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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    Make sure you have a decent diet, and drink...

    Make sure you have a decent diet, and drink plenty, oh and rest up.
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    Wow, that's a lot of problems! You definitely...

    Wow, that's a lot of problems!

    You definitely should be able to strengthen your lower back - I had the same sort of issues there, and building the muscle in my back has completely made the back...
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    There's no protein - you need some meals with...

    There's no protein - you need some meals with good protein in them, try something like chicken breast, brown rice, brocolli.

    You're going to have a fair amount of sugars with all the fruit, I'd...
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    There's no reason why you need to lose muscle,...

    There's no reason why you need to lose muscle, it's all about getting the measurements right.

    If you eat low carb, and you're still consuming a lot of calories, beyond a certain amount of body...
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    Eggs, with a big piece of chicken, steak and...

    Eggs, with a big piece of chicken, steak and protein shake gravy. You can have it for pretty much any meal :)

    Seriously I'd look at grilling chicken breast in different ways, with different...
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    I'd be building up your knees again by backing...

    I'd be building up your knees again by backing off a little, until they're stong, else you'll have strong quads and really weak knees in you strap them?
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    I love front squats, I also add a shoulder press...

    I love front squats, I also add a shoulder press as I get to the standing position.

    I know this would prevent as much wegith as a back squat, but this is a great one for overall stability from...
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    There are tons of full body exercises that will...

    There are tons of full body exercises that will get you lot fitter, good compound exercises that will put on plenty of muscle, not as much a free weights, but still a decent amount.

    You can do...
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    Straight legged deadlift?

    Straight legged deadlift?
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    Straps are just going to prevent you from...

    Straps are just going to prevent you from developing a stronger grip. I used them for a time, but once I stopped using them, initially I couldn't hold on, but after a short time, I got back to the...
  11. Seems a bit confused in the number of repetitions...

    Seems a bit confused in the number of repetitions - are you trying to build for mass, for strength, or for a balance?
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    Definitely will, as your adductors will tend to...

    Definitely will, as your adductors will tend to try to pull in your legs to help you stand up.

    Why can't you get good depth with your legs together, and sitting down? Sounds a little like you're...
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    Are you training with very heavy weights, and...

    Are you training with very heavy weights, and have you just increased the weight significantly, or had a break from training, that could have made you weaker, and then the exercise has broken that...
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    Hmm... Could be related to the position that...

    Hmm... Could be related to the position that you're sleeping, or it could be that your should or back is getting cold during the night, and is freezing up, a little like a stiff neck would do.

    Or,...
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    Stop doing that exercise, and go to see your...

    Stop doing that exercise, and go to see your chiropractor, they will sort you out. You only get one spine...

    These sorts of exercises really need good form if you're doing heavy weights, so I...
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    You mean like a swiss ball? The thing with a...

    You mean like a swiss ball?

    The thing with a swiss ball is you're probably not going to want to use it with really heavy weight, so you don't injure yourself, unless of course you've built up to...
  17. I think it's also important to try different...

    I think it's also important to try different workouts, to find what works for you at any point in time.

    I've always been faily independent in how I train, but then again, I have tried a lot of...
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    The bird study sounds similar to the frog one...

    The bird study sounds similar to the frog one with the splinting, but that proved isometric contraction even though it was to measure muscle atrophy, not fascia stretching? I wonder if there's a...
  19. If you know what you're doing then you're going...

    If you know what you're doing then you're going to do your own thing, but at the end of the day, it's prbably going to be a tweaked version of some existing routine you've done in the past.

    If...
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    Yes, you can do powerlifting from the start. ...

    Yes, you can do powerlifting from the start.

    For mass, you'd want to be around the 12 rep range and lighter weights, for strength, 4-6 reps, and much heavier. If you go for 8-10 reps you're going...
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