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: Thanks!

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    Thanks!

    I just wanted to drop you guys a line and thank you again for the great products and service.

    I needed to place a supplement order last night, and I thought I might take a break from the AtLarge...
  2. Thanks for the input guys... sounds like it all...

    Thanks for the input guys... sounds like it all boils down to practice and small adjustments in form. If any of you other masters of the hack want to throw your two cents in, go for it.
  3. Yeah, I figured I'd have to slide the bar, but...

    Yeah, I figured I'd have to slide the bar, but without moving my hips out it was coming to a dead stop! I knew that couldn't be the right way to do it. Thanks for the advice!
  4. I haven't felt this awkward in the gym in a long time... (form help)

    Okay, I started WBB 1 this week and did legs today. It was my first time attempting BB Hack Squats and I am confused. The last time I did WBB 1, I used the hack squat machine. After having a...
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    Don't do bench for a while. Pick up some DBs and...

    Don't do bench for a while. Pick up some DBs and do incline presses, flat presses, flyes... change your routine. Throw in some cable crossovers or something. Others may disagree with me, but I...
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    Effing-a... just effing-a I thought I had a...

    Effing-a... just effing-a

    I thought I had a great day last week when I benched 225x6 (pyramid up from 155).

    Chris, I'm gonna need some more of those magic beans of yours... looks like I've got...
  7. Thread: Appendicitis

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    I'm into my fourth week of workouts after my...

    I'm into my fourth week of workouts after my appendectomy. Absolutely zero problems and I'm almost back to pre-surgery form. I was hesitant at first and very careful not to push too hard, but now I...
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    Why I love At Large Nutrition

    It's very simple... the personal connection. Each time I have placed an order, Chris writes a little note on the packing list in the box. And just yesterday, my wife submitted an order for me, and...
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    I just had appendicitis about 2 months ago. If...

    I just had appendicitis about 2 months ago. If you aren't doubled over in pain and feel like you want to cut your belly open to relieve the pressure, it isn't appendicitis. Plus, you generally only...
  10. Thread: Appendicitis

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    The doc said that everything looks great. He's...

    The doc said that everything looks great. He's really happy about how everything is healing.

    April 15th is my magic date for a triumphant (humbling) return to the gym. He said, "Go pay your...
  11. Thread: Appendicitis

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    Heading to my follow-up appointment in about an...

    Heading to my follow-up appointment in about an hour. I'll post this afternoon and give you guys an update. Thanks for the input...

    For the record, I was just asking those of you that have gone...
  12. Thread: Appendicitis

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    Thanks Razor... that's what I was afraid of. Is...

    Thanks Razor... that's what I was afraid of. Is there anything I can do to ensure it heals properly, or is it just a matter of time and taking it easy?
  13. Thread: Appendicitis

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    Appendicitis

    I had an emergency appendectomy last week and am just now back to work. I have my follow-up appointment scheduled for Wednesday, so I'm sure my doctor will advise me regarding workouts and what I...
  14. My wife is an elementary teacher, and I agree......

    My wife is an elementary teacher, and I agree... I can't believe the things that go on, even at an elementary level. When I was growing up, if my parents got a call from a teacher about something...
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    Be careful not to use too much weight if you do...

    Be careful not to use too much weight if you do calf raises on the leg press. I ended up with a nasty case of plantar fasciitis from doing this. I later noticed that there's a warning to not do...
  16. His "Squat": ...

    His "Squat":

    http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=426642

    Does anyone here think he would've made it back up if he hadn't stopped his downward momentum on the safety bars?

    I can't...
  17. He lists his bodybuilding.com screen name...

    He lists his bodybuilding.com screen name "DieselWeasel" on his site:

    http://www.maxbm.net/

    Without any trouble, I found the thread where he not only brags about this lift, but stubbornly...
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    I don't really care if they're truly "natural" or...

    I don't really care if they're truly "natural" or not... I just don't want that juiced-up freak look. Thanks for the site, rookie... those are some cool looking ads.
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    Need site for BB pics

    Hey guys,

    It's been a while since I've visited here and I'm hoping you can help me out. My diet has started slipping, and I want to create a motivational poster to hang up in my kitchen... so...
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    Soccer and workouts

    I recently started playing in an indoor soccer league on Monday nights, and I forgot how physically taxing it is. (Haven't played for several years.) I'm about a month into WBB#2, so I'm doing the...
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