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: Tennis Elbow

    by medevac
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    You could have an acute injury of the elbow (like...

    You could have an acute injury of the elbow (like a bone chip or something) but if it is a dull pain that has come on over time and actually feels a bit better while you work out, but worse after you...
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    Not to mention that many shoes people wear to...

    Not to mention that many shoes people wear to workout are a running-type of shoe, which tends to have a lot more support in the heel and seems to make it easier to roll to the ball of the foot. I...
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    If you are raising the heels (and I am assuming...

    If you are raising the heels (and I am assuming that your overall form is good- not leaning too far forward, etc) then a lot of times it is due to hip/hamstring flexiblity problems. Try stretching...
  4. Thread: Birth control

    by medevac
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    I kinda found it odd you included the...

    I kinda found it odd you included the "premarital" part...it's not like sperm know the difference. All they know is how to swim, married or not, it doesn't affect your chances.

    Like Allie said,...
  5. Thread: Lasik

    by medevac
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    I've looked into it before. Your eye doctor can...

    I've looked into it before. Your eye doctor can fill you in on the details, and there are some limitations. Such as: you precription should change more thatn .25 over the course of a year, you...
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    If you are referring to the little semilunar...

    If you are referring to the little semilunar white marks you occasionally get, they are usually caused by trauma (that you may not even notice) to the nail matrix. As they grow out they turn white,...
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    OK, that just made me laugh out loud at work and...

    OK, that just made me laugh out loud at work and everyone looked at me funny. I'm off to stick my head in the toilet so I can block bullets.
  8. Thread: Shoulder Horn

    by medevac
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    I have used one (well, played around with one...

    I have used one (well, played around with one that a guy had at the gym). Not sure how it can get you a 20 lb increase in bench unless your bench is bad due to rotator injury and you need to rehab...
  9. Thread: Hit

    by medevac
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    Hey, this isn't arguing. This is discussion. I...

    Hey, this isn't arguing. This is discussion. I just wanted to make clear to you that I didn't half-ass my way through HIT. I did give a reasonable try and it just didn't work.

    PM, I would like...
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    I found one, not double-blind placebo though: ...

    I found one, not double-blind placebo though:

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    Mihic S, MacDonald JR, McKenzie S, Tarnopolsky MA.

    Department of Kinesiology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
    ...
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    I generally don't read the profiles of everyone...

    I generally don't read the profiles of everyone who ever asks me a question, do you? Did you even read my post? You asked for an explanation of why I didn't find it probable and I gave one.

    I...
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    Well, to make it simple, increasing fluid the...

    Well, to make it simple, increasing fluid the muscle cell itself will not increase intravascular or interstitial fluid. When, say a diabetic, "retains water", the edema gathers in the extremties in...
  13. Thread: Hit

    by medevac
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    Look, I'm not not new to the ways of HIT. If I...

    Look, I'm not not new to the ways of HIT. If I should have used HIT for longer than 3 months, why am I showing progress with another program in less time? (note, I am not new to exercise with 8...
  14. Tuna Quesadialla (10 mins cooking time tops)

    Take tuna (I used bag), dump it into bowl. If you like the Starkist flavors like I do, use the salmon. It's my fav.

    Depending on calories needed, add regular cheese or cream cheese. I know...
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    Nothing you want to try. Slightly OT, but did...

    Nothing you want to try.

    Slightly OT, but did anyone else see the TLC/Discovery special on the bone-lengthening process that some dwarfs have done? Basically they break a long bone (femur) and...
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    I'm not saying it's NOT posssible, but I don't...

    I'm not saying it's NOT posssible, but I don't think it's probable. Creatine is a phosphate, and therefore used as an intracellular electrolyte...as opposed to sodium, which contributes to serum...
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    I think he's referring to the pill form, not the...

    I think he's referring to the pill form, not the OTC topical creme, that is used for nail fungus (which is exactly 1 million times harder to kill than foot fungus-OK I made that up). I have read...
  18. Thread: Hit

    by medevac
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    "Powerman is not contradicting himself because...

    "Powerman is not contradicting himself because you have to differentiate between optimization of the nervous system and gaining strength by increasing the size of your contractile proteins. Both...
  19. Thread: Hack Squat

    by medevac
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    Look down a few posts for "hip sled" (same...

    Look down a few posts for "hip sled" (same device). I answered this question for another guy.

    Good luck.
  20. Thread: hip sled

    by medevac
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    In my opinion, the traditional Hack Squat Machine...

    In my opinion, the traditional Hack Squat Machine or Hip Sled if you prefer puts a lot of stress on the knees. The problem with it is not the knee or even the foot placement, but the fact that the...
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