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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    Thanks guys. I suppose I can time it today. I...

    Thanks guys.
    I suppose I can time it today. I do taekwondo 2-3x a week, but my problem is endurance. I have fast recovery time, and so it's not a problem in tkd class because I only need to exert...
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    great, thanks!

    great, thanks!
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    what is realistic?

    This isn't about bodybuilding per se, but fitness related non the less. I need to be able to run a mile in 7min, right now I am super slow. I don't know how fast I can run it now, but I know I'm not...
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    Any suggestions on improving speed?

    Hi Guys,

    all of you that do martial arts, what do you work on to improve you speed? I do TKD, and I'm very slow which is not good when I am sparring. I think I'm naturally slow moving, so any...
  5. Thread: tempurpedic

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    i don't have Tmeperpedic, but some Euro brand,...

    i don't have Tmeperpedic, but some Euro brand, and I LOVE it! Like others have said, I can't sleep anywhere else now, I'm spoiled by my "fancy" mattress. I also don't find that it traps heat, I know...
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    Thanks everyone for stating your opinion on the...

    Thanks everyone for stating your opinion on the matter. I still have not figured out the best approach but I think we shouldn't let kids get fat and parents need to take responsability and teach kids...
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    For many many years we've been splitting the...

    For many many years we've been splitting the bill. I pay one day he pays another, except on special occasions, he usually treats me. We have separate accounts and our salaries are not equal, but we...
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    Although I agree that food he eats isn't healthy...

    Although I agree that food he eats isn't healthy and my mom buys him the gross frozen stuff. But to be fair she does cook healthy meals; lean meats, low fat, vegies all that stuff. He just refuses to...
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    Should children be told they are fat?

    My brother is much, much younger than me, in fact he is in middleschool. Over the last few months Iíve watched him put on a lot of weight probably due to the fact that he has quit doing martial arts...
  10. Just because gym cafe sells it doesn't mean it is healthy

    Do you all agree? I suppose the cafe can cater to men who are trying to bulk, but it seems like most choices would still be loaded with lots of calories. I go to a very fancy gym (work pays for it,...
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    I LOVE uni, it's so yummy In Japan I had raw...

    I LOVE uni, it's so yummy

    In Japan I had raw liver
    when I lived in Taiwan I had stinky tofu (yummy but soooo stinky), durian (I coulnd't get over the taste of ass on that one) and snake soup...
  12. I was very surprised too. Although unlike most of...

    I was very surprised too. Although unlike most of you I'm trying to cut down on my calorie intake, it's not working very well, but atleast thanks to the website I know when and where I go wrong....
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    Do you mean take a real rest? That would be nice,...

    Do you mean take a real rest? That would be nice, but no such luck. I don't really know how this week is going, because there is a promotion test at the end of the week, so we've been just practicing...
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    Why such rapid decrease in stamina?

    So last month I was doing taekwondo class 3x/week (3hrs), followed by 3x/week ( 4hrs) of one-on-one training, bellydance (2hrs), horse riding (2hrs). This month I had to cut out one on one training,...
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    I think I'm going to print out Maki's saying and...

    I think I'm going to print out Maki's saying and post it on my wall. Funny I was feeling lazy sitting at work today, but i just read that and I can't wait to go to my taekwondo session in a few...
  16. I don't do kickboxing, but I do taekwondo, so I...

    I don't do kickboxing, but I do taekwondo, so I guess it's close enough. What everyone suggested is excellent, jogging, jump rope etc...

    I do TKD sparring competitions, so here are my suggestions...
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    "What type of pain - sharp shooting or dull ache?...

    "What type of pain - sharp shooting or dull ache? Do you have pain only during the activities you listed (cross legs, etc) or during normal things like walking, sitting in a chair, or laying down?...
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    soreness and hard training

    ok, so I couldn't think of another place to post it, but i hope this one is ok. I've been training harder for tae kwon do, 3x a week regualr session, followed by 1hr of individual instruction. My...
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    TTT it looks like the grip test isn't going any...

    TTT it looks like the grip test isn't going any better because I managed to injure my left hand yesterday.

    I was riding a horse yesterday that had other ideas and she tried to buck me off or pull...
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    shin splits

    what are and how to deal with shin splits? I've looked online and it says stretching is the key to prevention, but what about if you are already feeling the pain? Thanks
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