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. I've lost count. At least 5-6 though. heres a...

    I've lost count. At least 5-6 though.
    heres a question: what do you do after you tore your boxers? do you keep squatting?
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    A "high-rep set" is an understatement. You are...

    A "high-rep set" is an understatement.
    You are doing 20 reps with your 10rm (If you get to 10 reps without any problems, then the weight is too light).

    Reps 11-20 are done through the...
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    way too much arms and shoulders. Theres no need...

    way too much arms and shoulders. Theres no need to spend so much time on all those small muscles.

    Squats and Deadlifts will burn more calories if your goal is to lose weight. Just do compound...
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    my first deadlift happened when I learned how to...

    my first deadlift happened when I learned how to walk. So I can't really remember but I assume it would be the weight of a small toy.

    coincidentally, that was also the day I learned how to squat.
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    ditto. lower abs myth:...

    ditto.

    lower abs myth:
    http://www.exrx.net/WeightTraining/Myths.html
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    can't tell if you're being serious or not but...

    can't tell if you're being serious or not but I've seen asian people b4. None of them look asian.
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    actually based on the cell cam they're speaking...

    actually based on the cell cam they're speaking russian.
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    Leg presses are not as good as squats. Squats...

    Leg presses are not as good as squats.

    Squats pretty much involve the entire body. This kind of stress causes your body to release more testosterone than if you were just to do leg extensions for...
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    heres another alternative: ...

    heres another alternative:



    http://www.t-nation.com/article/bodybuilding/first_person_waterbury&cr=
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    nothing wrong with dbs. The reason they're...

    nothing wrong with dbs.

    The reason they're harder is because they require your muscles to work harder to stabilize them.

    They allow for a greater range of motion

    You don't need a spot if...
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    Under rated ones: Face Pulls - trains your...

    Under rated ones:

    Face Pulls - trains your back and rotator cuffs
    Pullovers - an entirely different plane of movement that trains your back and chest
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    lol. I felt bad for laughing at him but then he...

    lol. I felt bad for laughing at him but then he posts a new video. This time with a belt.
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    worst... squat... ever

    This is sad. This video made me lose the last shreads of hope I had for humanity. (hope this is not a repost, I did a search. If it is, my apologies)
  14. when I was a psychology student, I did studies...

    when I was a psychology student, I did studies like this.

    I can't help but notice that the OP's story reminds me of a lot of arginine believers. Except the only difference is that when you tell...
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    wheres the squats and deadlifts? too much work...

    wheres the squats and deadlifts?
    too much work for the chest compared to the back. Developing muscle imbalances is not a good idea
    not enough leg work compared to upper body movements
    you don't...
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    not trying to be rude, but who cares about the...

    not trying to be rude, but who cares about the pump. Also, your workout routine sucks. Again, not trying to be rude.

    A good place to start would be to take a look at several workout routines on...
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    so you're benching 265 lbs (120 kg)? Are you...

    so you're benching 265 lbs (120 kg)? Are you touching the bar to your chest?
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    Your situation is typical among people with a...

    Your situation is typical among people with a muscular imbalance in their hamstrings. Basically, your quadriceps is overpowering your hamstrings resulting in your pull injuries.

    Just start...
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    Its okay to have flexion at the thoracic spine...

    Its okay to have flexion at the thoracic spine (if you know what you're doing).

    You're missing the two 10 pound plates and the two 2.5 lb plates
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    I don't think the problem is that your shoes...

    I don't think the problem is that your shoes aren't giving enough support. If anything, the modern shoe gives too much support to the point of becoming a crutch.

    Because of this, the feet...
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