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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    If it were me, I'd get a second opinion. Not to...

    If it were me, I'd get a second opinion. Not to scare you, but the symptoms you described have me concerned and there has to be some cause of the symptoms, whether they are clear or not. Hopefully...
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    Read my last post, I edited it. After your...

    Read my last post, I edited it.
    After your diagnostic testing, if my guess is correct, you may want to see a physical therapist to address your issue and re-educate the muscles that are not...
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    You're thinking of TOS (thoracic outlet...

    You're thinking of TOS (thoracic outlet syndrome), but symptoms would only go as far as the hands (possibly weakness, pain, numbness). He wouldn't have lower extremity symptoms.
    Keep us posted...
  4. Thread: Acne with ZMA

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    Check your diet also. High amounts of sugar in...

    Check your diet also. High amounts of sugar in the diet can make your skin look like crap.
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    I agree. I only train at random now (few times a...

    I agree. I only train at random now (few times a month or not at all), and I am still the same weight and have pretty much similar body composition to when I was training intensely. However, I feel...
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    I agree. I only train at random now (few times a...

    I agree. I only train at random now (few times a month or not at all), and I am still the same weight and have pretty much similar body composition to when I was training intensely. However, I feel...
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    Can be spine related, like a spinal stenosis. Go...

    Can be spine related, like a spinal stenosis. Go see your doc.
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    Yea get it checked out and MRI'd if possible to...

    Yea get it checked out and MRI'd if possible to make sure there is no damage. Stability muscles consist of your hamstrings, quads...especially the VMO (the one that looks like a teardrop). Some...
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    If your talking extension at the elbow, you...

    If your talking extension at the elbow, you probably annihilated your bi's and they are very sore and limiting your extension. I would just stretch the bi's gently until they are healed.
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    Man, I work with these types of injuries all the...

    Man, I work with these types of injuries all the time, go get proper rehab or you will be sorry in the long run
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    lol, maybe I should have been more clear. I was...

    lol, maybe I should have been more clear. I was referring to the mother, not the child, in my example. Re-read the sentence with that in mind.
    -If you had the scoliosis as a kid, there may be a...
  12. Thread: Scoliosis

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    If the curve (or it might look like a "hump") is...

    If the curve (or it might look like a "hump") is PRESENT in forward bending, it is structural.
    -Structural refers to bony changes of the vertebral bodies that causes a permanent curve.
    -Functional...
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    If you don't have any pain or discomfort when it...

    If you don't have any pain or discomfort when it pops, the general rule of thumb is that you don't have to worry about it. May just be joint fluid escaping via air bubbles popping. If you are...
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    If your doc doesn't think you need surgery, then...

    If your doc doesn't think you need surgery, then manage it in a physical therapy facility, a legitimate one. Not one where they have ~5 medical disciplines in one building. You should be performing...
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    What part of your arm exactly?

    What part of your arm exactly?
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    -Your mentioning of the large "bump" concerns me,...

    -Your mentioning of the large "bump" concerns me, did your doc mention the possibility of a sternoclavicular ligament tear?
    -I have other exercises in a book somewhere that I don't have access to at...
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    Do you know if it is "structural" or...

    Do you know if it is "structural" or "non-structural" scoliosis?
    If it is non-structural, you can correct it via postural education/re-education.
    One way to tell is to have someone check if the...
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    What country are you in? An X-ray and an MRI are...

    What country are you in?
    An X-ray and an MRI are helpful to determine what the main issue is, and to determine whether it can be corrected from PT or perhaps surgery. If your area doesn't require...
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    I agree; In my years of organized football, we...

    I agree; In my years of organized football, we always cut the player off with our heads in front of the players body. If we would put our head behind the player it was risky since your only cutting...
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    Your ignorance is becoming offensive. Read my...

    Your ignorance is becoming offensive. Read my other posts. I have never said that chin tucks ALONE give you great posture. It is an exercise to aid you in achieving your goals of having "great...
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