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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    Sleep problems

    Anyone else have the problem of no matter what time they go to bed their body only wants 5-6 hours of sleep?

    That's the problem I'm having. No matter if I go to bed at 9:00PM or midnight, my body...
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    It's possible it is the creatine. That would be...

    It's possible it is the creatine. That would be my guess, i'm no nutrition expert though.
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    good nutrition books?

    I'm looking for some good books on nutrition etc... Just wanna know what books contain some good information. Just write down the full name of the book if you know any so I can find it in a library.
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    Ahh, ok, my friend told me that they are empty...

    Ahh, ok, my friend told me that they are empty calories and will do nothing for my growth except make me gain fat. Guess I should research what he tells me next time ;)

    On a side note, I eat a...
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    Thanks all for the good advice :) Yeah, my...

    Thanks all for the good advice :)

    Yeah, my goal is not to get fat, it's to get muscular. I'm currently eating that I can shove in my stomach, but lifting and doing mild cardio.

    I'm still...
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    100 pushups in under 1 minute... IMHO anyone...

    100 pushups in under 1 minute...

    IMHO anyone can do 15 pullups given enough time :). If there was a time limit I would change my opinion.
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    OK, well, since I'm doing the wbb workout, which...

    OK, well, since I'm doing the wbb workout, which is monday,wednesday,friday, should I do abs tuesday thursday saturday? Or would that screw up my training all over.
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    ab workout...everyday?

    Should I work abs everyday? My one friend told me that he does, and that I should. I was originally gonna do it like any other muscle, once a week, but this suggestion made me second guess myself.
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    1. My goal is strength. I especially wanna have...

    1. My goal is strength. I especially wanna have a strong upper body.

    2. I only recently(this week) started lifting, and I am trying out the wbb routine. It doesn't say specifically how to lift,...
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    How should I lift?

    OK, I have read many things on the internet on how I should lift, each saying contradictory things.

    Some say I should lift high weights at low reps/sets each week and add 2.5-5 pounds a week to...
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    Eating a lot and gaining weight

    Well, I'm an ectomorph, so I decided to bulk, while I lift weights.

    My weight when I started late august bulking was around 135, monday. FYI i am also 6 feet tall

    Well, now I aup or down 2...
  12. If you are just shooting for a good chest, it...

    If you are just shooting for a good chest, it should work great. Bench press, dumbell press, and dips work pretty good for the chest.
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    I am an extreme ectomorph also. I have been...

    I am an extreme ectomorph also. I have been eating until full(i couldn't even take another bite) for a couple weeks, and my stomach has expanded to hold that amount of food. I am slightly gaining...
  14. You can just use your free weights and bench. ...

    You can just use your free weights and bench. There are 1 or two that require something else, so you can improvise/change if you just wanna use free weights.
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    A couple years ago, when I was even less...

    A couple years ago, when I was even less knowledgable then I am now(if it's possible), I trained 5 days a week. I gained almost nothing from it. They wbb training schedule uses 3 days a week...
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    "You cutting? If so, might take a bit longer for...

    "You cutting? If so, might take a bit longer for recovery."

    Nope, I'm bulking

    "were they sore like painful or sore like you used them??"

    Sore like I used them, I guess when I lifted I just...
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    Soreness: good or bad thing?

    OK, here goes my question...

    I lifted monday. After my workout, I was not sore, however, my muscles did feel pretty tired as I worked them as hard as I could. I did my chest and back btw
    ...
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    cheat rep question

    Well, this is a minor questions about a scenerio to see if cheat reps are ok or not

    Goal reps-7

    You are on your 7th one, but your muscles are too tired for the last lift. Is it ok to cheat...
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    Change for dips?

    Just a question, I do not have a place where I can do dips, so what should I replace them with? Decline dumbell presses? If not, what should I replace them with? Thanks!
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    Diet, please give feedback

    Ok, I'm going to give a rough copy of the diet I want to follow for meals, tell me how it sounds to you guys.

    Breakfast: 12 oz milk
    12 oz orange juice
    4 pieces of french toast
    3 eggs
    2 english...
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