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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    No joke but a fact. :evillaugh:, Being 65 gives...

    No joke but a fact. :evillaugh:, Being 65 gives me 2 cool challenges:
    1. To see how close I can get to what I did in my youth
    2. Listening to my body so I can continue on.

    The biggest...
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    I took 40 years off from going to the gym, so I...

    I took 40 years off from going to the gym, so I guess I may qualify for an opinion. Think about this, I did: How much worse will it be if you put it off? Do you believe that the strength will come...
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    Dang, now I live near the "Big Cheese", this...

    Dang, now I live near the "Big Cheese", this little rat is in heaven.


    http://schoolwires.henry.k12.ga.us/fle/lib/fle/congratulations.jpg
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    As already stated, there can be a number of...

    As already stated, there can be a number of reasons for heart failure. Over weight with no conditioning would play into this, as well as some supplements that allow you to work beyond your normal...
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    A huge thank you from a 5/3/1 advocate

    A huge thank you from a 5/3/1 advocate
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    On the third week you would use 95% of your 90%...

    On the third week you would use 95% of your 90% max, so you really should not need a spotter. Even when you do the extra reps, Jim says, Do Not take it to failure.
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    I may be wrong, but: I believe everyone is...

    I may be wrong, but:

    I believe everyone is trying to say "Yes :)
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    I have gotten a single prong. I had a double and...

    I have gotten a single prong. I had a double and hated it. Not wanting to sell it to a friend, I like my friends,:evillaugh: I threw it in the gym equipment bin.
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    You say they do not have a Squat Cage but do they...

    You say they do not have a Squat Cage but do they have a squat rack? It would look like or simular to this:

    http://liamrosen.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/pro_squat_rack.jpg
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    Shows how little I really know ... I thought they...

    Shows how little I really know ... I thought they wanted to get jacked in 30 days doing a ten minute workout two days a week. :evillaugh:
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    I am the reverse ... I pause for 1 - 2 seconds at...

    I am the reverse ... I pause for 1 - 2 seconds at the bottom and then push up.
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    Since I work at the gym on Saturday and it was...

    Since I work at the gym on Saturday and it was really slow, I decided to find out something for myself.

    There were 3 people working that do Caliper body fat testing. In a one hour span, I had...
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    No! Your workout should energize you. ...

    No! Your workout should energize you.


    Very normal. You are waking up the muscle and the body is building capallaries to carry blood and nutrient to places it has not been doing.

    Because...
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    The Powerline rack is the one I plan to get.

    The Powerline rack is the one I plan to get.
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    I second this. I have squat stands that were a...

    I second this. I have squat stands that were a gift but I have never been able to trust them and there is no safety if a squat goes bad. I will be getting a Power rack this year and I seldom even...
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    That is do in part to Daniel being a Clairvoyant...

    That is do in part to Daniel being a Clairvoyant and seeing beyond the normal 5 senses :evillaugh:.
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    Have you tried Goats Milk? Even though it has...

    Have you tried Goats Milk? Even though it has lactose in it, a lot of people with lactose intolerance can drink goat milk.
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    My deadlift looks like the average persons bench...

    My deadlift looks like the average persons bench press, but what my trainer has started me doing with the Sumo Deadlift follows.

    Floor to knee hold 1 second set bar down, repeat 5 times ... rest...
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    My first thought when reading this was to simply...

    My first thought when reading this was to simply lower the reps used during build up. Of course since I only bench half of those numbers, take that with a grain of salt.
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    I agree as I have the same problem as described...

    I agree as I have the same problem as described when I go too heavy. The weight is actually pulling the body past that stretch point. I am now using lighter weight and working hard to become more...
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