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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    Thanks for all of the replies so far... A real...

    Thanks for all of the replies so far...

    A real fast car seems real exciting, however, I am not going to be racing or anything. So one car necessarily being .2 seconds faster in the 0-60 isn't the...
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    Need Your Help and Honest Opinions

    Well, the time has come to get a new (well used) car.

    My daily beater (1995 Saturn SC2) got broken into a few weeks ago and has become very unreliable. The decision has been made that it is time...
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    Stupid Stupid Question

    What's going on guys?

    Well this morning, for some reason, when my alarm went off for me to get up and go to the gym, I ended up just going back to sleep. Now, I am wondering if it would be okay...
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    Yeah I partially tore my ACL and Medial Meniscus...

    Yeah I partially tore my ACL and Medial Meniscus a few years ago and instead of surgery I went through months and months of physical therapy... everythings been fine but every once in awhile I get...
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    I am so jealous... Im like 5'10 around 165/170...

    I am so jealous...

    Im like 5'10 around 165/170 (and probably like 12-13% BF)... but Im trying to get all the kinks worked out and get BIG like you
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    Congrats on getting started... I just started...

    Congrats on getting started...

    I just started doing squats about two weeks ago. I have been lifting on and off for about two years and have always made excuses for not doing them (like my old knee...
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    Question about Bill Starr 5x5 Routine

    Whats going on guys?

    I just recently started doing the Starr 5x5 workout routine. I am following it to a T as it specifically says not to mess with it. However, I am somewhat confused abotu the...
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    For full body routines, you should look into Bill...

    For full body routines, you should look into Bill Starr's 5x5 or Rippetoe's Routine..

    I just started Bill Starr's and Im loving it so far... it seems relatively simplistic with just compound lifts...
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    Ok... I reduced the list a little bit and tried...

    Ok... I reduced the list a little bit and tried to just keep mostly compound movements...

    Squat
    Deadlifts
    Bent BB Row
    Standing Military Press
    Romanian DLs
    Front Cable Pulldowns
    Flat BB Bench
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    Okay, I have been thinking a lot and I think I...

    Okay, I have been thinking a lot and I think I have decided to completely screw everything I was thinking and go back to a fullbody workout...

    So now I need to figure that out...

    Flat BB Bench...
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    While I do appreciate what you are saying about...

    While I do appreciate what you are saying about variety...

    With all variables being assumed the same, one doesnt out-do the other?
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    So... Im still missing an answers ;)

    So... Im still missing an answers ;)
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    Best Type of Row?

    Hey guys?

    Im trying to figure out what type of row to throw into my new routine and I was wondering if there was any real difference between Bent DB Rows, Bent BB Rows, or Seated Cable Rows....
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    So you suggest just keeping it the way it is...

    So you suggest just keeping it the way it is rather than reorganizing into a pull/push/legs type thing?
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    I would be doing 3 sets of 6 reps for each...

    I would be doing 3 sets of 6 reps for each exercise most likely...

    Can I just ask what the benefit to switching to a push/pull/leg split would be if its all the same exercises?
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    word?

    word?
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    I actually hadn't even thought about that. I'll...

    I actually hadn't even thought about that. I'll have to make sure to throw that in. Thanks.
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    And I completely agree... However, my squat is...

    And I completely agree...

    However, my squat is seriously non existant... I can do leg presses and db lunges with some weight though...

    So while I am working on my squat form to get it going.......
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    So I just sit down and thought about it and wrote...

    So I just sit down and thought about it and wrote out all the exercises that I was planning on doing...

    And lo and behold, guess what? It was pretty damn close to WBB1...

    Anyway, my question is...
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    I just cannot squat :( I have had numerous...

    I just cannot squat :(

    I have had numerous knee injuries and lift by myself and I just cannot seem to get any weight going with a freebar squat....

    So while im working on my form with low...
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