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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    Dont get caught up in the trap of having or not...

    Dont get caught up in the trap of having or not having genetics or who does and doesnt take steroids. It doesnt matter, knowing that does not change what work you have to do in the gym.

    Just keep...
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    few more comments: drop all of the supplements...

    few more comments:

    drop all of the supplements except whey. You seem to be a beginner, you wont need it for another 5-6 years. Even whey you could probably hold off on for a while.

    My advice:...
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    Alright bro, listen don't stray from this program...

    Alright bro, listen don't stray from this program for at least 6-8 months.
    First, read this: http://www.wackyhq.com/madcow5x5/geocities/Topics/Training_Primer.htm
    - this is all you need to know...
  4. Chevelle is on spot. Also, don't forget to...

    Chevelle is on spot.

    Also, don't forget to have patience, with only 3 weeks of workout id be surprised if you really saw much results at all bro. 99.9% of all those super hard bodied guys you want...
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    im not kidding. ATF squats wear at the knees bad....

    im not kidding. ATF squats wear at the knees bad. You think were meant to pick up 2 times our bodyweight when getting up? from a squatting position.

    your knees will wear.

    There is never a set...
  6. Thread: metabolism

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    ya best way of "resetting your metabolism" is...

    ya best way of "resetting your metabolism" is high protein / cal diet and some cardio.
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    What i meant to say is at a young age you dont...

    What i meant to say is at a young age you dont want to kill you knee by 25.
  8. Thread: metabolism

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    ..to clear up the small meal myth: Meals...

    ..to clear up the small meal myth:

    Meals digest every 3rd hour. After this period your body begins to enter a catabolic state. At this point your body is using stored carbs, proteins and fats for...
  9. Are you kidding me. Have you ever seen a guy...

    Are you kidding me. Have you ever seen a guy benching 250 for a solid 10 bigger than a guy benching 300 for 10 at the same intensity? I seriously doubt it.

    point being: strength and size have a...
  10. Thread: Which?

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    new to lifting??? read the stickies... try...

    new to lifting??? read the stickies...

    try Max-OT it explains most of the fundamentals bit by bit to lifting.
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    baad idea. Use alternating exercises. I.e. db...

    baad idea.

    Use alternating exercises. I.e. db curl, one arm tri extension.

    Do your weaker side first. Count the exact number of reps and sets your weaker side performs.

    Your stronger side...
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    okay well the lower you go the more u activate...

    okay well the lower you go the more u activate the glutes. Humans are meant to squat, its our natural position. Fetal Position, giving birth, old style using the bathroom (digging a hole in the...
  13. Thread: The big 225.

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    stretching decreases muscle tension. Do this...

    stretching decreases muscle tension. Do this after your workout.

    When maxing out never, ever stretch. Always do a 10 rep warmup with 50% of ur 10 RM weight (slow and controlled). 3 Rep weight...
  14. precisely. Since tearing ALWAYS occurs during a...

    precisely. Since tearing ALWAYS occurs during a heavy load, DOMS indicats a great amount of tearing. Thus the body will have to remodel and rebuild the muscle more so that if DOMS did not occur.
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    wayyyy to much volume... either make it 1 set...

    wayyyy to much volume...

    either make it 1 set per exercise

    or max of 2 exercises with 3 sets.

    wow... your intensity will crash and burn doing that.
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    Commonly amongst teens, there is a disease...

    Commonly amongst teens, there is a disease involving the growth of the shins. When your bones grow too fast it puts pressure on the joints if it is unable to properly allign itself during its growth....
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    Machine squat alow you to put force into the...

    Machine squat alow you to put force into the movement as opposed to worrying about balance, and if you can lift the weight or no.

    Try it, its good for you.
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    HIIT and Max-OT cardio definately have a great...

    HIIT and Max-OT cardio definately have a great effect on your VO2 max. Especially if you are just beginning intense training.

    In terms of fat loss im not sure how much Max-OT helps but HIIT...
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    no. The idea of bulking is to put on muscle with...

    no. The idea of bulking is to put on muscle with as little fat as possible. Cutting is trimming the fat with loosing as little muscle as possible.

    If you cut properly you wont loose more than a...
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    are you eating enough? i find sometimes if i...

    are you eating enough?

    i find sometimes if i havent had a big enough breakfast and then go workout i begin feeling very very sleepy.

    Then after eating i feel better
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