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. Uh, yeah. Which is why the post started with the...

    Uh, yeah. Which is why the post started with the words "just curious." I want to know for the sake of knowing, not for the sake of doing anything about it.
  2. How long can it take to become sick after coming in contact with sick person?

    Just curious...

    Sunday I spent a few hours around someone who was very obviously sick. Lots of coughing and sneezing and nose blowing and other typical sick stuff.

    Today (Wednesday) I am sick,...
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    Funny, I do the same thing. I have absolutely no...

    Funny, I do the same thing. I have absolutely no idea how Tuesday became the day... it just did.
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    Running? Were you late for something... or was...

    Running? Were you late for something... or was that actual on-purpose cardio?

    And dude... stop trying to use the shoulder. I had a shoulder issue of some kind about 2 years ago. It probably would...
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    **** yeah. That's a good way of explaining why I...

    **** yeah. That's a good way of explaining why I feel like I need to take a week off too, my desire to smash some ****ing weights just hasn't been as consistent as it should be lately.

    When will...
  6. Good question, and I really should know the...

    Good question, and I really should know the answer... but I'm a dumbass with this stuff. Basically, I gave up and left the broken screws with my dad who said he had to go to some kind of hardware...
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    Alright, no log today. Went to the gym, did my...

    Alright, no log today. Went to the gym, did my workout, felt weak and tired and in need of a mental/physical break.

    So, I'm taking a week off. It's the first time I've done this in like a year. I...
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    50lbsx6 at 170 has me beat... for now. :evillaugh:

    50lbsx6 at 170 has me beat... for now. :evillaugh:
  9. Just updating this to say thanks, and that there...

    Just updating this to say thanks, and that there are once again 2 arms on my chair. :thumbup:

    I'm going back to buy 280 more of these screws.
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    You answered your own question. However many...

    You answered your own question.

    However many calories you are currently eating per day, add 250-500 to that number and start eating this many calories per day. If after a week or two you still...
  11. I've been to Home Depot and a couple of smaller...

    I've been to Home Depot and a couple of smaller places... no one has it. I've come home with 2 screws so far, neither fit. The length is fine, it's just the width and the peaks/valleys aren't where...
  12. Metric screws? Any "handy" people around here?

    I have the world's greatest desk chair and really don't want to replace it. Problem is, the screws that hold one of the arms on have broken in half (2-3 years of leaning on one side more than the...
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    Lower Body #2 Squats 165lbs - 6 165lbs - 6...

    Lower Body #2

    Squats
    165lbs - 6
    165lbs - 6
    165lbs - 5
    165lbs - 4
    Notes: Up 5lbs from last week. Left hip felt a little wacky.

    Barbell Split Squats
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    lol, thanks man. See, one of the often overlooked...

    lol, thanks man. See, one of the often overlooked pros of weighing in the mid 160's... the weight I don't have on my body... I get to throw it on the belt and look like a pullup badass.

    I'd be...
  15. I'll play... Pre workout (and breakfast): ...

    I'll play...

    Pre workout (and breakfast):
    Whey shake right after waking up. Then I go and do wake up related activities, and then down a solid food meal of egg whites and some kind of carb...
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    Upper Body #2 Pullups BW + 40lbs - 8 BW +...

    Upper Body #2

    Pullups
    BW + 40lbs - 8
    BW + 40lbs - 6
    BW + 35lbs - 6
    BW + 35lbs - 5
    Notes: First 2 sets are up 2.5lbs from last week.

    Seated Overhead Press
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    Lower Body #1 RDLs 200lbs - 6 210lbs - 6...

    Lower Body #1

    RDLs
    200lbs - 6
    210lbs - 6
    220lbs - 6
    230lbs - 4 (PR!)
    Notes: Went up 5lbs on each set today. 230lbs is a PR for these. Looking to get 5 or 6 there next time.

    Hammer Strength...
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    Upper Body #1 Bench Press 190lbs - 7 190lbs...

    Upper Body #1

    Bench Press
    190lbs - 7
    190lbs - 6
    190lbs - 6
    190lbs - 4
    Notes: Well, there was a 1 rep increase and 1 one rep decrease. The 3rd set was up a rep from last week, but then the 4th...
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    Awesome job.

    Awesome job.
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    This takes away from the effectiveness of...

    This takes away from the effectiveness of pullups. It's like doing some kind of db or barbell press, but with something holding your arms in place so they don't sway with the weight. It's doing all...
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