The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness
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The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness

Its 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: hernia

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    Operation cured my hernia.

    Operation cured my hernia.
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    Squats

    Squats
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    Atm. my front squat is about 70% of my back squat.

    Atm. my front squat is about 70% of my back squat.
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    Poll: Depends...

    Depends...
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    Not really. Of course you eat a post workout meal...

    Not really. Of course you eat a post workout meal but the amount of food/energy will be different depending on what you will continue doing after that workout that day and also depending on your...
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    Dr Squat's ZigZag diet...

    Dr Squat's ZigZag diet is a pretty good basic way to eat IMO.

    You need to adjust food intake from day to day depending on your activity levels, and your goals. You don't eat "afterwards", but for...
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    You'll be back to your previous strength very...

    You'll be back to your previous strength very fast. Just be careful to not max out too soon as your muscles probably regain strength faster than your ligaments.
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    PrinterPaper, that's a brilliant idea. Never...

    PrinterPaper, that's a brilliant idea. Never thought about that before. :)
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    Your back looks great Chris. Truly inspirational!...

    Your back looks great Chris. Truly inspirational!

    Btw. Do you have those zits around the year? I usually get them in the winter time and they clear away in the summer time if I get some sun.
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    Thanks guys. :) Still a lot of work ahead but...

    Thanks guys. :)

    Still a lot of work ahead but I'll continue keeping it simple and time will tell...
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    Thanks G-B. Actually my bodyweight is about...

    Thanks G-B.

    Actually my bodyweight is about the same. However I've gained strength during this time so I guess some of that flab has been replaced by a little muscle. :)
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    Back pic 6 months apart.

    May 17th and today. Sorry about the bad quality.
  13. Valsalva maneuver...

    Valsalva maneuver...
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    Big_Weakling, don't give up. It doesn't matter...

    Big_Weakling, don't give up. It doesn't matter how little strength you gain in a month as long as you progress. With time that will add up to more weight. Use big compound movements so you learn to...
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    Good job! :thumbup:

    Good job! :thumbup:
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    Yes, but in the two-factor model of...



    Yes, but in the two-factor model of training, fatigue and positive fitness gains are opposite forces. Fatigue is the negative force and fitness gains is the positive and the final outcome is a...
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    Some of you mention the Two-factor model of...

    Some of you mention the Two-factor model of training mentioned in Zatsiorsky's book.

    He says: "According to the two-factor theory of training, the time intervals between consecutive training...
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    From "Essentials of strength training and...

    From "Essentials of strength training and conditioning" 2nd edition, page 103

    "The effects of testesterone on the development of strength and muscle size are also related to the influence of...
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    Direct quote from Fred Hatfield's book "POWER A...

    Direct quote from Fred Hatfield's book "POWER A Scientific Approach" :

    "Furthermore, you've heard me say this before, you can't shape an individual muscle."
  20. Don't sacrifice technique for weight. If you've...

    Don't sacrifice technique for weight. If you've lifted 135lbs before and suddenly add 100lbs that's a huge jump. Don't add weight too fast. Working hard on other compound lifts like bent over rows,...
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