That Ellington guy on T-nation with the HIT arm routine/ challenge...

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  1. Wombats Unlimited

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    He's on the right... (old guy). Please tell me he has some kind of disease or horrible injury, otherwise, why is he teaching people how to get big? I'm sure he's a knowledgable guy, but he sure as hell doesn't 'walk the walk'
     
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    I think he used to compete in the early 70's. Though he never went pro IIRC.
     
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    just because he may not look the part doesn't mean a god damned thing
     
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    :hsugh: It means alot. It gives him credibility, and gives people confidence. If Ronnie coleman was training me, I would listen to every fucking thing he said, period. Now the same words coming from some random fatass wouldnt have the same effect, they wouldnt motivate you or inspire you. Walking the walk is important.
     
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    Yeah it does... if he can't even get to a beginner's level of muscle mass, how can he feel qualified to tell others how to. If he DID compete, and now for some reason he's not interested in maintaining muscle mass, I guess that's ok, but I feel more PT's and strength trainers should walk the walk - how would a guy like that even know what a 500 pounds squat feels like to coach it?
     
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    you think ronnie coleman is bigger then everyone else because of his knowledge :rofl:
     
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    whatever gets you to go to the gym
     
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    So you would automatically take Ronnie Coleman's diet advice over Lyle Macdonald's because of their physiques?

    Walking the walk is important...granted. But moreso is being able to motivate yourself. In not, you're ... 'weakminded'. :noes:

    This guy I think is also in his early or late 50's at least.
     
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    Please.


    Do a google search on coaches. Look at some NFL, NBA, NHL coaches. You think they can achieve 1/10th of what their athletes can? How about gymnastic and figure skating coaches?

    What makes a strength "coach" so different from these people?
     
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    He's 60 IIRC, but he's still an HITard
     
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    What makes a strength coach different from all of those other coaches is that basketball, football, figure skating all take something like 70% natural ability, 30% conditioning, whereas in strength training, anyone can get to at least an intermediate level with enough dedication and commitment - natural ability doesn't play a very large role, unless you're talking about elites and competitors. You couuld train all your life to be a figure skater, but if you aren't gifted at it, you won't get much beyond experienced beginner.
     
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    I totally disagree.
     
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    then youve never competed at an elite level. almost all NFL players would be there despite bad coaching/training/diet. some people can have the best coaches in the world,diet etc but never break a 5 second 40 they dont have the ability to. Tons of NFL players do bodypart splits and couldnt even spell conjugated periodization but theyre doing great.
     
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    MF dawt
     
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    I don't get your point.

    How does this support the statement that a coach needs to practice what he preaches?
     
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    Not talking about Lyle necessarily. Dan Duchaine wasn't that big. There's a lot of knowledgeable people out there who aren't hyoooge.

    not to mention that not everybody's goal is being huge.
     
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    whats wrong with them? Mine look like that.
     
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    Does Joe Paterno or Bobby Bowden walk the walk??


    i think they can win some ball games w/o being able to "walk the walk"
     
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