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: hate my body!

    by TRITON
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    Why is his split so poor? If he moves biceps to...

    Why is his split so poor? If he moves biceps to the same day as legs, you basically have Built's BGB.
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    Ass to grass.

    Ass to grass.
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    Do you do deadlifts at all? If so, what days? ...

    Do you do deadlifts at all? If so, what days?

    If you want to continue to do biceps on the same day as back, it might be more beneficial to throw out one of the bicep exercises, since you are...
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    What is the best width grip for chins? I've...

    What is the best width grip for chins? I've tried them both narrow and wide and they seem to both feel pretty good (hit the lats and bis), but I was wondering if there was a one optimal grip.
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    And it's not as easy as it sounds. Especially if...

    And it's not as easy as it sounds. Especially if you did weighted chins.
  6. Thread: Air alert

    by TRITON
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    Air alert

    Just purchased this program after reading some good things about it (including previous posts on this forum). I'm pretty serious about trying to improve not necessarily just my vertical, but my...
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    Personally, I like smaller, more frequent meals...

    Personally, I like smaller, more frequent meals because it tricks me into thinking I'm not so hungry if I'm putting something into my stomach every few hours. If I only ate 2-3 huge meals a day...
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    Seriously....6'2'' at 200lbs is no ectomorph to...

    Seriously....6'2'' at 200lbs is no ectomorph to me...that's pretty damn solid. At least that's the image I have in my mind.
  9. My apologies, I had not fully read through all 5...

    My apologies, I had not fully read through all 5 pages of this thread.

    But I believe my question was a lot different than what the OP was getting at. I wasn't talking about NEW muscle, simply...
  10. I'm talking about the average guy that has...

    I'm talking about the average guy that has finished bulking, and wants to drop roughly 8-10 lbs of body fat in order to trim down excess fat around the gut, abs, etc.
  11. Let me pose the original question in a different...

    Let me pose the original question in a different way:

    Can you lose fat and still gain muscle hypertrophy at the same time, ie lose the fat and still "look bigger" ?
  12. Thread: Bill Starr 5x5

    by TRITON
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    That's one way of doing it. Bill Starr's...

    That's one way of doing it.

    Bill Starr's "twist" on it has linear and periodiziation to work up to new PRs that you then set each week. It's different but it has worked for the last 30 years.
  13. Well I'm at 50% of my RDA at like meal 2-3 with 3...

    Well I'm at 50% of my RDA at like meal 2-3 with 3 more meals to go.....
  14. Thanks Built. I was at 126/78 last time I...

    Thanks Built. I was at 126/78 last time I checked but I believe high BP runs in my family so you can understand my concern. I'm also a medical student so I see a lot of it in the clinics, albeit...
  15. I'll make a note to track the exact amount, but...

    I'll make a note to track the exact amount, but it seems like a couple servings here and there puts me at like 50% of the RDA.
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    Well it looks like you are roughly 33% over...

    Well it looks like you are roughly 33% over maintenance...which is good because you're well over maintenance and you will gain mass. Most people say it's best to shoot for 10-20% over. But...
  17. I am worried about the amount of cholesterol and sodium I intake

    Been bulking for about a month now, and more or less it has been very clean aside from the couple fast food indulgences the past month. I'm putting down about 4000 calories a day with an emphasis on...
  18. Thread: Bill Starr 5x5

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    Well I just finished 4 weeks of the Bill Starr...

    Well I just finished 4 weeks of the Bill Starr program and am about to start week 5 with new PRs on Monday.

    So far I've gotta say I really like this routine. It took a couple weeks to get used to...
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    The sodium in Gatorade is to help mainly with...

    The sodium in Gatorade is to help mainly with glucose uptake, as your cells need sodium to be coupled with glucose for absorption.




    To the OP: is it both calves? At the same time? Late...
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    First off, most gyms should have a pad of some...

    First off, most gyms should have a pad of some sort that you can put on the center of the bar so it sits comfortably behind your neck and onto your traps, that way you don't have to worry about the...
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