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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    Philly area meet

    There is USAPL meet Dec.7-9 in Aston, PA. Anyone competing?

    It will be my 1st competition. How soon should I lighten my workouts?
    Last edited by CMAND21; 11-13-2006 at 03:15 PM.

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    Keep it up until 2 weeks before. Then work up to your openers 2 weeks out. 1 week out, do no work (maybe just stretching and VERY light lifting if you feel the need). Get lots of rest.

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    Getting lots of rest is the most important thing. I remember my ex-coach made me train way too much, and he didn't give me much rest! By the time the competition arrived, my body didn't feel fully rested, that pissed me off! I fired his ass right after the competition!

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    Quote Originally Posted by CMAND21
    There is USAPL meet Dec.7-9 in Aston, PA.
    I live in Philly, where is Ashton? Is there a link to a website for this meet?

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