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. Thread: Forward Shoulders

    by DJL
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    I do work my back, but not as much as shoulders...

    I do work my back, but not as much as shoulders and chest. Obviously, that's a mistake. I also believe that poor posture plays some role.

    Thank you all very much for your fast and helpful advice!!
  2. Thread: Forward Shoulders

    by DJL
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    Forward Shoulders

    Hey guys,

    Looking for some advice. I've been lifting pretty solidly for about 1.5 years, generally following the WBB routines. I'm 6'2" about 217lbs and low body fat. One thing I've noticed about...
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    That is nice, but I don't want to spend $700....

    That is nice, but I don't want to spend $700. Looking more around the $400 mark. Any thoughts?
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    What Power Rack Should I Buy?

    Hi,

    Getting ready to order a power rack for the new year. I've been looking at this one:...
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    Hi Built, It's great to get such a fast...

    Hi Built,

    It's great to get such a fast response from you.

    She's 5'4, 129 pounds. And she doesn't have any reliable macros--needs to warm up to fitday.

    Oh, I was just looking at your Baby...
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    Words of Encouragement/Advice

    Hi,

    I'm writing this on behalf of my wife who is not a board member--and she's asked me to post it. She and I have been lifting together and cutting for about 10 weeks now. I've dropped about 18...
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    Just sharing because of my enthusiasm

    So, I've been eating well and cutting for nine weeks now. I'm 6'2" and I've dropped from 222 lbs to 204.5 lbs: that's 17.5 pounds or about 2 lbs a week.

    Feeling good and stronger, and I'm...
  8. Thread: deadlifts

    by DJL
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    Check out this link:...

    Check out this link: http://exrx.net/WeightExercises/GluteusMaximus/BBDeadlift.html
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    Hey detard, I'm in San Francisco. Thanks for...

    Hey detard,

    I'm in San Francisco. Thanks for the link to the olympic dumbells Invain.
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    Where to get additional equipment

    I work out of a home gym--my garage is converted into a lifting room. I have a bench, 400lbs olympic style plates and barbell. I have some fixed-weight dumbells, but I've quickly outgrown them.
    ...
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    Alright, thanks for the tip Unreal. Do my caloric...

    Alright, thanks for the tip Unreal. Do my caloric intake and macros look okay in your opinion?
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    Why is working out on an empty stomach bad? Btw,...

    Why is working out on an empty stomach bad? Btw, I drink a lot of water during the workout. I just can't get myself into eating something at 5am...
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    Thoughts on my nutrition/routine?

    I’ve been working on my diet and exercise very faithfully that last three weeks, and I’ve seen some amazing progress. I wanted to share with you folks and get your feedback on diet in general, as I...
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    But shouldn't my primary focus be on losing fat...

    But shouldn't my primary focus be on losing fat first, instead of growing muscle? Or can I do both, simultaneously?
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    I'm embarassed to say that my initial body fat...

    I'm embarassed to say that my initial body fat calculation was about 20 percent. I have not done one since the weight gain.

    No I did not need to go to the men's room. :)

    Are you suggesting that...
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    Lifting and weight gain

    I've been lifting again for about a month now--trying to shed some fat and build some muscle. Here's my routine:

    Workout 6 days a week: Monday, Thursday=upper body; Tuesday, Friday=lower body;...
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