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. Are zero calorie products allowed during intermittent fasting

    I can skip breakfast without a problem but I can't make it without my coffee. I also drink a lot of zero calorie Powerade. Are these things allowed during the fasting phase of intermittent fasting?
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  2. Thread: My Favorite Snack

    by Ryno
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    Quick french toast In a coffee cup, mix: 1...

    Quick french toast

    In a coffee cup, mix:
    1 beaten egg
    2T flax/almond meal
    1/3t cinnamon
    1/4t baking powder
    1t oil
    Microwave for 1 minute.
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    So far no change

    I finished my 3rd upper body session today and haven't seen any real increase yet. On a side note I've cycled off my preworkout supplements for now but will start back up after the deload sessions....
  4. Poll: Just found out

    I wasn't aware that AtLarge and WBB were the same company until I made my first purchase from AtLarge. The shipping was super fast by the way. Thanks for that.
  5. My current reps are 12, 10, 8, 6, 12 for the...

    My current reps are 12, 10, 8, 6, 12 for the first exercise of a muscle group then without rest, 12 more of another exercise with the same muscle group. I'm curious to see how similar this will be. I...
  6. Thread: Stiff legs

    by Ryno
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    Stiff legs

    I've had a strange issue for several years, even before I was working out. My hamstrings seem to stay tense making my legs stiff. When I walk my left leg has a little kick to it as I bring it...
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    I've gotten then grilled chicken sandwich and a...

    I've gotten then grilled chicken sandwich and a chicken sandwich from the dollar menu then just put all the meat into one sandwich. I just left out the bread to avoid the carbs. But this is...
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    Eating right on a business trip

    I'm in El Paso for a month and my hotel room has a microwave, paper plates and a mini fridge. I'm planning a trip to Walmart but not sure what to buy that I can cook up with just a microwave. Ideas...
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    I tried it and it was spongy but I think thats...

    I tried it and it was spongy but I think thats because it was made in the microwave. I only had vanilla whey protein so next time I'd like to try chocolate. I'll experiment with it. Thanks for the...
  10. Thread: WBB routines

    by Ryno
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    WBB routines

    I did the WBB routine 1 for 6 weeks. Now I'm doing WBB routine 2. I definitely feel good after the chest and back and the shoulders and arms workouts but the legs workout is too easy.

    I'd become...
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    Less weight once a month

    I heard from a runner friend that when training for a marathon you increase your distance each week for 2 weeks, then on week 3 decrease. Then start increasing again. She mentioned that this...
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    Tuna, mayo and triscuits

    I love eating tuna with light mayo on low fat triscuits. Its around 300 calories, 26 carbs and 35 grams of protein. It sounds like an ideal snack. Am I right? I eat this often.
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    I made this recipe taking the changes he...

    I made this recipe taking the changes he mentioned into consideration.

    16 oz natural pb
    2 cups oats
    10 tbsp honey
    3 scoops whey

    I was crunching some numbers while I tried to figure out how...
  14. Thread: Bigger legs

    by Ryno
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    Bigger legs

    I've never been able to make any progress on building up my legs. I'm a runner and I've heard that running can actually shrink them down. I've heard that doing short sprints up a hill is good for...
  15. Thread: New recipe

    by Ryno
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    It doesn't look great but it tastes good. I...

    It doesn't look great but it tastes good.

    I hadn't figured up nutritional info so I'll do it now. I think the amount of rice I use is closer to 3/4 cup so I figured it up that way.

    Calories 325...
  16. Thread: New recipe

    by Ryno
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    New recipe

    I came up with a new recipe that turned out pretty good. I just eyeball it but here are the basic amounts.

    6oz can of tuna
    1/2 cup rice
    1/2 cup peas
    1/4 cup of diced onion
    1 cut up stalk of...
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    How long for muscle rest/recovery?

    I know this is the ultimate beginner question but what is the right amount of time to let your muscles recover before you can work that same muscle group again?
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    I didn't miss that statement before. My parents...

    I didn't miss that statement before. My parents both have big calves. So I'm wondering why I'm lacking.
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    My biggest problem is when I'm standing on the...

    My biggest problem is when I'm standing on the edge of a step to do the standing calf raises I lose my balance. I can't use my hands to steady me because they are holding the dumbells. Is there...
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    I heard that high reps is better with creatine...

    I heard that high reps is better with creatine which is a part of this stack. Is that true?
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