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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    German Volume Training. Anybody try it?

    I thought I would give GVT a try for a 5-6 week run. I tried chest/back yesterday, but couldn't get the 100 reps (10x10) on bench or barbell row. I have a 1RM of 335, so I tried 180lbs for a 10X10....
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    Thanks. I've been ok at 50% so far, but cranking...

    Thanks. I've been ok at 50% so far, but cranking out those last couple reps in sets 4 and 5 gets tough, and you definitely feel it for a couple of days. I'm feeling legs, back and chest right now,...
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    Thanks.

    Thanks.
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    Wendler 5/3/1 "Boring but Big" question.

    I'm starting up Wendler's 5/3/1 "Boring but Big" variation, and I was wondering if the weight used for the assistance work for the main lift (which is just a 5x10 of the same lift at 50% 1RM) remains...
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    Humans shouldn't consume soy, ever. Grains...

    Humans shouldn't consume soy, ever. Grains either. Soybean oil is in just about every processed "food" item. Avoid them. Eat meat and vegetables. Then more meat and vegetables. Much better and...
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    Exactly, just dial in your cals with the...

    Exactly, just dial in your cals with the appropriate fat content milk. I will say, however, after 20+ years doing this, that there is something about milk. For the same calories, milk seems to add...
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    Bench is much harder on the shoulders than the...

    Bench is much harder on the shoulders than the dip. I love weighted dips in the rings, since I don't have parallel bars at home. My old gym had a great parallel dip station, I miss that more than...
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    Broke my right leg skiing on Feb 5. Spiral break...

    Broke my right leg skiing on Feb 5. Spiral break in the Tibia, boot top break of the fibula. Metal rod from knee to ankle. Screws. Atrophy. Pain. Swelling. It's possible I have cancer, because...
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    Carbs will raise blood sugar. A raised blood...

    Carbs will raise blood sugar. A raised blood sugar will cause an insulin response in the body. Insulin is a storage and stress hormone. Storage is the "fattening' part, if there are enough extra...
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    I'm not sure what ghey part of NC your school is...

    I'm not sure what ghey part of NC your school is in, but plenty of meat was served everywhere I went in NC. Schools are partially funded by state, federal, or local sources. Carbs and fat are...
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    60 reps of curls is a lot of volume for a small...

    60 reps of curls is a lot of volume for a small muscle like the biceps. You will get sore. Use more weight and less reps next time (maybe 5-8 reps). More is not better. Anyway, pullups and rows...
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    I feel ya. I broke my right leg skiing in Feb. ...

    I feel ya. I broke my right leg skiing in Feb. Bad break, they said I was lucky it wasn't amputated. Now I have a metal rod thru my tibia and some screws. I exercised what I could from March...
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    Some studies claim that you are more prone to injury by stretching before. The reason is that stretching will lengthen tendons and ligaments, and strength movements shorten ligaments/tendons, and...
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    When did this happen? And why are you doing...

    When did this happen? And why are you doing lateral raises?

    I had an RC injury about 10 years ago, I'm in medicine, and in regular conference with orthopedic physicians, so I have some valuable...
  15. Do more. Lighter weight at first. Single leg...

    Do more. Lighter weight at first. Single leg squats, lunges, splits, etc. require you to balance, as well as execute the movement. It's all good. Progression is key. Even better, do them...
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    Anyone who's got spare tampon money left over, I...

    Anyone who's got spare tampon money left over, I suppose.
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    The label is for uncooked meat. The George...

    The label is for uncooked meat. The George Foreman grill really does not reduce the fat of meat cooked on it. Testing has shown the reduction to be less than 3%, most of the loss is water. Fat is...
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    winner.

    winner.
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    Deadlift, Overhead press, pullups (weighted).

    Deadlift, Overhead press, pullups (weighted).
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    iPhone journal?

    Just wondering if there is a decemt workout journal for the iPhone. Free preferably.
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