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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    In a perfectly competitive market, sure. The...

    In a perfectly competitive market, sure. The only problem is that you also want to do away with government oversight of business, which will lead to abuses. If one company owns all the roads in the...
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    There was a lot of talk in congress about...

    There was a lot of talk in congress about spending the budget surplus for social security. Also, don't assume all of my comments are directed towards you.
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    One of the people who taught me economics was...

    One of the people who taught me economics was Alan Blinder, former vice chairman of the Fed. That's where I got my stupid ideas about Social Security, the stock market, and all that stuff that I'm...
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    Social Security is having problems because people...

    Social Security is having problems because people are living longer and a certain president is spending $100 billion on Iraq.

    Social Security is adjusted to fit with inflation. As a whole, the...
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    Ha, thanks. Ok, I didn't put in a workout, but...

    Ha, thanks.

    Ok, I didn't put in a workout, but I did some speed low squats, speed deads, and rows. I don't really remember the numbers, sadly.

    Today was a good day; I think I've just been...
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    Ok. Who pays "the private sector?" And how is...

    Ok. Who pays "the private sector?" And how is it not the same problem?




    This question implies that you don't think the government should take our money. Which means that you think the...
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    Are you willfully misinterpreting what I said? I...

    Are you willfully misinterpreting what I said? I posted a clarification.

    Your explanation for charities make sense, but it does not mean that charities will cover public goods and services. Who...
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    That's precisely it. It's not just YOUR money. ...

    That's precisely it. It's not just YOUR money. It's money you were able to earn by being a member of the well-established society in which you live. Could you have earned it in a Hobbesian State...
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    Not no one, but I don't think enough people would...

    Not no one, but I don't think enough people would for it to be sufficient. Who would give to a road charity? Would enough people to provide full upkeep? Would it ALWAYS be enough to provide...
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    You can't expect people to regularly contribute...

    You can't expect people to regularly contribute to charities as part of your economic plan; economics are based off of rational behavior, and it isn't rationally beneficial to contribute, so people...
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    Nice curling and side lateral raises. Those...

    Nice curling and side lateral raises. Those things really are hard. Oh yeah, going to the gyms for losers.
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    The Sting. It's an old movie, but I just saw it...

    The Sting. It's an old movie, but I just saw it recently. The only downside is the same as with other groundbreaking movies in that its been copied or parodied so many times.
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    A war3 player, eh? I used to be pretty good at...

    A war3 player, eh? I used to be pretty good at that, but now I'm playing for the first time since December. It's not very pretty. What race do you use?
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    Aka's right, and it doesn't just apply to...

    Aka's right, and it doesn't just apply to stanford. I have friends at yale and harvard, too, and I know that they're all extremely generous with financial aid. My family has to pay less for me...
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    Hmm, interesting. While I do think that the...

    Hmm, interesting. While I do think that the shift of power from the legislative branch to the executive may not be for the best, I take issue with a few of the things he says. First of all, his...
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    I think I've figured out what's happened to my...

    I think I've figured out what's happened to my bench. Well, I don't really know why, but I think my triceps have weakened. They do seem smaller, so I hope the boards can clear this up. They were...
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    I know that in New Jersey it just takes six hours...

    I know that in New Jersey it just takes six hours of class and a test to get some sort of certification. But, there are personal trainers and then there are personal trainers. At the gym I just...
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    Yes, I have. You could also keep it on the dl; I...

    Yes, I have. You could also keep it on the dl; I did that for a while.
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    Ok, three posted workouts in a row. Deads:...

    Ok, three posted workouts in a row.
    Deads:
    135x4
    225x3
    315x1
    365x1
    385x1
    415x1
    430xmiss. I don't know why I think I can do a pr when I'm so tired, but I gave it a go. It only would've...
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    I know that many might say you're too young to...

    I know that many might say you're too young to take creatine, but I really don't see why you shouldn't. I've heard of no study that shows it to be harmful, even for a 17 year old. Creatine will...
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