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. Thread: Smoothie King

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    If you're gonna get a blender, get it right the...

    If you're gonna get a blender, get it right the first time. Get a Vitamix.

    I had the conventional Oster blenders in the past, and I rarely used them, if ever.

    I use the Vitamix at least once...
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    Very interesting. If it's true that you...

    Very interesting.

    If it's true that you shouldn't combine fruits and veggies, then you were probably experience the digestive complications that are supported by the theory. Different chemicals...
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    Thanks guys, I'll continue to mix fruits and...

    Thanks guys, I'll continue to mix fruits and veggies... for now.
  4. Thread: Smoothie King

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    I think it stands for meal replacement. As far...

    I think it stands for meal replacement.

    As far as caloric smoothies go, I'm a big fan of peanut butter/banana.

    That said, I just stick to fruit/veggie smoothies. I have a Vitamix blender, so I...
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    Okay, so I did a search on "food combining." I...

    Okay, so I did a search on "food combining." I guess that's the term for it. Here's the chart you should stick to, for healthy absorbtion and digestion of nutritional intake. Bummer indeed.
    ...
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    So I did some research, and this is what turned...

    So I did some research, and this is what turned up.




    Here's the first paragraph of another article, that gets way technical.
    ...
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    You can't mix fruits and veggies???

    I have a Vitamix to help me with my vegetable intake. I just toss in a bunch of fruits to mask the veggies.

    Anyway, I was searching for some smoothie recipes, and I stumbled upon something that...
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    Thanks for the link. That's an awesome resource....

    Thanks for the link. That's an awesome resource.

    However, I don't think I learned anything about my particular "freak" injury on that website. My injury wasn't caused by trauma, but overuse. Also,...
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    Swollen knee but no pain

    Recently, I got a gig with the Census, so I've been standing around all day. Our operation lasted a month, and I'm finally done, but I noticed the last week, my left knee felt a little swollen during...
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    Insomnia from black tea?

    Around six months ago, I made black tea my staple source of hydration. On any given day, I'm consuming around 4 to 6 bags of black tea.

    Recently (about two weeks ago), I've been having a lot of...
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    I have a lot of phlegm...

    I have some phlegm in the morning, which isn't a surprise. I snore, which is essentially breathing really heavily, and I could imagine I'm sucking in a lot of the mucus in my nose and pooling it in...
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    Kinda sucks, because my body's always responded...

    Kinda sucks, because my body's always responded pretty well to natural movement. Most of the ROM in weightlifting is not natural, so I tend to get injured far more frequently when I'm pumping iron....
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    The pressure point on my neck has subsided...

    The pressure point on my neck has subsided tremendously, due to vigorous icing four to five times a day. I have a Cryo Cup, and I just massage the three pressue points (bursa/top of acromion/neck)...
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    The part that really sucks, is that it's almost...

    The part that really sucks, is that it's almost impossible to ice these areas. If it was on the front side of the shoulder, it would be easy to ice. But it's a the far end of my shoulder (bursa), the...
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    Shoulder/Neck pain from basketball

    I've been dealing with a couple injuries for the last year, so I haven't been doing any kind of workouts - weightlifting or cardiovascular.

    Lately, my knee felt a little better, so I decided to...
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