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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    I figure there is a .001% chance that this is a...

    I figure there is a .001% chance that this is a serious question, so I'll answer it just in case.

    No, I mean I didn't drink any alcohol. I do in fact drink a little more than a gallon and a half...
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    Yup, same time. Even the same day. And plus,...

    Yup, same time. Even the same day.

    And plus, even without the measurement, it's pretty easy to see the 3 and a half inch gain.

    (And by the end of the day, I too put on about 2-3 inches just...
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    All of my lifts improved at least a little, but...

    All of my lifts improved at least a little, but maybe not as much as they should have.

    And about cheat meals, there were none. Not one. I also don't drink. My diet was as strict as it could have...
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    Really slow. Like, 1-2 pounds a month. My goal...

    Really slow. Like, 1-2 pounds a month. My goal was to do it slow enough so I would gain the least amount of fat possible. It somehow did the opposite.


    monday: chest/triceps
    flat bench
    incline...
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    Nope, no idea. I wasn't super lean or anything. I...

    Nope, no idea. I wasn't super lean or anything. I had about a 32 inch waist... and I'm about 35.5 now.
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    My strange bulking results... wtf?

    I seem to put on way too much fat, and way too little muscle when I bulk... and I have no idea why. Let me explain.

    This most recent bulk was barely a full bulk. I went from 158lbs to 173lbs right...
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    Thanks guys.

    Thanks guys.
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    Some pics of me...

    I took a couple of back pics today for my own viewing and figured if they weren't too terrible, I'd post them. So here they are.

    Also, after wasting 20 minutes trying to find the best lighting, I...
  9. Question for people who eat brown rice more than once a day.

    If you eat brown rice more than once a day, how do you do it? Do you spend 45 minutes cooking it each different time you eat it during the course of a day? Or, do you cook a day's worth at one time...
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    wrist = 6.5 forearm = 11 upper arm = about 15

    wrist = 6.5
    forearm = 11
    upper arm = about 15
  11. 4000 cals at 170lbs.

    4000 cals at 170lbs.
  12. It's not minute rice.

    I'm not actually eating minute rice. It's just regular long grain Carolina brown rice that lists stove and microwave cooking instructions on the back. The microwave instructions say 10 minutes.
    ...
  13. brown rice in microwave VS brown rice on stove

    Is there any nutritional difference between the two?

    It usually takes me about 45 mins to cook on the stove, and the bag/box of rice says 10 minutes in the microwave on high. The only reason I ask...
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    The only shows I never miss are: 24 Lost...

    The only shows I never miss are:

    24
    Lost
    Curb Your Enthusiasm
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    The only time this ever happens to me is when I...

    The only time this ever happens to me is when I blow my nose too hard.
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    You can have half of my 20 dollar winnings. ...

    You can have half of my 20 dollar winnings.



    I don't know how long you've been lifting or anything, but the only cause for your situation that I can come up with is that maybe your lats aren't...
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    Is it? The statement that an underhand grip...

    Is it? The statement that an underhand grip (palms facing you) recruits the use of the biceps more so than an overhand grip (palms away) is incorrect?

    I got 20 bucks that says it's correct.
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    I just started eating it raw about 2-3 weeks ago....

    I just started eating it raw about 2-3 weeks ago. And I mean RAW raw. By the handful. Tastes like a mix between pumpkin seeds and nuts, which is pretty good.
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    I think you just need to hit each muscle once a...

    I think you just need to hit each muscle once a week. Get rid of that 5th day and make it 4 workout days, 3 off days. That makes it pretty simple, and pretty simple is pretty good.

    Since you seem...
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    Palms facing away is actually the more difficult...

    Palms facing away is actually the more difficult way to do these because the biceps get taken out of the exercise more so this way than with palms facing you. This is true with bent over rows as...
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