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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    Tried it cos I have stubborn biceps. Did 10 sets...

    Tried it cos I have stubborn biceps. Did 10 sets of 10 preacher curls with a moderate weight (say 45 pounds). Didn't take all that long. Didn't seem to make my biceps grow tho. What you say is the...
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    Mikey - yeah I get ya

    Mikey - yeah I get ya
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    Some pro guys don't even have that power vein...

    Some pro guys don't even have that power vein (cephalic vein) on their bicep even though they have stupid low bodyfat levels at competitions. Look at Lee Priest for example. So yes you can increase...
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    Mikey, are you suggesting you suggesting you...

    Mikey, are you suggesting you suggesting you shouldn't direct much attention to the trapezius? I thought well developed traps contributed greatly to look of a strong, powerful upper body(ie like the...
  5. Thread: Reasons

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    My reason for bodybuilding is simply to attain...

    My reason for bodybuilding is simply to attain the best physique I can within my limits. Obviously the girl thing is cool too...
  6. Thread: Tricep workout

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    That looks like a good tricep workout to...

    That looks like a good tricep workout to me...You've included exercises that should hit all three heads...

    As for the sharp pain in your lower back...sounds like something nervous...but I'm not...
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    thanx mike, I'll try the upright rows on my...

    thanx mike,

    I'll try the upright rows on my next workout...
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    I reckon I can press about 80 pounds for a max of...

    I reckon I can press about 80 pounds for a max of 5 reps...
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    lateral delt head weak as water...

    The lateral heads of my shoulders seem to be pretty weak. I can't pull off side laterals with the lightest dumbells I can find (7 KG). Obviously I'm just starting out and am looking for ways to get...
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    It might sound silly but just concentrate more on...

    It might sound silly but just concentrate more on the muscle your trying to work. Also try arching your back a little when doing the barbell press as this should emphasize the chest more.

    I also...
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    Hey I'm a little lad too, only 5' 7". Your delts...

    Hey I'm a little lad too, only 5' 7". Your delts and tris look pretty thick and can't wait to get legs like that...


    Keep it up
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    Why does everyone always get in to arguments...

    Why does everyone always get in to arguments about isolating a certain part of a muscle. Obviously isolating the "upper-outer" part of your chest is impossible. But it is, however, possible to...
  13. Yeah I'd agree that if can't see your upper abs...

    Yeah I'd agree that if can't see your upper abs properly you've probably taken an inaccurate bodyfat measurement. You should be able to see abs from about 10% downwards.

    Also you might wanna check...
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    He's not talking about isolating the long head...

    He's not talking about isolating the long head at all. He's talking about emphasizing this part of the tricep. Isolation is obviously a physiological impossibility. Scott is saying that the only way...
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    cool, rare tricep exercise

    I was searching around for an exercise for alternatives to the common tricep exercises (close grip bench, skullcrushers, pushdowns) that focosed on the long head and I came across a cool one that...
  16. does everyone have that vein down their bicep or is it genetic?

    I think it looks well cool when you have that thick vein going down a defined bicep. Pretty stupid question I know but does everyone have that or or just some people ?
  17. Whats the best way to slim down and get defined ?

    I'm pretty new to weight lifting as I've only been into it a couple of months and haven't been to the gym for a few weeks. At the moment I'm more interested in muscle definition so I'm looking to cut...
  18. Thread: Do I have gyno?

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    smoove, I don't think you have gyno from what...

    smoove, I don't think you have gyno from what I've seen from the pics. you've just got some big ass areolas.
  19. Of course it's possible to target the three...

    Of course it's possible to target the three different heads of the tricep. It's a three sectioned muscle just like the deltoid.
  20. Whats the best exercise for developing tricep long head?

    Whats the best exercise to develop the long head of the tricep? This is the head that runs down the very back of your arm and makes it look huge from a back view. I have a fairly big and defined...
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