE WHAT AN INGENIUS INVENTION.. how the hooks swivel around and are attached at all times. i wish more gyms had those.

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    They work awesome! I love mine and use them all the time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KobeWillVindic8
    no.. the problem is not getting the weights to the bench.

    i deadlift them, and place them on my thighs.. then sometimes i have trouble from the prone position getting them up.

    I do a pretty full ROM.. I admittedly have pretty jacked up shoulders.. but I do go a little bit past 90 degrees.

    I have a sneaking suspicion that my shoulders are a little weak in comparison to my chest, as I previously did not work them as hard as my chest... Because at the very bottom of the lift, the shoulders come into play quite a bit, if i'm not mistaken.



    wow.. talk about an elitist post. why do you even post on this message board if you are so great and wise, my friend? shouldn't you be out writing a dissertation on how awesome you are?

    this is a forum. forums are meant for discussion and Q&A. Deal with it.
    I didn't mean to sound elitist at all. I think you're missing the point. You've obviously spent some time in the gym, correct? This isn't rocket science. That's all. Sorry if I offended you.
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    I'm not sure why but I always subconsciously lift my legs into the air when I push my dumbells into position on flat bench. Then I put my feet on the floor and do my reps.

    The only real solutions for this problem would be a spotter or drop the weight down a little, then work back up slowly.

    You can try the powerlifting thing where you use your legs and lift your ass off the bench too maybe. Might hurt yourself though

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    Those hooks are nice, might have to pick up a set. Is their any stores that carry anything like it? (Dunhams, MC Sports, etc)
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    I wanna enter that contest. I could use a 1000 bucks.

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    I do a "Pelvic thrust" type movement to get the weights to my shoulders on incline.
    Once there I'm home free.
    Flat has never been a problem. Usually on the way down once I hit the bench, my back pops a million times and feels great.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dw06wu
    I didn't mean to sound elitist at all. I think you're missing the point. You've obviously spent some time in the gym, correct? This isn't rocket science. That's all. Sorry if I offended you.
    it's cool. no worries.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hatred
    I do a "Pelvic thrust" type movement to get the weights to my shoulders on incline.
    Once there I'm home free.
    Flat has never been a problem. Usually on the way down once I hit the bench, my back pops a million times and feels great.
    lol the same exact thing happens to me.. and it kinda scares me everytime.

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    To work on your strength right off the chest, set up a bench in the squat rack and put the safety pins as close to your cest as you can and do BB presses starting off the pins. You muscles won't have the luxury of being preloaded in that position as with regular BB presses, ie, ones that start from above.
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    ^great advice.. thanks.

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    i think i am pretty successful at getting 115 dumbells up on incline. A lot of people say to do one dumbell at a time.

    For me, I kind of begin by sitting down on the incline bench. Then i begin a rocking motion and i kick my back and both dumbells back at the same time.

    I find that when i go one at a time , it kind of drains my energy and i am not able to get the dumbells up.

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