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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    Population of United States of Assholes:...

    Population of United States of Assholes: 284,796,887
    Population of Canada: 31,156,393

    Try again
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    Typical American: Illiterate...keep trying :)

    Typical American: Illiterate...keep trying :)
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    Typical American: Have your asses handed to you,...

    Typical American: Have your asses handed to you, and then degrade the issue because it's your only recourse...ha ha loser! Show some class.
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    Yikes, I'd look like a stump standing next to...

    Yikes, I'd look like a stump standing next to some of you guys. I'm 5' 6" at 162 lbs and about 10% bodyfat...short and stocky -- not the way the women like 'em :(
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    'Crush, Just do a search for "Evolutionary...

    'Crush,

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    4-7 unassisted Wide Grip Pull-Ups (as defined by...

    4-7 unassisted Wide Grip Pull-Ups (as defined by Thorazine and W84Me) with a 45lb plate hanging from my dip belt (I'm 5'6" and weigh 160lbs). I have no idea how many I can do without additional...
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    Chris, I agree with you 100%. I can understand...

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    Fastpitch (at an elite level), tennis (used to be...

    Fastpitch (at an elite level), tennis (used to be an instructor), golf, soccer, and rugby (at a recreational level).
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    Anyone else have this problem?

    My BB bench just completely sucks in comparison to my DB bench. I mean, obviously I can lift more total poundage on BB, but based on my DB bench I'd assume I should be able to lift more with a BB...
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    If you have a problem with eating chicken meat...

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    Cynic,

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    I ran the 100m in 11.5 and the 200m in 22.8 when...

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