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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    GFH Lones Green's Avatar
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    strongman training

    there was a thread awhile back with the link to a site that showed how to make your own atlas stones and other strongman training equipment, does anyone have that link? i used search and couldn't find the link. thanks!

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    http://www.tc.umn.edu/~keen0018/makeastone.htm that's a pretty good place to learn. sidior and my bro have made a small one that we're going to start using within the next couple of weeks. it seems really solid.
    Do what needs to be done.

    Every time I was in the hole I swear a turd kissed my underwear. - Hatred
    I love snatch. I think I'm addicted to it. - Stray
    I like a woman I can climb - Jinkies
    Personally ... I'm a vagitarian - Brawl
    I don't box, but I'll have a dance off with any of you tools. When I get all my 230 lbs shaking and grooving you bet your a$$es you'll get served. - BilltheButcher

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    thanks, let me know how it works out for you guys, i'd like to know before i make my own.

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    the stone itself is pretty rock solid. we haven't weighed it yet, but we're guessing it's around 135 lbs, around 14.5 inches in diameter. and it's a lot heavier than it seems, just because it is so awkward. We'll be looking to make a larger stone within the next year and once we dominate that one, we'll probably look into making an even bigger stone

    Andrew
    Do what needs to be done.

    Every time I was in the hole I swear a turd kissed my underwear. - Hatred
    I love snatch. I think I'm addicted to it. - Stray
    I like a woman I can climb - Jinkies
    Personally ... I'm a vagitarian - Brawl
    I don't box, but I'll have a dance off with any of you tools. When I get all my 230 lbs shaking and grooving you bet your a$$es you'll get served. - BilltheButcher

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    Stones are fun. My best to date is only a 235, I lost my balance trying to stand up with the 280 in my last competition and didn't get to load it. There's nothing tougher nor more primal than picking up a huge heavy rock.

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    I made two atlas stones using the ball and plaster of paris method. The first one I made was about 100lbs and ended up crumbling because I used a lower grade cement. The second is about 220lbs and solid - I made it with Quickrete 2000 (I think... it's been a few years) and it has stood up to being dropped and quite a few years of changing weather.

    Here are a few links: http://johnnymnemonic.proboards44.co...ead=1133333050
    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
    Lifting Clips: http://www.youtube.com/profile?user=johnnymnemonic2
    Blog: http://squatrx.blogspot.com/

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