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 recently went with wireless internet and since then I cant get my MP3 download progs to work- Ive enabled the port they use in my firewall but suspect that my modem has a built in router. Im...
  2. Eat, eat, eat. Lift weights that are heavy and...

    Eat, eat, eat. Lift weights that are heavy and stress your upper AND lower body. Get enough sleep. Repeat.
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    I love front squats. Yesterday was leg day and...

    I love front squats. Yesterday was leg day and after a nice little leg extension warm up I hit that rack with a vengence- heavy and deep front squats cossack style, hammies to calves.
    My quads...
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    Id agree with your workout volume being too high...

    Id agree with your workout volume being too high if I was a natural athlete, but Im not. I like the 2x a week split for chest. I may give it a go. I just dont know how I would incorportate it into my...
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    I weight 210lbs, training 3+ years, 15% bf. ...

    I weight 210lbs, training 3+ years, 15% bf.
    Thanks Sensei and everyone else for good advice. I figured that a change up in my current method would make me a little weaker for a bit... Im prepared...
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    Db's are not a problem... I hit them up if not...

    Db's are not a problem... I hit them up if not every other week then on a 2 bench 1 db split. Maybe it is psychological. I just think Im to a point where my form has gotten me to around 315- and I...
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    I dont think its a mental thing. Im stuck at the...

    I dont think its a mental thing. Im stuck at the brink of a 315 lift... Ive got it for singles but never doubled it up or anything... Im a one trick pony when it comes to that. For example, inside a...
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    bench press form- advice?

    Im stuck at a current bench press weight now for a while and I think its my form that is the limiting factor...

    I focus on getting "tight" under the bench, pressing my traps together and...
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    Dude... that cut down the center of your abs is...

    Dude... that cut down the center of your abs is out of control... it looks like someone took a hatchet to ya! Good work!
    Give us some background, weight, height, years lifting, etc.
    Good size...
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    Newsflash people- muscles work in conjunction...

    Newsflash people- muscles work in conjunction with others when exercising... sit-ups are fine.
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    Last time I deadlifted my lower back was so tight...

    Last time I deadlifted my lower back was so tight I had problems driving home from the gym... next day the *TIGHT* feeling was gone and replaced with the usual soreness...
    deads are my best friend.
  12. Began cardio/weight training 3 years ago, was...

    Began cardio/weight training 3 years ago, was over 300lbs of fat- lost over 120lbs over the span of a year and a half, and have went from 180 to 215lbs with about a 15% bf, now.
    I have to...
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    Hack squats are great- I find that I dont hit my...

    Hack squats are great- I find that I dont hit my ass or hams if I start the lift rock bottom... if I have my ass in the air at all then its gonna hit. Scraping on the ankles? Dont know what my form...
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    Eat, eat, eat. Good base to build on, nice taper...

    Eat, eat, eat. Good base to build on, nice taper from back to waist. Utilize compound lifts- squat, deadlifts and bench and KEEP AT IT! Congratulations on your decision to build your body, sounds...
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    Thanks, Maki. Ive never thought of training tri's...

    Thanks, Maki. Ive never thought of training tri's like this- obscession with numbers and a burn cloud my vision sometimes.
    Best Tri growth Ive seen has been from heavy close-grip bench presses and...
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    There are 2 different schools of thought on...

    There are 2 different schools of thought on calves- lighter weight and more reps or heavy weights and lower reps... the best calf growth Ive seen on myself is heavy weight and mid-reps... I start at...
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    I had the lower back "pump" so bad last time the...

    I had the lower back "pump" so bad last time the ride home from the gym was uncomfortable and I thought for a while my back was going to seize up... but after sleep that night it was all good.
    ...
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    Im with DNL. The sheer amount of exercises/reps...

    Im with DNL. The sheer amount of exercises/reps in Arnolds book is outrageous. If your a) not a genetic marvel like he was or b) chemically enchanced, stay the hell away from Arnolds book. Develop a...
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    My gf bought me one and I can tell you right now...

    My gf bought me one and I can tell you right now that they are far from accurate- I was tested with calipers at my university at 12.5% and the bf scale reads that Im 31%!! And Im 5'10" 217.5lbs as of...
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    Doesnt anyone do good mornings anymore?

    Doesnt anyone do good mornings anymore?
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