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 thought I would post here instead of starting a...

    I thought I would post here instead of starting a new thread. Maybe I should have started a new thread....

    Anyway, what is a DE effort day "supposed" to feel like? I just started a...
  2. Thanks, Shock.

    Thanks, Shock.
  3. deadlifts?

    Maybe I missed it somewhere, which is possible, but I'm not sure where deadlifts fit into this routine. Day 1? Another day?
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    Sorry, dude. You do a little, albeit, a younger...

    Sorry, dude. You do a little, albeit, a younger Jack Black.
  5. Hey man, with the way the world is today, I...

    Hey man, with the way the world is today, I would rather stay in Canada, and I was thinking Yellowknife, but it's so frigging expensive, I just thought that for the same price, I could go to Iceland...
  6. I want to see the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis)

    I've decided I want to see the Northern Lights aka the aurora borealis. I'm in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

    How far north do I have to go? If I have to head up to Alaska, for instance, isn't it...
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    Sora-- I feel your pain. You're actually...

    Sora--

    I feel your pain. You're actually taller than me. I'm a little guy, but I started at 120. I'm around 150 now, which doesn't sound like a lot to many people here, but seriously, even an...
  8. I second (third?) the taking time off. I just...

    I second (third?) the taking time off. I just got over a broken ankle and some soft tissue injuries to my hands. Take time off, and keep eating smart. If you need more than a week off, worst...
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    help working weak bodypart

    I have a question about working a weak body part.

    I am doing WBB #1. If I decide that my chest is lagging, what's my best strategy? Adding sets? Less rest between sets? Steady progression on...
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    slow, controlled, good hard contraction

    How important is it to get a good flex at the end of the rep, even if it means using less weight?

    For instance, assuming all other factors are equal, who gains more mass faster:

    (A) the guy...
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    What should I be taking? Which fish oils exactly?

    What should I be taking? Which fish oils exactly?
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    tendonitis (tendinitis) in hand; advice?

    Okay. I was on crutches for seven weeks because I broke my ankle. Four days after the cast came off, I started getting trigger finger in my right, which also showed up in my left hand. Doctor(s)...
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    Thanks for your answers, everyone. I can't wait...

    Thanks for your answers, everyone. I can't wait until I'm over this inury. I fractured my ankle and am on crutches. Trying to do machines, but it sucks. Plus, my whole "broken leg" is atrophying....
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    muscle memory--fact or fiction

    Forced to take at least 6 weeks off due to an injury. I'm doing what I can, but I know my progress (mass-wise) is disappearing.


    Did a search on the forums, but didn't see this discussed...
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    Poll: SoulOfKoRea--6 weeks total in the cast. I've got...

    SoulOfKoRea--6 weeks total in the cast. I've got 5 weeks plus one day left in the cast (not that I'm counting down or anything ;) ) and then whatever rehab after that. Why do you ask? I just...
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    Poll: No, I agree. The point is, do I let myself do...

    No, I agree. The point is, do I let myself do what I want to do, or do I give it a pass for the time being? I don't want to risk more permanent-type injury, though I don't see how working my upper...
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    Poll: working out with fractured ankle

    Should I do it? 2 of 3 docs said upper body might be okay, the other said I have more important things right now, and I should give it a pass.

    Anyway, I've got 5 weeks (I'm being positive, so in...
  18. You think something like that would work for...

    You think something like that would work for chest and back (my weak parts)?

    Say: bench press - flyes - dumbbell bench press and
    rows - pull-ups - deads (not sure about this back one)?

    Any...
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    Belial--Dude, I know what galileo meant when he...

    Belial--Dude, I know what galileo meant when he said commit. I know it wasn't just some feel good statement. I just meant I'll commit to it, (but only after I've built up some confidence in some...
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    Thanks.

    Thanks for the advice. I'll commit.

    ChrisH--Thanks for the link. I'll try it at work, since it doesn't seem to be opening here.

    If anyone else has any more advice, please pass it on. Thanks.
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