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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    Happy New Year

    Just wanted to drop a Happy New Year's note to everyone on the forum. Here's to this place keeping us all just a little smarter in our training, etc. for the coming year. I know I plan to pack on...
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    Seems to me, there's too much emphasis placed on...

    Seems to me, there's too much emphasis placed on "might, maybe, could, possibly".......just train harder than hard, eat alot, read alot, and rest alot so you can prove to yourself how big you can get...
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    How long have you been doing the barbell flat...

    How long have you been doing the barbell flat bench? If you have hit a plateau, do something different for a while like dumbell flat bench. I find that if I alternate between barbell and dumbell...
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    If I'm craving junk food, I just go do one very,...

    If I'm craving junk food, I just go do one very, very light set of lifting for each body part and that gets my blood pumping and into the muscles that I've worked so hard to build. Thus reminding...
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    I don't think you should get discouraged. I just...

    I don't think you should get discouraged. I just now started my first cut and I have my work "cut" out for me. While bulking for a solid year (wow, that sounds like a long time to bulk) I gained 9...
  6. Aw crap, I just did 275 x 6 on bench...

    Aw crap, I just did 275 x 6 on bench press.......there's no way I can beat a poundage increase in this contest. I'm out! Oh well, I'm happy anyway.
  7. What foods have the highest concentration of L-arginine?

    I am trying to find which foods have the highest concentration of L-arginine and how much these foods contain. Also, will these foods help induce hemodilation as does the pure l-arginine found in...
  8. Aren't steroids an anti-inflammatory? Thus,...

    Aren't steroids an anti-inflammatory? Thus, masking pain, thus making recovery (albeit false recovery) much quicker.

    <not stirring up crap, just genuinely curious>
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    Shoulder injury......help!

    I have been bodybuilding for about a year now and have made great gains in both size and strength. Along with these great gains, however, has come a nagging pain in my right shoudler. The pain is...
  10. I ran into the same problem about 5 months...

    I ran into the same problem about 5 months ago........I was doing all db chest work at that time......anyway, like Scott said, db's are hard to progress on with the larger increments and all, so I...
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    Poll: If you are only doing 4 sets for the body part,...

    If you are only doing 4 sets for the body part, one day of rest should be sufficient. However, depending upon your goals, I would probably do between 9 and 11 sets for any given muscle group, take...
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    Poll: I would concentrate on carbs before and carbs and...

    I would concentrate on carbs before and carbs and protein after. And that's all I have to say about that.
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    I personally would not do any pressing movements...

    I personally would not do any pressing movements at all.........my anterior delts get plenty of work when I do chest. Stick to lateral raises for the medial head, try some bent lateral raises for...
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    Poll: PizDoff, if I could edit my poll, I would make...

    PizDoff, if I could edit my poll, I would make one just for you and one for restless.......

    Disclaimer:

    I apologize to those members whose lives are much more crazy than the generic options I...
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    Poll: I am actually..... Push off pull off legs...

    I am actually.....

    Push
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    Poll: Smarties candies, they are nothing but pure...

    Smarties candies, they are nothing but pure dextrose and maltodextrin. (pre/post training carbs.)

    By the way, I am trying that targeted Keto diet.
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    Poll: I am cutting right now.....I hate cutting......I...

    I am cutting right now.....I hate cutting......I eat nothing but chicken, tuna, and smarties. blah!
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    Poll: There are certain body parts that need less rest,...

    There are certain body parts that need less rest, like you said, abs, calves, and I've found that forearms need little or no healing time. The rest I stick to once a week. Seems to be working so...
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    Poll: How often do you work each body part???

    Just curious what everyone is doing out there.
  20. Bradley, you are a nutrition maniac at the very...

    Bradley, you are a nutrition maniac at the very least........thanks for all your replies and sound nutrition advice.
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