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. Need help: Feeling un-energized before/during workouts.

    I don't know what it is lately, I just been feeling tired and unenergized during workouts, especially after I hurt my arm. I only go 3 days a week now, but still feel fatigued mentally and...
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    hahahahaha No. It's your opinion, but asking...

    hahahahaha

    No. It's your opinion, but asking the many athletes who train using both, then it doesn't matter to them, or they wouldn't be using it.

    To threadstarter:

    Bottom line, use the...
  3. Yea. No burn, no soreness in legs, just lowerback...

    Yea. No burn, no soreness in legs, just lowerback pain. And before anyone asks whether or not I was using correct form, I was. I worked out with alot of ppl, and my stepfather was the first to show...
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    Because thats what they were taught to. You...

    Because thats what they were taught to. You right, spotters basically do the same thing as machines. They help keep you balanced also. I just mix it up, usually between machines and dumbells. I'ma...
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    Man, fukk that, use machines for heavier weight....

    Man, fukk that, use machines for heavier weight. I use the barbell for lighter weight/reps, but once you get to 200, use machines. I reinjured myself recently using the fukkin bar, when I noticed...
  6. Yea, it's the V squat. I can load it up to 450 (5...

    Yea, it's the V squat. I can load it up to 450 (5 plates on each side) and rep it out for about 12+ times. Probably for 20x's. I feel it better than leg press. On leg press machine, I rep 400lb's as...
  7. upping again.

    upping again.
  8. Aight thanks. I appreciate it.

    Aight thanks. I appreciate it.
  9. I got a pain in my shoulder that goes all the way to my elbow...

    How do I get rid of it. I'm REALLY pissed right now. I hurt it doing dumbell presses about 2 weeks ago, so I took off chest last week. I did benching today and was doing fine until I got to 225 and I...
  10. Upp.

    Upp.
  11. Sumo squats. Farther than shoulder's width apart,...

    Sumo squats. Farther than shoulder's width apart, and normal squats.
  12. If this is a hack squat machine ...

    If this is a hack squat machine

    http://www.fitnessoutletonline.com/KPS-LPHS.htm

    Then that's not what i'm talking about. The machine i'm talking about is similar, but very different. The whole...
  13. Has anybody ever seen this type of machine or know what it's called??

    I have no pics, so i'll try to describe it. It's a type of squat machine. It's elevated off the grown, and has a platform that you put your feet on, and it's elevated also. It's tilted at an upward...
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    my form was always fine during my squats, they...

    my form was always fine during my squats, they just put too much pressure on my back. I still do them once in awhile, just not when i'm going heavy.
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    I got the same problem. I actually stopped doing...

    I got the same problem. I actually stopped doing the squat rack machine, and will soon go back to the smith. I use this other machine at my gym. It's like a standing squat/leg press machine thats...
  16. You'll be alright, just keep at it. You already...

    You'll be alright, just keep at it. You already skinny, so it should be good to just start gaining muscle instead of trying to lose fat. Just focus on strength, and give it time. i'm 5'7 185, but i...
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    Ok, I wasn't gonna say anything, but I used...

    Ok, I wasn't gonna say anything, but I used Isometrics for awhile. It's not really stretching, it's putting all your force against a stationary object (ie. Pushing against a wall, or trying to pich...
  18. Bodybuilding as in cutting up and trying to look...

    Bodybuilding as in cutting up and trying to look a certain way. I'm lifting for strength speed, and size. Powerlifters get bigger, stronger, and gain weight but they are definitely not bodybuilders....
  19. Are Carbs good for getting bigger and lifting more???

    OK, I read somewhere that some bodybuilders take in more carbs than protein on daily lifting days. That their diets are based mainly of; 1. Carbs, 2. Protein, 3. Fat.

    I'm not trying to be a...
  20. Poll: I started heavy squatting about 2 years ago @ 17....

    I started heavy squatting about 2 years ago @ 17. Before, I never squatted or anything, but I always did Jumping excercises before then, so my legs were kinda strong. I did about 250 x 8 back then....
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