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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    Take the time off. I had a cold with a low grade...

    Take the time off. I had a cold with a low grade fever. I kept hitting the weights and jogging. I thought "I'm 17 and healthy, fuck it." I developed pneumonia.
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    What do you enjoy eating?

    What do you enjoy eating?
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    Do you have a weak appetite? If so, fine, but my...

    Do you have a weak appetite? If so, fine, but my advice is to drop the nuts (high calorie, low satiety) and the shakes and eat real food. Eat more meat. Add fibrous vegetables. Eat fruit. Since...
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    Right now, you don't need a calorie surplus, IMO....

    Right now, you don't need a calorie surplus, IMO. If you decide you do, I'd go for +200 calories. You can always adjust it up. This is a more conservative approach, but will minimize fat gain.
    ...
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    Yea, I actually read that in your original post,...

    Yea, I actually read that in your original post, but it didn't register.



    Work the rep ranges of the program and, as long as your form is good, add weight to the bar every time you enter the...
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    Were you having form issues? Problems with...

    Were you having form issues? Problems with flexibility? Mental blocks? I'm all for slower progression, but 20 pounds added to the main lifts in several months, unless you're an advanced lifter, is...
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    You're right. I'll let someone who adds 2,500 to...

    You're right. I'll let someone who adds 2,500 to their lifts every session answer this one.
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    Translation, please? 2.25 kilogram increases...

    Translation, please?

    2.25 kilogram increases in weight?
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    Homemade dip belt: ...

    Homemade dip belt:

    http://rosstraining.com/blog/2009/05/16/homemade-dip-belt/

    I made one...works as well as any dip belt I've used and it's cheaper and more durable.
  10. Fish oil has alot of health benefits. I buy: ...

    Fish oil has alot of health benefits. I buy:

    http://www.amazon.com/Kirkland-Signature-Natural-Concentrate-Omega-3/dp/B000EQW3ZA/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1311550020&sr=8-1

    There was recent hoopla...
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    Just came across this too: ...

    Just came across this too:

    http://wiki.stealthiswiki.org/wiki/Cheap_Chow
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    Yea, you should see the view from behind when I'm...

    Yea, you should see the view from behind when I'm doing squats wearing only my apron.
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    Yup. If you're really hard up, make your own...

    Yup.

    If you're really hard up, make your own bread, tortilla and pizza crust with a bag of flour. If you're feelin motivated, homemade pasta too.



    Don't remember where I got this recipe, or...
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    Yea, I rinsed mine too. Don't rinse it down the...

    Yea, I rinsed mine too. Don't rinse it down the drain unless you want problems with your pipes clogging or septic drain field problems (like having all the dirt removed and replaced - very...
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    Fat melts, it doesn't evaporate.

    Fat melts, it doesn't evaporate.
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    Are you eating you regular 1500-1800 calories,...

    Are you eating you regular 1500-1800 calories, gettin hammered and pigging out?

    Yes, that will definitely hamper your fat loss. Calories in versus calories out matter.



    I'd switch it to...
  17. A necessary part of training, IMO. Although, a...

    A necessary part of training, IMO. Although, a proper lapdance should relieve one of some protein...might wanna take an extra scoop of whey on these days.
  18. Here's a good article by Martin Berkhan, the...

    Here's a good article by Martin Berkhan, the creator of Leangains:

    http://www.leangains.com/2010/07/truth-about-alcohol-fat-loss-and-muscle.html
  19. Aspartame breaks down into phenylalanine which...

    Aspartame breaks down into phenylalanine which breaks down into tyrosine which converts to dopamine, norepinephrine and epinephrine. Tyrosine's a stimulant used by some lifters preworkout. It's...
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    I bought this power rackm I put two links,...

    I bought this power rackm I put two links, because amazon lists two: http://www.amazon.com/Powerline-PPR200X-PowerLine-Power-Rack/dp/B000VLRVSC/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1309483482&sr=8-1
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