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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    Thanks, Tom!

    Thanks, Tom!
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    Axcel with Results?

    I have currently been opff creatine for a few weeks, but will start sgain with my next lifting cycle. I have had great results with Results (sorry for the wording) as my creatine source, as well as...
  3. You never know when you'll have to push a burning...

    You never know when you'll have to push a burning car off your chest! But seriously, I know of a few jacked guys at my gym who no longer do the big lifts, but I don't know of anyone who actually got...
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    I tend to use a slight arch. I have seen footage...

    I tend to use a slight arch. I have seen footage of Olympic presses from the '72 Games. Those guys had some insane arch, but I would not recommend emulating that form, unless you have a coach.
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    Lots of good advice already. I'd also recommend...

    Lots of good advice already. I'd also recommend 5x5 or Starting Strength. The big compound movements don;t have to start out with huge weights. Have you undergone any PT since the accident? If you've...
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    How about heavy barbell shrugs? I usually do them...

    How about heavy barbell shrugs? I usually do them on the same day I deadlift and / or perform barbell rows.
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    Many commercial gym / health club chains now...

    Many commercial gym / health club chains now offer multi-gym memberships, meaning that you can go to any franchise in the chain. I suspect that in your case, you have a membership that limits you to...
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    Regarding #22, what about knee sleeves? I am...

    Regarding #22, what about knee sleeves? I am approaching a "milestone" birthday in the next couple years, and my guess is that at some point I'll need some restrictive gear on my knees, and possibly...
  9. Blasting my bench back to the 400 lb. mark. My...

    Blasting my bench back to the 400 lb. mark. My shoulder has held up well at the 300 lb. plateau, but we all know how shoulders are...
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    Torn labrum and ligament damage in my elbow.

    Torn labrum and ligament damage in my elbow.
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    Wow! Looks like he was out of real estate on the...

    Wow! Looks like he was out of real estate on the bar, too.
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    Thanks for the quick response!

    Thanks for the quick response!
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    Question about Results and Cycling

    Given that Results in its recommended serving contains about of creatine, should it be cycled the same way we typically cycle creatine? I know that it does not involve a loading phase, but I have...
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    Poll: Even though I regularly perform the big 4...

    Even though I regularly perform the big 4 powerlifts, I still tend to do some supplemental ab work once or twice a week. I feel like tightening up my abs helps with the big lifts, which in turn of...
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    Most likely an exertion headache, which are...

    Most likely an exertion headache, which are usually benign - but if it were me, I would still see a doctor just in case.
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    Me three - although if it is a new movement, I...

    Me three - although if it is a new movement, I would start without weights to get the form and feel down.
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    Interesting thread. I occasionally take a break...

    Interesting thread. I occasionally take a break (just took one while at a computer science conference), and usually 5-7 days results in no noticeable strenth loss, with the added benefit of a few...
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    I think I'd go with squats, overhead press, and...

    I think I'd go with squats, overhead press, and deadlifts.
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    The overhead press is another great exercise to...

    The overhead press is another great exercise to help build upper body definition. Stick to a balanced program, including nutrition, and your overall physique will improve. And by stick I mean don't...
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    Overhead press 1.5 X BW.

    Overhead press 1.5 X BW.
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