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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    Am I missing anything in my new routine?

    I have been doing an isolation routine for about 3 months now. I decided to go back to a compound-based routine for at least 3 months.

    One note: I messed up my knees squatting about 7 months ago....
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    But I'm still increasing the weight every time I...

    But I'm still increasing the weight every time I go to the gym. So I may have a lower starting point, but my gains will be almost the same session to session.
  3. I started doing them about a month ago and I have...

    I started doing them about a month ago and I have seen good results as well. Lateral raises and shrugs will get you big up top. But I'm still going to continue doing overhead presses.
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    Give us all some details so we can help you out,...

    Give us all some details so we can help you out, What are your height, weight, bodyfat%, what is your training regimen, daily caloric intake, and daily protein intake? If you don't know these, then...
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    I don't really understand the concept of ramping...

    I don't really understand the concept of ramping sets after your first workout on an exercise. For example, if on your first workout you benched 200lbs. as your max work set, wouldn't you just start...
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    Is there anything wrong with doing three work...

    Is there anything wrong with doing three work sets @ 6-2-2-2? For example on curls, my work sets start @ 25lbs. then 30lbs. then 35lbs. I did 6-2-2-2 for all three work sets and everything seems good.
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    HCT-12 question

    I'm confused about 6-2-2-2. Does it mean that you do 6 then 2-2-2 for every work set or just the last work set?
  8. Jump shrugs - am I going to look crazy in the gym?

    I'm doing SS now. In place of power cleans, I'm going to jump shrug (I hurt my wrist doing power cleans @ 95lbs :\). My problem is that I have never seen anyone do this exercise at the gym. I'm...
  9. I'm not trying to start a flame war only a couple...

    I'm not trying to start a flame war only a couple of days after getting active on these forums. I appreciate everyone's opinion on cooking meals from scratch. I guess to each their own. If you like...
  10. Thread: Alcohol

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    This is from someone who has never been drunk or...

    This is from someone who has never been drunk or consumed any alcohol in my 29 years of life.

    I have seen many people's lives get destroyed from drinking. It only takes one mistake, and you lose...
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    I like the fish idea. I plan on working out from...

    I like the fish idea. I plan on working out from about 4:30 to 5:30. If the fish and veggies a good pre-workout source of calories and protein?
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    My gf and I are planning to go to our favourite...

    My gf and I are planning to go to our favourite Chinese restaurant in about 2 weeks. We will have both been on a strict diet for about 2 months at that point. I'm already feeling guilty about going,...
  13. In that case, learning to diagnose problems with...

    In that case, learning to diagnose problems with and fix your car should also be considered one of these skills. I've been working on cars since I was about 6 years old with my grandfather, so since...
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    Need a little help

    On my three busiest days in the week, I figured this would be my diet. And please understand that on these days, all my time until 10pm is spoken for. I have no extra time to cook or go to the store...
  15. Yeah, I just ignored that. For me, I'm working...

    Yeah, I just ignored that. For me, I'm working full time and going to school three nights a week working on my MBA. On top of that, my work commute is 1 hr each way, and my school commute is about 20...
  16. Points well taken. I'm going to be upping my...

    Points well taken. I'm going to be upping my intake to 1400cal/day for the time being. Also upping my protein to at least 120g/day. I'm working on getting some kind of weight regimen going. Thanks...
  17. Thanks Off Road. Unfortunately, I'm not sure how...

    Thanks Off Road. Unfortunately, I'm not sure how to do that. I'm not a good cook, and I hate cooking. I guess I could substitute the shakes and protein bars with turkey and ham cold cuts, but I think...
  18. I have some questions on my diet and bodyfat

    Right now, I'm 155 lbs and 17.2% bf. My height is 5'8" and I'm 29 years old.

    I started trying to get into shape about 5 weeks ago. At the start, I was 164lbs and 22% bf.

    I currently eat about...
  19. Thanks for all the answers. I'm going to use the...

    Thanks for all the answers. I'm going to use the calories as more of a benchmark rather than an actual amount of calories burnt.

    I remember hearing that the more you do an exercise, the more...
  20. Unfortunately, running has always made my ankles...

    Unfortunately, running has always made my ankles hurt. Plus I live on the 2nd floor, so a treadmill would make the house shake. When the weather gets warmer, I generally switch to rollerblading or...
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