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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    Ate my last Novus bar

    Yummy! Ate it just before the printed expiry date. I'm going to miss those bars. RIP.
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    I've read lots of articles on nutrition, and...

    I've read lots of articles on nutrition, and usually the norm is to have two servings of fruit per day. I suppose it depends on your goals. Fruit contains mostly sugar (which is taken as carbs in the...
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    I'm around 187.

    I'm around 187.
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    I ran a race yesterday which was 8K. I wore my...

    I ran a race yesterday which was 8K. I wore my heart rate monitor and kept my range between 160-170. I sped up towards the end to finish and my heart rate maxed at 174. If that helps my fitness...
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    Question about heart rate

    Google has been totally ineffective for me on this, so just curious if you guys have an answer.

    I'm currently doing a cut with Jim Wendler's 5 3 1 program, where I do 3 weight training days a...
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    Same here. Don't know if it's a good thing or...

    Same here. Don't know if it's a good thing or bad. Fruit punch flavor doesn't have that coloring effect.
  7. You could be right that it was due to the lack of...

    You could be right that it was due to the lack of sleep. Practices aren't a problem since the intensity isn't required. I did a cut on the weekend, and I'll eat more carbs this week to see if that's...
  8. Lack of energy for my hockey game last night

    Hey guys, I'm curious if you can help me out. I play hockey once a week, and during our game last night I felt out of energy. Not dead tired, but not enough to play at the level that I usually can. I...
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    Wow, congratulations on the baby. As BULK_BOY...

    Wow, congratulations on the baby. As BULK_BOY stated, you have the right mindset and are on the right track. I would like to touch on another subject to help out. When going back to the gym after a...
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    I'm going to try that recipe too. I agree with...

    I'm going to try that recipe too. I agree with everyone that says that real food is better. I personally work out in a gym at work, and it's an hour to get home. In order to hit that timing frequency...
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    I've been struggling with this concept of cutting...

    I've been struggling with this concept of cutting for the past two years. I'm now starting on a cut, and looking for more information to actually make progress. Two years ago I did a cut by...
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    I could try adding berries, but I'm saving that...

    I could try adding berries, but I'm saving that to pair with Greek Liberte plain yogurt from Costco for dessert in the evening. There is 20g protein and 6g carbs in a serving of that yogurt!

    I...
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    Peanut butter oatmeal

    Hey guys, I recently discovered oatmeal. I bought a 2kg package a couple weeks ago from Costco, and I was planning on opening it after Thanksgiving. Now that Thanksgiving is over, I tried the recipe...
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    Hey sharktopus, I'm in the same boat as you. The...

    Hey sharktopus, I'm in the same boat as you. The past two summers I've tried to do a cut to go down to the same 8-9% body fat. I was about 190 pounds at the start, and dropped to 176 last summer....
  15. Hey minicush, I think as far as things go, your...

    Hey minicush, I think as far as things go, your current program is a good one.

    You said your goal is to get strength, and in order to do so within a time frame like that, I would (as others have...
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    Hey Tom, Iíve just finished my winter bulk,...

    Hey Tom,

    Iíve just finished my winter bulk, but Iíd like to see if you would tweak it in any way to allow me to gain hypertrophy for the big 3. Iíve been doing squat, bench, incline bench, and...
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    Yah. I would imagine that the research on...

    Yah. I would imagine that the research on physical fitness hasn't matured to the point where we can analyze things down to the cellular level, and explain anomalies that may occur in people's diets...
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    I'm curious then, if there's a minimum for a...

    I'm curious then, if there's a minimum for a particular muscle size, and a max.

    For instance I you take two guys, and one has an extra inch of arm muscle, and neither have lifted weights for a...
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    I'm not small, but definitely not a...

    I'm not small, but definitely not a Schwarzenegger type. I was scrawny until I started to put on muscle mass 10 years ago (age 14). Slowly but surely, I've put on the arm and shoulder size to what I...
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    Yup. I fully expected to stay just as strong. I...

    Yup. I fully expected to stay just as strong. I now know that strength fades quickly. You can bulk up, stay off weightlifting for four months (or longer, as when I was in college), and still have the...
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