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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    Another vote for continuing to cut. Great...

    Another vote for continuing to cut. Great progress and congrats on the 50+lb loss.
  2. 305 Top Workout Songs for Weight Lifting, Voted by The Web

    Hey guys,

    Since there are so many threads about workout music, I figured this would be a great place to share. I spent a bunch of time putting together this free pdf of all or most of the top...
  3. Thanks for posting jayDub, and thanks for making...

    Thanks for posting jayDub, and thanks for making it readable BallsWideDeep, lol!

    This deserves a bump. This can be applied to all the areas of your life. This is even worth printing and hanging up.
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    Dang. I forgot just how sick Flex was. Gee whiz!...

    Dang. I forgot just how sick Flex was. Gee whiz! Great symmetry.
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    Another vote for taking it from me. Just go as...

    Another vote for taking it from me. Just go as hard as you can in the workout and it will not feel like a waste :)
  6. I've heard some people go as far as to say that...

    I've heard some people go as far as to say that leg presses are king #2 for leg training. (Some have even said they like them better than squats, but that stirs tons of arguments)
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    Of course you have to see what works best for...

    Of course you have to see what works best for you. If I am doing cardio first thing in the morning, I generally don't eat hard food. Instead I have some vitamins and sip on BCAA's from a water bottle...
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    Good point! I'm currently doing more low rep ab...

    Good point! I'm currently doing more low rep ab work as well, and am starting to see results that I haven't seen for a while since I "peaked" with my high rep no weight ab training. The abs are...
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    I used to have the same issue with one of my...

    I used to have the same issue with one of my elbows when doing db or bb bicep curls. Unfortunately, I wasn't able to go to the doctor at the time due to lack of insurance and money, lol.

    If you...
  10. We used to do quite a bit of plyometrics and...

    We used to do quite a bit of plyometrics and powerlifting movements for basketball and track in high school.
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    Yea that sucks. You'll probably totally recover...

    Yea that sucks. You'll probably totally recover faster by taking the doctor's advice than by trying to do a 'lil bit' of leg stuff. What are his thoughts on light cardio such as an elliptical or...
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    Check out the book "Beyond Brawn: The Insider's...

    Check out the book "Beyond Brawn: The Insider's Encyclopedia On How To Build Muscle..."

    It's a good read and will give you some valuable insight on training. It addresses machines vs dumbbells and...
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    I read in either 'starting strength' or 'maximum...

    I read in either 'starting strength' or 'maximum strength' that hard muscle is developed through heavy weights. So if you truly desire harder muscles, bigcorey and rbtrout are right in suggesting...
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    I think it is also worth mentioning that your...

    I think it is also worth mentioning that your recovery time can be faster or slower depending on how your nutrition supports it. At least, this is what I have noticed for myself.

    Given the right...
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    I agree with the folks that if I do full on...

    I agree with the folks that if I do full on cardio before weight training, I don't get as much productivity out of my weight workout. So I stick to the 5-10 minute light warmup as mentioned.
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    Welcome to the forum! Good luck on your pure...

    Welcome to the forum! Good luck on your pure strength goals, and I'm sure you will find a lot of knowledgeable strong guys here! What books do you read as it relates to strength?
  17. I go without them for moderate sets, but once it...

    I go without them for moderate sets, but once it starts getting real heavy, then they are good for safety. The important thing that I've notice is to keep my wrists strong and straight. So if you are...
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    Geee. I am supposed to work legs tonight, but...

    Geee. I am supposed to work legs tonight, but watching this makes me want to go and work arms now, lol. Going to stick to legs though, but may 'slip' into a set of hammer curls, lol.
  19. I believe that both Arnold and Ron Coleman...

    I believe that both Arnold and Ron Coleman started off doing a lot of powerlifting before they came into bodybuilding. They also still employed some strength/powerlifting principles during their...
  20. Thanks for posting. I'm interested in learning...

    Thanks for posting. I'm interested in learning more about 5/3/1 so this will be good ;)
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