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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    I was able to see this show as I live in Tampa. ...

    I was able to see this show as I live in Tampa. Marius was so impressive and great stage presence, I anticipated these results.
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    great suggestions so far. I used the BF thing at...

    great suggestions so far. I used the BF thing at my gym to get the 12% so i am sure it is not completely accurate, I'll see about posting some pics.

    I do take a mutli vitamin pak, just forgot...
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    Gain diet critique

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    Hey fellow members,

    My stats:

    27yrs
    5'10" 180lbs 12% bf

    My goal is to gain 20 lbs by December (about 1 lb. per week)
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    Well, I put together a plan, but I was advised...

    Well, I put together a plan, but I was advised that my fats should be high, so now it is
    Fat-51 Carb-12 Protein -36 total cals approx 3,000
    Total protein...270
    Total carbs...100
    Total...
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    Help with ratios

    Okay folks, I have researched the site and can't seem to find any formulas for calculating how much fat I and carbs I should be taking. I see the one that says for overall calories I should take 15...
  6. Thread: Fat losing

    by jake020
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    we have one of those hand bikes...ergocycle or...

    we have one of those hand bikes...ergocycle or something...where I work. A buddy who is disabled uses it all the time and loves it, at least it can get your heart rate up and work some upper body...
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    ah, the 't' word

    ah, the 't' word
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    I've been working out for a couple years, with...

    I've been working out for a couple years, with great progress, but plateaued in the past six months and have recently (as in past 4-6 weeks or so) have gone to that split routine, and I increased the...
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    Overtraining...when does this occur?

    I was just wondering, I know what overtraining is by definition, but how in the world does one avoid it? For example on Sunday, I hit my biceps, it is Tuesday and they still hurt. I was thinking...
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    Well, I did 3 sets of 10 at 135 and really...

    Well, I did 3 sets of 10 at 135 and really concentrated on form and went all the way down. I coud have handled a little more weight, but didn't want to overdo it just yet. I definitely noticed that...
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    So what I am gathering from all this is just to...

    So what I am gathering from all this is just to do what I can and not worry about the "max" thing since I am going for hypertrophy. Just focus on performing them the correct way...I like that "squat...
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    All good information, in response to How I see...

    All good information, in response to How I see their quads...well these guys usually load on the decline leg press and ask me to "spot" them (I work at the gym). I can see when they do this...
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    Maxing out with squats??

    My legs have some really good development, but I don't squat very heavy at all...I don't think I ever do more than 225 (5'10" 175lb). I see guys all the time w/ "chicken" legs squatting a lot more...
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    I agree, I think I may try it again next time,...

    I agree, I think I may try it again next time, but only for a few reps and will a change in form and see if I start feeling that it might not be good. Thanks this helps a lot!
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    hmm, we might have something here. I did do dips...

    hmm, we might have something here. I did do dips and I leaned forward as far as I could. I was under the impression that straight up and down was more stressful on the shoulders and leaning forward...
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    one more thing: here is the workout that I did...

    one more thing: here is the workout that I did for my chest that week:
    flat barbell bench: 3 sets of 8
    incline dumbell press: 3 sets of 10
    flys: 3 sets of 8 (regular on cable cross); 3 sets of...
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    ? on pain that is hindering my workouts

    Hey guys, I tried to find a post with a similar topic but couldn't seem to. I have been working out really hard and getting good results, but I seemed to plateau...classic, I know. Well, I learned...
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    Hear Rate Monitoring

    Does anyone pay attention to there heart rate during cardio? I have been hearing that staying between 65-75% of max heart rate is best for fat loss.
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    A good split for legs??

    I have been hitting my legs pretty hard. Calves/bi's measuring about the same...this is good?

    Sometimes I work my legs so hard I can barely walk the next couple days. ie good idea...training...
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    thanks guys, yeah, you know there are some...

    thanks guys, yeah, you know there are some interesting forums here. A bio: I am 23, started lifting at 21 (consistently that is, fooled around in h.s.) . Gained about 25 lbs, just made some...
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