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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  1. Reading and re-reading the stickies at the top of...

    Reading and re-reading the stickies at the top of this forum is a great first step to take you where you want to be. That, and check out the WBB routines. You'll notice recurring themes.

    1) Make...
  2. No, not even close. Nonetheless, the answer to...

    No, not even close.

    Nonetheless, the answer to your questions begin with reading the stickies at the top of this forum. The mods have done a great job taking a handful of the most useful and...
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    "Probably"? What the **** does that even mean? ...

    "Probably"? What the **** does that even mean?

    Can you jump and grab the rim right now? If not, and you're 24 years old, then you've virtually no shot of ever dunking a basketball outright unless...
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    You should read all the stickies on this site. ...

    You should read all the stickies on this site.

    Then read them again.
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    None.

    None.
  6. Nitpicky but if it were me I'd replace the DB...

    Nitpicky but if it were me I'd replace the DB shoulder presses with pull-ups. Shoulders are a relatively small muscle group so you can get away with once a week. Plus I'm a fan of pull-ups, so this...
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    http://www.w3bdevil.com/forums/Thread-Crap-ComicBo...

    http://www.w3bdevil.com/forums/Thread-Crap-ComicBookGuy.jpg
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    For people with shoulder problems this is usually...

    For people with shoulder problems this is usually the advice given to ease pressure from the rotator cuff. That's partly why you'll find plenty of people on this board advising to strengthen back and...
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    Go see a physical therapist and/or orthopedist....

    Go see a physical therapist and/or orthopedist. Be prepared, it may be much more than a week or two.
  10. Humorous video in and of itself. But if I...

    Humorous video in and of itself.

    But if I ever caught you videoing me at the gym, especially during a set, I'd take a dumbell and smash your camera into itty bitty pieces right there in front of...
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    Go to runner's world and research sprints....

    Go to runner's world and research sprints. Incorporating HIIT into your running workouts can do wonders. Don't overdo it.
  12. No, what I'm saying is that good blood flow...

    No, what I'm saying is that good blood flow doesn't make a muscle grow; and certainly not via a "pump".
  13. Nope.

    Nope.
  14. Ok, I did the math: May 1st - 40lbs of fat,...

    Ok, I did the math:

    May 1st - 40lbs of fat, 120lbs muscle
    Dec 1st - 28lbs of fat, 170lbs muscle

    So over 7 months you gained ~7lbs of muscle per month, while at the same time losing almost...
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    Anterior pelvic tilt

    Anyone here dealt/dealing with this?

    Basically, if you stand sideways to a mirror and completely relax your hips tend to tilt forward (your belt buckle would be lower than the belt level at your...
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    Bad form and weak abs. Your internal muscles...

    Bad form and weak abs. Your internal muscles (psoas??) is pulling on your lower back to sit you up.

    -I'm assuming you mean "decline" crunches. Forget the decline for a while, switch to flat...
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    I would even advocate getting rid of the lateral...

    I would even advocate getting rid of the lateral raises.

    But that's just me.
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    I'm confused. Do you have a heart condition, or...

    I'm confused. Do you have a heart condition, or do you think you have one? Have you told a cardiologist about this feeling of your heart exploding no matter "how light the weight" is? Have you tried...
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    Impossible to answer. 5 years is too long a...

    Impossible to answer.

    5 years is too long a timeframe. Set short term goals that map to a long-term goal.

    Your post is somewhat confusing but essentially you're asking if you can go from 175 to...
  20. I think you and the OP are actually in agreement....

    I think you and the OP are actually in agreement. He's using "science" in a sarcastic way, you on the other hand, in the traditional sense.

    To the OP, I think the answer is simple: People are...
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