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 usually take about 1 minute between most sets,...

    I usually take about 1 minute between most sets, unless im really going for a goal and take 2 sometimes 3 minutes.

    If you dont take long enough then you cant perform as well. Simple.
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    Good news and great to hear you are happy with...

    Good news and great to hear you are happy with yourself. (always the most important part at the end of the day!)

    I take it your from UK when you refer to KGs, well me too lol. I started roughly...
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    Thanks for the comments guys, I will be adjusting...

    Thanks for the comments guys, I will be adjusting my warm-up regime accordingly. ;)
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    Well the only warm-ups I perform is 1,000m on the...

    Well the only warm-ups I perform is 1,000m on the rowing machine before every workout, and if im working my legs/quads then I have a 5 minute stint on the bike.

    Is in-adaquate warmups the reason...
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    Forearm pains

    Ive been going to the gym and working out for 11 weeks now, and since I started I have gained vast amounts of strength from Day 1, but just lately ive been getting a slight pain in my right forearm...
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    I notice that most people tend to do their DB...

    I notice that most people tend to do their DB Bicep Curls with one in each hand alternitively. Have you tried focusing on one arm at a time, you'll probably notice you can focus all your...
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    Never do Biceps and shoulders on the same day,...

    Never do Biceps and shoulders on the same day, period.

    If you must though, work your shoulders first!
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    Squats dilema

    I have a minor issue whilst performing Squats. Actually going through the sets and reps isnt the actual issue now. I do the workout twice a week and am making good gains but there's one thing that...
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    I perfer squats any day of the week although I...

    I perfer squats any day of the week although I usually hit the leg press once a week. That said the weights simply aren't heavy enough so I work one leg at a time to maximise the weight im using.
  10. Dips and Kick backs.

    Dips and Kick backs.
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    Just a quick one, when people on here post their...

    Just a quick one, when people on here post their best bench, deadlift and so on, do they work out their max including the weight of the bar (45lbs) or without it?
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    If I ever saw that at my gym, i'd probably fall...

    If I ever saw that at my gym, i'd probably fall on the floor and have a laughing fit!:evillaugh:
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    Friday 04/07/08 Time of workout: 8:00AM-9:30AM...

    Friday 04/07/08

    Time of workout: 8:00AM-9:30AM

    Warm up
    1,000m Rowing Machine

    Biceps
    DB Curls (3x12 - 10kg/10kg/10kg per arm)
    BB Curls (3x10 - 20kg/20kg/20kg)
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    Thanks for the advice. Ive already had a...

    Thanks for the advice.

    Ive already had a workout from Monday morning which included deadlifts, but it was before I made the journal so thought I wouldn't put it in. :clown:

    Think I might miss...
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    Yes im doing exactly the same with my sets/reps....

    Yes im doing exactly the same with my sets/reps. :)
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    Surely you must be sat too close to the board...

    Surely you must be sat too close to the board when doing the leg press?

    The knee clicking has probably come from putting too much strain on them when the weight should all be going on your quads....
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    What do we work in?

    KG or lbs?

    I know that the overwhelming majority of members on here are from the US, but most people from the UK work in KG, including myself.

    I think to convert KG into lbs you have to...
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    Best combos....?

    What would you guys say are the best combos during workouts when were talking about body areas?

    The reason I ask is because this morning I worked my shoulders first and then legs, and when it came...
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    Wednesday 02/07/08 Time of workout:...

    Wednesday 02/07/08

    Time of workout: 7:30AM-9:00AM
    (Remember I live in England :))

    Warm up
    1,000m Rowing Machine
    5 mins cycle machine

    Shoulders
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    Although I do agree with a lot of those...

    Although I do agree with a lot of those suggestions, especially the 'women wearing revealing clothes and looking disgusted when you look at them' as there' some fit birds at my gym, I really think...
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