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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    Kefir for breakfast??

    What do you guys think of replacing oats with kefir? I just hate oats for some reason lol, Saw kefir the other day in the store, checked the stats seemed pretty good, what do you guys think?...
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    Nvm found the answer! Macronutrients stay the...

    Nvm found the answer! Macronutrients stay the same, slight loss of proteins in the broth/liquids, but very low drop, primarily just water weight.
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    Was just for curious, anyone know? Id assume the...

    Was just for curious, anyone know? Id assume the calories change when being cooked, I just would like a better grasp on the whole thing :)
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    Weighing meats

    When someone list that they "ate 8oz of chicken breast" with any given meal are they talking about pre-cooked weight or after cooking weight? I'm trying to figure out when I should be weighing the...
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    When to lose the "jiggle"?

    Heya, I started lifting in Jan 06 at around 138ish lbs, I, I had some trauma in my life later on, gained some weight, I was about 180lbs, and pretty much laid off the gym for about a year and a half...
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    Thanks for the replys guys, Yeah i'm babying the...

    Thanks for the replys guys, Yeah i'm babying the shoulder :) Massaging it every night to hehe, Question, when you said going from 4000 to 1700 can be "disastrous" What could happen to make it...
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    Questions on cutting ( My first time )

    Hey guys, My shoulder has been injured for some time, I've been going to the gym now for around 3 weeks, and feel nothing in my shoulder whatsoever, so i've decided to continue my cut. Just a few...
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    Yeah I still consider myself a noob, but I don't...

    Yeah I still consider myself a noob, but I don't think its possible to gain 6lbs of dry muscle tissue in 3 weeks, let alone 3 days, probably water weight, first time I really started drinking water...
  9. Thread: Egg drop soup?

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    Egg drop soup?

    Is egg drop soup bad for you? Theres a chinese restaurant like 2 min from me, They have a huge sign that says they never use butter in anything only vegetable oil. So I guess thats good. A quart of...
  10. Thread: Shoulder injury

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    Yeah man I researched it....the symptoms seem to...

    Yeah man I researched it....the symptoms seem to be exactly what i'm experiencing, good call, thanks. So should I ride a bike or jog...swim...anything to keep in some form of good shape? I'm kinda...
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    Well it only hurts when I raise my arms in...

    Well it only hurts when I raise my arms in certain ways, such as, if I raise both of my arms in front of me..I feel no pain at all, same if I raise them slightly behind me ( make sense? ) But when I...
  12. Thread: Shoulder injury

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    Shoulder injury

    Hey guys, 2 years ago I started lifting at 140-150 lbs, I got up to 192 last winter, then started cutting for summer, I could see my top 4 ab muscles before I got injured at 177ish lbs, Not even sure...
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    Myoplex Ready to drink

    Hey, Question about the myoplex ready to drink shakes. They come in a 4 pack, Each shake being 17oz. I know the outside of the box used to say 2g of L-glutamine per serving. But the new ones dont...
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    Sugar when nothing else?

    Hey all, I've been away for a while...never stopped lifting tho, just had a question i've been pondering a while....say I'm at work, ate everything I have and I have a period where I have to skip a...
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    I'll give BGB a shot :) and in answer to your...

    I'll give BGB a shot :) and in answer to your question WHYYYY?!?!? about the 1x50 stuff hehe :) Its to get blood pumping into the muscle before I actually start the workout. Got that one from Arnie :)
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    Hehe k, could you explain why my routine is bad?...

    Hehe k, could you explain why my routine is bad? :) Id like to know so in the future I wont make the same mistakes.
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    K hehe, I play tennis at least 4 times a week for...

    K hehe, I play tennis at least 4 times a week for 2-3 hours. Gained 32lbs naturally no change in BF%.

    I start off the week with chest/biceps
    Goes as follows

    Day 1: Chest/biceps

    Treadmill...
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    Yeah "only" 4 days a week hehe, i've been working...

    Yeah "only" 4 days a week hehe, i've been working out each bodypart twice a week with a 6 day on 1 day off routine. Think once a week for each bodypart is enough?
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    Hmm could you explain the upper/lower split?...

    Hmm could you explain the upper/lower split? Havent heard of that.

    Edit: Never mind friend explained hehe. Thanks for the advice =)
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    Winter bulk

    Going on a winter bulk, I've read that for bulking its best to only work out 4 days a week max, to save the other days for caloric intake :) I plan on doing compounds and the big 3.My problem...
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