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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    Risk10k Clifford Gillmore's Avatar
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    Powerlifting Routine.

    Err, yeah. I'm looking to start a routine that incorporates all 3 lifts - most routines I have seen neglect one lift to one degree or another. Any general directions on this one?

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    more specific? i don't know what you are asking
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    A child does not learn to squat from the top down. In other words, he does not suddenly make a conscious decision one day to squat. Actually, he is squatting one day and make the conscious decision to stand. Squatting precedes standing in the developmental sequence. This is the way a child's brain learns to use the body as the child develops movement patterns. Therefore, a child is probably crawling, rocks back into a squatting position with the back completely relaxed and the hips completely flexed, and stands when he has enough hip strength. This approach makes a lot of sense and can be applied to relearning the deep squat movement if it is lost. -Gray Cook
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    Risk10k Clifford Gillmore's Avatar
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    Thanks Sensei, the Dinosaur training split is just the ticket.

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    Sculpted by Science brickt.'s Avatar
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    Why not try Westside? It incorporates all three lifts, just rotates them so that you don't like .. die.

    These are the exercises I'm starting next week.

    ME UP
    Suspended Bench - Work up to 1RM
    Arnold Press - 4 x 6-8
    T-Bar Row - 4 x 6-8
    Rope Pushdown - 3 x 8-12
    Cable Curl - 3 x 8-12

    DE LOW
    Box Squats - 10 x 3 at 50%
    Deadlift - 10 x 1 at 50%
    SLDL - 4 x 6-8
    Incline Crunch - 3 x 8-12
    DB Side Bend - 3 x 8-12

    DE UP
    Suspended Bench - 10 x 3 at 50%
    Rack Lockout - 4 x 6-8
    Pulldowns - 4 x 6-8
    Throat Pulls - 3 x 8-12
    BB Curl - 3 x 8-12

    ME LOW
    Deadlift - Work up to 1RM
    DB Split Squats - 4 x 6-8
    Pullthrough - 4 x 6-8
    Hyperextension 3 x 8-12
    Cable Crunch - 3 x 8-12
    Last edited by brickt.; 03-26-2006 at 03:42 PM.
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