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. thirty pounds in six weeks? sounds good to me. i...

    thirty pounds in six weeks? sounds good to me. i got a question, though. ive started doing weighted dips and its increasing pretty much every chest exercise except my bench. ima blame that one on my...
  2. Thread: not working arms?

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    not working arms?

    i havent been able to go lifting recently, either because my band was practicing more or i was sick, but im thinking i want to switch up my routine when i do start going regularly again

    ive heard...
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    high protein burritos/chili?

    i used to have a magazine, i think it was muscle and fitness, with recipes for low-fat and high protein burritos and chili. i dont have any idea where it went. anyone have any idea on the recipes?
  4. Thread: Why we do it?

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    my dad was a powerlifter back in the day, and for...

    my dad was a powerlifter back in the day, and for most of my life i was a big, fat kid. i went on a crash diet and became a big average kid. now i want to be a big muscley kid
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    I try to watch my diet as close as I can, I've...

    I try to watch my diet as close as I can, I've been doin pretty good recently. Might be form, I'll watch next bench day. I've been on WBB #1 for two or three months now
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    For close grip I keep my hands a little more than...

    For close grip I keep my hands a little more than thumb-length apart. I read somewhere you can go as wide as you want on close grip so long as it's narrower than your shoulders, so I try to find the...
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    Shoulders holding back my bench

    I'm on WBB#1. My bench is 160 and my narrow grip is 150. Everything's progressing nicely except for my shoulders, which refuse to go up. I'm utterly clueless as to what to do, any help would be...
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    Leg day and leg pain

    Well not pain exactly. Last week I skipped leg day to go skating and since then I've had this weird tension in my right sartoris (I think. It's in the same general area) when I lift my leg straight...
  9. Thread: So frustrated

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    I'm shooting for strength. Since I started the...

    I'm shooting for strength. Since I started the routine two months ago, I think I gained like ten, maybe fifteen pounds. I got a little stronger but then stopped.
  10. Thread: So frustrated

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    So frustrated

    Whoo, I tried WBB 1 and haven't made any gains for a month

    I eat as much as I can, but I'm thinkin it might not be enough. I think I'm puttin on fat, but not really much muscle (tuna, peanut...
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    Keep in mind, Superman's greatest enemy was some...

    Keep in mind, Superman's greatest enemy was some bald guy. At least Skeletor had powers or a stick that shot fire or something, it's been a while
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    But He-Man has the power of Greyskull behind him....

    But He-Man has the power of Greyskull behind him. What does Superman have powering him? The sun. And obviously, castle Greyskull outweighs the sun, since the sun is in space and it's weight depends...
  13. Thread: Need new routine

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    I eat small countries daily, and try to sleep as...

    I eat small countries daily, and try to sleep as much as I can (averages out to about 8 hours a night, sometimes 9 if I'm lucky). Is this a normal complaint with WBB #1, slow chest progression? Will...
  14. Thread: Need new routine

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    I agree with him that I need to switch it up,...

    I agree with him that I need to switch it up, though, my chest and back are more important to me than arms and they're what's suffering

    I just don't want to overtrain myself. to death. again.
  15. Thread: Need new routine

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    Need new routine

    I've been trying WBB#1 for about a month now. My arm gains are flying. My legs are increasing gradually. But my chest and back are stuck. (Except for deadlifts). Now they can't have plateued because,...
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    I'm in it for the strength, personally. Bein...

    I'm in it for the strength, personally. Bein pretty isn't that important to me.
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    Now I'm inspired, and I haven't been 14 for a...

    Now I'm inspired, and I haven't been 14 for a while
  18. Thread: Less or more?

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    I took a look at #1, it doesn't look too bad....

    I took a look at #1, it doesn't look too bad. Kinda reminds me what I read about Arnold. Gives rise to new questions, tho

    Can I switch exercises in the routine? For example, the narrow-grip bench...
  19. Thread: Less or more?

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    Less or more?

    From what I've heard, are you not supposed to do as much for biceps as you do for back? My split is chest/shoulders/tris Monday, back/bis Wednesday, legs/abs Friday (I haven't been growing recently,...
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    By worse I mean lower and less-balanced. They...

    By worse I mean lower and less-balanced. They seem to be maintaining speed. It's not a matter of being tired, either, it's that my kicks are gradually deteriorating.
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