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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    Awesome videos by Gayle Hatch

    http://www.aceathlete.com/hatch/video.htm

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    Split? Maybe?

    Split? Maybe?
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    I've drank a few beers before training once just...

    I've drank a few beers before training once just to see actually what it would do. I couldn't move the same weight that I usually could and having hundreds of pounds of metal on your back while you...
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    Are narrow stance squats dangerous?

    So I change my squat stance from a wider (feet a little further than shoulder width apart) to narrower (more narrow than shoulder width). I couldn't get low enough before without hurting my groin...
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    What is this called?

    There was a small class of mma fighters at my gym that where doing this barbell exercise I've never seen / heard of. In the starting position the barbell rests on your shoulders (same as for squat)...
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    Can't seem to increase my squat

    When I first started my all compound lift routine I was squatting 205 with poor form. I took off 40lbs, corrected my form, and worked my way back up to 195. My problem is that I can't seem to break...
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    That's the whole purpose of bulking / cutting

    That's the whole purpose of bulking / cutting
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    Where are the deadlifts?!?! Edit: Listen to...

    Where are the deadlifts?!?!

    Edit: Listen to the guy above me. I've notice ridiculous gains in the size of my arms from deadlifting and I would have never guessed.
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    Thanks for all the replies. Protein doesn't...

    Thanks for all the replies. Protein doesn't matter to me because I get about 1.3 grams / lbs of body fat every day. How bad is 3 grams of trans fat?
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    McDonalds Cheese burger to up calories

    So a McDonald's cheezburger has about 350 calories and 16 grams of protein. Granted it is high in sodium, cholesterol, and has some trans fat in it, but can it still be good to up my calorie intake?...
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    Poll: ...

    I put 220 up once with no assistance and I'm 18yrs old 163lbs. There's some sophomore in my school (high school. So he's either 15 or 16) that weights 165lbs and can put up 300lbs. He's a ****ing...
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    About 45 minutes at my gym and a little over an...

    About 45 minutes at my gym and a little over an hour at my schools weight room (due to small room + lots of guys). I do Rippetoe's routine with skull crushers, chin ups/pull ups, weighted dips, and...
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    Dr. Hostetter says that, "in some people, a diet...

    Dr. Hostetter says that, "in some people, a diet high in protein may lead to kidney stones because extra protein causes calcium to be excreted from the body, raising calcium levels in the urine"....
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    Well I'm far from an MD but I was told to much...

    Well I'm far from an MD but I was told to much protein can cause hyperfiltration of the kidney and kidney stones.
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    Except kidney damage, osteoporosis, and possible...

    Except kidney damage, osteoporosis, and possible heart damage.

    Regardless this entire thread is moot. Four to five eggs daily (for an average person) is not going to hurt you, especially if...
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    Yea slim is right, you probably will lose most of...

    Yea slim is right, you probably will lose most of the mass you've gained. The way I see it is if you eat a lot and lift a lot you'll get stronger and bigger. You'll lose most of the weight in basic...
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    3x10 is excessive. Rippetoes "routine" suggests...

    3x10 is excessive. Rippetoes "routine" suggests 3x5, but anywhere between 3x4-8 is acceptable. Consuming fat is essential, but stay away from trans fat and unhealthy sources of saturated fats. ...
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    ......

    The way you grow is going to be based on how you train, but also on your genetics. You can't get more muscle mass without eating more so you should increase your calorie and protein intake. Eating...
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    Thanks for all the replies

    Thanks for all the replies
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    Genetics. Besides if he's that skinny I doubt he eats much (regardless of what it is).
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