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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    I agree with everything, except I don't know how...

    I agree with everything, except I don't know how I feel about the v-sits, they might be flexing the lower back even more which would cause further stress over time. If they worked for you, that...
  2. This is probably a big part of why you haven't...

    This is probably a big part of why you haven't seen an increase in size. I am not sure what your body composition was when you started, maybe your arms were already bigger, and for the simple fact...
  3. Thread: Wrist Pain

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    Easy fix

    It seems like everybody is suffering from tendonitis which is a fancy word for inflammation of your tendons. The 'itis' actually means inflammed and it's due to repetitive motions. You need to ice...
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    Definitely DO not stretch it lol. Stretching...

    Definitely DO not stretch it lol. Stretching will in fact hurt it worse. If it is something that is going away then before you lift it, during, and after, you should stretch and warm it up however....
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    Do you also do calves that day? Doing calf...

    Do you also do calves that day? Doing calf raises on a leg press can cause pain and develop into a problem. Not for everyone though.
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    Yeah that rice thing is what a lot of martial...

    Yeah that rice thing is what a lot of martial artists do and I've heard it works. Always wanted to check it out.

    To add to Tom's list, reverse EZ bar curls are badass on forearms too. Pick up...
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    Back when I first started getting into fitness, I...

    Back when I first started getting into fitness, I followed this principle too. But more is not always better, especially in fitness. You'd plateau far too quick doing chin-ups all the time like...
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    Don't forget form with all of those exercises or...

    Don't forget form with all of those exercises or you'll probably end up hurting your lower back more than strengthening it. Also, if you're anything like me, improve your hip mobility with dynamic...
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    Exercise Progression and Hypertrophy Nutrition

    I was actually writing this just to Tom because he seem so helpful, and figured I might as well post it to the boards for whoever might be interested.

    "Hey Tom, congrats on all of your success in...
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