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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    Is there a reason you don't want to incorporate...

    Is there a reason you don't want to incorporate standard or incline barbell bench? How about dumbbell flat/incline bench?

    -Tim
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    It seems to me that for that to make sense, the...

    It seems to me that for that to make sense, the blanks need to be moved in most of those.

    -Tim
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    I'm 5'10 and 182. 33" waist and 43" chest...

    I'm 5'10 and 182. 33" waist and 43" chest unflexed. No idea what bf% is.

    -Tim
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    If you looked like your avatar then you could be...

    If you looked like your avatar then you could be concidered a genetic freak. You look pretty normal to me. Why ask for a critique if your going to argue with the criticism?

    -Tim
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    You very well might be over-training your...

    You very well might be over-training your shoulders. The over-all volume your shoulders are getting worked directly and indirectly is actuall quite a lot. Try cutting you direct shoulder work down...
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    I couldn't find part II. Can you give me a link...

    I couldn't find part II. Can you give me a link when you have a chance? Thanks.

    -Tim
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    Maybe something like this instead. Monday:...

    Maybe something like this instead.

    Monday:
    -Deadlifts
    -Pullups
    -Barbell rows
    -Shoulder Shrug


    Tuesday:
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    Why would you not want to do deadlifts and...

    Why would you not want to do deadlifts and squats?

    You'd be better off doing deads, squats and bench only 3 days a week then doing the routine you listed IMO. That is if you actually want to get...
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    Traps. I always feel like I'm getting sick after...

    Traps. I always feel like I'm getting sick after doing traps.

    -Tim
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    I agree with crippler. I think he means that...

    I agree with crippler. I think he means that though you are progressing you still haven't been lifting very long at all. I'd say once you have a solid foundation after 2+ years of solid lifting...
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    Really? I think BB bench is a great chest...

    Really? I think BB bench is a great chest exercise.
    So from what your saying here, stop doing BB bench and do tri work and lat work and you'll have a strong bench? That's incorrect. Yes you need...
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    I just started doing a seperate day of dumbell...

    I just started doing a seperate day of dumbell shrugs since my traps were lagging from only getting work from DL's. I do a push/pull split working each body part twice a week. I just added a 5th...
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    Start doing heavy dead lifts. That should help...

    Start doing heavy dead lifts. That should help out your lagging body parts greatly. Squats are key as well(yes, even for upper body development). You don't mention legs so I assume those aren't a...
  14. Thread: my routine

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    For a 2 day split, a push day and a pull day...

    For a 2 day split, a push day and a pull day works really well. I do deads on pull day and squats/lunges on push day for legs. I work abs and calfs 3 times a week. Everything else is self...
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    I do a push/pull split so I work them the same...

    I do a push/pull split so I work them the same day. I don't think I could do them the next day though do to basically working the same muscle group twice in a 24 hour period.

    -Tim
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    Chinups/Pullups and deadlifts. Rows and good...

    Chinups/Pullups and deadlifts. Rows and good mornings thrown in every once in a while to switch things up.

    -Tim
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    There's also some great oil based products that...

    There's also some great oil based products that pregnent women use (my wife's prego so I'm all of a sudden in the know). A close friend of ours who's on child #2 and a fitness fanatic told her about...
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    I'm on a lot of forums for many different topics...

    I'm on a lot of forums for many different topics for many years now and it might be the best of all time. Incredible post.

    -Tim
  19. 5 years ago I was 190 with 35" waist, wore a 41"...

    5 years ago I was 190 with 35" waist, wore a 41" shoulder size in suits and a gut that stuck out further then my chest.
    Today I'm 182 with a 32" waist and 44" shoulders in my suits. Only downside...
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    LOL, I learned this lesson the hard way. Protein...

    LOL, I learned this lesson the hard way. Protein before intense cardio= puke.

    -Tim
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