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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    SLDL is an excellent movement. Go less...

    SLDL is an excellent movement.

    Go less intensely. Do NOT go to failure.
    Stretch.
    Perform a cool down.

    If you're new to the exercise, start with by getting used to the movement with very...
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    Insufficient recuperation is most probably the...

    Insufficient recuperation is most probably the cause.

    -Zulu
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    Assisted pull-ups ALL THE WAY! Pull-downs...

    Assisted pull-ups ALL THE WAY!

    Pull-downs don`t compare. Not even close.

    To say pull-ups are a waste of time is a very ignorant comment.

    -Zulu
  4. Thread: 5lbs in a week

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    Take a week off man, you're overtraining. ...

    Take a week off man, you're overtraining.

    Forget about what I said earlier, for now. Do it once you've rested.

    Eat well, eat a lot.
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    Most beginners deadlift more than they squat. It...

    Most beginners deadlift more than they squat. It is an easier movement to learn.

    Shredder, both an supra maximal isometric or eccentric will work by potentiating the nervous system [for a few...
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    "At least it works for me and many others guy. "...

    "At least it works for me and many others guy.
    "

    Maybe you're all slow twitch? This doesn't mean you should advocate it for everyone.

    -Zulu
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    "if you can't go up 5 lbs in a week then you got...

    "if you can't go up 5 lbs in a week then you got problems
    "

    ??
    Nobody can keep increasing by 5 pounds a week after a while. If they could they'd be ELITE powerlifters in 2 years.

    To answer...
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    Oh boy. On elite you tell me nobody should listen...

    Oh boy. On elite you tell me nobody should listen to my ignorant advice and you don't even know what the central nervous system is?? Open a book.

    Just had to get that in there.

    -Zulu
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    "If you can do 5x100 to failure and few days...

    "If you can do 5x100 to failure and few days later I put a gun on your head and tell you : do 7-8x100 you'll do it. because of your CNS capacity."


    Adrenaline? Your CNS didn't magically adapt,...
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    Nothing wrong with doing 6-8 reps man. I'm...

    Nothing wrong with doing 6-8 reps man.

    I'm not a fan of HIT, however it will work on beginners. It will not work on Elite Athletes.

    -Zulu
  11. Thread: myth or truth?

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    Myth to a large extent. Although high reps,...

    Myth to a large extent.

    Although high reps, with short rests, alternating upper and lower body exercises have been shown to cut fat. Charles Poliquin is an advocate of this.

    -Zulu
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    1-3 reps are low reps, for me. A rather...

    1-3 reps are low reps, for me.

    A rather subjective concept, depends how you phrase things.

    -Zulu
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    What LATMAN said. A wide stance is used...

    What LATMAN said.

    A wide stance is used primarily by powerlifters to reduce the distance of the movement. It emphasizes the glutes and hams to a greater extent.

    -Zulu
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    If you pause for 4 seconds you're completely...

    If you pause for 4 seconds you're completely negating all elastic energy and thus working that much harder.

    A good technique to use.

    -Zulu
  15. What's wrong with doing both or cycling them? ...

    What's wrong with doing both or cycling them?

    They obviously train different functions of the forearm muscles. Both, however, are more of a hand exercise.

    -ZUlu
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    Do it sparingly at most

    Do it sparingly at most
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    " endomorph has 0 advantages.. ectomorph stays...

    " endomorph has 0 advantages.. ectomorph stays lean all the time , and mesomorph is the best...
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    Endomorphs put on mass easily and are usually very strong. The only problem is cutting up.
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