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: 20 rep squats?

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    And it's a lot safer for form to deteriorate when...

    And it's a lot safer for form to deteriorate when you have less weight on your back than when form deteriorates when you have more weight.


    Let's be honest, we've all let our form go all to heck...
  2. Thread: 20 rep squats?

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    Untrue. The likelyhood of getting hurt during...

    Untrue.

    The likelyhood of getting hurt during a 20 rep set is very low compared to low reps.

    When you're pushing super heavy weight for a short number of reps it's harder to judge when you're...
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    On mine you have to put in your height, age, sex,...

    On mine you have to put in your height, age, sex, etc.

    It says about 19%. My calipers (just measuring my stomach) reads about 25%.
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    I do pushups on my finger tips or knuckles. ...

    I do pushups on my finger tips or knuckles.

    During the day I avoid bending my wrist and putting weight onto it. Which sucks because sometimes at work I spend 8 hours a day crawling around on my...
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    I keep my wrists straight with it resting in the...

    I keep my wrists straight with it resting in the thick meaty part between my thump and index (not the webbing) and on the pad on the outside of my palm.

    I feel bending them sounds like a good way...
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    Eventually everyone plateaus. I've added 45...

    Eventually everyone plateaus.

    I've added 45 lbs to my ultra low weight cause I'm super weak and totally slack squat number between July and now. Tomorrow, it should be 50.
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    Could it be a weak lower back since he obviously...

    Could it be a weak lower back since he obviously has the leg strength to move some weight?
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    Squats over a chair? Man if you sit down with...

    Squats over a chair? Man if you sit down with 200+ lbs on your back you could seriously injure your spine.


    Screw those sissy 5 rep and 3 rep sets......start a 20 rep squat routine.

    After a...
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    I went to a private school for a semester. A...

    I went to a private school for a semester.


    A semester.
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    9/26/06: BP - 125 lbs x 5 x 6 x 6 x 4 Bent over...

    9/26/06:
    BP - 125 lbs x 5 x 6 x 6 x 4
    Bent over rows - 90 x 10 x 10 x 8

    9/28/06:
    Standing overhead press - 80 x 8 x 8 x 6
    Superseted with bicep curls 60 x 8 x 8 x 6

    FYI, Animal Stak 2 was...
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    Ditto. I'd be happy if the phoenixs on my...

    Ditto.

    I'd be happy if the phoenixs on my shoulders got bigger and distorted. "Look at how much I grew!"

    I've seen plenty of tats on girl's stomachs that after they had a kid didn't look all...
  12. Nope sorry. I read it most likely over a year...

    Nope sorry. I read it most likely over a year ago and paid little attention to it.

    It doesn't apply to me because there's no way I'm getting up any earlier or feeling strong enough to lift...
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    The one at the burnsville mall, but I'm sure all...

    The one at the burnsville mall, but I'm sure all of them have the sale going on.
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    9/24/06: Squats - 20 x 125 lbs Leg extensions -...

    9/24/06:
    Squats - 20 x 125 lbs
    Leg extensions - 50 lbs x 8 x 8 x 10
    Deep stretching for about 30 seconds. OUCH!
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    Dick's 300 lbs Oly set on sale for $109!

    I went to the mall last week and looked around and decided I wanted the 300 lbs oly set at Dick's for $150. Sadly though, I had my car.

    Today I went back (the mall is 45 minutes away) and the set...
  16. I've seen studies where they claim it's better to...

    I've seen studies where they claim it's better to work out in the morning. Your testosterone is naturally higher. You circulation will be higher throughout the day to bring in nutrients and expell...
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    He thought creatine would give him more energy...

    He thought creatine would give him more energy like slamming 7 buzz colas. Not by helping out the kerbs cycle.

    I'm sure there's some merit to us not having adapted to eating big macs everyday and...
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    21. I'm around him 8+ hours a day, 5 days a...

    21.

    I'm around him 8+ hours a day, 5 days a week. I have been for almost a year now!
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    Refined grains are bad because the world is only...

    Refined grains are bad because the world is only 5000 years old and we haven't had time to eat them long enough to adjust.

    There are "things" in an apple, banana, etc that help you process the...
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    Yes, because you know when to stop pinching.

    Yes, because you know when to stop pinching.
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