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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    Lol forgot I started on this site back in the...

    Lol forgot I started on this site back in the day, thought it would be funny to update.

    These days (3.5 years of lifting): Dumbbell Bench 120's for 6, Sumo deadlift 500 for 3, Front Squat 315 for...
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    this past tuesday did legs 4 sets squats (275...

    this past tuesday did legs

    4 sets squats (275 pnds)
    3 sets of lunges (40-50 pnds dumbells)
    3 sets of leg press (320 pnds)
    3 sets leg extensions till failure
    3 sets leg curls till failure
    ...
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    worked chest today as i wont have much time...

    worked chest today as i wont have much time tommorow -

    4 sets of incline db press (got 2 sets with the 70 pounders this week and 2 sets with the 65 pounders)
    3 sets of bench press (140 pounds)...
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    Sorry i havent posted for a while. I will include...

    Sorry i havent posted for a while. I will include my past few workouts all in this post.

    Last tuesday i did legs -

    4 sets of squats (255)
    3 sets of lunges (45 pnd dumbells each hand)
    3 sets...
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    So I did biceps and abs today. Ill have the order...

    So I did biceps and abs today. Ill have the order of my chest day and biceps/abs day figured out by next week so this will be the only workout in the wrong order.

    4 sets of barbell curls (2 sets...
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    Did chest today. After hitting all the chest...

    Did chest today. After hitting all the chest movements according to my routine i decided i was waayyyy too fatigued to even attempt the biceps so ive decided to move them to saturdays and ill just...
  7. well ive decided to take Cards' advice and start...

    well ive decided to take Cards' advice and start a journal. Ive also kept researching routines and decided I will stick with this one for a year and see how it goes.
    ...
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    An Intermediate Lifter's Journal

    Alright guys so ive decided to keep this journal to remind myself of my goals and keep on track to achieve them. I will update this after every workout with my lifts and whatnot. Lemme know if im...
  9. thanks for the replies guys. well heres my before...

    thanks for the replies guys. well heres my before pic (the only one i have) as you can see i was even leaner then so obviously some of that 30 pounds gained was just fat. i used to change my routine...
  10. 1.5 years in and still look bad. Any suggestions?

    Hey guys so ive been lifting for 1.5 years and have had my diet down for about 1 year. Obviously i need to put on about another 15 pounds of muscle but im still generally looking like crap for being...
  11. ok guys but what is the significance of DOMS...

    ok guys but what is the significance of DOMS location within the muscle itself? am i supposed to take away from this that that location of soreness (for example my outer lower pecs) only indicates...
  12. Wow thanks for all the replys! I will give all...

    Wow thanks for all the replys! I will give all these suggestions a try especially the pec deck stretching. As far as people who say that its hard to build muscle in certain portions of the chest and...
  13. Are you implying the guy in the pic I posted...

    Are you implying the guy in the pic I posted looks bad???
  14. Bridging the Gap Between Upper Chest and Front Delts

    Hey guys. So i was just wondering if its possible to bridge the gap between your upper chest and your front deltoids. The attached picture shows the area im talking about. If possible should I be...
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    lol not sure if srs... i would def keep it above...

    lol not sure if srs... i would def keep it above 6 egg whites... lol unless ur planning to go Auschwitz mode you need to keep ur calories higher than that man....
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    Diet Swap Question

    Theoretical situation here: You are eating a maintainance diet of 2500 calories of pizza. You are lifting hard 4 days a week. Suddenly you switch to eating 2500 calories of chicken, fish, oats and...
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    5x5 With A Cutting Diet?

    Hey all so ive been bulking for a year and a half now, and im ready to start cutting. I was also hoping to change my routine up this summer and go from 5 day split with pyramids to a 5x5 routine (if...
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    Ive gotten pretty good results from a push / pull...

    Ive gotten pretty good results from a push / pull split. Wednesday is my pulling day saturday or sunday (depends on how much homework i have) is my pushing day. I work hard for around an hour for...
  19. oh ok thanks, i was just thinking that the fluids...

    oh ok thanks, i was just thinking that the fluids had to be coming from some other part of the body so if there was more fluid in the muscle cells of your arms then there would be less distributed...
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    Poll: i love me my lifting gloves, gotta keep my hands...

    i love me my lifting gloves, gotta keep my hands fresh for the ladies
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