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. Thread: Morning Run

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    Morning Run

    I'm not sure where this post would go so I put it in this forum.

    Anyway, I've recently decided that I want to lose some fat. I'm probably around 18% bodyfat and would like to get down to around...
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    http://tizona.files.wordpress.com/2008/03/suit-of-...

    http://tizona.files.wordpress.com/2008/03/suit-of-armor.jpg
  3. Thread: Critique my cut

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    Critique my cut

    I've recently decided I want to start cutting. When I began working out I weighed around 145lbs. Three years later I currently weigh 194 and have added some great strength gains to go along with...
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    While resting the weight on your chest and...

    While resting the weight on your chest and sliding it off would not be too difficult, the problem I have with no spotter is what if you drop the weight?

    Granted, a spotter is not going to be able...
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    How difficult is each 1 rep sets of 225 for you?...

    How difficult is each 1 rep sets of 225 for you? If its too easy I don't think it would be to your benefit to do this opposed to a weight that you can do 3-5 times with the last rep being as...
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    I always avoid the gym if I am fighting a bad...

    I always avoid the gym if I am fighting a bad cold. Whenever I have worked out while not feeling great I always come to the conclusion that there was absolutely no point in attempting to work out....
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    Found this article relating to my problem if...

    Found this article relating to my problem if anyone is interested:

    http://www.criticalbench.com/bench-press-blowout.htm
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    Yes I do both.

    Yes I do both.
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    Overdeveloped areas

    About a week ago I began having a pain in my left shoulder area while doing bench press, especially on the downward movement. Since noticing it I have ceased any upper body work. I can simulate the...
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    But this would not assist your legs at all. You...

    But this would not assist your legs at all. You still have to move the same amount of weight the same distance with your legs.
  11. Thread: Confused

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    Out of curiosity, is there any advantage to doing...

    Out of curiosity, is there any advantage to doing even lower reps and higher weight? Say 2-3 reps with an occasional set of just 1 rep?
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    I dont see what effect using your arms would have...

    I dont see what effect using your arms would have on the amount of effort you will have to exert from your legs to overcome the weight.

    Even if you somehow managed to lift the entire weight with...
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    Workout used by actors of movie "300"

    Not sure if this has been posted here or not yet, but I figured it was an interesting read.

    http://www.gymjones.com/knowledge.php?id=35

    Was wondering if anyone has ever used a similar...
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    Just like any drug, there are side effects to...

    Just like any drug, there are side effects to accutane. However, chances are you will not see experience the side effects; at least not the extremeties that can be associated with them. I was on...
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    This guy has great form...

    This guy has great form
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dNxZmvOdl5Q
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    You can definitely gain some more weight without...

    You can definitely gain some more weight without worrying. I am the same height as you and currently weigh 200 lbs up from 165 last year. Sure, I've put on a little bit of fat along with muscle, but...
  17. Thread: deadlifts

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    My bad then. Yea, I just assumed you were being...

    My bad then. Yea, I just assumed you were being sarcastic because I saw you were already deadlifting a good amount of weight.
  18. Thread: deadlifts

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    oooooo sarcasm sorry, i just have really never...

    oooooo sarcasm

    sorry, i just have really never deadlifted. I broke my ankle 2 years ago and really never got into serious leg work. God forbid I was inquiring about deadlifting and not about how...
  19. Thread: deadlifts

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    Thanks, that article explained everything. ...

    Thanks, that article explained everything.

    Pasting the link in this response in case someone is searching with the same question at a later date:

    http://dieselcrew.com/articles/deadlift101.pdf
  20. Thread: deadlifts

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    deadlifts

    I recently added deadlifts to my workout and I am really wondering what the proper form is. I can bench press 280x1 but it somehow feels extremely uncomfortable deadlifting as little as 185 lbs. I...
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