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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    I find that barbells can help enforce symmetrical...

    I find that barbells can help enforce symmetrical movements whereas with dumbells it's easy for one side to be doing more work than the other.



    Erm, how does 2 sets of db rows = 1 set of...
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    Not eating for 12 hours during the day is only...

    Not eating for 12 hours during the day is only going to harm you. Such a starvation is physiologically damaging, and the reasons for it are not based on science and reality.

    Perhaps it's time to...
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    Tell him the knitting club's down the corridor.

    Tell him the knitting club's down the corridor.
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    Dunno the differences, I picked a few dozen of...

    Dunno the differences, I picked a few dozen of mine out with a stanley knife.
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    http://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/foodcomp/search/index...

    http://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/foodcomp/search/index.html
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    Make the oats as normal, fry the eggs and put...

    Make the oats as normal, fry the eggs and put them on top of the oats. Salt to taste.
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    Food doesn't 'build up' on your body just because...

    Food doesn't 'build up' on your body just because you eat it late at night. The body doesn't store fat depending on how dark it is.

    If you eat an energy deficit, i.e. less calories than your body...
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    Why would I isolate them? And if after I've done...

    Why would I isolate them? And if after I've done my general workout and isolate the biceps, do I then do similar exercises to isolate the quads, pecs, traps etc?

    By 'back swing', do you mean...
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    I always hear of this being done for bicep curls,...

    I always hear of this being done for bicep curls, but never anything else. Anyone do 21s for bench press or squats?
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    An easy way to add calories is to drizzle some...

    An easy way to add calories is to drizzle some olive oil onto your sandwiches, and mix oil and sugar into sauces etc.
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    I prefer a bar, mainly for practical reasons. I...

    I prefer a bar, mainly for practical reasons. I work out at home, and only have so many plates, and coming up with 2 equal weights on either side of the bar is easier than coming up with 4 equal...
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    Eat 2000 calories a day for a year. If that...

    Eat 2000 calories a day for a year. If that doesn't work I'll eat my hat.
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    It tastes like watered down milk and has the...

    It tastes like watered down milk and has the consistency of thickened vomit.
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    I find that deadlifts and similar movements train...

    I find that deadlifts and similar movements train my grip, and therefore my forearms. All the people I know whose work involves a lot of hard gripping and lifting have relatively decent forearms.
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    I'm new to all this, can you please explain the...

    I'm new to all this, can you please explain the what you mean by 'pumping up' from a physiological aspect, and how does doing 21 reps aid hypertrophy when all the workouts I've seen involve around...
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    7 sets on your biceps? Isn't that a bit over the...

    7 sets on your biceps? Isn't that a bit over the top? I can't think of any workout I've seen that involves that many sets at once just for one particular muscle.
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    Well, I want to preserve as much muscle as...

    Well, I want to preserve as much muscle as possible, so I have to do the weight lifting. Are you sure about the high reps? With my dumbells I found I got faster progress with lower reps, I got my...
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    Form on shoulder press

    OK, today I splashed out on a simple bar and some plates. When doing the shoulder press though, my face gets in the way of the bar, so I have to lean my head back slightly. Is there a more...
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    Hey nymets, I had a look at your fitday thing,...

    Hey nymets, I had a look at your fitday thing, looks alright, but you might want to increase the protein a touch. say to 170g a day.
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    I don't have any specific foods, I just try for...

    I don't have any specific foods, I just try for around 1900-2100 calories a day, 40% from protein and the rest around half-way between fat and carbs. I also try for 25-30g of fibre, but it doesn't...
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