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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    2 day split?

    Hi All,

    Is it bad to do a 2 day split instead of a 3 day split? Does it make a difference. For example:

    Split 1 - chest/back
    Split 2 - legs/shoulders/arms

    The reason i ask this question...
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    Please advise...

    Wassup!

    I am 5'9", around 209lbs with approx. 15% bf. A few months ago i was 226lbs with 22% bf. After incorporating a better diet and finally starting to lift again, I was able to cut a little...
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    Hey guys, I've been reading this thread and...

    Hey guys,

    I've been reading this thread and was wondering what the difference was between chin-ups and pull-ups. I always thought chin-ups were with your palms facing your body, while pull-ups...
  4. Thanks for the advice Berserker. I guess I was...

    Thanks for the advice Berserker. I guess I was just too consumed with keeping things the same way, that modification of the routine was done too much . With the lower reps, will that hurt muscle...
  5. Please critique my routine WBB#1 (modified)

    Hello All,

    First a little bit about me.

    Ht: 5'10"
    Wt: 230lbs
    BF: 20% (around there).

    Goals:
    1. Drop body fat % down to 10-12%.
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    Thanks guys, I definitely think taking it easy to...

    Thanks guys, I definitely think taking it easy to start out with is a good plan.

    Upon looking at the other excercises (bench, chin-ups, etc) that do not put direct vertical pressure on my back,...
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    Muscle Stamina using WBB#1

    I am recovering from a herniated disc in my lower back and am ready to start doing WBB Routine#1.

    My question is given the sets and the number of reps in each set, will that hinder muscle...
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    Cardio for fat loss

    Is it wise to participate in a full cardio routine after lifting? Or should cardio be saved until a rest day?

    The reason I ask is because I am trying to lose weight (225lbs @20% bf)and increase...
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    You are definitely not too old to start training....

    You are definitely not too old to start training. IMO, unless you are injured or have not done any physical activity in the past few years, you should be able to start lifting now. Maybe try easing...
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    DB weight vs. Barbell Weight

    What is the weight correlation between flat dumbbell bp and barbell bp? For example, if one can do 3x10 @100lbs. is there an equivalent weight for the barbell bp?

    Thanks.
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    Sorry this is a newbie question, but how will...

    Sorry this is a newbie question, but how will doing cardio on the days you lift be bad for you? Don't a lot of atheltes hit the weight room and then turn around then then do some type of intense...
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    5 lbs./dumbbell per week unless I cannot finish...

    5 lbs./dumbbell per week unless I cannot finish all 3 sets at 10 reps. If I can't finish all 3 sets, I'll stay at the weight until i do.
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    I used to think just like you. However, your...

    I used to think just like you. However, your muscles don't grow inside the gym, they grow outside the gym when your body is resting. You would probably be better off cutting down to 3-4 times/week....
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    by Darth Cheng
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    Welcome to the forums! I am a newbie as well. ...

    Welcome to the forums! I am a newbie as well. As for making sure you make every workout count, I think it definitely helps when you define your short term/long term goals. Defining these goals...
  15. Thank you all for the feedback. This definitely...

    Thank you all for the feedback. This definitely helps me to change my routine.

    Does fewer sets build muscles quicker? Or is it that doing fewer sets decreases muscle fatigue? Or both? I guess...
  16. Current Routine...Please let me know what you think

    I have been lifting on and off for a few years now. However after reading on this forum these past few months, it is apparent that I may not have been training correctly. Please review the...
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    I agree with ElPietro. If you're doing martial...

    I agree with ElPietro. If you're doing martial arts jsut for cardio, pretty much any martial arts will get that for you.

    I have trained in jiu-jitsu for a few months before stopping due to...
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    Newbie wants to say hello

    I've been reading on this forum for the past few months and you've all helped me a lot already. Just wanted to drop a line to say what's up. Looking forward to talking with all of you.
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