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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    you're better off going with what you think is...

    you're better off going with what you think is right and sticking to it on this one. This argument has been brought up a million bazillion times and you'll find extremists/blind followers on both...
  2. It will be a lot easier to do a slow cut now and...

    It will be a lot easier to do a slow cut now and then bulk when you get down to about 10% or so than it will be to bulk at 20% and try and lose all that fat. As has already been mentioned being new...
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    if he needs to gain weight as quickly as possible...

    if he needs to gain weight as quickly as possible 3500 is a pretty low recomendation. If you're just trying to pack on the pounds don't bother counting calories just set some basic goals for...
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    what did you start at in terms of bf %?

    what did you start at in terms of bf %?
  5. Thread: Thanks Everyone!

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    Thanks Everyone!

    I just got back from the trainers at my uni for a body composition test and on the seven point electronic caliper reading i'm 8.1% at 192 pounds. This weight is actually the exact same i started the...
  6. Thread: peep my diet

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    I dunno, looks good. Getting together a diet is...

    I dunno, looks good. Getting together a diet is hella easy, just eat fewer calories if you're not losing the weight you want (making sure you get enough protein). What doesn't look good is the "2...
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    there's a good chance a bunch of those ten pounds...

    there's a good chance a bunch of those ten pounds were water weight and your strength will come back extremely quickly due to "muscle memory" and the fact that your current strength decreases may...
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    Holto, if those numbers are under your name were...

    Holto, if those numbers are under your name were your weights that's super impressive (assuming the 260 is at a reasonable BF%) How long did that take you and were you assisted?
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    Super New[b] Routine

    Alright, after way too much time researching this stuff I've come up with this routine. Why not just follow a pre-made one? Because they all tend to overspecialize which is not something that...
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    I was also thinking along these lines: they say...

    I was also thinking along these lines: they say whey is optimal for PWO nutrition because of it's fast absorption rate. Could one get the exact same effect with a bit of careful timing of real...
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    ha, bones equal calcium. In terms of price...

    ha, bones equal calcium.

    In terms of price right now i'm on a fixed meal plan. So i can get enough food. I should have mentioned that the question included other suppliments like creatine and...
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    Supplement Free. The Way To Be?

    So i just turned my big tub of whey protein upside and dumped the last little bits into my oatmeal. Being a po' university student i'm very very hesitant to go out and buy more, especially now that...
  13. Thread: Health teachers

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    okay, last post in this thread then i'm done. ...

    okay, last post in this thread then i'm done.

    If you haven't ever contradicted yourself you're simply not learning. I find myself consistantly contradicting things i've said in the past...
  14. Thread: Health teachers

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    Why? because it's unhealthy? okay then what? ...

    Why? because it's unhealthy? okay then what? Nobody has to be healthy, it's a lifestyle choice, not a mandate. There's no reason to assume that you as a person are better than anyone else because...
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    let's say this was case. Let's say that there...

    let's say this was case. Let's say that there was a reason other than lack of will that you can't adhere to a diet. What then?

    this lifestyle isn't for everybody. Not all of have what it takes...
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    damn, i thought i was going to be the first to...

    damn, i thought i was going to be the first to call this one out but you beat me too it brickt.

    The way people eat here on these forums would be in no way shape or form optimal for the average...
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    built wasn't talking about losing muscle on...

    built wasn't talking about losing muscle on transitioning to a cut to quickly, it was merely an issue of hunger. If you lost too much last cut you simply went too low on calories it has little to do...
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    wait till there's a sale on canned sources of...

    wait till there's a sale on canned sources of protein (tuna, salmon, beans... whatever) then buy a whole ton. Just flip the coupon books every couple days.

    for carbs go to any place that you pay...
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    how concerned are you with fat gain? go the...

    how concerned are you with fat gain?

    go the Dave Gulledge way and force yourself to drink a gallon of whole milk a day along with stuffing your face and you'll pack on weight.

    Whether or you...
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    i have heard mention of spending two weeks at...

    i have heard mention of spending two weeks at maintenance between the transition of a bulk to cut to help the "stabilization of proteins" (new muscle mass gained on the bulk). But i think this could...
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