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. If you're working out, I assume you'll want to...

    If you're working out, I assume you'll want to bulk up past 140 pounds. Aim to have 1 gram of protein per pound of goal weight (if you want to weigh 180, eat 180 grams per day).
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    Assuming it's true, it's good news for me. I'm...

    Assuming it's true, it's good news for me. I'm too busy to have time for more than 3 meals a day...
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    Smaller meals more often?

    Dieticians have tested the commonly-held theory that splitting daily food intake into five or six snack-type meals speeds up fat-burning.
  4. Thread: Naturally Uneven

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    My right nut is bigger

    My right nut is bigger
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    I don't think anything's wrong with losing 2-3...

    I don't think anything's wrong with losing 2-3 pounds per week. As long as you're not getting weaker keep it up.

    I bought a fat caliper of the internet of $5 so I can also get a rough gauge of my...
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    Yay testosterone!

    Yay testosterone!
  7. Thread: Sleeping trouble

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    Wow, I'm happy to see I'm not alone with this...

    Wow, I'm happy to see I'm not alone with this problem and there are plenty of strangers out there too.

    I'm upping the intensity of my cardio in 2 weeks, and in the mean time I'll try some massages.
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    It's pretty much impossible to gain muscle and...

    It's pretty much impossible to gain muscle and lose fat at the same time. To gain muscle you need a calorie surplus, to lose fat you need a calorie deficit.

    I recommend focusing on building...
  9. Thread: Sleeping trouble

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    If you do have this problem, might I suggest "The...

    If you do have this problem, might I suggest "The Stranger."
  10. Thread: Sleeping trouble

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    Sleeping trouble

    So over the past 3 months I've bulked up quite a bit. I've gained about 25 pounds, have way thicker arms and am much stronger.

    That's nice, but recently I've been waking up and my arms are...
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    I do it every 5 days...

    I do it every 5 days...
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    Yup, get a routine, start light, and write down...

    Yup, get a routine, start light, and write down what you do each day. Don't try to remember what you did the week before, cause you'll always forget and not notice the progress your making.
  13. Thread: Bench PR tips

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    wow, thanks for that link lakeripple. There's a...

    wow, thanks for that link lakeripple. There's a few things in there I'm not doing, so hopefully it helps.

    :)
  14. Thread: Bench PR tips

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    I'm at 205lbs right now and I have a month to get...

    I'm at 205lbs right now and I have a month to get up to 200lbs. Not easy, but I'm pushing hard for it.
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    For a true breakfast burger, make sure you add...

    For a true breakfast burger, make sure you add bacon to go with the egg!
  16. I kind of interested in peoples opinions on this...

    I kind of interested in peoples opinions on this too.

    I do chest dips instead of decline.
  17. Thread: Bench PR tips

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    I'll let my girlfriend know that I need BJ's...

    I'll let my girlfriend know that I need BJ's nightly at 8. That should do it.
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    I used to cook chicken burgers in my toaster oven...

    I used to cook chicken burgers in my toaster oven and they were fine.

    I highly recommend throwing an egg on your burger. Fry it over easy so when you bite into it, the yolk runs all over the...
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    When I started doing dips a 3 month ago (at...

    When I started doing dips a 3 month ago (at 195lbs) I could only do a set of 7, then 4, then maybe 1 or 2 and I was dead.

    Now I weight 215lbs and can do 4 sets of 12. Just keep plugging away at...
  20. Thread: Bench PR tips

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    Thanks for the advice. I never used to retract...

    Thanks for the advice. I never used to retract my shoulder blades or try to strangle the bar and it does make a big difference. It hasn't become habit yet, so I have to constantly remind myself.
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