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: My Routine

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    My Routine

    I joined a gym at your guys recommendations and the guy gave me a 3 day routine - as that's all I can get up the gym at the moment.

    I've been doing it for months and have seen pretty much no...
  2. Thread: Finally

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    I will get it up tomorrow. Thing is, I eat...

    I will get it up tomorrow.

    Thing is, I eat alot but I do alot of exercise. I'm hopefully turning golf pro this year, I spend atleast half a day at the course, either practising or playing. I also...
  3. Thread: Finally

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    Finally

    I joined a gym. Money is short as I'm a student but after 1 year of doing workouts in my flat and getting basically nowhere I got pissed off and decided I would pay for a 6 month gym membership!
    ...
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    Thanks all, some great ideas especially the...

    Thanks all, some great ideas especially the corner of the bed one.
    At home I have a lot of equipment and I'm a "member" of the local gym (I pay a small fee yearly and then a very small fee each time...
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    No help then. Thanks anyway.

    No help then.
    Thanks anyway.
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    Help! I'm making a home gym!

    I'm back to uni so I can't bring all my stuff, my room is just too small!
    I can't afford the gym.
    I've brought all my free weights. Most my exercises do not require a bench but I used one for bench...
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    Thanks again all! To be honest I don't eat many...

    Thanks again all!
    To be honest I don't eat many sweets, infact hardly any, if any at all! I put ice cream in it simply for the calories - I took it out because I got too fatty.
    Is PB counted as a...
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    Thanks for the replies. A problem I have is...

    Thanks for the replies.

    A problem I have is the fact I don't have a Squat rack. I do my Squats by holding the weight low down and behind me - but my arms seem to "give in" to the heavy weight so I...
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    My routine. Need thoughts and help.

    I'm a beginner with free weights at my home. I'm not looking to become huge, just slightly bigger. I wont say a weight because I can't guess.

    But here's my routine for my upperbody:

    I do 2...
  10. Thread: Help

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    I was doing a full body workout every other day....

    I was doing a full body workout every other day. Every other week I'd have a 2 day break weekend.
    I would do 1 set of each exercise, between 5-10 reps, I started doing 2 sets but by the end I was...
  11. Thread: Help

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    Oh yeah I'm sorry if it seems vein or whatever...

    Oh yeah I'm sorry if it seems vein or whatever but I'm just so angry at it all.
  12. Thread: Help

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    Help

    I'd been doing weights for maybe 3 months and then I went on holiday. In those 3 months I saw about a 7lb gain. I was disapointed. I felt fat more than anything but atleast my arms were bigger.
    I...
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    It wasn't 8 hours straight, I played for 3.5...

    It wasn't 8 hours straight, I played for 3.5 hours then had a meal. I then went back out for 4.5 hours. I carry atleast 2 litres of water with me per round, so 4 litres that day, and bananas, apples,...
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    Ok then I was told I'd burn off about 4-5...

    Ok then I was told I'd burn off about 4-5 calories a minute playing golf, assuming I was carrying a bag. I played for 8 hours. 2000 calories is a conservatine estimate.
    fitday.com I assume uses...
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    Thanks, you've laid it out for me! How many sets...

    Thanks, you've laid it out for me!
    How many sets would you recommend? Stick with 1 or go to 2?
    I'm kinda short on time - that's another reason why 1 was good for me.
    I don't want to be huge to be...
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    Thanks for the help everyone. Ok, so I've been...

    Thanks for the help everyone.

    Ok, so I've been told that my routine sucks - I do 1 set of about 8-10 reps, once I do 10 reps I up the weight next time. I do it 3 times a week, it's a full body...
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    Could someone explain why...

    ...doing more sets of a lower weight once a week is better than 1 set of maximum weight 3-4times a week?

    E.g. 2x12 once a week is better than 1x8 3/4times a week.

    I don't understand this. I...
  18. Thread: 3 months on...

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    I don't know if this is relevant but what other...

    I don't know if this is relevant but what other exercise do you guys do?
    I walk my dogs 3-4 miles everyday and play golf, atleast 18 holes so that's another 3.7miles (I normally do 27-36 holes so...
  19. Thread: 3 months on...

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    Could someone please tell me what BGB is? And...

    Could someone please tell me what BGB is?
    And why doing 1 set to the max 3-4 times a week is bad. And why doing 2 sets once a week is good. In BGB and WBB routines what weight are you meant to use,...
  20. Thread: 3 months on...

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    So what's lifting big? I was told 7-10 reps, to...

    So what's lifting big? I was told 7-10 reps, to the max, 3-4 times a week, is better than 5 sets of 10-12 reps once a week. I was told you're only going to get bigger if you lift bigger, your muscles...
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