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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  1. Thread: Weighted Vests

    by starfox
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    If you're doing this for dips or pullups/chins,...

    If you're doing this for dips or pullups/chins, go for a weight belt. Easier to customize the weight you want, cheaper, etc.
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    Hmm. I stretch after I'm done at the gym, and...

    Hmm. I stretch after I'm done at the gym, and then I take a cold/hot compress type shower. I get a decent POW blend of protein, and an hour later, I eat a good 2:1carb/protein meal. I make sure I...
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    I'm pretty sure I saw it here at WBB and not...

    I'm pretty sure I saw it here at WBB and not anywhere else but it was along the lines of whey pre work out affecting protein synthesis negatively (perhaps maybe the AAs in whey?), not a protein/ carb...
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    Hi tom, I was wondering if you had a link to that...

    Hi tom, I was wondering if you had a link to that study that found whey before a work out would be useless? Thanks.
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    I quite liked WBB1, but a lot of people will tell...

    I quite liked WBB1, but a lot of people will tell you to start with Starting Strength by Mark Rippetoe, and they make a valid point. What you should do is buy the book off of amazon and give it a...
  6. Thread: Help with HIIT

    by starfox
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    Your lifting performance shouldn't be affected...

    Your lifting performance shouldn't be affected and its best to day HIIT on off days if possible.
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    Not for beginners... I've been in competitive...

    Not for beginners... I've been in competitive swimming for 7 years and I've been a swim team coach for 2 years now. I even taught swimming for 4 years. People are generally uncomfortable swimming...
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    thats what I'd do. I don't really follow a day...

    thats what I'd do. I don't really follow a day structure, I just go something like chest, back, legs, rest, chest, back, legs, rest over and over. You should start with something like Starting...
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    Backcrawl is seen as a slow stroke, therefore not...

    Backcrawl is seen as a slow stroke, therefore not good for HIIT. You want to get back asap for your break, and this also helps you improve your time. I tried to make it as intense as possible, but I...
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    hey guys, sorry, I've been busy the last few...

    hey guys,

    sorry, I've been busy the last few days (partying and what not..), so I forgot about this thread haha. Anyways, since its HIIT, the strokes you'll want to use are front crawl, butterfly...
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    Swimming is pretty decent for HIIT, feel free to...

    Swimming is pretty decent for HIIT, feel free to pm me if you want some sort work out ideas for swimming and HIIT.
  12. Thread: when to do abs

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    Yeah, just train your abs like any other muscle...

    Yeah, just train your abs like any other muscle group.
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    I'd totally be down for that..

    I'd totally be down for that..
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    Current: B: 175 S: 225 D: 225 Goals: B:...

    Current:
    B: 175
    S: 225
    D: 225

    Goals:
    B: 225
    S: 315
    D: 315
  15. Nope, I'm pretty sure the routine includes...

    Nope, I'm pretty sure the routine includes pulldowns which also works out your biceps so no need..
  16. Thread: Targets..

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    What do you do at the gym (weekly routine) and...

    What do you do at the gym (weekly routine) and what is your diet like?
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    Poll: Thats not too bad man.. I'm a swimming...

    Thats not too bad man.. I'm a swimming instructor/ lifeguard and most of the others here only get 25m. I have the record though for my pool at 65 m :)
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    1 gram of protein per 1 pound should be fine.

    1 gram of protein per 1 pound should be fine.
  19. -Get strong fast -Gain muscle quickly -Get buff...

    -Get strong fast
    -Gain muscle quickly
    -Get buff quick
    -Get big quick
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    Protein per day is 1-1.5 g of protein per pound ...

    Protein per day is 1-1.5 g of protein per pound of your body weight, and the best time for protein is after you work out but other good times include when you wake/ before you go to bed.
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