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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    Blurry of "shimmery" vision can be the result of...

    Blurry of "shimmery" vision can be the result of hypertension. I'd definitely get a stat on your blood pressure to see where you're at. If your BP is elevated, and you're increasing it temporarily by...
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    121907 Off! 122007 High Rows 160x8 180x8...

    121907 Off!

    122007

    High Rows
    160x8
    180x8
    180x7
    180x6
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    Isn't the rule to always exhale during the work...

    Isn't the rule to always exhale during the work phase and inhale on the recovery?

    For situps that would be exhaling as you reach the top of your knees, breathing in for the next work phase on the...
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    Breathe- yes. Consult a physician - yes. ...

    Breathe- yes. Consult a physician - yes.

    Perhaps your blood pressure is up for an unknown reason?
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    The lifting advice on this board is great. And so...

    The lifting advice on this board is great. And so is the entertainment. :lurk:
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    121407 Cardio - 30 min erg 3x10min pieces....

    121407

    Cardio - 30 min erg 3x10min pieces. First--2:15 split, 18spm. Second-2:10 split, 20 spm. Third--2:06 split, 20 spm. Stationary bike 15 minutes, 5 min (8), 10 minutes (10).

    Core work -...
  7. Lol...way to welcome the n00b. If it's any...

    Lol...way to welcome the n00b.

    If it's any help, I got the same warm welcome (thanks, guys :help:) But after 2 months, I've found my own way and have been realizing great beginner gains and have...
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    Saliva -- "Click Click Boom" and POD -...

    Saliva -- "Click Click Boom"

    and

    POD - "Youth of a Nation"

    But then again, some of my musical tastes are stuck in the early millenial (2000-2003) years :eek:
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    121007 Off 121107 Warmup: Erg--10 minutes,...

    121007 Off

    121107

    Warmup: Erg--10 minutes, 2:13 split @ 18spm

    Squats
    145x8
    145x8
    145x8
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    I think I've got bigger worries--like watching...

    I think I've got bigger worries--like watching out for buses while crossing the street. If you spend your life worrying about that same kind of stuff, it will most likely be for not--something you...
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    I can see this becoming a long thread... For...

    I can see this becoming a long thread...

    For some, chiropractors seem to help and it seems to "cure" whatever ailment he/she is suffering from.

    Others are frustrated by the extended treatment...
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    Eh...that's only for the real work. During rest...

    Eh...that's only for the real work. During rest periods and for most of my other activities in the gym, my mind is usually playing it's usual elevator music (or theme music of the day, depending on...
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    120707 Off 120807 Warmup: 15 min on...

    120707 Off

    120807

    Warmup: 15 min on stationary bike

    Squats

    145x8
    145x8
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    My mind is usually focused on every rep being an...

    My mind is usually focused on every rep being an opportunity to improve. The goal is to go home tired, having accomplished everything I set out to do, plus a little bit more.

    I'm a very focused...
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    Re: sore buns... One guy mentioned rocking your...

    Re: sore buns... One guy mentioned rocking your butt back and forth to "adjust" on extended pulls. It helps the blood flow, but on a 20-30 minute pull, I'd imagine your sleepy butt is due to clothing...
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    120507 Cardio -- 30 min stationary bike 4min...

    120507

    Cardio -- 30 min stationary bike 4min (9) 1 min (8) 4x @ 92rpm, 4 min (9), 1 min (10) x2 @ 98 rpm, 15 min stepmill (7)

    Russian twist 25x2 15# ball
    Woodchoppers on bosu 15# ball 10x2...
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    120407 -- Warmup: 15 min stationary bike ...

    120407 --

    Warmup: 15 min stationary bike

    Squats:

    95x8 warmup
    135x10
    135x10
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    I'm not sure I understand... Are you saying to...

    I'm not sure I understand... Are you saying to just eat and eat if I want to gain, and if the scale agrees, I'm okay? And vice versa?

    I'm just trying to get an estimate of how many calories I...
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    You can find some pretty good calculators online...

    You can find some pretty good calculators online that take into account height, weight, sex and will produce a caloric "spread" for you to include maintenance calories, and ranges for bulking or...
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    Calories burned while lifting?

    How do you estimate/calculate the number of calories burned while lifting?

    I've been following Rippetoe's program for the last month and started from ground zero. I know I'm seeing...
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