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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    So you know your maintenance is around 2800 then,...

    So you know your maintenance is around 2800 then, or differently put, you are using 2800 calories a day. Its just physics, you cant create matter out of nothing, so the only way to gain weight is to...
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    First Law of Thermodynamics...

    First Law of Thermodynamics

    The change in the internal energy of a closed system is equal to the amount of heat supplied to the system, minus the amount of work done by the system on its...
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    I couldn't be more with Songsangnim. The...

    I couldn't be more with Songsangnim.

    The whole article is pitched incorrectly. The only premise of his that has some validity in a sense is the gains people would see if they changed from a...
  4. Well done. Those goals seem really attainable to...

    Well done. Those goals seem really attainable to me so if you stick to it I'm sure you can pull them off. Good Luck :thumbup:
  5. It depends on how 'neglected' a specific body...

    It depends on how 'neglected' a specific body part is. If you have never trained your legs then you could experience hypertrophy in your legs on a caloric deficit.

    If you are not 'noob' (that is...
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    If you want an example of a workout to follow...

    If you want an example of a workout to follow till you find your feet. Search Bill Starr maybe. I know there many i just like that one. But remember without the calories you wont grow, so Maximus...
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    http://www.wannabebig.com/article.php?articleid=26...

    http://www.wannabebig.com/article.php?articleid=265

    Read this and maybe stick to those exercises with a very light weight. I have had tons of shoulder pains (tendonitis, torn cartilage and...
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    http://www.t-nation.com/readArticle.do?id=459236...

    http://www.t-nation.com/readArticle.do?id=459236

    http://www.t-nation.com/readTopic.do?id=459276

    Read these. Read them a couple days ago and i really thought they were pretty cool and they seem...
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    I did it like this. Take BP for example. I would...

    I did it like this. Take BP for example. I would do the same weight for all five sets, after my warmup set. The working sets would prob go something like 5, 5, 4, 4, 3 reps. Then I would stick with...
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    I'd go see an expert. A physio would be my advice...

    I'd go see an expert. A physio would be my advice to my dad.
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    :withstupi:

    :withstupi:
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    Your tri's are a supplementary muscle, between...

    Your tri's are a supplementary muscle, between bench, bb press and dips mine get ample exercise. This would also be the case for most people, hence making a tricep day a waste of time.

    You...
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    Any particular reason for having a triceps day??...

    Any particular reason for having a triceps day??

    Any reason you dont just do a recognised routine?? BGB, WBB 1, Starting strength, etc??

    What would your goals be?
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    scholar.google.com ...

    scholar.google.com

    http://www.springerlink.com/content/3d76qttwk4vt53m8/
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    http://jap.physiology.org/cgi/content/abstract/74/...

    http://jap.physiology.org/cgi/content/abstract/74/2/882

    I know this may be slightly off topic. But the paper about says that there is a bigger testosterone increase in athletes that performed sets...
  16. Thanks alot :thumbup:

    Thanks alot :thumbup:
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    I normally just try the next weight. If it goes...

    I normally just try the next weight. If it goes up yay. If not, thanks spotter....
  18. I missed the first like 7 months this year...

    I missed the first like 7 months this year because I was sick. I have been back for almost 5 weeks. This week I managed to my PR's for bent over rows, squats (ATF) and DL's. And i am only 20lbs away...
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    :withstupi:
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    If you dont want strength, only size, up the...

    If you dont want strength, only size, up the reps(8-10). ie The glycogen taxation of you muscle cells. they will all grow (store more sugar and hence more water hence become more turgid). and you...
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