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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    You are refering to the total work load then....

    You are refering to the total work load then. Like weight x TUT = load or something like that.
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    Sorry, either i read that wrong or something is...

    Sorry, either i read that wrong or something is amiss there. The first couple of reps of any set are not going to be that hard and also what is the difference between total time of tension compared...
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    Although you do reduce the frequency of training,...

    Although you do reduce the frequency of training, this might not be such a bad thing.

    You also said "on your next set you will not be able to do as many reps", but with HIT there is no next set....
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    i have tried up to 8 days rest between workouts...

    i have tried up to 8 days rest between workouts as advocated by Mentzer. Personally i felt i could do more so dropped it to 6 days, then 5. I liked HIT, i made some reasonable progress, but i have...
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    The principle of HIT is to eliminate all outside...

    The principle of HIT is to eliminate all outside force (ie momentum) so as long as you are doing this then you are ok. If you get a chance pick up a copy of Menzters last training video filmed with...
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    anything over 350lbs i tend to use them

    anything over 350lbs i tend to use them
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    i have hands on the smooth part of the bar, but...

    i have hands on the smooth part of the bar, but go with what is most comfortable up to about shoulder width
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    i may have missed it, but were are you saying is...

    i may have missed it, but were are you saying is your weak point in the lift? the knees? the lower back? the hip flexors?
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    Bench dips Tate presses jm press close grips...

    Bench dips
    Tate presses
    jm press
    close grips
    french press
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    it is most likely disorientation from the...

    it is most likely disorientation from the exercise bro. Going up and down into a position where the blood is naturally drawn to the head and then standing up right will cause a momentary changing in...
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    DOMS is caused by microtrauma inflicted on muscle...

    DOMS is caused by microtrauma inflicted on muscle fibres.

    As is said above, soreness is not an indicator of a good workout. PRovided you are making gains (ie adding a bit of weight or a few reps)...
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    organs are made of smooth muscle (except the...

    organs are made of smooth muscle (except the heart which is cardiac muscle). They all have the potetnial for growth. GH especially will cause this.

    Vacuums work the transverse abdominals. They are...
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    i dunno about doggy position, but i think you are...

    i dunno about doggy position, but i think you are talking about vacuums.
  14. The size you lose in that period of not training...

    The size you lose in that period of not training will basically be water and glycogen stores. Because you have not trained the muscle for a while it has no need to store the glycogen so it begins to...
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    i stop drinking milk altogther and switch to whey...

    i stop drinking milk altogther and switch to whey protein in water.

    Increase my fruit and veg intake (it is good anyway, but i raise it even more), especially green veg.

    Eat lean meats, mainly...
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    i bet most people don't even notice. It is only...

    i bet most people don't even notice. It is only because you look at yourself everyday in the mirror that you notice the faults in your body.

    Build a big chest and then no one will notice, just...
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    i agree with belial. Since arnie there have been...

    i agree with belial. Since arnie there have been no really built actors, or even people who have made it big time with a half decent physic. I bet alot of the guys on this board would kill to look...
  18. Sorry bench monster, but i don't agree with that....

    Sorry bench monster, but i don't agree with that.

    If you had not trained for a year and walked in the gym and tried to bench 350 lbs is that all in the mind? no, you are not conditioned for it. I...
  19. Have a look at PNF (proprioceptive Neuromuscular...

    Have a look at PNF (proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation) stretching/facilitated stretching. It will not make you any more flexible that a standard stretching routine would enable you to become,...
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    I thought that you were supposed to lower it to...

    I thought that you were supposed to lower it to the chest in the same fashion as a skull, then close grip bench it back up.
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