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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    use the max-ot 5 day split? i wish i had time for...

    use the max-ot 5 day split? i wish i had time for a 5 day split
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    Alright well how about an average, i knew repair...

    Alright well how about an average, i knew repair phaze is greatly variable. But the anabolic window as everything else in bodybuilding caries from person to person. An average.. do i have a certain...
  3. Thread: Hypertrophy?

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    Hypertrophy is the growth of an organ. Muscle...

    Hypertrophy is the growth of an organ. Muscle hypertrophy is the growth of a muscle.

    There is a recovery phase. Where your body restores itself to its potential. During recovery no work should be...
  4. Thread: Muscle regrowth

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    btw your muscles arent really "regrowing" ......

    btw your muscles arent really "regrowing" ... they are really repairing (replacing lost glycomed) and building depending on if you presented them with an overload. Just though youd might like to know!
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    neither did my response to this thread. The fact...

    neither did my response to this thread. The fact that 3 sets is more intense than 1 set is more than obvious. Therefore resulting in a more intense workout! (greater intensity)
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    Regardless when the hormones appear, cortisol...

    Regardless when the hormones appear, cortisol will appear and break down protein. Cortisol does not break down protein to according to a set relation to the muscle being worked out similar to fat...
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    In terms of muscle hypertrophy the above article...

    In terms of muscle hypertrophy the above article is true. :thumbup:

    Unfortunately, the entirety of the information of this article is at question. I feel it distorts and limits necessary...
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    any one wanna explain scientifically why, cardio...

    any one wanna explain scientifically why, cardio reduces the anabolic effect weight training has on your muscles? or why we should be doing cardio after weights?
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    but the point of cardio relating to bulking is to...

    but the point of cardio relating to bulking is to burn calories. I was not referring to it generally.

    The fact that cardio is an efficient way to burn calories is great, allows you to consume all...
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    Zearoth, the idea of cardio is to burn...

    Zearoth,

    the idea of cardio is to burn calories. There really is no other purpose to it.

    Focused,

    Dont eat more, the idea here is obtain the daily recomended intake of calories (with...
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    try HIIT and/or Max-OT cardio Both 16-20...

    try HIIT and/or Max-OT cardio

    Both 16-20 minniute cardio sessions recomended for about 4-5 times a week.

    Both making you go all out for the selected time but with intervals.
  12. hes crazy... no cardio?? cardio is a must,...

    hes crazy... no cardio??

    cardio is a must, unless you wish to add on more of a belly than required during your bulking cycle.

    Train smart, not hard

    First few months of your resistance...
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    i couldnt agree more with c man.. my gym is...

    i couldnt agree more with c man..

    my gym is the same, 1 trainer who is overweight, Others who act like they are everybody's friend.

    Also in my gym, we have mad skinny trainers as well as 1 very...
  14. are you sure youd rather not just shorten your...

    are you sure youd rather not just shorten your workout, and save 100 bucks?

    besides cortisol does also break down fat, just maximize its use.
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    have you ever found during a bench session that...

    have you ever found during a bench session that you sorta raise your chest inorder to give yourself a bit of extra power?

    this is b/c you are using your pecs.

    Widening your grip on the bar,...
  16. Cortisol A hormone that breaks down fat and...

    Cortisol
    A hormone that breaks down fat and protein. During an Hours workout this hormone is 3 times more apparent than during a half hour workout. You do the math, youll be loosing 3 the muscle 3...
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    first off, the strength, hypertrophy and...

    first off, the strength, hypertrophy and endurance gains caused by machines is no greater than the strength, hypertrophy and endurance gains incurred by free weights. There are studies to prove this....
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    yes, a liquid carb is suggested within the first...

    yes, a liquid carb is suggested within the first 30 miniutes sucessing your high intensity workout. This is due to that fact that you are trying to replace the muscle glycogen before you enter a...
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    Muscle Memory This is an area where little...

    Muscle Memory

    This is an area where little research has been done. Despite the small amount of research, it has been clearly found that muscles retain a memory like function which helps decide how...
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    :bang: :scratch: :bash: dude theres...

    :bang: :scratch: :bash:

    dude theres hundreds of threads already started that ask this question.

    theres also hundreds of articles on this website, in the archives bro.

    just look around a...
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