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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    Wannabebig SPAM

    Hello, Been a member for a while, used to use this site daily - was always a good website (and Im sure it still is in terms of member contributions) but what has happened to the website in general? I...
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    7 posts in nearly 5 years! That's got to be close...

    7 posts in nearly 5 years! That's got to be close to a record.

    If you're getting a good 8 hours sleep a night, plenty of (good) food, and have a decent routine - I don't see any reason why you...
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    Barbell rows do put a lot of pressure on the...

    Barbell rows do put a lot of pressure on the back. If you're core isnt strong, or you have an underlying injury (which you perhaps arent aware of) - I'd stop. You should never lift through pain (real...
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    bent over rows (pronated grip) are good for...

    bent over rows (pronated grip) are good for hitting the posterior portion.
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    I get shin splints. I kicked a football a few...

    I get shin splints. I kicked a football a few days back with my ankle limp and it brought it on bad! But I dont get it from squatting or anything weight related. Mainly from running.

    Someone made...
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    Wrist pain can be caused from using the barbell...

    Wrist pain can be caused from using the barbell on the bench press. If you are, maybe try using the dumbells instead. If the pain is always there, maybe think about strengthening your...
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    The weight you should start at will depend on...

    The weight you should start at will depend on your bodyweight and general level of strength. If you'r squatting then your core, glutes and hamstrings must be fairly strong - so you're off to a good...
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    When I foam roll I feel like I cant get enough...

    When I foam roll I feel like I cant get enough weight on the muscle. When I do hamstrings I'll do one leg at a time with the other leg crossed over on top of the one Im doing for extra weight, same...
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    my bench sucks, but I've had particularly bad...

    my bench sucks, but I've had particularly bad days - I find it helps to take a couple of weeks off the flat BB bench altogether.

    Do DB bench - standing cable chest press - press-ups, whatever,...
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    lateral raises are the ones most likely to...

    lateral raises are the ones most likely to aggrevate my shoulders. I like good ol'fashioned militaries (standing of course, there's no such thing as a seated military).

    And as mike says, maybe...
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    Good luck rehabing. It doesnt sound like these...

    Good luck rehabing. It doesnt sound like these setbacks are going to keep you down for long.
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    What about you're core? Free squats use the core...

    What about you're core? Free squats use the core a hell of a lot and although cycling thrashes your legs hard, Im guessing your lower back etc dont get quite the same level on intensity. As with...
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    I originally took this guy seriously.. BUT: ...

    I originally took this guy seriously.. BUT:

    Quote:
    Originally Posted by PhxJudoJujitsu
    Why do you have two days for your arms? Arms should be your least prioroty. You're doing too much isolation...
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    Well some men are just bigger than others...

    Well some men are just bigger than others naturally. Wider clevecles - thicker bones - larger muscle mass - etc.

    Of course, the rules of evolution dont apply to humans so much these days. In the...
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    Well only you can work out what you want and what...

    Well only you can work out what you want and what will allow you to be consistent in your aim to be healthy and happy. You need to find something you really like - throw away the damn games console!...
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    I agree. The "man-up" "stop being a bitch"...

    I agree. The "man-up" "stop being a bitch" remarks may work on someone who's already very focused or half there, but telling someone that already hates themself to stop being a bitch probably wont...
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    That's a good question.

    If you're keeping your form absolutely correct, then your back shouldnt move. The back msucles should hold the spine etc isometrically while your hamstrings, hips and other...
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    Yes. There are good articles on this site to....

    Yes. There are good articles on this site to. Seriosuly, everything you need to know is here already - if you have any specific questions regarding what you (will) have learnt, people will be happy...
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    But in all seriousness - you must msut msut read...

    But in all seriousness - you must msut msut read the stickies. They are there for you.
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    I'll give you some advice - prepare to be flamed!

    I'll give you some advice - prepare to be flamed!
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