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. Going everyday is probably not a good idea. Go...

    Going everyday is probably not a good idea. Go three-four times a week to lift, and every day beyond that just do cardio if anything. I would strongly reccomend following the WBB routines, starting...
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    I don't think all that is neccesary... Take away...

    I don't think all that is neccesary... Take away the military press for two weeks, and consider using a closer grip for your bar bench and holding the weights closer together for dumbbell bench.
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    careful... incline flies can mess up your...

    careful... incline flies can mess up your shoulders... stick to incline presses
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    I agree, not listening to the doc's orders is...

    I agree, not listening to the doc's orders is never a good idea. Better to take your 2.5 weeks now rather than risk messing something up and be sidelined for longer next time.
  5. ACSM reccomends a minimum of 3 times a week for...

    ACSM reccomends a minimum of 3 times a week for 20 minutes at 65-80% of the VO2 max window just to keep the heart healthy. Anything more is gonna help your endurance, but stunt your bulk.
  6. Okay, sorry it took so long, but these are the...

    Okay, sorry it took so long, but these are the journals I had originally come across... Sounds much more credible, and isn't quite as horrible... Still, the data is there, something to consider...
    ...
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    I had an inguinal hernia on one side the summer...

    I had an inguinal hernia on one side the summer before last, and it never really hurt at all, but I noticed the bump, got it checked out, and it turned out I had a smaller one on the other side as...
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    No no, what I mean is that the program lists them...

    No no, what I mean is that the program lists them as an either or, but since pull downs and dead lifts are pretty different, are you supposed to choose, alternate, do both? Why were they listed like...
  9. I know i know, natty pb has been a staple of my...

    I know i know, natty pb has been a staple of my diet for year and a half now... hold on, that was just one of like five sources my professor had forwarded me, more to come shortly
  10. For all you Peanut Butter Fans out there... Scary!

    Hey yall, anyone who is a fan of peanut butter like WAS should check this link out... kinda scary....
    http://www.thepaleodiet.com/fatsnuts.htm
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    Not sure what WBB2 is asking for...

    The routine lists "Wide Grip Pull Downs or Deadlifts" as one exercise. They are pretty different, no? Are you supposed to rotate? Do them both?

    It likewise gives the option for Seated Cable...
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    WBB #2 Warm Up Question-

    In the FAQ for WBB#2 it suggests Adding 2-3 warm up sets pyramiding down for each exercise... what does pyramiding down mean?
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    So wait, is it hips first or knees first for...

    So wait, is it hips first or knees first for proper form?
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    But I mean technically couldnt you keep going...

    But I mean technically couldnt you keep going till the backs of your heels are touching the backs your thighs? wouldn't that be too far? just thinking cuz of the torque on the joints at such small...
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    Squats: How Low Should You Go?

    So I always thought that the standard squat was supposed to go until your thighs were parrallel to the ground, but reading the exercise glossary on this here site, I noticed that they reccomend...
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    WBB #1 for cutting??

    So I've been bulking on WBB #1 and now considering starting a cutting phase. In addition to changing diet, should I still stick with WBB #1 routine? Make the reps or sets higher or lower? Just...
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    When to start my cut?

    So I've been on WBB#1 routine for about two months, eating like crazy, getting bigger and putting on fat as well. What do you guys usually use as a guideline for when to start a cutting phase? A...
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    Theres no way to be 100% sure on your own. I...

    Theres no way to be 100% sure on your own. I know for me, somethings wrong with my equipment, i get it checked out ASAP. Personally, I know I dont wanna be taking any chances with everything down...
  19. Ever hurt your shoulders from sleeping on them?

    Okay, I've had this lingering cold for a couple weeks now, and as much as I try to avoid it, I always end up sleeping on my side because it allows me to breath easier. But I've been sleeping on my...
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    I dont know about the weight loss, but I had the...

    I dont know about the weight loss, but I had the exact same diagnosis on my right elbow. What worked perfectly for me is getting a tendonitis elbow brace that I attached just distal to my elbow...
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