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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    oh ok, thanks so i should lose approximately 4...

    oh ok, thanks

    so i should lose approximately 4 lbs in the month right?
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    yeah i've heard that before, but i don't...

    yeah i've heard that before, but i don't understand what you meant by saying that in here
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    quick little one month cut?

    i've been bulking for about 6 months now, i gained 20 lbs so far, my bodyfat went from 14% to 16% during these 6 months. I am currently 5'10 189 lbs.

    I have never done a cut before since i am...
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    can injured muscles still grow?

    i think there is a little something wrong with my left bicep, when i used to do curls, the day after it would hurt so much that i wouldn't be able to workout for the next 4-5 days.

    But now since...
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    how sure are u guys about the hand position? ...

    how sure are u guys about the hand position?
    how come this didn't matter when i wasn't lifting?
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    arms/hands falling asleep while i'm sleeping?

    i first started weightlifting when i was 18, and i remember after about 4 months of lifting my arms/hands started falling asleep every single night and i would wake up every morning and my arms would...
  7. i first started squatting about 5 months ago and...

    i first started squatting about 5 months ago and have been non stop ever since then, i think my form is pretty good, i focus on form alot for all of the exercises that i do, im not sure what went...
  8. i think i pulled a back muscle, in so much pain!!!

    last week, my knees were extremely sore after squatting, so i missed the next 2 workouts because my knees were way to sore to squat.

    so finally yesterday they were feeling alot better and i got...
  9. Thread: squat question

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    the pain isn't really enough to keep me outta the...

    the pain isn't really enough to keep me outta the gym so i just worked out again, like 30 mins ago and did not lock my knees this time, i did all my squat warm ups, and during my first working set, i...
  10. Thread: squat question

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    squat question

    at the end of a squat, are your legs supposed to be completely straight with ur knees locked?

    i've been doing it that way for about 3 months now, but woke up this morning with this weird annoying...
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    alright, it's fairly easy for me right now to add...

    alright, it's fairly easy for me right now to add weight onto every exercise, the only ones i have trouble with are bench press and military press, if i get stuck on those for a few workouts i'm...
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    alright i'll keep the weight the same, @...

    alright i'll keep the weight the same,

    @ redpikey, i read the link in ur thread a little while ago, but i have a 2.5 lb ankle weight that i tie onto the centre of the bar with a shoelace for a 2.5...
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    i'm pretty sure i can add weight to my lifts each...

    i'm pretty sure i can add weight to my lifts each work out, but i struggle on my last set alot, but i still complete it without any assistance, but didn't rippetoe say that u should start with light...
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    damn, i started at too high of a weight for each...

    damn, i started at too high of a weight for each workout, gotta start again next monday with much lower weight

    i was currently doing 200x3x5 squats, but that was pretty much as heavy as i can go...
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    rippetoe's question

    am i supposed to increase weight every workout, or every week?

    if the answer is workout, is there anything wrong with increasing it each week instead?
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    I decided to take out the pendlay rows and do the...

    I decided to take out the pendlay rows and do the power cleans instead, i'm starting rippetoe's 2morro for the first time, and i think i'm supposed to do power cleans, not full cleans or squat...
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    proper form/technique for power cleans?

    is this the correct way to do them? i saw some videos on the net of people squatting down really low like in this video and other ppl that only do like a 1/4 squat.
    ...
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    i did a search on google and found this starting...

    i did a search on google and found this starting strength warm ups calculator

    http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?p=178946371

    click on the link in the 2nd post....

    is this the...
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    alright thanks alot every1, @ redspikey, i'm...

    alright thanks alot every1,
    @ redspikey, i'm probably gonna keep in the barbell rows, until i learn how to do power cleans properly lol

    last thing, do i have to do warm up sets for all 3 of the...
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    lol alright, so THIS one is right... WEEK 1 ...

    lol alright, so THIS one is right...

    WEEK 1

    MONDAY - Workout A
    3x5 Squat
    3x5 Bench Press
    1x5 Deadlift

    WEDNESDAY - Workout B
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