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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    You need simple carbs in abundance right after...

    You need simple carbs in abundance right after you lift. Many people around here put dextrose powder in their post-workout shakes, in 2:1 proportion to the protein powder.

    These carbs are...
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    A six-inch roasted chicken breast sandwich from...

    A six-inch roasted chicken breast sandwich from Subway has 22g of protein, 6g of fat (1.5 of it saturated), 48g of carbohydrate and 4g of dietary fibre. Throw out the top half of the (whole wheat)...
  3. A good first step towards controlling your diet...

    A good first step towards controlling your diet is quantification. Take a lesson from the anorexic girls.

    Write everything down. Buy a food scale. Record every calorie you put into your body...
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    Do a search for "chicken breast" on the USDA...

    Do a search for "chicken breast" on the USDA nutritional info site, and you'll find their measurements, in grams, of the amount of each amino acid in a given amount of meat.

    You can compare that...
  5. Thread: Body hair!

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    Body hair!

    A. Do you remove your body hair?

    B. If so, do you shave or use a product?

    C. If the latter, which product?

    Thanks. :D
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    Are you able to progress with your lifts (do you...

    Are you able to progress with your lifts (do you get stronger) when you're on a cutting cycle? Or do you settle for maintainence?
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    Cutting, bulking, lifting.

    Does your lifting routine vary depending on whether you're cutting or bulking, or is it only your caloric intake that changes?
  8. Man, LAM, that's 332 grams of protein a day! ...

    Man, LAM, that's 332 grams of protein a day!

    How much tuna can one man eat?
  9. Good idea; now ExRx won't have to send that guy...

    Good idea; now ExRx won't have to send that guy in the .gifs over to your house to mess you up. :D
  10. It was nice of ExRx to give you permission to...

    It was nice of ExRx to give you permission to link to their .gif files, wasn't it! ;)
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    Nate gave you the only answer that matters. ...

    Nate gave you the only answer that matters. You'll either accept it or you won't.

    If you'd like to read a further discussion (without starting a new one), why not check out the links in Hulk's...
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    So HST doesn't use splits?

    So HST doesn't use splits?
  13. Couldn't you just bring a bottle of water with...

    Couldn't you just bring a bottle of water with you to the rack?
  14. My body can't survive without blood, too. Does...

    My body can't survive without blood, too. Does that mean I'm screwed if my diet doesn't contain an adequate amount of blood?

    A low-carb diet is one where the dieter consumes a restricted amount...
  15. Everybody done giving oh-so-humourous advice? ...

    Everybody done giving oh-so-humourous advice?

    Here are links to a six-month study done by Duke on the very-low-carb diet.

    This is the press release version.

    And this is the abstract.
    ...
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    I believe you! ;) Thanks, B.

    I believe you! ;)

    Thanks, B.
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    So very, painfully, true. After just a few weeks...

    So very, painfully, true. After just a few weeks of trying to bulk I now feel like I'd rather do deadlifts with nipple clamps than eat another can of tuna or drink another whey shake.
    ...
  18. Go swimming! Girls in bathing suits are...

    Go swimming! Girls in bathing suits are motivating. ;)
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    Okay, my standard after-lift shake consists of: ...

    Okay, my standard after-lift shake consists of:

    44g protein
    85g carb

    Is that equally appropriate after a good run?
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    I think LAM answered this question already,...

    I think LAM answered this question already, above.

    There are 12 grams of sugar in a cup of milk. So that half-gallon you drink before bed has 96 grams of sugar in it, which is about as much as...
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