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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    if you really want to have a "winter break...

    if you really want to have a "winter break transformation", do what hardgainer just said

    EDIT after reading the rest of the posts: do what everyone is saying...
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    yea most of it is water/food in the gut. it...

    yea most of it is water/food in the gut. it throws you off though. and i have gained ~1 lb pure fat off single cheat days before. That sets me back about a week.

    My latest cheat dayS (last...
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    yea i've done that too. it sucks most cuz it...

    yea i've done that too. it sucks most cuz it feels like you work hard all week and lose some muscle along the way, and then gain pure fat back on the cheat day. but you're right, it's all part of...
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    Day 1 Sleep: 8 hours Comments: Had to skip...

    Day 1
    Sleep: 8 hours
    Comments:
    Had to skip lower and start with upper, on account of my ankle. In terms of calories, I ate something like 4500, even though I only need around 3000 to bulk. But...
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    Ok so I changed my mind this weekend. I decided...

    Ok so I changed my mind this weekend. I decided to dive right into my bulk. So I'm going to split it upper/lower. Unfortunately, I've ****ed up my ankle, so I can't do lower just yet.
    Hitting...
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    thanks for the input guys. i'll probably just do...

    thanks for the input guys. i'll probably just do upper tomorrow, and leave lower for tuesday. worst-case, I just take it easy for a week or just use some machines.
    Thanks again.
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    yea like those wooden boards? why's that?

    yea like those wooden boards?
    why's that?
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    Ankles and squats

    Hey everyone.
    I messed up my ankle the other day (bad sprain), it's pretty swollen. It doesn't hurt when I stand up or anything, I just can't twist/rotate/shifts it in any position. Is it a bad...
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    personally, i'd do the first one, but with lower...

    personally, i'd do the first one, but with lower then upper then cardio. u dont want to do lower then cardio the next day. i guess you could, but it makes more sense IMO to have lower then upper...
  10. Depends on the form of vit A. b-carotene is...

    Depends on the form of vit A. b-carotene is harmless. retinol/al/oic acid can cause probs, but you'd have to take in a lot.

    For the most part, only pregnant women need to worry about vit-A...
  11. the increase in required cals for muscle is...

    the increase in required cals for muscle is almost negligible. I think new data shows that it's something like 6-8 cals/lb. This isn't very much. However, you will need to increase cals for other...
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    (UD2 for mass + UD2 for weight loss)/2

    Alright, procrastination is over. Time to get this journal started. A little background info about me:
    Live in downtown Toronto. Currently a university student. Started lifting not too long...
  13. thanks.

    thanks.
  14. yea thanks... i prefer papers from legit science...

    yea thanks... i prefer papers from legit science publications. i read some on pubmed, but i know built hangs on to some good info, just wondering if she has any.
  15. hey built, do u have any papers about the...

    hey built, do u have any papers about the benefits of fish oil caps? thanks.
    oh, and i usually take 3-5 caps a day.
  16. i wonder how much REAL weight you can put on in...

    i wonder how much REAL weight you can put on in one day
  17. on friday i had a massive cheat day. half a...

    on friday i had a massive cheat day.

    half a big apple pie
    tub of ben and jerry's half baked
    6 donuts
    a slice of chocolate cheesecake
    a bigass cinnamon roll
    a walnut brownie
    medium pizza...
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    the thing to realize is that if you eat excess...

    the thing to realize is that if you eat excess calories, you will put on some fat. if you eat a high protein diet, the protein probably would not be stored as fat; HOWEVER, it will be used for...
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    i'll try it. but two scoops? i usually eat the...

    i'll try it.
    but two scoops? i usually eat the whole tub. that's why i only buy the 1 litre or 500 mL tubs instead of 2 litres lol
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    do you mix it in or what? i love mixing in...

    do you mix it in or what?
    i love mixing in natty into my oatmeal. it makes it so thick.
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