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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    Say what ye want but he'll lose weight if the...

    Say what ye want but he'll lose weight if the cals are lower then his maintenance. Sure, he should probably follow that up with some HIIT and some serious weight training..and perhaps its not really...
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    Haven't seen this mentioned yet but........ ...

    Haven't seen this mentioned yet but........


    HILL SPRINTS


    Thats what made my calves big and in line with the rest of my body.


    Why is that? I believe it has to do with the fact that...
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    I'm over 6' tall but I have a small frame and...

    I'm over 6' tall but I have a small frame and can't lift near what some people lift starting out. I started out squatting 95lb's for 5 reps.

    You have to be somewhat tall but more importantly have...
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    For my cut I'm going to do heavy lifts on squats,...

    For my cut I'm going to do heavy lifts on squats, deads and benchs for 2 sets then the rest of the sets are going to be moderate, conditioning weighted exercises in the 12 + rep range along with HIIT...
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    I definitely don't think thats too much cardio at...

    I definitely don't think thats too much cardio at all. And the results show that the cardio indeed does help BIG TIME to reduce fat and keep you conditioned. The "YOULL LOSE UR GAINS IF YOU CARDIO...
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    The consensus here is that you need to lift HEAVY...

    The consensus here is that you need to lift HEAVY to trick your body into thinking you need to hold onto that muscle and get rid of fat instead. And that cardio on a diet isn't really productive.
    ...
  7. If you've been lifting for a long time then YEAH...

    If you've been lifting for a long time then YEAH you don't want to drop off to large or you'll lose muscle fast. However, ME for example, I drank all damn winter, ever night and I probably had 3500...
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    I can see where the confusion comes from. There...

    I can see where the confusion comes from. There are tons of articles out there claiming, no grain carbs in the morning, only high protein and high fat to lose fat deposits quickly, limit your carb...
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    Ive seen some routines that go mon - squat...

    Ive seen some routines that go

    mon - squat bench cg bench and pullups
    wed - squat deadlift hack squat SLDLS
    fri - squat bench cg bench and pullups


    I dont think id be able to deadlift 3...
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    What he meant was that eating under your...

    What he meant was that eating under your maintenance calories but all throughout the day instead of twice a day will help you burn fat better. I agree, it keeps your metabolism fueling all day along...
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    Many say that low rep high weight sets are what...

    Many say that low rep high weight sets are what makes the body burn fat instead of muscle, but why wouldnt high rep, reasonably high weights not do the same? Would the body seriously burn muscle...
  12. Correlation does not prove causality. ...

    Correlation does not prove causality.

    http://www.acnp.org/g4/GN401000170/

    Great interest has been generated in the effects of marijuana upon adolescent development, educational performance and...
  13. Bad analogy. If Arnold drank bleach instead of...

    Bad analogy. If Arnold drank bleach instead of smoked pot, hed be dead instead of a famous former bodybuilder.
  14. So if you want to be successful in modern life,...

    So if you want to be successful in modern life, smoke weed and do nothing everyday for a while besides that. Then after doing that for a while and getting bored, blame your problems on weed and...
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    Gotta respect a man or woman that picks their own...

    Gotta respect a man or woman that picks their own fruit instead of buying it at the store.
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    No doubt it is. Only thing bad I've heard is...

    No doubt it is. Only thing bad I've heard is that their meat is processed. I used to work there (im young) and indeed everything is made fresh daily, all day. As previously stated, however, if you...
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    Eat maintenance and become lean?

    Is it possible?


    For example, If I eat 170g of protein a day 1g/lb BW and eat maintenance calories, which for me are about 3500, AND I do interval training about 2 or 3 times a week combined with...
  18. Do you have links to these independent studies...

    Do you have links to these independent studies that prove weed is harmful both physically and mentally?


    http://www.maps.org/mmj/prelimresults.html

    Missoula, MT: A battery of medical tests on...
  19. When it comes to smoking and working out, i've...

    When it comes to smoking and working out, i've found that the first half hour or so you can lift very well, but after that time period you start to get sluggish. Therefore, I usually just smoke...
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    I heard from Built and others that the non...

    I heard from Built and others that the non natural PB has a small percentage of trans fat that builds up if you eat a lot of PB (which I do). Both non natural and natural have 0g for trans fats on...
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