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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  1. are rubber plates larger than their iron counterpart?

    I'm wondering if I could just buy a set of 45lb rubber plates to cushion the drop even if I had other iron 45lb plates on the bar.

    Thanks for any info
  2. So why does aspartame retard ketosis? if one was...

    So why does aspartame retard ketosis? if one was eating a very carb restricted diet + drinking diet sodas, how would their brain function?
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    http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y4/dasfonzie/2670...

    http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y4/dasfonzie/267026_1387266098727_1744292190_657702_1676840_o.jpg

    my living room. i plan on getting a dip/pullup station soon hopefully to add to it
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    yes I've been playing and building guitar/bass...

    yes I've been playing and building guitar/bass for about 10 years, about 5 on the banjo, and just getting restarted learning the piano. i've never released anything though. i play for fun/stress...
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    any recommendation for places to order weights? i...

    any recommendation for places to order weights? i have no experience ordering exercise equipment online. i see on amazon 1.25lb plate pairs for 6.50 but then i also see this
    ...
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    seriously? it's the ideal of adding weight to...

    seriously?

    it's the ideal of adding weight to the bar every time you do the exercise in question. it's one of the principles of the Starting Strength regimen. eventually you are not going to be...
  7. well it says don't take pills two hours before or...

    well it says don't take pills two hours before or after, i'm assuming because it will rush them through your system before they can be properly absorbed. all the carbs from psyllium husk are dietary...
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    where can you buy fractional plates? the only...

    where can you buy fractional plates? the only places i have around me are Dunham's and Wal Mart and neither of them sell them. I kinda live in the stick though, so that may be why the Dunham's...
  9. mixing fibre (Metamucil) with whey protein shakes

    I'm currently using a ketogenic diet plan, pretty much eating only meat/eggs/veggies/almond milk/coconut milk

    anyway, unless i eat like 2 or 3 salads a day (i buy those pre-bagged salad/coleslaw...
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    for the record I'm 25 years old. also I know what...

    for the record I'm 25 years old. also I know what my immediate plans are after getting my B.A. and that is joining the JET Programme (my minor is in Japanese and I'll have a certificate in TEFL...
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    I know i want to get my M.A. in my first major...

    I know i want to get my M.A. in my first major (linguistics with a focus in Japanese) though, and eventually my Ph.D in Archaeology. the history major will make that look like a much more attractive...
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    this thread makes me want to change my second...

    this thread makes me want to change my second major to biochem now instead of history... but i wont because that would require like and extra two semesters to get a B.A. and a B.S. at this point
    ...
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    what kind of grip are you using? i find it easier...

    what kind of grip are you using? i find it easier to get into the low bar position with my thumb on top of the bar, kind of just pressing it into my shoulders as opposed to having my thumbs wrapped...
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    well care to form a rebuttal, it doesn't give you...

    well care to form a rebuttal, it doesn't give you much credit when your response is a one sentence equivalent of "nuh-uh!"
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    i'd just like to thank you for typing all that...

    i'd just like to thank you for typing all that up. if i muster the energy after i finish grad school in my field,i'd actually like to go back and get a B.S. in biochem or possibly kinesiology with a...
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    eggs are cheap man, load up

    eggs are cheap man, load up
  17. thank you for the detailed advice! I think after...

    thank you for the detailed advice! I think after each workout I'm just going to practice the motions with the empty bar for a few sets and record and analyze some more.

    In the mean time I think...
  18. how would i work those lifts into an SS style...

    how would i work those lifts into an SS style workout? Normally the power clean would be on the non DL days, would it be possible to do these lifts on the same day? I usually add pull ups into each...
  19. another vid of my power clean form for critique

    the last time I posted i received some criticism and studied up and hopefully I have improved my form, but i'll let you guys be the judge if you will.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pU-zr-jm4jQ
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    Constantly dislocating shoulder

    I've had a problem with my shoulder dislocating... several times a day, in the past week. it started a year ago when i had a seizure when my shoulder for dislocated and wasn't popped back in for...
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