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. I don't see why this study would necessarily...

    I don't see why this study would necessarily indicate you should stop consuming protein preworkout. An acute drop in test...so what? Testosterone fluctuates all day long and the vast majority of...
  2. Thread: NASM Exam

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    Most of the questions aren't directed at anatomy...

    Most of the questions aren't directed at anatomy per se...but they require knowledge of it. I'd say probably 1/4-1/3 of the test requires a basic, fundamental knowledge of anatomy. Why not take the...
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    Gyno in general is typically a sign of some sort...

    Gyno in general is typically a sign of some sort of hormonal imbalance, but you also look very young for your age, so I was curious. Couldn't hurt bro. :)
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    Gyno in the early 20s and baby young skin...?...

    Gyno in the early 20s and baby young skin...? Have you ever been in for some bloodwork by any chance?

    Lookin' great btw!
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    http://forum.mesomorphosis.com/forumdisplay.php?f=...

    http://forum.mesomorphosis.com/forumdisplay.php?f=9
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    Don't you think your results will be skewed by...

    Don't you think your results will be skewed by the sample population? Come on now..
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    I'd agree with this. During a workout I'm all for...

    I'd agree with this. During a workout I'm all for a glucose beverage, and your preworkout nutrition is far more important than post workout. Insulin in general is pretty low during a workout as...
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    If you're at 3% you're in the hospital. That's...

    If you're at 3% you're in the hospital. That's the bare minimum for survival. We're talking auschwitz diet here. In my years as a personal trainer and time spent at my University measuring bodyfat,...
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    Well, here's the thing... There is no 'post...

    Well, here's the thing...

    There is no 'post workout window'. There's no research to support such an idea...the research actually shows heightened insulin sensitivity >24 hours.

    Insulin's sole...
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    Everything from sleep apnea to overtraining to...

    Everything from sleep apnea to overtraining to adrenal insufficiency. Couldn't hurt to roll up your sleeve and get some bloodwork (make sure to request DHEA-S, Cortisol, and a male hormone panel, as...
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    Might want to give it a try. Malto / Dextrose are...

    Might want to give it a try. Malto / Dextrose are entirely unnecessary anyways. Old bodybuilder myth and lore.


    Insulin sensitivity of protein and glucose metabolism in human forearm skeletal...
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    Lots of tums beforehand.

    Lots of tums beforehand.
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    Have you thought about visiting a qualified...

    Have you thought about visiting a qualified medical professional as opposed to a chiropractor? Just thought I might throw that out there...
  14. Thread: Progress Pics

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    Essentially all I do are compound lifts. I'm...

    Essentially all I do are compound lifts. I'm actually looking to be doing a powerlifting meet in the next year here.
  15. Thread: Progress Pics

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    Almost 6'1. My grip is fine, but my forearms...

    Almost 6'1.


    My grip is fine, but my forearms have always been pretty pathetic. I do a lot of static gripping type stuff (pullups, deadlifts, shrugs, etc.), but not a lot of direct forearm work....
  16. Thread: Progress Pics

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    Forearms suck. ;( Any advice on getting them to...

    Forearms suck. ;( Any advice on getting them to grow? They've always been an issue for me.
  17. Thread: Progress Pics

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    Progress Pics

    Last set of pictures I posted up in november after an overzealous bulk. :) The collective opinion was to cut, so I cut...well, more of a recomp. Current weight is 214...bodyfat I'd guess to be around...
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    Poll: From what I've read, you really don't want to go...

    From what I've read, you really don't want to go under 160 for proper hormonal function. With that said mine is in the upper 140s. =\
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    Make sure you get an internship at a physical...

    Make sure you get an internship at a physical therapist's office first before you decide on doing that. Really, it's probably one of the most boring jobs out there. I'm a kinesiology major and am a...
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    This was personally sent to me by the gay guy...

    This was personally sent to me by the gay guy after I sent him an email advising him that if he were to properly research his cycles ahead of time, he'd fare much better.


    "Jan 16, 2006 8:37 AM...
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