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: biceps!!

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    i used to do 9 sets of biceps one day each week...

    i used to do 9 sets of biceps one day each week but i lowered it to 6 and have been seeing better results. I've been thinking about knocking it down to 4 sets and try that for a while. not saying...
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    :nod:

    :nod:
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    everybody is different. It depends on how...

    everybody is different. It depends on how frequently you work out a muscle group and how well your body recovers. I used to do 3 exercises, 3 sets each for triceps. Now I switched to 2 exercises, 3...
  4. Thread: bigger

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    Lift big to get big, eat big to get big

    Lift big to get big, eat big to get big
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    Illness is sometimes a symptom of overtraining....

    Illness is sometimes a symptom of overtraining. Unless you're positive you're not overtraining I say take some time off or make it a much less intense workout than normal. It definitely sucks missing...
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    Tweaking BGB

    I've been thinking about switching to BGB but i have a couple questions first. My main concern is that it seems like some muscles would be overtrained. It says to put biceps on either leg day, which...
  7. burning pain in both shoulders during chest workout

    i literally just got back from my chest workout and unfortunately had some pain in both shoulders during the whole workout. It was a burning pain, it was bearable but definitely uncomfortable. I'm...
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    Pain in palm during rows

    Anyone ever experience pain in one or both of their palms while doing seated rows (pronated grip)? Sorry for the lack of details about the pain but my brothers been complaining about it so I figured...
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    DLifts + Shrugs in this routine??

    After doing dead lifts my traps are way more sore then doing shrugs and I was wondering if doing shrugs and dead lifts in my routine isn't a good idea. Heres my routine:

    Chest/Tris
    Rest
    Back/Bis...
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    Dead lifts without a belt??

    I've never used a belt while working out but I noticed everyone that I see doing dead lifts has a belt on. Do you guys think a belt is necessary or just a preference? Obviously the risk of a back...
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    Swapping bis and tris is becoming more of a...

    Swapping bis and tris is becoming more of a possibility for me. I'll probably try it out for 4-8 weeks and see what turns up. As far as changing up my tricep routine, I stay away from skull crushers...
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    Yeah my split is chest/tris, back/bis,...

    Yeah my split is chest/tris, back/bis, shoulders/legs. I've always felt like working chest and then two days later working my triceps wouldnt give them long enough to recover (usually on back/bi day...
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    Tricep question

    I know people are probably not content on a post about triceps but i've been having no problems with my chest back and shoulders...stupid arms. Anyway I've noticed that i've been seeing huge size...
  14. New years crew right around the corner.

    Am I the only one dreading the January - March period where all the people decide their new years resolution is to start going to the gym without a freakin clue? This is my first year in college so...
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    You're right, i dont need anyone to tell me my...

    You're right, i dont need anyone to tell me my routine is working. It is, I'm getting stronger and bigger, but there are people on this forum who would see things in my routine that i dont see and...
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    this hasn't been mentioned, but just incase its...

    this hasn't been mentioned, but just incase its not fairly obvious. Do one at a time, if you try them together and both feet come off the ground you may roll forward off the bench and end up eating...
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    I like doing squats first so I know my legs are...

    I like doing squats first so I know my legs are tired from prior exercises...didn't think doing this would be a bad idea. And as far as curls I've always done back > curls > back > curls > back to...
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    spotter would work too, but yeah if you're like...

    spotter would work too, but yeah if you're like me and go to the gym alone your knees should help you out.
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    Is this a good split for gaining mass?

    I'm 18, 183 pounds, been working out for 3-4 years

    Day 1: Chest/Tris
    Bench - 3 sets
    Inclined dumbell bench - 3 sets
    dumbell flies - 3 sets
    Dips - 3 sets
    Tricep push downs - 3 sets

    Day 2:...
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    I recently bought harbinger gloves (without the...

    I recently bought harbinger gloves (without the wrist strap) because I just got over a fractured knuckle. I was cleared to lift normally by my doctor but I figured using gloves for a month or two...
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