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: lentils

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    Im with Eddan on this one. Lentils are not a...

    Im with Eddan on this one. Lentils are not a complete protein, I would have them with brown rice. I usually have brown rice and red kidney beans :)

    TheGimp, I get you about the amino acids still...
  2. Thread: brown rice

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    you don't neeed any of these flavourings... it...

    you don't neeed any of these flavourings... it tastes fine.
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    mate... let your food digest then have water.

    mate... let your food digest then have water.
  4. Thread: brown rice

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    I add red kidney beans... that way adds some...

    I add red kidney beans... that way adds some flavour but also combines the amino acids properly
  5. I'm doing a similar thing. I'm starting out on...

    I'm doing a similar thing.
    I'm starting out on each exercise where I can just (or fail on last rep or two of final set) do 3x12. Each week I will add weights on until I can only do sets of 4 by the...
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    13yo?

    13yo?
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    Firstly buddy don't run too much on 'beaten up...

    Firstly buddy don't run too much on 'beaten up shoes', look after your feet a little.
    I have very bad ankle problems, mostly with my right one which I have fractures twice in the past and I hate it....
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    Why not do 3 sets of barbell curls and then three...

    Why not do 3 sets of barbell curls and then three sets of alternating dumbbell curls ?
    thats what i do
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    Casein protein is the predominant component,...

    Casein protein is the predominant component, approximately 75%, of cow's milk It has different bioactive peptides (α-, -, and κ- caseins) compared to whey protein. The major difference in amino acid...
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    Cottage cheese is most ideal if you are taking it...

    Cottage cheese is most ideal if you are taking it late as night as it is slower digesting and will release the amino acids more slowly into your bloodstream throughout the night and minimise...
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    You've probabaly overestimated your calorie...

    You've probabaly overestimated your calorie requirements, you need to consume more than you burn up to put on muscle obviously but if you are putting on fat too fast you are probably overeating a...
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    bad. My GF warns me against it all the time,...

    bad.
    My GF warns me against it all the time, shes a naturopath so I listen to her and don't eat too much cheddar (or tasty) cheese.
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    I usually supplement my diet with fiber with...

    I usually supplement my diet with fiber with about a teaspoon per day, not too little but just about right. As you said, yes you can have too much but I'd rather that than too little. Anyway if you...
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    Fiber is very important though... can get nasty...

    Fiber is very important though... can get nasty if you are too low on fiber
  15. Thread: Motivation.

    by gmanea
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    "I have been lifting for a whole year and have...

    "I have been lifting for a whole year and have not taken more than 1 day off.."

    what do you mean by this ? Do you mean you have watched your diet and stuff everyday even when you didn't go to...
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    Theres arguments on both sides here as in calves...

    Theres arguments on both sides here as in calves are not like any other muscle so should be trained the same, but then again you see distance runners and cylists who can have massive calves also......
  17. Thread: negatives

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    Some ways of negatives are by upping with both...

    Some ways of negatives are by upping with both arms (or legs) and loweing with a single arm...
  18. I agree totally. Yes, you need to definitely...

    I agree totally. Yes, you need to definitely have a leg day, especially if you are trying to lose weight you need to weight train your legs as they burn a lot of calories also. You definitely need...
  19. Thread: holidays

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    It is a marathon not a sprint. Don't aim for...

    It is a marathon not a sprint. Don't aim for anything special in the 2 weeks, just keep eating and training hard. It doesn't hurt to actually take a week or two totally off training every once in a...
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    SsiK, from my understanding you cannot change the...

    SsiK, from my understanding you cannot change the shape of your muscle but only increase or decrease the size of them. If they are flatter, they are just smaller as Mr.Obliques pretty much said.
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