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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    Everyone has answered your initial question, just...

    Everyone has answered your initial question, just not with answers you want to hear.

    I don't do 9 sets for a single muscle in my legs, let alone 9 sets for a much smaller muscle.

    You arms...
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    Thanks, the last one is American but the other...

    Thanks, the last one is American but the other three are Canadian which I can't use to test US students.

    Do you have anymore from within the US, or could you provide me with where and what search...
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    Food knowledge quizes?

    Does anyone know of a website that provides quizes that test your food knowledge?


    I haven't posted here in awhile, but I'm doing some research for a consumer behavior course in college. I'm...
  4. Thread: Breaks

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    Monmouth University Football program - A d1...

    Monmouth University Football program - A d1 school with ex-NFL trainers set their program up to be 4 weeks on, 1 week off. There were 3 phases, each lasted 4 weeks, break between each. Worked well...
  5. "Work smarter, not harder" ////Arnold. Less...

    "Work smarter, not harder" ////Arnold.


    Less sometimes is > than more.

    I keep my chest exercises to 2-3 when I was on a traditional split.

    Flat bench
    Incline bench
    Incline db flyes
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    Well if you talk to someone like myself who got...

    Well if you talk to someone like myself who got into SLDL long before I started traditional deads, you'll probably find the SLDL to be stronger.


    I probably can pull about 350-375lbs for both...
  7. It definately helps. It keeps you from arching...

    It definately helps. It keeps you from arching your lower back which could lead to extreme pain.


    Try pulling 400lbs deadlifting when you weigh 150-160lbs. Without a belt I feel like I've been...
  8. Some here may disagree and say that you should...

    Some here may disagree and say that you should never use a belt, so you build your core to be much stronger but its my personal opinion that if you hurt your back, you should go ahead and use a belt...
  9. Well then you've never heard... Whats with...

    Well then you've never heard...



    Whats with the naysayers? This is body building 101. Do some more research if you've never heard to flare your lats when benching before because as some...
  10. No more like pre-exhaustion, if you're going to...

    No more like pre-exhaustion, if you're going to look at it that way.
  11. Traditional split is Chest/Tris Back/Bis ...

    Traditional split is

    Chest/Tris

    Back/Bis

    Legs/Shoulders


    Most routines chest and back aren't together and they aren't together for good reason. They're the second and third largest...
  12. Its a different movement. Its not an isolated...

    Its a different movement. Its not an isolated movement.


    Chest = Push
    Back = Pull

    You use both motions, but predominately the pushing motion when you bench.
  13. Before passing along information, research. ...

    Before passing along information, research.


    Bench press does work your lats. Pecs and Lats are opposing muscle groups, when one is being worked the other one is being worked secondarly as well....
  14. Thread: Squat Form

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    Under hips. ...

    Under hips.

    http://www.exrx.net/Lists/Directory.html

    For all your needs.
  15. There's no disputing that bench press is a CHEST...

    There's no disputing that bench press is a CHEST EXERCISE.


    It is and will always be the primary mover.


    Lats
    Front Delts
    Rear Delts
    Tris
  16. Thread: Squat Form

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    A belt sits you up straight. It helps 100% for...

    A belt sits you up straight.

    It helps 100% for some people, like myself.
  17. Thread: Squat Form

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    Hip flexors. I read an entire article about...

    Hip flexors.


    I read an entire article about it in some place where I wouldn't expect a valueable article to come from it was either men's health or some site I came across online.

    I figured...
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    HYOOOOOOOOOOOGE. What I hope to be one day.

    HYOOOOOOOOOOOGE.



    What I hope to be one day.
  19. Thread: A Few Pics

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    I'm with him on this one. Hit that back hard...

    I'm with him on this one.

    Hit that back hard and fill out those lats and traps, it will really give you a great shape since you currenly have a tiny waist.
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    Back/Bis is spot on. Unusually so in the spinal...

    Back/Bis is spot on. Unusually so in the spinal erectors to fill your lower back up quite nicely, all the way up to some long full traps and good lats.


    Quads looked great as well. I couldn't...
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