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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    Heavy vs Speed

    My current routine is loosely based of WBB1 and I like it for the most part. However, I was reading an article yesterday that focused primarily on power lifting, but applicable none the less. It...
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    The list doesn't account for snacking. I've got...

    The list doesn't account for snacking. I've got tons of unsalted almonds and cashews that I'm constantly picking at. My main concern is putting on clean weight. Summer is coming up and I don't want...
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    On a typical day, my diet looks something like...

    On a typical day, my diet looks something like this.

    Meal 1: Special K cereal with whole milk

    Meal 2: Granola Bar

    Meal 3: (school cafeteria) usually consists of a bagel and cream cheese,...
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    WWB1 Questions

    I've since adopted WBB#1 and have a question. I work retail part time so my schedule is never really the same. One of my concerns are rest periods from the gym. Take this week for example

    Sun:...
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    Split #2 Day 1: Chest/Tricep (10/8/6 fashion)...

    Split #2

    Day 1: Chest/Tricep (10/8/6 fashion)
    3 sets of flat bench
    3 sets of close grip bench
    3 sets of incline bench
    3 sets of skull crushers
    3 sets of chest flies
    3 sets of tricep...
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    Most exercises are done in a 12, 10, 8 fashion,...

    Most exercises are done in a 12, 10, 8 fashion, increasing weight each set. I've been toying with another split and will post it shortly to see which gets the better response.
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    My split (needs work) DAY 1: Chest/ Back 3...

    My split (needs work)

    DAY 1: Chest/ Back
    3 sets of flat bench
    3 sets of deadlifts
    3 sets of DB incline
    3 sets of pulldowns (concentrated pullup-IDK the name)
    3 sets of chest flies
    3 sets of...
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    Starting Pics

    Age: 18
    Weight: 172lbs empty
    BF: ???
    Date: 3.9.07

    I'm looking for critiques and compliments. I snapped these pics about a week into my first attempt at serious weight lifting; serious in the...
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    I've got an 07 Package 1 2 door GTI.

    I've got an 07 Package 1 2 door GTI.
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    First Post and Need Advice!

    Let's just start with a brief introduction. I'm 18 and have been working out infrequently for the past few months. Recently I've started to get into it with dedication and commitment like never...
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    That's about my intake as well. I'll up to about...

    That's about my intake as well. I'll up to about 2 gallons a day during the summer, just because of the heat.

    I've also heard drinking plenty of water flushes excess sodium from your system? Is...
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    During wrestling season, our coach would punish...

    During wrestling season, our coach would punish the team for lates to practice with a lap of lunges. I could never walk right the next day. A mile is a bit insane, no? I've heard that our track team...
  13. The new Underoath CD is pretty good. Sounds a...

    The new Underoath CD is pretty good. Sounds a little too much like The Bled, but still 100x better than there last album. I'm into the hardcore scene, btw.

    Other bands you should check out

    Guns...
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    Great start. Now comes the fun part...increasing...

    Great start. Now comes the fun part...increasing that number.
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    :micro: OUCH! HAHA but I do agree with you...

    :micro:

    OUCH! HAHA but I do agree with you slightly. Weight isn't so much and issue as muscle mass. I'm a recovering wrestler 5'11.5 @ 158lbs:bang: .
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    Care to elaborate? Or does it mean exactly what...

    Care to elaborate? Or does it mean exactly what the name implies? Should I simply sit on a rolling chair and push myself to and fo my kitchen table? :strong:
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    Attaining 'That Look'

    I'm still very new to this lifting game, but I have learned alot through this message board. Kudos!

    Anyway, I started lifting regularly about a month ago, following WWB#1 with slight modifications...
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    How Long To Cut?

    Alright, so I FINALLY got around to joining a gym today. I put my first session in and it went well. I'm following this site's program and seeing where it takes me. So, I'm going to bulk up for a...
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    Regional Members-NJ

    I was wondering if we had regional forums on here? I'm basically looking for gyms/members in my area. Actually, I'm looking for the first of the two. Gold's Gym is the only one in the area and I'm...
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    New Here and To Lifting

    What's going on. I've just stumbled on this site while doing some research. I'm basically joining a gym for the first time in my life this weekend. In a nutshell, I'm around 5'10, hover around...
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