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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    One of my housemates at university never enjoyed...

    One of my housemates at university never enjoyed Christmas. That is because a year or so before I lived with him, his four best friends were killed by a drunk driver on Christmas Eve. To the OP: I...
  2. I look forward to seeing the video, Fuzzy.

    I look forward to seeing the video, Fuzzy.
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    To all those who say: "They are...

    To all those who say: "They are selfish/shouldn't be having a kid because the kid will get a hard time at school from all the other kids".

    What a bull**** comment.

    Should Orthodox Jews not...
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    I also have the Etymotic ER6i in-ear buds. They...

    I also have the Etymotic ER6i in-ear buds. They are excellent.
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    No doubt it will feel different and difficult for...

    No doubt it will feel different and difficult for a while. I promise though that in due course the results will improve. By rowing correctly you put much more of the emphasis on your legs than your...
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    Yes, arms back enough to feel the squeeze between...

    Yes, arms back enough to feel the squeeze between your shoulder blades. Ideally the finish of the drive phase is when the handle is very nearly (or in fact is) touching your stomach. If you're...
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    I have a pair of the Etymotic ER6i earbuds, and...

    I have a pair of the Etymotic ER6i earbuds, and they are superb. Like the others said, with blocking out a great deal of the outside noise, I find that I now only need to have the volume at 50% of...
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    The reason for slowing down the strokes per...

    The reason for slowing down the strokes per minute is that it's much more effective for duration. The pattern should be 1 second on the "drive" phase and 2 seconds on the recovery. In boat terms...
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    The seats in rowing shells tend to have holes...

    The seats in rowing shells tend to have holes where the bones in your butt are, and you don't seem to get so numb. Depends of course how long you're spending in the boat. We used to have a 10 day...
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    It is a resistance level. More air in the fan...

    It is a resistance level. More air in the fan blades inside the cage = more resistance. Which I'm sure you could tell if you tried using one.

    For off-season rowing training we often used to do a...
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    Note that the BMI rating which was the obstacle...

    Note that the BMI rating which was the obstacle to this guy getting a visa to live in NZ was in the "morbidly obese" category. And he was able to lose enough weight that he got the visa eventually. ...
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    I keep returning to the point that the degree of...

    I keep returning to the point that the degree of harm depends on the person and the nature of their usage.

    The claim that the worst that can happen with binge use of alcohol is choking on vomit...
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    Yep exactly. Individuals seem to have differing...

    Yep exactly. Individuals seem to have differing levels of tendency towards addiction. Some people take 8 grams a day until it kills them, some use it consistently with their other preferred...
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    There's quite a lot of evidence that naps are...

    There's quite a lot of evidence that naps are really good for you. OP, isn't it more the fact that your flatmates don't do their share of the cleaning that annoys you? As another poster put it,...
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    It's amazing how these boards are full of people...

    It's amazing how these boards are full of people who go crazy about the general public's views on steroids, and yet the moment cocaine, GHB etc are mentioned, it's "drugs are bad, stay away from...
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    Fighting is ridiculous and arranged fights are...

    Fighting is ridiculous and arranged fights are just pathetic. OP, who are you trying to prove something to? Seems like you feel the need to beat them in a fight to prove to them that you are "the...
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    So what was the phrase???

    So what was the phrase???
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    Another treatment possibility for problem...

    Another treatment possibility for problem sweating is botox. I'm not kidding. Instead of injecting into your face to make wrinkles go away, it can be injected into your armpits to disable your...
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    There shouldn't be any strain on your wrists at...

    There shouldn't be any strain on your wrists at all. - They're just there to ensure the bar doesn't wobble. I'd get an experienced squatter to take a look at your form and give you some advice. If...
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    Front squats, deadlifts, lunges (with a heavy dumbell in each hand) ..... lots of other options.
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