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: Shrugs

    by Obadiah
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    I do shrugs on my full body workout days.

    I do shrugs on my full body workout days.
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    Whatever.

    Whatever.
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    Re: what is the HIT program?

    Here's one way I apply HIT principles for bodybuilding purposes: http://pages.prodigy.net/lmzbz/full_body.html
  4. Thread: HIT vs HST

    by Obadiah
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    Why not alternate between 8 week cycles of both...

    Why not alternate between 8 week cycles of both HIT and HST?
    (seperated by 9-12 days of stategic decon of course)

    The way I figure it, first use HIT to develop strength, then with your new...
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    As long as I warm-up and stretch it a little...

    As long as I warm-up and stretch it a little before hand, I have no problems.
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    Gotcha! I've been diagnosed with an arthritic...

    Gotcha!

    I've been diagnosed with an arthritic condition in my lower back as well.
  7. Thread: My HIT routine

    by Obadiah
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    Here's my full body HIB workout I make great...

    Here's my full body HIB workout I make great progress with, which I also incorporate within HST:

    http://pages.prodigy.net/lmzbz/full_body.html
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    Tank, Don't get me wrong here, but what's your...

    Tank,

    Don't get me wrong here, but what's your obsession with your lower back?

    Squats and SLDL will strengthen it enough.

    I mean it's not like it's a visually noticeable body part.

    How...
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    Full body circuit train her 3 times a week. ...

    Full body circuit train her 3 times a week.

    Have her taking brisk walks a minimum 20-30 minutes twice a day.

    And teach her about proper nutrition.
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    http://www.hypertrophy-specific.com/hst_artcls_str...

    http://www.hypertrophy-specific.com/hst_artcls_stratdecon.html
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    Personally, I would do my full body workout HIT...

    Personally, I would do my full body workout HIT style every 5-7 days, adjusting my weights each workout to find all my different rep max's, 15's first workout, 12's the next, and so on, then, once I...
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    If your failing at 7, or completing 6, it is your...

    If your failing at 7, or completing 6, it is your 6 rep max, period.

    Personally, I would do my full body workout HIT style every 5-7 days, adjusting my weights each workout to find all my...
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    Keep in mind, there is more than one way to skin...

    Keep in mind, there is more than one way to skin a cat, so-to-speak.

    Who's telling you not to go to failure? Don't you believe them!

    A quote from here:...
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    FYI, I meant no disrespect by my reply. I...

    FYI, I meant no disrespect by my reply.

    I guess I'm not as narrow minded as some people are.

    If you look hard enough, I believe you'll find good and bad qualities within any training system.
    ...
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    I'm not understanding what your asking here? I...

    I'm not understanding what your asking here?

    I use the same full body workout for HIT and HST, so what I do is 4 consecutive HIT style workouts at the end of my HIT cycle, 1 every 5-7 days, and...
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    Here's some good reading for you: HST:...

    Here's some good reading for you:

    HST:
    http://www.hypertrophy-specific.com/hst_index.html
    http://groups.google.com/groups?selm=3C8AA82B.B88E6DC0%40onr.com&output=gplain

    HIT:...
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    I think your putting way too much thought into...

    I think your putting way too much thought into this.

    I lift weights, I pick them up, I put them down, nothing overly complicated about that.

    One method works for developing strength with mass...
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    IMO, if you think you have an idea what your...

    IMO, if you think you have an idea what your max's will be, figure out all your 2 week mini-cycles and go with those after 9 days of deconditioning.
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    What would you call someone who alternates...

    What would you call someone who alternates between these two different training methods?

    I never said I do them at the same time.
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    When I have to do them, if I can't do seated...

    When I have to do them, if I can't do seated cable rows, first, I prefer using an EZ curl bar as this seems to take a little pressure off of my wrists as I also prefer an under-hand grip. Second, you...
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