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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    I go well below parallel right now, and the best...

    I go well below parallel right now, and the best thing it's done for me is increase my ability to jump from a standstill. I can absolutely explode upward.
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    Or perhaps by bringing your grip in you were...

    Or perhaps by bringing your grip in you were placing more emphasis on your chest and less on your shoulders. I've noticed my chest grows more now because I use a shoulder-width grip and I just...
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    Or stop worrying about growth and worry about...

    Or stop worrying about growth and worry about strength. Then make sure your diet is solid.
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    I have 16.5" arms but I'm 6'4 and no way do I...

    I have 16.5" arms but I'm 6'4 and no way do I consider them big. My brother is 6'2 and has 18" arms, but on his build I consider them big, but not huge.
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    Forget the biceps, how bout them forearms? And...

    Forget the biceps, how bout them forearms? And here I thought I was doing good because I curled 145. :(
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    Just keep working hard, and eat as much as...

    Just keep working hard, and eat as much as possible. The breakthrough might be when you've eaten enough for a small family by yourself.
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    I currently have a day for triceps and shoulders...

    I currently have a day for triceps and shoulders that is separate from chest. I never do it less than 3 days after I've done chest. It worked for the last 4 months and recently my gains have...
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    You're going to overtrain on your...

    You're going to overtrain on your chest/shoulders/triceps day. By the time you get to your triceps, they'll already be fried. Or so one would think.
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    Or you could take the quantitative response...

    Or you could take the quantitative response factor of the human muscle tissue and multiply that by three to get your optimal daily caloric intake value.....Ok the goofiness ends here.
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    The workout wouldn't be 5 sets of flat bb bench @...

    The workout wouldn't be 5 sets of flat bb bench @ 300 pounds, he wouldn't have the energy for that. Instead he'd use one weight for the 5 sets, and maybe he'd use 245 instead of 300. And honestly, if...
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    I believe that if your diet is right and your...

    I believe that if your diet is right and your routine is sound, you can simply gain lean mass. You may not gain weight as fast as a guy eating everything in sight, but you'll gain. And you'll...
  12. Thread: Dips

    by kaleido
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    Before every workout I ever do, I grab some light...

    Before every workout I ever do, I grab some light 10lb db's and do lateral raises and bentover lateral raises. It gets blood flowing and helps make sure my shoulders are ready. Otherwise they ache...
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    Paging PowerMan, chris, Maki, others...

    My brother is my workout partner and he's up to about 280 and is ready to drop fat and cut to about 240-250. I'll include the diet we came up with and the routine, and if you guys could edit in/out...
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    New Routine Starting tomorrow, here's the new...

    New Routine

    Starting tomorrow, here's the new routine we'll be using.

    Push Day
    Flat Bench - 5 sets of 5 reps
    Incline DB Press OR Overhead DB Press - 5 sets of 5 reps
    Dips - 5 sets of 5 reps...
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    Back Day Deadlifts - 8x135, 4x245, 4x245...

    Back Day

    Deadlifts - 8x135, 4x245, 4x245
    T-Bar Rows - 8x115, 8x115
    Wide-grip Chins - 8xbw, 6xbw
    Rear Delt Raises - 8x35, 8x35

    Eh, odd day. I didn't eat great but better than usual lately....
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    Shoulders and Triceps Day Overhead DB Press -...

    Shoulders and Triceps Day

    Overhead DB Press - 6x55, 6x55
    Lateral Raise - 8x25, 8x25
    Front Raise 11x30
    Dips - 8xbw, 8xbw
    Tricep Extension - 8x80, 8x80

    This wa actually 2 days ago. I was so...
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    Typically the "dent" leads to atrophy and...

    Typically the "dent" leads to atrophy and eventually your pec will fall off like a dead toenail. Or it could be nothing that requires more than rest.
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    I workout with my brother, and we do the same...

    I workout with my brother, and we do the same workout split, but not the same workout. On our chest day he does 3 sets of incline db press, and I only do 2. So after his second set he just rests and...
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    by kaleido
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    2 sets of 6-8 reps on Flat Barbell Bench 2 sets...

    2 sets of 6-8 reps on Flat Barbell Bench
    2 sets of 6-8 reps of Incline Dumbbell Press
    2 sets of 6-8 reps of weighted dips OR Flat Dumbbell Flies

    I like dips myself, I think they've done wonders...
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    Basketball Day I played well, except I had a...

    Basketball Day

    I played well, except I had a ball hogging showboat ball of **** on my team. The few times I got my hands on the ball I shot well. I rebounded like a maniac, and I tried my hardest...
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