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. I thought deloading would be best after 6 or so...

    I thought deloading would be best after 6 or so weeks of this routine. Basically I just lower the volume and/or weight right? I just started it this week. I added an additional rest day, is that...
  2. changing my routine, is this good for hitting muscles 2x week

    My previous routine was Tues-Back/bicep, Thurs-chest/shoulder/tri, Sat-Legs. so everything was 1x a week. I weigh about 125-130lbs

    Heres one where I can hit my muscles twice a week

    Tues: Lower...
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    alternative drink during workout

    if you're familiar with my other thread, great

    if not, i weigh about 117lbs, 5'7ish, 19yrs - I got some good responses in the other thread and adjusted my diet accordingly

    I usually sip water...
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    Well I used to take 1 tablet/day 2 yrs ago, this...

    Well I used to take 1 tablet/day 2 yrs ago, this was because I was told to when I had acne breakouts on my face. Haven't really taken any for a while now.

    I did some research and the omega 3's in...
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    Is adding Fish oil to my diet beneficial for me?...

    Is adding Fish oil to my diet beneficial for me? 2-3 pills a day (depending on dosage)
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    appreciate the responses this is basically...

    appreciate the responses



    this is basically the stuff im eating right now, Looks like Ill have to start eating more of it + Peanut butter with every meal sounds like I'll do that. Does it...
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    I started eating a bit more and I've seen some...

    I started eating a bit more and I've seen some results (not entirely though) when doing my arm workouts last. Feel less tired than before.

    I also wanted to ask if doing ab exercises 2-3 times a...
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    Post #2 suggested it, or add another day for...

    Post #2 suggested it, or add another day for biceps. Thought I'd give it a try, guess that's not a good idea.



    I read the HCT-12. Can you point me to a 5x5 you're referring to?

    I'll stick...
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    Okay so I have to start eating more + I'll start...

    Okay so I have to start eating more + I'll start training biceps first on back day.

    Few questions
    1- I drink a protein shake 30 mins before and after a workout. Is this good, should I be eating...
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    also do you think im focusing on the foods i...

    also do you think im focusing on the foods i SHOULDN't be eating too much?? Should I be eating just about everything?
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    shit lol if this doesn't get me motivated more i...

    shit lol if this doesn't get me motivated more i don't know what will

    but seriously is this partially the truth or is what Behomoth said also true?
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    arms fail/tired during end of workout

    Hi guys i'm on a 3 day split. I do Back/Biceps on the same day.

    During this day, I'll start off with lat pulldown and seated rows before I get to deadlifts. I save my biceps for the final part...
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    Moving workout to later time of day

    I currently workout around noon (12-2pm) and sometimes I feel sluggish, drained or tired so I don't find my workouts to be fulfilling. One thing I hate is when I'm doing dumbbell benchpress or...
  14. are vans or samba's some good alternatives to...

    are vans or samba's some good alternatives to chuck's?

    there both flat as well

    sambas
    http://www.zappos.com/adidas-samba-classic-black-white

    vans..I have these already fitted in and sorta...
  15. ok thanks guys, so I won't necessary needs clamps...

    ok thanks guys, so I won't necessary needs clamps if im just benching 10lb or 5lb on each side lol right?

    for shoes I meant for working out in general, not just squats
  16. question about squats, shoes and muscle clamps

    Hey guys I'm about to begin squatting and I wanted to know proper form before I went in. I had a very good idea on how squatting worked but realized there are so many videos on on how to squat and...
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    I tried benchpressing (just the weight of the...

    I tried benchpressing (just the weight of the bar, to feel it out), and I had a question if you should arch your upperback? Does this reduce risk of shoulder injuries?

    Next time Im going to start...
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    Okay Yeah i know I just dont want to look...

    Okay



    Yeah i know I just dont want to look like a fool. I've watched some videos on how to bench and it looks extremely easy, its just the weight that i gotta change up
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    well I went in the first day and just used free...

    well I went in the first day and just used free weights because i had no idea what to do with the machines, it just looked too confusing. i setup a orientation but all that was just sitting down and...
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    Some advice on going to the gym?

    It's a 24 hour fitness, and it's my first time at a gym. I had a thread like this few months back but I decided not go because of conflicts in my schedule at the time

    What should I bring? A towel...
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