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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    Quick quezzie, the 30 rep set of dumbbells on the...

    Quick quezzie, the 30 rep set of dumbbells on the Friday, what exactly is the purpose of it? I just did the Friday of week 3(MY days are different) and it seems to be going really well, but I somehow...
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    squats/deads. They just require so much more...

    squats/deads. They just require so much more effort than anything else, and I am a lazy bastard :P
  3. Thread: Chest advice

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    3x8 tells us nothing, or maybe it tells...

    3x8 tells us nothing, or maybe it tells everything, that being nothing. You've gotta have progression in your routine.
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    I would say a little over body weight for a few...

    I would say a little over body weight for a few reps could be done without any training.
  5. Thread: Pectus Excavatum

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    I was in hospital for 9 days with a blood clot in...

    I was in hospital for 9 days with a blood clot in the brain, surprisingly I only lost around 3 kg's. But I did lose about 10 kg's on my bench which I got back in about 2-3 weeks, the "re-gains" are a...
  6. Thread: motivation

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    "lifting is fun" and "I feel fan-****ing-tastic...

    "lifting is fun" and "I feel fan-****ing-tastic everytime I put more weight on my lifts." goes for me.
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    Ok i appreciate those links songsan and I can see...

    Ok i appreciate those links songsan and I can see this argument is already really old so im just going to step out now. I figure im just going to experiment at gym till I can draw my own conclusions,...
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    there is a difference between a 5 minute skate...

    there is a difference between a 5 minute skate and a 5 hour run... I also know many people who've got decently built legs by riding to varsity a lot.

    "And soreness only means that the muscle was...
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    im still finding it hard to believe that, why is...

    im still finding it hard to believe that, why is it that doing different exercises for the chest make the chest sore in different places? If I do flat bench and poke the top of my chest the next day,...
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    You were probably slightly overtrained, probably...

    You were probably slightly overtrained, probably elbows flared out? The static stretching probably also played a role. Also, if you're on the juices, your muscle growth probably outpaced your tendon...
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    260 for an 11th grader weighing 139 is crazy!

    260 for an 11th grader weighing 139 is crazy!
  12. Thread: bench press grip

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    Come on, close grip is biceps?? wide grip is...

    Come on, close grip is biceps?? wide grip is triceps?? As much as there is good info on this forum there is twice as much crap, it would be nice if there was some kind of lifting aptitude test to...
  13. If ur elbows flare out I would imagine going deep...

    If ur elbows flare out I would imagine going deep to your chest(especially if you've got long arms) would place insane pressure on your shoulders, but I would far rather keep my penis and touch my...
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    Plastic??? It weighs 150 pounds, thats some...

    Plastic??? It weighs 150 pounds, thats some mighty freakin plastic.
  15. Thread: gripping powah

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    gripping powah

    So me and my brother try to see who's got the stronger squeeze by the handshake-crush-the-opponents-hand game. Now I won with considerable ease but I have smaller hands and smaller forearms, so my...
  16. Next time you armwrestle, max at 5 seconds,...

    Next time you armwrestle, max at 5 seconds, wether you win or lose, just stop at 5 seconds.
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    Guido mentioned everything about powerlifting...

    Guido mentioned everything about powerlifting style other than bringing your elbows in, what I thought was the most important part??

    I also do powerlifter style but im worried my pecs don't get...
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    What do shrugs have to do with chest/tris? 6...

    What do shrugs have to do with chest/tris?

    6 sets, 6 sets of what intensity ? how often?
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    Why you should squat deep

    This article is brilliant, if you havn't read it, you're in luck:
    http://www.elitefitness.com/forum/showpost.php?p=5124176&postcount=825
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    Your squat stance is much wider than the guy on...

    Your squat stance is much wider than the guy on exrx, but I think you are over analyzing things.

    Your breathing is wrong though, I felt like I was going to pass out listening to your breathing on...
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