The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness
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The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness

It’s 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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    Punk In Drublic, I meant to say work out at...

    Punk In Drublic,
    I meant to say work out at home, rather than work at home. I am not sure if that was clear. I do not have a spotter, but I almost never need one for the exercises listed below...
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    Mike, It would be difficult to consume optimal...

    Mike,
    It would be difficult to consume optimal amounts of omega-3 fatty acids without fish or supplements. Peanuts, almonds, and olive oil all have insignificant levels of omega-3 fatty acids.
    ...
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    douglasmolina, Thanks for the support. It...

    douglasmolina,
    Thanks for the support.


    It has been a long time since I last posted a workout. The working sets of my past three weight sessions are below. Suspected PRs (either weight or...
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    I just called her tonight. I had a whole...

    I just called her tonight. I had a whole sequence of discussion topics planned, and was going to end with asking for the reason of her apparent loss of interest. However, it did not go as...
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    chops, I do not plan to resume posting training...

    chops,
    I do not plan to resume posting training logs any time soon. I may do so at some point in the future. It would have been nice to have a record of training logs earlier this week when some...
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    Adam MacKinnon, No problem. I make that type of...

    Adam MacKinnon,
    No problem. I make that type of mistake as well from time to time.

    Y2A,
    Thanks. “Girl” may have been a misleading description. She is an adult, probably as old as I am.

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    dissipate, Thanks for the compliment. Yes. I...

    dissipate,
    Thanks for the compliment. Yes. I have had excellent results. I gained roughly 40lb of LBM while remaining very lean. However, my weight and body composition have not changed much...
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    You are a Social Liberal (76% permissive) and...

    You are a Social Liberal (76% permissive)

    and an Economic Conservative (70% permissive)

    You are best described as a: Libertarian

    I landed between Adam Sandler and MLK.
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    I have still been training and continuing with my...

    I have still been training and continuing with my usual routine, even though I have not been posting workouts. I have been sleeping better, and eating slightly less because of the missed nighttime...
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    jasonl, I appreciate the support. I started a...

    jasonl,
    I appreciate the support. I started a thread on another forum about the length or time and locations. The consensus there seems to be shorter, about 2 days. The shorter may be more...
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    I just got back from my meeting/date. I think...

    I just got back from my meeting/date. I think things went well, although there were a few unusual occurrences such as receiving many phone calls from work (only taking one of the ~6) and giving me...
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    Jasonl, Thanks for the support. I will give an...

    Jasonl,
    Thanks for the support. I will give an update when I know more, which may not be until shortly after Christmas.

    ------------------------------------------------------------------------...
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    Jasonl and _8_Ball, It sounds like we have a...

    Jasonl and _8_Ball,
    It sounds like we have a similar opinion about the vocabulary and general knowledge sections. They do have a good correlation with IQ standards (IQ standards usually contain...
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    _8_Ball, It is actually quite small. A...

    _8_Ball,

    It is actually quite small. A portion of my neighbor's home is below mine. This area was affected by the leak.


    Manveet,

    I am skeptical of IQ-type tests that emphasize things...
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    Manveet, I tend to test extraordinarily well...

    Manveet,

    I tend to test extraordinarily well is some areas, such as measures or analytical/logical or quantitative skills. However, I am not skilled in other areas. If turoati's test had...
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    Tim Nissen, Jasonl, and Stackattack Thanks for...

    Tim Nissen, Jasonl, and Stackattack

    Thanks for the support. I am posting this message from work. I try to avoid spending time at home, primarily because of the dryers.. They raise the temp to...
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    This may be my last post in the journal for...

    This may be my last post in the journal for awhile.

    Last night a sink leak resulted in a severe flood in my home. A repair crew worked from 11PM to 3:30AM. They continued to work for most...
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    Training Log Sleep I slept approximately 8...

    Training Log

    Sleep
    I slept approximately 8 hours using sleeping aids.


    Weights
    Lower Body
    New ATF Hack Squat - Warmup Sets, 5 plates+27.5 per side x 6 (+5lb), 5p+27.5 ps x 6 (+5lb)
    I...
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    Training Log Sleep I slept approximately 8...

    Training Log

    Sleep
    I slept approximately 8 hours using sleeping aids.


    Weights
    Pull Day
    Cybex Dual-Axis Pulldown – Warmup Sets, 400x6 (+1R), 380x6 (Strict, New)
    At some point I started...
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    _8_Ball, I appreciate the support. Yes, it...

    _8_Ball,

    I appreciate the support. Yes, it could have been a lot worse. The construction workers were quite pleasant about the incident. They did not seem upset at all and only asked, "Are...
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