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. How would I know? The only young guys I know...

    How would I know?

    The only young guys I know with distended guts are beer drinkers and weightlifters on a serious bulk. The chronic overeaters are usually just fat all over.
  2. Beer has a bad habit of putting the fat inside...

    Beer has a bad habit of putting the fat inside the gut, underneath the muscle.

    It will go away with a bit more work and a bit less drinking.

    Cut your diet to 10% under maintenance for a while...
  3. Welcome to the site! Thick abs are quite hard...

    Welcome to the site!

    Thick abs are quite hard to come by - heavy weight, low reps and all that.
    You more than likely just have a distended gut.

    Been drinking much beer lately?:evillaugh
    ...
  4. Thread: My "Progress"

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    O.k. If you had a bad workout, what do you think...

    O.k. If you had a bad workout, what do you think led up to it?

    How often and in what muscles would you say that you got a good burning pump?

    What kind of activities were you up to in the last...
  5. Thread: My "Progress"

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    Some questions Con, You are obviously doing...

    Some questions Con,

    You are obviously doing quite well on weight control, good work on that!



    How long is your rest between sets on upper body exercises?

    Why do you do dips on seperate...
  6. Thread: Good Mornings

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    Rotate at the hips only, do not curve the back or...

    Rotate at the hips only, do not curve the back or bend the knees.

    This exercise uses the hamstrings and glutes directly.
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    You should never go home hurting. Maybe a very...

    You should never go home hurting. Maybe a very slight ache after a few hours when going heavy.

    Pain (burn) form higher volume should go away immediatly when you put the weights down.

    DOMS will...
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    There are many different types of DL's any quite...

    There are many different types of DL's any quite a few vidios floating around.

    The two big problems with form are:

    Not keeping your back straight - this can damage your spine for life!
    ...
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    Quit doing so many exercises and get some feeling...

    Quit doing so many exercises and get some feeling in your chest.

    Lighter weights usually allow you to actually concentrate on which muscles are doing the work. Drop the weight on flat bench till...
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    Why on and off? Do heavy weights seem to set you...

    Why on and off?
    Do heavy weights seem to set you back?
    Are you eating enough yet?

    If the typical suggested routines of working heavy as possible are not working and you are eating enough, try...
  11. Monday's dips and incline bench hit the shoulders...

    Monday's dips and incline bench hit the shoulders hard so I do Lateral raises for delts. Thursday is light on the shoulders so I do power cleans and overhead presses.
  12. bear_rawr Don't get paranoid bro, there is...

    bear_rawr

    Don't get paranoid bro, there is nothing wrong with you chest but a few extra pounds.

    You should be getting the most out of your workouts by now with less carryover soreness. Start...
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    Without knowing your sex, height, and build it is...

    Without knowing your sex, height, and build it is a bit difficult to know where your weight should bottom out at.

    Make certain you do not mistake loose skin for flab!

    Any kind of circuit...
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    I was the same way in my late teens, 6' 160 lb...

    I was the same way in my late teens, 6' 160 lb and 28" thighs (same as my waist). I did stop doing full squats. I got mine from single speed bike riding.
  15. Thread: Pullups!

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    This is way too much volume to build muscle. ...

    This is way too much volume to build muscle.

    Instead of 4-5 times a week, do it just once a week - but - start reducing the time it takes to do all 10 sets.
    When you get down to 15 minutes, you...
  16. Thread: chest lagging

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    How much rest between sets? Exercises? Diamond...

    How much rest between sets? Exercises?

    Diamond pushups are for the triceps. I recommend you do 3 chair pushups.
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    Would you mind posting what training routines you...

    Would you mind posting what training routines you have used?
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    Sorry about that! :bang: I saw Arizona State and...

    Sorry about that! :bang: I saw Arizona State and went straight to the study I knew of.

    That's embarrassing, but the results are the same. Periodization wins! Several stratagies of periodization...
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    This is quite easy. Use around 65% of your...

    This is quite easy.


    Use around 65% of your 1RM and do a bunch of sets with one minute rest periods. The burn is from waste products building up and interfering with muscle fiber contraction....
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    Do you read what you cite? ...

    Do you read what you cite?

    http://nsca.allenpress.com/nscaonline/?request=get-abstract&doi=10.1519%2F1533-4287(1996)010%3C0072:TEOPVP%3E2.3.CO%3B2



    3 sets of 10 reps twice a week was their...
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