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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    When do you all weigh yourselves? In the...

    When do you all weigh yourselves? In the mornings when you're the lightest or at night when you're the heaviest?

    I notice a 4-5 lb difference from when I wake up to when I go to bed.
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    This may be of help. ...

    This may be of help.

    http://www.elitefts.com/documents/max_effort_easy.htm
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    http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x6gfk0_finale-du-...

    http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x6gfk0_finale-du-100-metres-jo-2008-usain_sport

    He even said the 100m wasn't his best event.
  4. Calf raises I assume? Poor choice of leg...

    Calf raises I assume? Poor choice of leg exercise, but you're going in the right direction by starting to squat.

    Try [exrx.net/Lists/Directory.htm] for basic exercise terminology.

    To answer...
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    We do have aerobic steps, but I have no faith in...

    We do have aerobic steps, but I have no faith in them even with plates underneath.

    Putting the bar on boxes/plates is an option I'll try. Band work will be incorporated in the future.
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    Rack too high for rack pulls

    The rack at my local gym ends up mid-thigh at its lowest setting. I would have to stand on 3-4 plates to get it just below knee level.

    Anyone else do this and find that it's stable enough?
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    I believe the weights start low the first 4 weeks...

    I believe the weights start low the first 4 weeks or so to prevent immediate burnout. The reason the last set seems like a struggle is that the goal is to increase the 5-rep max in that exercise as...
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    If you're following BGB I believe biceps are...

    If you're following BGB I believe biceps are included in the quad focused day. If you're making a new split I personally wouldn't have back and bis in the same workout. Your biceps get hit enough...
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    In weightlifting, there's no such thing as a...

    In weightlifting, there's no such thing as a quick anything, let alone a quick six pack. I would concentrate on more important body parts (e.g. legs and back) and not worry too much about abs.

    I...
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    Military press, standing OH db press.

    Military press, standing OH db press.
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