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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    agree w ru, muscle spasms. Best bet would be...

    agree w ru, muscle spasms.

    Best bet would be to go to a doc and see if you might have a disc abnormality.
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    That was my point exactly, but you put it much...

    That was my point exactly, but you put it much more concisely.

    Quality of life is precisely the issue. What we have here, the thing that distinguishes the smoker from the non-smoker, is a...
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    That was my point exactly, but you put it much...

    That was my point exactly, but you put it much more concisely.

    Quality of life is precisely the issue. What we have here, the thing that distinguishes the smoker from the non-smoker, is a...
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    I don't know, I agree with being harsh to people...

    I don't know, I agree with being harsh to people who think they have potential, but this guy has expressed little interest in quitting. He didn't make a post, "How do I quit smoking" he posted...
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    why do something that makes you feel ashamed? ...

    why do something that makes you feel ashamed? just quit. you
    can quit easily if it makes sense to you. if it doesn't make sense in your head you will never quit. for me, i thought about it long...
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    I am a great person to ask about this, as I...

    I am a great person to ask about this, as I suffered two severely ruptured discs in March at l4-l5 and l5-s1. I've got to share my experience and brag some about it, so I hope you won't mind if I...
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    heh heh, more or less exactly like that except...

    heh heh, more or less exactly like that except before they bring on the large telescoping laser gun they slice open your corneas with a razor blade and then peel it back like an onion. You don't...
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    Just had LASIK Surgery

    Here's my LASIK story for anyone who is interested:

    I have been nearsighted all my life with slight astigmatism. I think my prescription was -7.5 in both eyes, but that was years ago when I had a...
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    Re: Re: home gym - is this possible?

    My bad, I guess I forgot to make clear I'm not too much into the bodybuilding end of it, I just like lifting for the emotional and health benefits.

    To the guy who said there are no leg...
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    Just another tall guy's perspective: My BF was...

    Just another tall guy's perspective:

    My BF was measured at university last fall as 9.4 using the calipers and 13.1 using BI. At the time I believe I weighed 185. Keep in mind, my body...
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    home gym - is this possible?

    Is investing in a home gym a good idea? I love to lift, but when I go, I usually only do these exercises:

    shoulder press
    tricep extrension
    bicep curl
    lat pull down
    that abdominal crunch thing...
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    Even more really deep stuff...

    Even more really deep stuff

    hey when you've got the internet, who needs therapy?;)
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    Thanks for the replies guys. LP, Were you...

    Thanks for the replies guys.

    LP, Were you talking to me in this post? If so, no I haven't figured things out. My goals currently are not to kill myself, to make all Cs or whatever the minimum is...
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    Depression

    I blame myself for my lack of effort socializing up to this point in my life.

    I also realize if I could lower my expectations, I'd not be lonely. But I can't. If it were that easy, there'd be no...
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    Well I am not a licensed physician (Hi...

    Well I am not a licensed physician (Hi Everybody!) but I've reading about low back pain for the past few months. All the sites I've been reading suggest that somewhere between 70 and 90% of low back...
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    I was using Eminem as an example of someone with...

    I was using Eminem as an example of someone with personal issues that is a success in spite of them.
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    To say that a chemical inbalance in the brain...

    To say that a chemical inbalance in the brain causes depression is like saying a "structural inbalance" caused the World Trade Center to collapse. You're correct, technically, but that is not the...
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    The Case for Strength Training

    So is strength training, (i.e. weight lifting for fitness) even important? I know this group is focused on bodybuilding as opposed to weight lifting, but I thought I'd throw the idea out there.
    ...
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    That's a pretty loose definition of "quit" if you...

    That's a pretty loose definition of "quit" if you ask me, but I guess that's cause I'm not a smoker. :cool:

    If you only smoke socially now instead of daily, I think that's great.
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    http://www.bodum.com/products/use/french/english.h...

    http://www.bodum.com/products/use/french/english.htm

    You don't need an illustration though. Basically all u have to do is put in the coffee and wait some. It's easy!
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