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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    Hellrazor is describing a HEAD HARNESS WITH...

    Hellrazor is describing a HEAD HARNESS WITH CHAINS, they make you look like you're in the electric chair, but they are effective. You can get them for about $20 at http://www.nutritionmegastore.com
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    Two types of Failure techniques: 1) Absolute...

    Two types of Failure techniques:
    1) Absolute Failure
    2) Positive Failute: training until last possible rep.

    You are training to failure if the last rep is the last possible complete rep you...
  3. They are both correct, they are just variations...

    They are both correct, they are just variations of the same movement to stress different areas. Remember there is a lot of muscle on the other side of your chest that has to be developed. The 45...
  4. Thread: Rack Lockouts?

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    Latman, You misread my post, I was saying you...

    Latman,
    You misread my post, I was saying you should wait until you're benching 405 or reach some significant # before applying advanced powerlifting-only techniques to your bench press when you...
  5. Thread: Rack Lockouts?

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    Partial reps are acceptable for building power,...

    Partial reps are acceptable for building power, in that they allow you to become accustomed to the stabilization and sensation of very heavy poundage, but to actually build the muscle, you need to...
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    I agree with Paul, I posted it that article...

    I agree with Paul, I posted it that article primarily as it applies to the Smith Machine. DB's are a much better & safer way of isolating the chest than the Smith. In fact the Smith BP probably...
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    An increased level of exercise intensity has a...

    An increased level of exercise intensity has a direct effect on the increase in fat expenditure during recovery after exercise. The greater the intensity you train with the more efficient your body...
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    Taken from "Muscle Moxie" by Kerri Fanelli: ...

    Taken from "Muscle Moxie" by Kerri Fanelli:

    [With the array of equipment available, it can be difficult to choose the right one. Bob Fanelli, clinical director of the Cardiac Rehab at St. Johns...
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    I Love this Question, king_gregz! This is the...

    I Love this Question, king_gregz! This is the aspect of bodybuilding that separates the players from the whiners and gets hardgainers over the top. Self-Motivation is critical to success in any...
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    Chris, Thanks for the reply. I can't argue...

    Chris, Thanks for the reply.
    I can't argue with your post regarding an optimal rep count b/c that may be true for me to some extent, however, my approach differs more from a philosophical...
  11. Thread: Please read...

    by Albert
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    You already know the answer---here is some...

    You already know the answer---here is some justification for you: Progressive muscle overload is the way to build your muscles and get stronger. Any means of attaining this works to some extent. ...
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    Varying the routine for me does not mean changing...

    Varying the routine for me does not mean changing all the exercises. I always use the same core exercises, but I like to change the order & #of reps/sets to fight off over-familiarity and to stress...
  13. Thread: barbell curls

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    "Recently when I've been doing barbell curls my...

    "Recently when I've been doing barbell curls my forearms have been killing me. Does this happen to anyone else? I love the dumbell curls though. I keep finding myself leaning back on barbell curls."...
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    The argument for primarily using Bar Curls vs....

    The argument for primarily using Bar Curls vs. Dumbbells is a sound one. Single muscle movements consume nearly twice the energy and twice the time of the dual movement, which is why isolation...
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    What you're doing is great. A great routine for...

    What you're doing is great. A great routine for your goals: "just trying to be healthy and get as strong as i can be". Nothing beats compound movements for strength and overall size. Here's the...
  16. You should separate the issue of Muscle Recovery...

    You should separate the issue of Muscle Recovery and Maximizing Muscle Growth. Recovery is only half the battle---you have to let the muscle grow. Muscle Growth occurs away from the gym, so it makes...
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    Doing Incline Smith is definitely preferred to...

    Doing Incline Smith is definitely preferred to doing Flat Smith as in Incline Pressing the correct plane of motion is much more accurately achieved doing Smith. HOWEVER, there's a big difference in...
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    The Smith Machine impedes or all together negates...

    The Smith Machine impedes or all together negates the development of the accessory and "stabilizer" muscles that are developed when you bench press that are also very important for other movements...
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    I had that problem in my right arm with the...

    I had that problem in my right arm with the tendon at the inside base of the tricep just above my elbow with the exact same exercise. Here is what I was told to do and I do not get that pain anymore...
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    Workout Partners are better left for beginners or...

    Workout Partners are better left for beginners or for Cardio-only routines. If you are serious, you have your own routine (based on your own personal feedback) personalized for lagging bodyparts,...
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