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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    np

    np
  2. Thread: Oatmeal?

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    Here's one post that talks about the different...

    Here's one post that talks about the different types of oats:

    http://www.wannabebigforums.com/showpost.php?p=750702&postcount=6

    Sounds to me like it's more of a difference in taste than...
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    Really? I've read that steel cut oats are better...

    Really? I've read that steel cut oats are better for you than rolled oats. I've never seen any real proof of it though. I eat both, since they taste different.

    <shrug> Beats me.

    I'll try to...
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    awesome stuff - thanks guys.

    awesome stuff - thanks guys.
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    I agree. Cool. This is a great place to...

    I agree.




    Cool. This is a great place to start. My math shows then, that of the 66.67g per day, the breakdown should be something like this:

    Sat: <20g
    Poly: ~20g
    Mono: ~26g
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    fat breakdown per day

    Is there a fat breakdown discussion somewhere in the archives that I can't seem to find? I'm sure it's been discussed before, but I'm not finding it in the searching I'm doing.

    Basically, I know...
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    If you really want to learn more, check this book...

    If you really want to learn more, check this book out:

    http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0873229592/qid=1091102996/sr=ka-1/ref=pd_ka_1/103-8656088-3089412

    I've been reading a page or two...
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    Not a silly question at all, I've been trying...

    Not a silly question at all, I've been trying (trial and error) for some time to figure out what works best for me. I ended up going with GU energy gels instead of a sports drink:
    ...
  9. Thread: Calf Raises

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    Do you have steps at home? I do calf raises on...

    Do you have steps at home? I do calf raises on the stairs some times...
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    Another thing to check is your Heart Rate. If...

    Another thing to check is your Heart Rate. If you are really pushing yourself on a power move like deads, squats, etc., your HR might skyrocket (mine does). Waiting until it gets back down until...
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    Well, I have to say that doesn't sound promising...

    Well, I have to say that doesn't sound promising - but I'm real interested in hearing what the doc finds.



    Well, I guess I've just become used to it, so 99% of the time I don't even think about...
  12. Thread: max heart rate

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    I heard that. I'm always doing the silent...

    I heard that. I'm always doing the silent lip-sync, and I wonder if sometimes it's not so silent... Heh. I really have to be careful when "F*ck You" by DamagePlan queues up...
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    That would totally rock...

    That would totally rock...
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    Well, the main reason for me is boredom. I found...

    Well, the main reason for me is boredom. I found a pretty cool article in M&F that I detail here:

    http://www.wannabebigforums.com/showpost.php?p=833726&postcount=15

    Basically it's just using...
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    My max HR is like 185 or so, using this...

    My max HR is like 185 or so, using this calculator:

    http://www.brianmac.demon.co.uk/maxhr.htm

    So the highest I think I've seen it is like 183. I don't sustain it for any lenght of time, it...
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    It's really quite embarassing - I was walking...

    It's really quite embarassing - I was walking home from a party quite zonked and took a shortcut through a construction site, um, in the rain and, ah, very dark. Not the best decision I've ever...
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    Ah yeah - a friend of mine uses those, and had me...

    Ah yeah - a friend of mine uses those, and had me try one once. I do remember that they had protein, now that you mention it.
  18. Thread: multivitamins

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    I've been taking GNC/Solotron multis for years. ...

    I've been taking GNC/Solotron multis for years. I can't honestly say that I feel noticably better on the days I take them vs. the days I (accidentally) don't, but my urine sure does look different. ...
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    Cool - thanks guys. I've definitely been close...

    Cool - thanks guys.

    I've definitely been close to puking after doing those hills when I first started biking them, but now I'm just a little out of breath. I figure I'll address the hills like I...
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    Ack - my indentations don't show up. The total...

    Ack - my indentations don't show up. The total workout is 45 minutes:

    10 minutes warm-up
    20 minutes medium-sprint intervals
    5 minutes recover
    8 minutes fast-sprint intervals
    2 minutes...
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