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. Hmmm, didn't know your body came equipped with a...

    Hmmm, didn't know your body came equipped with a carb-clock. What an amazing discovery....

    :bang:
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    Table sugar is not the best. Table sugar is...

    Table sugar is not the best. Table sugar is sucrose, which rates lower on the glycemic index than does either dextrose or maltodextrin.

    Assuming one desires high-GI carbs post-workout (as I...
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    Has nobody heard what Delphi said?

    Has nobody heard what Delphi said?
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    I also have both a naturally small frame and the...

    I also have both a naturally small frame and the same pain in my wrists.

    Abz, do your wrists hurt when doing skullcrushers too?

    Any input would be nice.
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    :bang: :bang: :bang:

    :bang:

    :bang:

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    "Man is born free but everwhere he is in chains."...

    "Man is born free but everwhere he is in chains."

    Jean Jacques Rousseau said it. It is the opening sentence of The Social Contract
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    Dick kicks ass (wait....that sounded not so...

    Dick kicks ass

    (wait....that sounded not so good) :)

    Alfred Bester is good too. BI, have you read The Demolished Man?
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    I realize that Snow Crash is not technically a...

    I realize that Snow Crash is not technically a "Work of Literature" per se. However, it remains worth reading, if merely for its remarkable prescience.

    That said, it's also hella fun. :)
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    House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski (F*cking...

    House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski
    (F*cking amazing book)

    Cryptonomicon by Neal Stephenson
    Snow Crash by same
    (Again, both f*cking amazing)

    Heart of Darkness
    The Sun Also Rises
    A...
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    It hurts regardless of what bar or grip I use. ...

    It hurts regardless of what bar or grip I use. If it is a stress fracture, then why does it hurt when a tendon becomes taut?

    And yes, it does hurt like hell :)
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    Not all fish is high in mercury. Canned tuna,...

    Not all fish is high in mercury. Canned tuna, for instance, generally comprises young tuna, which is quite low in mercury, or farm-raised tuna, in which mercury is not a concern. Salmon is also...
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    Severe wrist pain on skulls and curls

    This may be somewhat difficult to accurately describe. When performing skullcrushers or barbell curls, there is a shooting pain along the inside of my right wrist. The pain starts at a point...
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    I had no problems with this routine until I...

    I had no problems with this routine until I switched to sumos. Even when performing heavy regular deadlifts, my squat still progressed. Ergo, I think it is the sumos.
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    I was considering changing the routine. Thanks...

    I was considering changing the routine. Thanks for the input.

    As for sumos, I think they probably are the culprit; they are much easier on my back and harder on my legs than traditional...
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    What happened to my squat?

    Unfortunately, I find myself in need of some advice regarding what used to be one of my better lifts. Damn squats. Anyway, about a month ago I hit a PR of 270 X 7 on squats. This occured several...
  16. Thread: maintenance

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    Key words, though: he is 15. At fifteen,...

    Key words, though: he is 15.

    At fifteen, don't worry. Eat. If you do not grow, eat more. That simple.
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  18. Sodium, Potassium, and Water Retention---Please HElp

    Out of a desire to appear as cut and lean as possible, my sodium intake is around 1000-1200 mg a day, and on each meal that is relatively high in sodium, I liberally sprinkle with No-Salt (a...
  19. And only in completely disproportional amounts.

    And only in completely disproportional amounts.
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    Chest/triceps Again, very nice day. Finally...

    Chest/triceps


    Again, very nice day. Finally increased my DB press.

    Flat DB Press 70 X 8, 70 X 8, 75 X 4.5 (+1.5 w/ spotter) (PR)

    DB Flies 45 X 8, 45 X 6, 45 X 6

    Dips BW + 55 X 6, +55 x...
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