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. 'Cause you don't like him, or you don't like...

    1. 'Cause you don't like him, or you don't like his policies? 'Cause you think he lied about the war and killed thousands of innocent Iraqi's? Please explain.

    2. I think that sould be a state by...
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    Double Amen. Screw everyone else. It's my money....

    Double Amen. Screw everyone else. It's my money. I worked for it. I earned it. I'm keeping it! If you didn't plan for your future, tough luck.
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    I watched one today where a guy spent 7000...

    I watched one today where a guy spent 7000 dollars for lipo and the results could have been obtained in a few months with diet and exercise for a fraction of the cost. He wasn't suctioning stubborn...
  4. When I say practical experience I mean work...

    When I say practical experience I mean work experience. They expect you to have worked in the field for a period of time before getting their cert. So I need a cert from a different organization...
  5. I use the routine that Thuderstorm outlined...

    I use the routine that Thuderstorm outlined except I have them in a different order. I do legs right off of my day off so that I am a little more refresehed. My legs are lacking so I am trying to...
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    I already went to the gym this morning. Now where...

    I already went to the gym this morning. Now where did I put those wings?
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    The only person that can answer this question is...

    The only person that can answer this question is you. If you are training each bodypart twice a week and your are getting burned out, then stop! If you are making gains with twice a week, then keep...
  8. Want to here everyone's thoughts on this (long)

    I will finally graduate this may with a Bachelor of Science in General Health with a minor in Business. My next step is to look into some certifications for nutrition and exercise. My first question:...
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    If it works for you, that's all that matters.

    If it works for you, that's all that matters.
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    I usually have a protein shake at bedtime. It...

    I usually have a protein shake at bedtime. It holds me over.
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    which split is better? Whichever one works...

    which split is better?

    Whichever one works best for you.
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    Dorian Yates won all those Olympia titles with at...

    Dorian Yates won all those Olympia titles with at least 1 giant tattoo on his forearm. He had one on each forearm, but had one removed (If I remember correctly it had some racial connotations). If...
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    Playing volleyball won't affect your workouts if...

    Playing volleyball won't affect your workouts if you don't overdo it. Since you are playing volleyball on the same day you work shoulders you shouldn't have much of a problem. I play softball 2-3...
  14. As far as I know it's still 60-90% of max heart...

    As far as I know it's still 60-90% of max heart rate. I don't think the method by which you get there is as important as keeping your heartrate in the range for the appropriate amount of time.
  15. The scales and hand-held devices that use...

    The scales and hand-held devices that use electricity are also skewed by water. As far as I'm aware the underwater weight test is not affected by water and is the most accurate test of bodyfat %.
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    The MOST accurate test is the water test were you...

    The MOST accurate test is the water test were you are dunked in a tank. It is difficult to find a place to do it and expensive. Calipers are effective, but it depends on how and where your body...
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    450 grams carbs x 4 cal/gram = 1800 130 grams...

    450 grams carbs x 4 cal/gram = 1800
    130 grams protein x 4 cal/gram = 520
    45 grams fat x 9 cal/gram = 405

    2725 total calories, give or take.
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    It's a misconception. Carbs are extremely...

    It's a misconception. Carbs are extremely important to daily function. In the book "Power Eating" they recommend 8 grams of carbs per kilogram of body weight. (take your weight in lbs., divide by 2.2...
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    I measure my waist at my beltline. Pants sizes...

    I measure my waist at my beltline. Pants sizes vary by the maker so I wouldn't use that.
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    You were crapped on. I'd call the EEOC (although...

    You were crapped on. I'd call the EEOC (although you don't say were you live, but I assume it's in the US).
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