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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  1. It's not a huge issue if your bring your knees...

    It's not a huge issue if your bring your knees slightly ahead of your toes. Just make sure that the weight stays over the knees and the lowerback stays straigth.
  2. BUMP The second, is an excellent article!

    BUMP

    The second, is an excellent article!
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    raniali, I've been told the same thing. It turns...

    raniali, I've been told the same thing. It turns out that this is an old myth that has somehow resurfaced. I've talked to several dietitians and they all agree that mixed meals can actually aid...
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    I feel that there are many factors that can lead...

    I feel that there are many factors that can lead to an overtrained state. These include lack of sleep, lack of adequate nutrition, overtaxing of the nervous system, and overtaxing of the muscles...
  5. Thread: Reps for mass

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    From what I've been reading it depends on what...

    From what I've been reading it depends on what type of muscle fiber in which you want to cause hypertrophy. Low threshold fibers respond to higher reps while high threshold fibers respond to low...
  6. Thread: HIT Routine

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    DaCYpher, yes it does. The difference is in that...

    DaCYpher, yes it does. The difference is in that HST only advocates going to failure once every two weeks and I was refering to a HIT program training to failure every workout.

    PowermanDL, I...
  7. Thread: Fat loss plateau

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    It's as simple as this: it's time for a refeed! :D

    It's as simple as this: it's time for a refeed! :D
  8. Thread: HIT Routine

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    PowerMan, I think you have me all wrong. I'm not...

    PowerMan, I think you have me all wrong. I'm not arguing at this point. I'm simply asking for some input and whether or not my thinking is correct.

    Marshall, variety is one reason. Another...
  9. Thread: HIT Routine

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    Ok, from what I've read muscle growth and...

    Ok, from what I've read muscle growth and supercompensation usually occurs within 36-72 hours. Wouldn't it make sense to achieve as much growth potential at the gym without incuring damage to the...
  10. Thread: HIT Routine

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    PowermanDl, I totally understand what you are...

    PowermanDl, I totally understand what you are saying. I tend to use the CNS to refer to the nervous system in general. Now, if I were to go back and say that the PNS can be broken down from a...
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    Maki, nevermind lol. I figured it out but wasn't...

    Maki, nevermind lol. I figured it out but wasn't able to repost for some reason. Good job! :D ;)

    Marshall, I've read several studies recently that conclude that hyperplasmia is a fairly rare...
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    Maki, nevermind. Good job! :D ;) Getdowntoit,...

    Maki, nevermind. Good job! :D ;)

    Getdowntoit, there are three different fiber types: type I, type IIA, and type IIB. If you didn't even know that, then you shouldn't be arguing anything. ...
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    Maki, you need to re post your last post because...

    Maki, you need to re post your last post because I am having trouble figuring out what you wrote and what you are quoting. I don't know whether to pat you on the back or smack you in the face lol. ...
  14. Thread: HIT Routine

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    PowermanDL, as I understand thing most causes of...

    PowermanDL, as I understand thing most causes of muscle fatigue (ie, Ca+pump insufficience, lactic acid buildup, h+ buildup, etc) require the cns to be used to a greater extent. As myosin/actin...
  15. Thread: HIT Routine

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    chris, give me an example where training to...

    chris, give me an example where training to failure in the weight and rep ranges that HIT uses doesn't require atleast 6 days for full cns recovery. Excepting cases where reps are extremely high and...
  16. Thread: Form vs Load

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    Hey now! :D

    Hey now! :D
  17. Thread: Form vs Load

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    Form ALWAYS before load!

    Form ALWAYS before load!
  18. In my opinion, you should do squats in a power...

    In my opinion, you should do squats in a power rack, unless for some reason you can not. I would still recommend doing squats on a smith machine as opposed to only doing leg presses.
  19. Thread: HIT Routine

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    BTW, I never stated that you will always...

    BTW, I never stated that you will always overtrain the CNS while on HIT. I simply stated that training everything three times a week will definately overtrain the CNS eventually. That is, of...
  20. Thread: HIT Routine

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    First of all there are many factors that can...

    First of all there are many factors that can cause failure, most of which are beyond the scope of a message board post. Generally, working to failure means that type IIB fibers have been recruited...
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