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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    Is it better to lose weight slowly or quickly?...

    Is it better to lose weight slowly or quickly? I've always heard that losing weight quickly means losing more muscle as well...
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    how about cardio? i've heard HIIT really burns...

    how about cardio? i've heard HIIT really burns fat. is it worth it to slightly up the calorie count and include some HIIT into my routine? perhaps on off days?
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    how should my progression be during a cut?

    i've never done a cut before. i'd like to do one for the next 6 weeks. how should i be progressing? during bulks i try to go for 5lbs on my lifts every week. sometimes i up the reps instead. i have...
  4. Do they all hit the same muscles? Anterior delts?...

    Do they all hit the same muscles? Anterior delts? What about the push press?
  5. Thread: casein vs. whey

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    casein vs. whey

    I'm looking to make my own weight gainer shakes. The problem is the protein powder. I'm Muslim so I only eat Halal (pretty much just like Kosher... I can also eat Kosher) meat, and this includes...
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    i sometimes arch my back when i get heavier...

    i sometimes arch my back when i get heavier weights for the standing military press... its not a huge deal, just a little cheating. your shoulders still get hit. just keep your head straight and look...
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    WBB3 vs. 5x5 for mass?

    my previous routine was a upper/lower split twice a week. so everything got worked out twice a week. and 5x5.

    so i'm wondering if i should modify the WBB3 routine and instead of making it 2x6,10...
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    WBB3 modification for home gym

    Day 1:
    can i replace dips with weighted pushups?
    can i replace high cable row with bentover dumbbell row?
    can i replace chins with barbell bent-arm pullovers? (i need to get a chinup bar, i know...
  9. Thread: Weight bench

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    those dont come with the barbell set do they?

    those dont come with the barbell set do they?
  10. Thread: ab routine?

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    i take it these are going to failure then? that...

    i take it these are going to failure then? that must be a lot of weight to add...
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    going from bulk to cut

    i won't be doing this until later in the summer, but i'm completely confused w/regards to cutting...

    right now for bulking my caloric intake is around 3500/day

    considering i'd have gained about...
  12. Thread: ab routine?

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    hm... i work out at home now so no cables, and no...

    hm... i work out at home now so no cables, and no decline bench yet. i might buy a bench in 2-3 weeks that i can change levels with though, but until then?

    10-12 reps? how many sets... i'm not...
  13. Thread: ab routine?

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    ab routine?

    ive been neglecting my abs during my bulk

    i have a upper/lower split, twice a week each for my current routine, i'd like to add the abs with the lower days

    any ideas/suggestions?

    i'd like to...
  14. Thread: What is HIIT???

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    wow. so only 5 minutes of cardio on off-days? and...

    wow. so only 5 minutes of cardio on off-days? and sprinting at that (the fun kind)... it can't be that easy, lmao:bow:
  15. Thread: What is HIIT???

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    is it better to do 20 min on offdays (3 offdays a...

    is it better to do 20 min on offdays (3 offdays a week) or just 10 min everyday? (during a bulk)
  16. Thread: bulking diet

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    bulking diet

    i need a 4000+cal/day bulking diet.

    what kind of macronutrient spread should i be looking at...

    also, i seem to be picking up a little bit of fat, what's a safe/effective cardio routine during...
  17. Thread: H.i.t. ...

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    H.i.t. ...

    i've seen it called that, its basically 2.5 or 3x a week, full body workout, 1 set of each exercise to failure in around 10 reps. (including a warmup set actually)

    does this stuff work? sounds...
  18. Thread: need a new diet

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    whats the easiest way to calculate calories in...

    whats the easiest way to calculate calories in food?
  19. Thread: need a new diet

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    need a new diet

    ok, i'm 165lbs, 5'11"... not a lot of muscle (upper body is pretty skinny), the fat seems to be concentrated at the gut area, and maybe thighs. its not too bad, although i definitely wanna lose fat...
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    elbows vs. bench press

    i'm a pretty skinny guy, when i do bench presses my upper arm/elbow gets angled probably more than the guys with giant barrel chests because the bar has more room to travel down.

    anyway, my elbows...
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