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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    You can add weight without bulking (adding an...

    You can add weight without bulking (adding an excess of fat). Despite what has become popular belief on many forums like this one, you do not need to turn into a fat person to succesfully bulk. Will...
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    The information is out there - you need to make...

    The information is out there - you need to make the effort to find and read it.
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    just google "bulk foods". Its easy enough to...

    just google "bulk foods". Its easy enough to find.
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    wait...let me just go get my silver platter. ...

    wait...let me just go get my silver platter.

    How about read more and then come back if you have a particular question.
  5. What type of program are you suggesting?

    What type of program are you suggesting?
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    I would not listen to those who say no direct...

    I would not listen to those who say no direct shoulder work is necessary....if that works for them fine, but most people will have incomplete physiques (unbalanced shoulders) if they do not do direct...
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    What? Again its goal specific. His goal was to...

    What? Again its goal specific. His goal was to win bb comps. To him, there were not far more important things to worry about when it came to his training. As far as he was (and is) concerned,...
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    It wasn't so much a controlled experiment. He...

    It wasn't so much a controlled experiment. He spent the better part of his life (he is about 50) bodybuilding and competing. He gained experience in terms of what to do and what not to do...how to...
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    Bodybuilding, like everything else in life, is...

    Bodybuilding, like everything else in life, is not subject to absolutes. Many have succeeded in bb at all levels using drastically different methods. In the particular case of my friend, his...
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    I meant it was dramatic to imply that someone...

    I meant it was dramatic to imply that someone would need "unlimited" training time. I understand your point. But what you consider "innefficient use of time" may not actually be that to someone...
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    Why do you need "unlimited" training time? How...

    Why do you need "unlimited" training time? How about say 10 minutes additional training time, to do as you said "a few sets of lateral raises after you've done 10 sets of overhead pressing". Do you...
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    If you don't think bb's with balanced physiques...

    If you don't think bb's with balanced physiques do any "direct" shoulder work then you are delusional. It depends on your goals.
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    There is a lot of science that covers the short...

    There is a lot of science that covers the short rest between sets principle for hypertrophy (sorry, but I am not going to provide it here). I have a friend who competes and he adheres to the...
  15. "first I do BB curls at 10-12 reps and then I do...

    "first I do BB curls at 10-12 reps and then I do hammer curls at 6-8 reps.
    Is this a good way to work on both strength and hypertrophy?"

    The above is pulled directly from your original post.
    ...
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    You are fine...one night in the fridge won't...

    You are fine...one night in the fridge won't break anything down or hurt you.

    One night in the trunk of your car on a hot August night...difeerent story...
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    Take time off. Then...see a doctor. Then...

    Take time off.

    Then...see a doctor.

    Then take some more time off as doctors are notoriously incorrect in their diagnoses. Don't get me started.

    Take another week off...visit your...
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    Your routine is really not horrible, especially...

    Your routine is really not horrible, especially considering you are 17. For the record, I am constantly amazed at the 15-to-18 year old obssesion with biceps work. Its is really the least of your...
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    I think rest really boils down to listening to...

    I think rest really boils down to listening to your body.

    The other day I walked into the gym, did my pre-requisite warm-up and commenced on my first "true" set...did six reps...and got up and...
  20. JConrad...you have much to learn. You are asking...

    JConrad...you have much to learn. You are asking for advice and then not heeding it. You original post was - is what you are doing good for strength and hypertrophy? The simple answer, which you...
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