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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    The only problem is you consider eating 1...

    The only problem is you consider eating 1 scrambled egg a meal. I eat 6 every morning while on a cut.
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    Mr. D, you may be right about her bf%, but it's...

    Mr. D, you may be right about her bf%, but it's safe to say that it's under 18% and above 12%.

    Built, she is already on the pill, which makes her irregularity more of a concern.

    She aims for...
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    Question for the girls

    Hey everyone,

    Since January I've been taking my girlfriend to the gym with me where she has been lifting heavy, then coming home with me and eating healthy and big. The hard work has transformed...
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    Blood Donation and Lifting

    I gave blood today for the second time and have a few questions for everyone. The form they give you afterward says to not lift for 24 hours; last time i gave blood i waited 36 hours before lifting,...
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    Haha, yes, I took it with water, and no, I didn't...

    Haha, yes, I took it with water, and no, I didn't chew them. I think it may have been a one time thing because I took them on an empty stomach with only an 8 oz glass of water. Thanks for the...
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    Nitor: Aftertaste

    I got my order of Nitor yesterday afternoon and took my first dose (2 pills) this morning. I noticed a bad aftertaste, similar to the taste you get when you smell the pills in the bottle. The taste...
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    It's 1.5 g protein per lb. of lbm, and .5 g fat...

    It's 1.5 g protein per lb. of lbm, and .5 g fat per lb. lbm.

    What is your bf%? This is important in estimating your maintenance cals and macros. Also, im almost exactly your height and weight,...
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    Day 1: Fat is too low. Protein is borderline,...

    Day 1: Fat is too low. Protein is borderline, but ok. Carbs as a percentage of total calories is too high. Increase fat a lot and protein a little and that will change.

    Day 2:Fat is ok. ...
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    rowing machine, 30 seconds full speed, 30 seconds...

    rowing machine, 30 seconds full speed, 30 seconds half speed ,repeat.
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    First Cut: Critique

    Hello Everyone,

    Spent the last year bulking from 150 to 200 with great results (100 lb. increase in bench 1rm, 150 lb. increase in squat 1rm).

    I want to cut from 200 down to 180 before I start...
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    He trains by eating huge amounts of cabbage and...

    He trains by eating huge amounts of cabbage and drinking gallons of water everyday. Cabbage has basically no caloric content and combined with the water is very effective in stretching the stomach. ...
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    The amount of growth mentioned does seem...

    The amount of growth mentioned does seem unrealistic; however, I was able to gain 40 pounds in 10 months. I'd estimate 30-35 pounds of that to be muscle. But then again I was a total pussy when I...
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    Try strapping some weights to your feet

    Try strapping some weights to your feet
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    If by protein I really meant fat, sodium, and...

    If by protein I really meant fat, sodium, and cancer, then yes :nod:
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    Saltines! They are loaded in carbs and...

    Saltines! They are loaded in carbs and protein!!111 No FAT!!!!! And you can steal them from basically any restaurant. Back when I was 19 I went on a saltine only diet for 6 months and gained 25...
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    A sandwich with deli meat maybe frowned upon, but...

    A sandwich with deli meat maybe frowned upon, but if you eat a pound of it in one sitting, im pretty sure all the body builders here would give you kudos.
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    What is this super strenuous job of yours? ...

    What is this super strenuous job of yours?

    Sorry about your financials, but ramen noodles, cottage cheese, and peanut butter are dirt cheap, so you shouldn't have too much of a problem eating...
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    Thank you powerrack. You're right, my end goal...

    Thank you powerrack. You're right, my end goal is not to become a powerlifter, but rather to be about 200 pounds, 6-8% bf. I'll continue to work on my flat bench, incorporating some of the...
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    Long arms, impact on bench press

    Hello Everyone.

    From Jan. 2005 - June 2005 I was training for a marathon. One morning, I woke up, looked in the mirror, and was like "damn, I am a skinny little bitch". Been training nearly a...
  20. Thread: beer

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    Currently in college, drink way too much.... ...

    Currently in college, drink way too much....

    Drinking a lot messes up my sleep schedule, which is fairly detrimental to weight lifting goals. Oh yeah, it also makes you fat.
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