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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    Yeah, I was a little surprised by Chris's answer...

    Yeah, I was a little surprised by Chris's answer too. Chris is usually fairly conservative with his volume recommendations. Compared to Chris's own Maximum Mass and HCT-12 etc the volume in Phat...
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    I think I saw that movie...did it star Dwayne...

    I think I saw that movie...did it star Dwayne Johnson?

    Are you doing an alternating upper/lower split or just upper/lower/upper? If your only looking at working legs once a week for maintenance or...
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    Training everything once a week is the slowest...

    Training everything once a week is the slowest road for beginners/intermediates and just about everyone not on roids. Look for a routine that involves training every muscle group about 2 times a...
  4. It's Lyle McDonald's Generic Bulk and is solid...

    It's Lyle McDonald's Generic Bulk and is solid set up for mass. Are you aware of how to run the deloading phase? Otherwise you'll burn out fast. You can run it 3 x week too if you have trouble...
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    Look into Lyle McDonald's Rapid Fat Loss Diet....

    Look into Lyle McDonald's Rapid Fat Loss Diet. Plenty of free info online about it and really easy to set up. Basically just eating enough protein to support lean muscle, minimum amount of essential...
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    Top of the page 'HCT-12 Training Routine'...

    Top of the page 'HCT-12 Training Routine' tab..hit it! Choose the 5 day split if you want to be in the gym that often. But full body three days in a row/ 5 days a week, 2-3 hours at a clip is not...
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    snatch grip deadlift? Can't think of another way...

    snatch grip deadlift? Can't think of another way to get close to a lat spread while deadlifting!
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    google 'brink front squat'. I alternated between...

    google 'brink front squat'. I alternated between them and 'traditional' until my wrists gained more flexibility.
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    I posted an answer a few hours after your...

    I posted an answer a few hours after your original post but it didn't make it past the moderators!?! (Don't know why, it just contained a link to the HCT-12 Faqs)
    Anyway, from the faq:
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    To stop you getting too confused the bit in bold...

    To stop you getting too confused the bit in bold is correct with regards to the article. You do it for every exercise and then for every session when you hit those exercises again.
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    Ha, ha my pre-existing condition WRT my original...

    Ha, ha my pre-existing condition WRT my original post (300g being too much for 170 pounder) was my 'SCB Gene"...

    Scottish Cunning Bastard Gene that increases my cortisol 5x when thinking about the...
  12. Ah, get it now! SUPERANIBOLLOCKISTIC MUSCLE...

    Ah, get it now! SUPERANIBOLLOCKISTIC MUSCLE MAXIMIZER. Probably built around eating the bulk of your carbs around workout and high protein/low carb the rest of the time. Maybe some of what Borge...
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    300 grams of protein for a 170 pound person is...

    300 grams of protein for a 170 pound person is way overkill IMO. How did you work out your protein needs? 1-1.5g per pound bw is plenty for a natural eating at above maintenance. I'd put the rest...
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    http://www.bodyrecomposition.com/training/weight-t...

    http://www.bodyrecomposition.com/training/weight-training-for-fat-loss-part-1.html

    http://www.bodyrecomposition.com/training/weight-training-for-fat-loss-part-2.html

    Try to keep your weights...
  15. Huh, which one's the spammer? Wingman's a newbie...

    Huh, which one's the spammer? Wingman's a newbie and only been here a few weeks but seems to be taking everyone's advice on board. The other guy seems to just be genuinely sharing his own...
  16. 1. Hit each muscle group 2-3 x week for beginners...

    1. Hit each muscle group 2-3 x week for beginners (full body routine or upper/lower split with lower volume), 2 x week to every 5 days for intermediate/advanced (upper/lower 4 days a week,...
  17. Well, the bicep being such a small muscle seems...

    Well, the bicep being such a small muscle seems to be able to recover fairly quickly and responds well to high frequency but nothing is written in stone. You can put it on upper days if it causes...
  18. That question comes up a lot because the articles...

    That question comes up a lot because the articles example of ramping looks pretty daunting. But the idea is to get to your heaviest set as quickly as possible whilst ensuring your warmed up enough....
  19. For the original program answers in bold....

    For the original program answers in bold. Chevelle's way is perfectly fine too and I do it a similar way sometimes but then I prefer adding more clusters or a drop set to get a bit more volume.
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    My vote is to get body fat down first. 1. If...

    My vote is to get body fat down first.

    1. If you bulk now your just going to get fatter which means harder, longer dieting.
    2. Building muscle is more efficient at lower bf levels -> better...
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