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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    In addition to what was said: 1) Start with...

    In addition to what was said:

    1) Start with form. Learn how to perform the exersize before concentrating on adding too many plates.
    2) Mass gains and fat loss can happen in unison for only a...
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    You can get away with 6 days a week, depending on...

    You can get away with 6 days a week, depending on how you arrange your parameters. Increasing the frequency (while adjusting volume, reps, rotating exersizes, ect.) can lead to an increased work...
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    To gain some mass on your chest try sticking to a...

    To gain some mass on your chest try sticking to a compound movement (such as flat barbell bench press) and attempt to gain strength each workout (even if it's only 1 rep per set). Usually,...
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    Not needed at all, unless you simply need another...

    Not needed at all, unless you simply need another exersize so you can rotate. Flat's and inclines are sufficient.
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    :burger: I agree that those who state it will...

    :burger:

    I agree that those who state it will lead to overtraining are indeed ignorant. I've trained my chest on a fullbody routine up to 4 times weekly (while of course training the rest of my...
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    10 week curl routine...yikes... Chins and Rows

    10 week curl routine...yikes...

    Chins and Rows
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    Here's are a few glaring problems I see. 1)...

    Here's are a few glaring problems I see.

    1) Your legs should get a little more work.
    2) Performing a 5x5 on bench press, and then turning around the next day and trying to do bent over rows and...
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    That was too harsh. He asked a question that he...

    That was too harsh. He asked a question that he did not have the answer for, making the question one of importance to him. I think THAT was a stupid answer.

    Bench press is the better mass...
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    Deadlifts/farmer walks

    Deadlifts/farmer walks
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    You have to be kidding me. I have no respect for...

    You have to be kidding me. I have no respect for these guys, or you for that matter, that's why I always just skim through your posts. Please feel free to fire back with another post because I feel...
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    Ethics does indeed come into play, whether you...

    Ethics does indeed come into play, whether you think it does or not.
    When someone hears about GNC displaying cage dancers at Olympia weekend, do you not think that will damage the reputation of that...
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    This is an opinion. I have my opinions on the...

    This is an opinion. I have my opinions on the subject, and you have yours. This is a beauty competition. Women are, for the most part, disgusted by these guys. That would make this no longer a...
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    There are a number of factors to take into...

    There are a number of factors to take into account when attempting to answer this question. A definite "Yes" will not suffice. Niether will a definite "No." Suppose a lifter was counting on...
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    That's true, somewhat. Simply popping some...

    That's true, somewhat. Simply popping some steroids will not make you look like Ronnie Coleman. I'm sure everyone knows by now (and if you don't, you've been standing too close to the microwave)...
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    To each his own. Why does this "piss you off" so...

    To each his own. Why does this "piss you off" so badly? THEY are the ones who are neglecting bodyparts. THEY are the ones who are prancing around like gods, even though they have a muscular...
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    The detraining effect allows your body to "catch...

    The detraining effect allows your body to "catch up." In a week of rest you will see gains that you earned in the past begin to show through. Generally, it is recommended that you take around 7-9...
  17. It's a solid routine structure. This go around I...

    It's a solid routine structure. This go around I am going to use the method on deadlifts. 10 sets of deadlifts, 60s rest, near maximal loads...my body fluids will be hurled on the gym floor, there...
  18. Point taken. To me, the "optimal way" would be...

    Point taken.
    To me, the "optimal way" would be to do both. It would be easier for me to also go on a bulking cycle, add muscle, then shave the fat off while attempting to keep most of the lean...
  19. The link to the article is up earlier in this...

    The link to the article is up earlier in this thread. However, I can answer your questions, also (but I do suggest reading the article because Mr. Waterbury explains everything in detail.)

    -You...
  20. Lets think inside the box, and shoot for...

    Lets think inside the box, and shoot for mediocracy. Why try for something that could be accomplished? Take the easy way out and follow what is normalcy. It would take too much extra effort on...
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