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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    Much more advanced now - I am at the very...

    Much more advanced now - I am at the very forefront of what is going on in genetics, functional genomics, and the move to personalized medicine :)
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    As an aside, this method was used to determine...

    As an aside, this method was used to determine the ages of victims of the 2005 tsunami - DNA from tooth enamel was used in that case.
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    Essentially, the assay takes advantage of the...

    Essentially, the assay takes advantage of the spike in atmospheric 14C caused by nuclear testing in the 1950s and 1960s. By the time the ban on atmospheric testing was signed, the amount of 14C in...
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    I'll chime in here. Yes, you CAN determine age...

    I'll chime in here. Yes, you CAN determine age using DNA, but the caveat is that the DNA must be from a stable (non-regenerating) cell such as a neuron or fat cell. Through a discovery made at...
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    Mike: What's up, bro? I hope all is well. Per...

    Mike: What's up, bro? I hope all is well. Per my same note to Alex above, I just accepted a new position a couple weeks back. I'll be in Long Island (Westbury) the first week of May for some...
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    Josh: Taxing leg work-out for me, considering it...

    Josh: Taxing leg work-out for me, considering it was my 2nd in week and I'm still on east coast time. That gym was an excellent choice.

    Alex: Between shoulder surgery and nearly 2 and a half...
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    Thanks for the suggestion Andrew. I've tried...

    Thanks for the suggestion Andrew. I've tried them prior to and since surgery, but my grip is simply not flexible to hold the bar properly. Prior to surgery, front squats (with the arms-crossed,...
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    Nick and Douglas: Thanks for the well wishes. ...

    Nick and Douglas: Thanks for the well wishes.

    Last week's workouts went pretty well for the most part. During the biceps portion on Friday, I did have some shoulder discomfort and lingering...
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    Thanks Mike - I definitely do not think that my...

    Thanks Mike - I definitely do not think that my shoulder could bear that style of squats though. Having the load in front of my body and supporting it in such a way would certainly cause pain at the...
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    I squat just once a week - I do 3 working sets,...

    I squat just once a week - I do 3 working sets, normally at 225, then 1 set at 275, and 1 set at 315. I'm not familiar with lumberjack squats, what are they exactly?
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    Update

    I should update this more regularly, and figure now is as good a time as any for a new update.

    Weight:
    The last two Mondays I have weighed 242ish, and the last two Fridays I was 236ish.

    Diet:...
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    Back Physical Therapy Stuff Deadlifts - 135x12...

    Back
    Physical Therapy Stuff
    Deadlifts - 135x12 (4 sets)
    Stiff-arm Lat Pushdowns, Unilateral - 40x15, 45x15, 50x12, 50x12
    High Cable Row, Bilateral - Stackx15 (3 sets)
    Mid Cable Row, Bilateral -...
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    Isaac, Russ, Sidior, Mike - Thanks very much for...

    Isaac, Russ, Sidior, Mike - Thanks very much for the well-wishes! The biggest challenge, I believe, will be lifting cautiously and VERY conservatively until I am completely healed.

    Built - Do you...
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    I appreciate it bro, I just have to summon some...

    I appreciate it bro, I just have to summon some patience especially during these first 4-6 weeks. I really have no pain whatsoever during daily activities. The only time I feel any discomfort in...
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    According to the literature, there is no...

    According to the literature, there is no conclusive agreed upon cause of the condition (distal clavicle osteolysis), but there is a heavy correlation between it and heavy trauma and/or a series of...
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    Narc's Post-Surgery Journal

    Background
    I had a arthroscopic distal clavicle resection on March 20th, during which they shaved ~10mm off the edge of my left clavicle and shaved down my left acromion to flatten it. I had...
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    I was part of 50's personal security when he...

    I was part of 50's personal security when he performed at the club I used to work at right after "In Da Club" was released (Belial saw the gigantic roll of cash I made that night). He stands about...
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    Doctor said surgery went very well. Go in...

    Doctor said surgery went very well. Go in tomorrow for my post-op exam. More later.
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    Shoulder Surgery Scheduled :(

    After having no luck with the NSAID and the Kenalog injection (you can read some background here: http://www.wannabebigforums.com/showthread.php?t=92728), I decided to abandon my former orthopaedist...
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    I went to the orthopaedist 3 weeks ago for sharp pain in my left shoulder during certains types of movement. After a series of x-rays and physical examinations, it turns out that I have severe AC...
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