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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  1. Thread: What to do?

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    Amen. Lately my traps have been burning like hell...

    Amen. Lately my traps have been burning like hell when I'm done deadlifting. Feels great :D
  2. Thread: Subway ?

    by HemiVision
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    I just threw down a footlong sub for lunch for...

    I just threw down a footlong sub for lunch for the second day in a row. I eat Subway all the time, but I try to stick with the ones from the list that have under 6g of fat.

    The only bad thing...
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    The way I like to think of it is that I had a...

    The way I like to think of it is that I had a month long bulk :D

    I ate a lot, but it was a lot of good stuff. How bad can it be to pack in things like turkey and cashews?
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    Especially since they were already dead inside...

    Especially since they were already dead inside...
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    Haha! My girlfriend was all freaked out when I...

    Haha! My girlfriend was all freaked out when I curled her with one arm... of course she only weights about 90lbs and my form wasn't exactly strict.
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    Probably Fitness 365 / Monster. Most of the...

    Probably Fitness 365 / Monster.

    Most of the wrestlers train there because it's right across from the hotels by the airport.
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    I live in Etobicoke. I used to be a Monster Gym...

    I live in Etobicoke. I used to be a Monster Gym member. I wasn't crazy about the place, but they do have a good selection of freeweights. The real attraction was being open 24 hours (are they...
  8. I'm not sure I understand this. If you were...

    I'm not sure I understand this. If you were trying to improve your squat form, why would you want to be prefatigued when you started?

    I do squats first in my leg routine, because they require the...
  9. bingo

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  10. Thread: Trans fat

    by HemiVision
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    Practically no trans-fatty acids are naturally...

    Practically no trans-fatty acids are naturally occuring. The rare exceptions are not relevant here.
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    Looks like an awesome exercise. I'm gonna try...

    Looks like an awesome exercise. I'm gonna try that next time I'm in the gym.

    This link I found is more descriptive:
    http://www.weightliftingdiscussion.com/seatedclean.html
  12. Thread: Butter

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    Probably. I'd be more worried about eating...

    Probably. I'd be more worried about eating margarine containing trans fat.
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    I like the meatball or chipotle steak when...

    I like the meatball or chipotle steak when bulking... but there's really too much saturated fat to eat them frequently. The meatball with barbeque sauce is awesome!

    For cleaner choices I'll get...
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    What about granola-type bars?

    What about granola-type bars?
  15. WheyDelicious taste pretty good to me. Kind of a...

    WheyDelicious taste pretty good to me. Kind of a chocolate/coffee flavour.

    PowerBar ProteinPlus are pretty good if you get the peanut butter / chocolate ones.
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    The advice of the other posters is good - get...

    The advice of the other posters is good - get some decent shoes. The pain you're describing sounds familiar to me, and I have an alignment problem with my feet that causes me to need prescription...
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    Congrats! I'm still working on it. A lot of...

    Congrats! I'm still working on it. A lot of people I know "looked like a weightlifter" when they got to around that point... to me anyway. I think as a general rule, if you can bench 2 plates people...
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    2 plates a side on an olympic bar

    2 plates a side on an olympic bar
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    Gripping a wider bar is more difficult. Wrapping...

    Gripping a wider bar is more difficult. Wrapping straps around the bar effectively makes it wider, therefore harder to grip.
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    I found that to be the case. After using them for...

    I found that to be the case. After using them for a while I actually found I could DL more WITHOUT them.
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