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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    Stretching the quads is supposed to help, too....

    Stretching the quads is supposed to help, too. Reach behind you while standing and grab your right foot (knee bent with foot behind butt) with your right hand. Pull foot up toward right shoulder,...
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    Ligaments are stretched/torn when you sprain an...

    Ligaments are stretched/torn when you sprain an ankle. It usually occurs on the lateral (outside) of the ankle where the ligaments connect the knobby part of the ankle (malleolus) to the foot. Right...
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    You should go even if it's not bad, IMO. By the...

    You should go even if it's not bad, IMO. By the way, it would be unusual for a pinched nerve to cause numbness in both hands. Maybe bilateral nerves pinched by the same disk problem, but that's not...
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    The biggest take-home I got from this is that...

    The biggest take-home I got from this is that deep squatting doesn't strain the ACL, as squats are a hamstring-dominant exercise. They also thought the strain on the ACL from knee extensions isn't...
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    Page 4 of 4 Discussion This study shows...

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    Discussion
    This study shows that the step-up, step-down, lunge, and one-legged sit to stand exercises did not produce greater strains on the ACL than the traditional two-legged...
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    Page 3 of 4 Results Peak ACL Strain No...

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    Peak ACL Strain
    No significant differences were found between the peak ACL strain values produced due to exercise type (P = 0.25) or by cycle direction (P = 0.34) (Table...
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    Nine subjects (five males and four females) who were candidates for arthroscopic partial meniscectomy (six subjects) or...
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    Paper on leg exercises and the knee

    I found an interesting article online that I thought might interest some of you. The investigators were interested in strain on the ACL after repair, but it has some interesting points about knee...
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    by Delphi
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    Areas of inflammation can get calcium deposits...

    Areas of inflammation can get calcium deposits there. It's called heterotopic calcification. That's why you get bone spurs where there's chronic inflammation. The calcium salts deposited there are...
  10. Thread: Genetic Defects

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    Try a Google search on "Pectus excavatum." If...

    Try a Google search on "Pectus excavatum."

    If it's on the internet, it's gotta be true. ;)
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    My guess is the spots are either dings on it from...

    My guess is the spots are either dings on it from being it. Fungal infections usually involve the entire nail, and usually get the toenails rather than the fingernails. Damage to the nail matrix is...
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    Fluid being pushed around can cause a popping...

    Fluid being pushed around can cause a popping sound. Doing leg extensions is pretty stressful on the knee- lots of shear stress. Chances are pretty good the fluid is behind the knee cap. Where on the...
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    I've been away for a long time. Wondered how you...

    I've been away for a long time. Wondered how you had been doing.


    :spam:


    (First post since December, me thinks)
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    Lol Oh, and stop agreeing with me, T. What...

    Lol

    Oh, and stop agreeing with me, T. What will the locals think?

    :indian:

    :withstupi
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    You're having more luck with the internet tonight...

    You're having more luck with the internet tonight than I am. ;)

    I still say it's possible that some people can get elevated BP from creatine. Granted they have a tendency for HTN in the first...
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    LMAO@ You should not be who you are. You have to...

    LMAO@ You should not be who you are. You have to change.
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    I also didn't say retaining water automatically...

    I also didn't say retaining water automatically raises BP- I said it increased the chance. You keep adding to what my posts actually said. There's no prospective, double-blind, placebo studies out...
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    I didn't say creatine caused peripheral edema. ...

    I didn't say creatine caused peripheral edema. I'm also quite aware of what the interstial compartment is (check my profile). :rolleyes:
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    This technique is not intended for weight loss-...

    This technique is not intended for weight loss- it's for spot reduction like traditional liposuction is. Just like Lipoderm-Y isn't intended to be used as a replacement for overall weightloss. The...
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    Just do things that discourage the spread of...

    Just do things that discourage the spread of virus, like I posted above. It's a whole lot cheaper, and will be a whole lot more effective in the long run.
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