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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    Right... Let me know if that article says...

    Right...

    Let me know if that article says mentions that "You get more out of a slow, controlled negative than you do out of a quick, explosive positive; strength and muscle growth both. Usually." ...
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    Incorrect.

    Incorrect.
  3. You always find a way to cock-up a thread, don't...

    You always find a way to cock-up a thread, don't you?
  4. Holy shiat. It won't do a damn thing to your...

    Holy shiat. It won't do a damn thing to your genes. Also, consider that the people that were smoking pot, and whose brain scans you saw, were probably abusing other drugs, too. I'd bet money on that....
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    Don't you mean lower RHR?

    Don't you mean lower RHR?
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    I'm pretty sure glucosamine only helps with...

    I'm pretty sure glucosamine only helps with cartilage. Here is some info from the FDA. It states that glucosamine contains compounds that are found in tendons and ligaments, but only reports on the...
  7. All right. I, obviously, disagree, but I don't...

    All right. I, obviously, disagree, but I don't really have a problem with what you said just there. However, when you called my perspective on strength "childish," you insulted my way of lifting and...
  8. Yes, there is a 114lb class for men. I too...

    Yes, there is a 114lb class for men. I too thought it was obvious who he was talking to. Geoff's scale says that even if you're breaking world records in the 114lb class(depending on the fed), you're...
  9. Never said it wasn't. ...How in the hell is...

    Never said it wasn't.


    ...How in the hell is it childish to compare your lifts to your body weight when you're concerned with strength?



    Look, there's a reason geoff's comment bothered me....
  10. Oh, and btw, geoff, is that scale of yours for...

    Oh, and btw, geoff, is that scale of yours for shirted or not? Flat back or arched? Paused or touch and go? :rolleyes:
  11. How in the hell is it childish to compare your...

    How in the hell is it childish to compare your lifts to your body weight when you're concerned with strength?
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    Let's assume he does. You're trying to diagnose...

    Let's assume he does. You're trying to diagnose over the internet, and I think you'd agree that you're not qualified to do so even in person. Beyond that, you must be aware of how powerful suggestion...
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    I. Don't sneak your friends. 2. You were never...

    I. Don't sneak your friends.

    2. You were never a mack.

    C. Get yourself to a psychotherapist

    4. Ignore #I if that was chocolate cake that your friend tried to get you to eat.

    Hay yos,...
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    Emjlr3, How long do you pause for? As has been...

    Emjlr3,

    How long do you pause for? As has been said, no one squats more with a box than without one. In my experience, even with a pause up to 3 seconds at the bottom of the motion, I still squat...
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    I'll leave it at that.

    I'll leave it at that.
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    Let's assume that was plagiarism. Would that not...

    Let's assume that was plagiarism. Would that not suggest that what Powerman wrote was probably copied from some source that could be considered research to refute your information?

    On a side...
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    Not necessarily. Rep calculations don't always...

    Not necessarily. Rep calculations don't always equate so well to a 1RM. When the amount of reps goes up for a given lift of mine, I often see no increase in my 1RM.
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    ExtremeAnabolic, I appreciate your response....

    ExtremeAnabolic, I appreciate your response. Although I didn't intend to ask the question that you answered initially, I did plan it as a follow-up. As to why I wrote "minus all the variables of...
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    Well, I don't much care other than for the sake...

    Well, I don't much care other than for the sake of knowing. To tell you the truth, all the answers up to ExtremeAnabolic's were exactly what I was looking for. I didn't make it clear what I meant,...
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    But I don't want to get technical. Notice that...

    But I don't want to get technical. Notice that you're the only person seeing a problem with this thread? You're just trolling, mane.
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