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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    Don't bother arguing with mercuryblade... he is...

    Don't bother arguing with mercuryblade... he is too well read on the subject of everything. Reverse osmosis is a waste of your money, and didn't you know? Chlorine is good for you.

    If anything...
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    My strength is endurance, I have always been able...

    My strength is endurance, I have always been able to do sustain those kinds of reps for sets, but my drawback is it's hard for me to go up in weight and still hit those reps (even if I were to cut...
  3. Too bad I live in Detroit, where we have crime,...

    Too bad I live in Detroit, where we have crime, filthy air, and hardly any diversity.
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    To answer your first question, I think it depends...

    To answer your first question, I think it depends on your level of experience. If you aren't very experienced, and have weak traps, you should probably focus more on the military presses than the...
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    Will do, thanks for the reply.

    Will do, thanks for the reply.
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    Appreciate the input, I think I will follow that...

    Appreciate the input, I think I will follow that exact rep scheme you suggested.
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    Thanks Daniel! Those six straight sets were a...

    Thanks Daniel! Those six straight sets were a killer.
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    OK, after re-reading the article I see that my...

    OK, after re-reading the article I see that my reps were correct, but I should have ramped up to my final set. Besides that, how does it look?
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    You should consider using an oven.

    You should consider using an oven.
  10. Thread: Rack the Bar?

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    I did not know this. Is that because the bar...

    I did not know this. Is that because the bar cuts off blood flow to the brain? I didn't actually mean to say one should lock out their knees (shoulda made that more clear), but standing up straight...
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    When I cut out leg extension from my routine I...

    When I cut out leg extension from my routine I noticed a decrease in size but an increase in strength. I think it actually might be an illusion though, because the leg extension focuses mostly on...
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    I used to use the ez-curl bar for rows, but got...

    I used to use the ez-curl bar for rows, but got away from rows and just now getting back into them. Not to hijack this thread, but Travis, are you an advocate of one arm dumbell rows? I've been...
  13. Thread: Rack the Bar?

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    Saw this on an episode of cops once. For squats,...

    Saw this on an episode of cops once. For squats, racking the bar would probably be the equivalent of standing with knees locked?
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    Questions about HCT-12

    I started this routine yesterday, please review my first day and see if I have this concept.

    I started on bench with 95x1, 115x1, 135x6, 165x6, 165x6, 165x6, 165x6, 165x6, 165x6x2x2x2. Does that...
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    Gastric reflux/acid reflux is accompanied by...

    Gastric reflux/acid reflux is accompanied by heartburn, he made no mention of heartburn. Try the HCl with Pepsin... I'm telling you, it works wonders. If you have chest pain after eating, and a...
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    Maltodextrin and dextrose are pure, refined carbohydrates. So, of course, the answer to your last quest is NO. What are your numbers/experience level? You may not necessarily NEED to have your...
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    Download HCT-12 Chart

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    I agree with ^ this advice. Avoid sleep...

    I agree with ^ this advice. Avoid sleep supplements (herbals don't work very well for this kind of thing and they can lower test levels). Because zma and b-complex supplements can be synergistic, I...
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    This is the best advice... however, insomnia can...

    This is the best advice... however, insomnia can be triggered by b-vitamin deficiency. This is a very little known fact, however, I CANNOT FIGURE OUT WHY!!! My father and I have been treating...
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    I don't know... Of course, your stuck with the...

    I don't know... Of course, your stuck with the skeletal structure you have. If a person has turned in shoulders due to weak rhomboids and down-turned scapulas, they will appear to have a narrower...
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