The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness
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The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness

Its 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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  1. Thread: RED Meat???

    by Mark
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    Can't go wrong on red meat, just cut off any...

    Can't go wrong on red meat, just cut off any visible fat.
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    The quality of soya protein supplements is much...

    The quality of soya protein supplements is much better these days than it was a number of years ago when it first earned a reputation for being poor quality protein.

    Soya protein can help to keep...
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    I like it but only if the machine lets you keep...

    I like it but only if the machine lets you keep your elbows out rather than being pressed up agaist a pad which I find causes elbow pain.
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    You have found what wrks best for you so stick...

    You have found what wrks best for you so stick with it until it stops working.

    If it does stop working you might want to try changing the exercises you do, say alternate BB bench press one workout...
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    Yeah. You have to remember it's taken a whole...

    Yeah. You have to remember it's taken a whole lifetime to put that ugly fat on. The freaking stuff isn't just going to go away in a month.

    Stick to your diet, a month will soon go and you'll look...
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    Well it does have anti-oxidant properties so...

    Well it does have anti-oxidant properties so maybe just a little.
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    Right. If you can afford to lose 5-10 lbs of...

    Right. If you can afford to lose 5-10 lbs of muscle when you are dieting then you will get your bodyfat down.

    Average sized guys like me don't have that much muscle to throw away in the first...
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    I'd like to know what this guys BF % was before...

    I'd like to know what this guys BF % was before he went on his diet.

    I don't think I could manage on 10-12 calories per lb of bodyweight unless it was for a very short time.
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    I used to drink a lot of low fat milk and was...

    I used to drink a lot of low fat milk and was surprised at how much fat I lost when I cut down. So for me it just doesn't work.
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    I always thought strength and muscle size were...

    I always thought strength and muscle size were closely related.

    Although I prefer to train for appearance I would prefer to be able to bench 500 and look like I could only do 200 than vice versa -...
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    MarshallPenn understood what I was trying to say....

    MarshallPenn understood what I was trying to say. Jane, I obviously did not make myself clear to you.

    My point is that if you eat then exercise then your body will use some of the energy from the...
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    Because your body will burn food that's been...

    Because your body will burn food that's been recently eaten for energy.

    If you haven't eaten for some time you'll burn more fat - as research has shown.
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    For most people the best time of the day to work...

    For most people the best time of the day to work out is late afternoon/early evening as the body's core temperature is at it's highest which allows you to workout harder.

    Training on an empty...
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    Read this and the original thread with interest....

    Read this and the original thread with interest. Wouldn't a hang clean without momentum be a reverse curl - an entirely different exercise?

    Still you've done them and they didn't work for you so I...
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    I haven't read the article but from my experience...

    I haven't read the article but from my experience low carb does not sacrifice muscle - providing your protein intake is high.

    I find that if I make the effort to eat plenty of fresh fibrous...
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    If your Doctor gives you the OK to continue...

    If your Doctor gives you the OK to continue exercising after a period of rest I suggest you drop straight bar pressing and curling exercises.

    I've had quite a few shoulder problems in the sistant...
  17. Thread: Genetics?

    by Mark
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    Genetics are massively important in developing...

    Genetics are massively important in developing power and muscle.

    However as it's too late for all of us to do anything about them just concentrate on fulflling your own potential.

    Who can...
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    8-12 reps per set is ideal for size although you...

    8-12 reps per set is ideal for size although you have to experiment. Even then you will benefit from completely changing your rep range every so often, say from 8-12 to a Calvinator type rep range to...
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    I don't suppose you've got a chinning bar then? ...

    I don't suppose you've got a chinning bar then?

    There are a few decent exercises that will help you to put some muscle on but if you are serious you really must invest in set of weights, bench and...
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    Steak & whole eggs

    Steak & whole eggs
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