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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    that's your problem right there. you are afraid...

    that's your problem right there. you are afraid of being in perfect emotional "shape". this is big problem. you should strive to be overly satisfied. that's the goal of everyone, as long as your...
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    man, you gotta get in your head that there is...

    man, you gotta get in your head that there is more to life than being 12% bf instead of 16%, or being 205 rather than 185. this is a fact. this fact being reinforced on a daily basis will help you...
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    Re: Re: Morning vs. Evening

    my thoughts exactly.

    also,how about interrupting a low test. time, such as late evening, with a hardcore, *hormone producing* activity such as lifting? strength will suffer minutely, higher avg....
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    because of the small amount of weight one lifts...

    because of the small amount of weight one lifts on bi's, the percentage increments are small in terms of plates. you could get 10% stronger which is a good accomplishment, but it might only be a 5er...
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    i love physics problems! this is my theory, only...

    i love physics problems! this is my theory, only a theory of a finance major with no *formal* physics or anatomy education.

    using full ROM on squats is ok, as long as shinbone is pretty much...
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    dude, that fact is not dispute here, all i said...

    dude, that fact is not dispute here, all i said was that they were SORE because they are getting stretched harder not because they are getting worked harder. indeed, obviously, they are getting...
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    you were more sore in those areas because they...

    you were more sore in those areas because they are being stretched further, not necessarily because they are being worked harder.
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    if you go up in weight that much in such a short...

    if you go up in weight that much in such a short time, the chances of injury are tenfold. immediately go back down to your other weight and work it up slowly and be patient. your muscle...
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    some tall guys literally can't do full squat,...

    some tall guys literally can't do full squat, their mechanics don't let them. so i don't think it's a matter of lac of flexibility..... i would never condone sidestepping becoming flexible, there is...
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    i think it's worth mentioning my real life...

    i think it's worth mentioning my real life experience. to start off, i had about 2 years of hard leg training under my belt on the leg press, no injuries doing the whole stack on some real cybex's....
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    that's exactly what i said in my reply to gopro. ...

    that's exactly what i said in my reply to gopro. but the only reason relaxing them is bad is because you would sink farther down, not because the knee would feel more weight at the given point. a...
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    tell me more about these clots. sounds weird.

    tell me more about these clots. sounds weird.
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    just attempting to gain an understanding of what...

    just attempting to gain an understanding of what happens the minutes after i consume a shake.

    also, people say casein protein shakes digest more slowly. well, probably not that much slower,...
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    could you or anyone else be a little more...

    could you or anyone else be a little more specific? if they are only *partially* digested, then they still need digestion. i am wondering exactly what this partial digestion entails, how long it...
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    Re: Re: calves *touching* hamstring

    i bet you could get down in the pit much better if you elevated your heels on a plate or something. this tends to help tall guys.

    MAKI: you know what? i have a decent grasp on physics and i am...
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    Shake Digestion

    as for a normal protein shake of like 30g's mixed with only water, is there any digestion involved, or are the aminos in their most ready form and just pass through the intestine wall?

    more...
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    calves *touching* hamstring

    yes, i should have clarified that there is a point that is going too far down that *could* be considered part of the full ROM. this grey area should be identified with common sense. just sit down...
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    you don't lose fat when doing aerobic exercise???...

    you don't lose fat when doing aerobic exercise??? so when you walk, you don't use fat? simply put, that's wrong.

    walking does not create catabolic state in your body, or at least cortisol is not...
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    if fatloss is your only goal (which i know you...

    if fatloss is your only goal (which i know you said, but it isn't trust me) then you would just run as long as you could.

    since you care about muscle, things are different. your answer depends...
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    he means support the load with your quads. don't...

    he means support the load with your quads. don't relax them and let the load just hang from your knee joint. keep "tension" in the quad, tensed is past participle form of the word. :help:
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