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: UGH!

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    Good to know. I've been using it since February...

    Good to know. I've been using it since February and have loved it (but hated the taste--both old and new--unlike most people).

    TB
  2. I gained about 60 lbs in four months. :D TB

    I gained about 60 lbs in four months. :D

    TB
  3. Thread: UGH!

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    What's the reason for 90 days on and 30 off? I...

    What's the reason for 90 days on and 30 off? I recently read that there haven't been long-term studies to determine whether taking a creatine supplement will affect the body's ability to produce it...
  4. Thread: Brads Journal

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    Welcome to HCT-12, and congrats on the work...

    Welcome to HCT-12, and congrats on the work you've put in thus far. How has your weight fluctuated since you started the program? You mentioned not being sure about caloric/macro intake to achieve...
  5. Nice job so far, especially on the nutrition. Are...

    Nice job so far, especially on the nutrition. Are you using something to track your macros and caloric intake? You may be small now, but your consistency will pay off! :)
    TB
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    HCT-12 Test Group Journal - Good workout tonight. I've started adding a mile...

    Good workout tonight. I've started adding a mile run after my lifting sessions to get my cardiovascular system in shape.

    Cable flys: 110 lbs
    Pull down: 220 lbs
    Military press: 125 lbs
    Upright...
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    HCT-12 Test Group Journal - Wow I'm sore from those chest flys. Must've...

    Wow I'm sore from those chest flys. Must've worked some muscles that haven't been worked in awhile.

    Yesterday's workout:
    Angled leg press: 525 lbs
    Rack pull: 255 lbs
    Seated calf raise: 200...
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    HCT-12 Test Group Journal - Summer has been pretty busy, but Iíve been...

    Summer has been pretty busy, but Iíve been maintaining a weight of 220 lbs for a couple months now. Very happy about that. Workouts have been less frequent, but I have been hitting the gym at least...
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    HCT-12 Test Group Journal - Over the past several months, I've come to...

    Over the past several months, I've come to realize how much diet affects training. Admittedly I've been slacking in that department for the past several weeks, and I can tell it's impacting my...
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    HCT-12 Test Group Journal - Seem to have lost some strength. Upper body split...

    Seem to have lost some strength. Upper body split today, with no spotter, hence the difference in exercises:
    Incline db bench: 65 lbs
    Pull down: 220 lbs
    Military press: 115 lbs
    Upright barbell...
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    HCT-12 Test Group Journal - I'm back after a 2.5 week hiatus. Went to...

    I'm back after a 2.5 week hiatus. Went to Scotland and Ireland with my wife, which was absolutely amazing. Definitely the trip of a lifetime.

    Thanks for the compliments all. I'm getting back into...
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    HCT-12 Test Group Journal - Thanks OR. I'm glad to see people enjoying the...

    Thanks OR. I'm glad to see people enjoying the program as much as I have.

    Tuesday's workout:

    Incline bench press: 160 lbs ĖWeight has decreased on this lift for the past few sessions. Not sure...
  13. Thread: Confused!!!

    by tomsids
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    It's up to you, but if you stick with the same...

    It's up to you, but if you stick with the same exercises every week, you're better able to track your strength gains.
    TB
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    HCT-12 Test Group Journal - Last night's workout: Leg press: 540 lbs (- 5...

    Last night's workout:

    Leg press: 540 lbs (- 5 lbs)
    Rack pull: 265 lbs (- 10 lbs) - I'm having trouble holding onto this weight. Is it time I buy wrist straps?
    Seated calf raise: 205 lbs (+ 5...
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    HCT-12 Test Group Journal - Tonight's workout: Pull down - 220 lbs (no...

    Tonight's workout:

    Pull down - 220 lbs (no increase) I'm beginning to wonder if I"ll ever add weight to this lift. Been stuck for awhile, so I may change it out and try something different....
  16. Thread: before/after

    by tomsids
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    There were 25 selected originally, but some...

    There were 25 selected originally, but some dropped out due to injury, and others didnít see it through to the end of the pilot period.
    TB
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    HCT-12 Test Group Journal - I was pretty beat after tonights workout: Leg...

    I was pretty beat after tonights workout:

    Leg press was busy, so I opted for the Hack Sled: 280 lbs
    Seated calf press: 205 lbs - 5 lb increase
    Power cage was busy for rack pull, so I opted for...
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    All you need to know is right here: HCT-12...

    All you need to know is right here: HCT-12

    TB
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    Amazing. Big congrats to you. TB

    Amazing. Big congrats to you.
    TB
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    HCT-12 Test Group Journal - Worked out yesterday. It had been a little over a...

    Worked out yesterday. It had been a little over a week since my last upper body workout, and I wasn't quite feeling it.

    Pull down: 220 lbs (no increase)
    Incline bench: 175 lbs (no increase) -...
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