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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    The reason people say to drink it quickly after...

    The reason people say to drink it quickly after mixing is because it's suscepitble to "air-borne contaminants"....in other words, germs. The protein doesn't get less effective.
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    Bottom line is that if you take in less calories...

    Bottom line is that if you take in less calories than you use, you're going to lose weight. That being true, it's much better to space your calories out evenly every couple hours. I guess if you...
  3. Skullcrushers...to forehead or behind head?

    I've seen them done both ways....either the bar is brought down towards the forehead, or the whole thing is moved back so that the bar is brought down behind the head.

    Is one way better?
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    I think it'd be pretty hard to make a home-made...

    I think it'd be pretty hard to make a home-made powder that would dilute effectively.
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    Doing sit-ups simply builds the muslce in your...

    Doing sit-ups simply builds the muslce in your abs, but it doesn't specifically remove the fat that you have there.

    As someone above mentioned, you can't pick parts on your body that you want to...
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    I'm no expert, but I'd say that for a general...

    I'm no expert, but I'd say that for a general purpose shake (not post workout), then:

    -oats/banana for carbs
    -whey (milk if you want as well) for protein
    -PB, flaxseed oil or olive oil for fats ...
  7. Thread: Mrp Pwo?

    by Collegekid
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    I don't think there's any reason to have an MRP...

    I don't think there's any reason to have an MRP unless you absolutely can't get whole food. Even the makers of MRP's rarely claim that you should buy their product because it's BETTER than food,...
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    Well you're actually wrong about that, but thanks...

    Well you're actually wrong about that, but thanks for the encouragement.

    Also, it has been more than one night; it's actually been an ongoing thing which is why I'm stressed out about it.
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    I second that. When I started running I got a...

    I second that. When I started running I got a pair of Nike Shox cuz they were the "best new running shoe" latest technology, etc. Didn't fit my foot at all and I was miserable running in them.
    ...
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    In his defense, it's not unreasonable for a guy...

    In his defense, it's not unreasonable for a guy in high school to want a varsity letter. And since a lot of sports have small teams that you have to be particularly skilled for (baskebtall,...
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    I never ran cross country, but I did start...

    I never ran cross country, but I did start running A LOT over the past year and a half or so when I was trying (successfully) to lose weight.

    I started out worse than you. I was incredibly out of...
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    Eating more often gives your muscles a constant...

    Eating more often gives your muscles a constant flow of nutrients, allowing them to grow more efficiently. Eating often is good.
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    Getting drunk for just one night....

    I saw another post about this a little lower down, but it was mainly about fat loss and not about lifting.

    I've had a lot of trouble sleeping lately and have been really uptight and tense about...
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    Didn't sleep a wink last night...

    My problems with sleep came back big time last night, and I didn't sleep at all. Just tossed and turned for hour upon hour.

    The worst part is i had a killer leg workout yesterday and was really...
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    how much is 1/4 cup dext in terms of carbs

    how much is 1/4 cup dext in terms of carbs
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    What's in your PWO shake?

    Just curious how many people use dext/malto, fruit, oats, milk, etc.....
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    Ok...what's the right ratio of water to use with...

    Ok...what's the right ratio of water to use with dext/malto?
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    I've been doing chest/tris, back/bis,...

    I've been doing chest/tris, back/bis, shoulders/legs, but I'm gonna change it up because I've found that doing back really works my bis, and they're already pretty tired when I go to isolate them.
    ...
  19. Thread: Advice plz

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    Just relax, first of all. Eating isn't rocket...

    Just relax, first of all. Eating isn't rocket science. Think about it this way...most people don't think about what they eat at all...they eat when they get hungry. For the most part, they don't...
  20. Thread: Advice plz

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    First of all, use some punctuation for chrissake....

    First of all, use some punctuation for chrissake. Seriously, reading your posts is like listening to rain man.
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