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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    From what I have seen on crossfit boards, most of...

    From what I have seen on crossfit boards, most of these guys have usually done bodybuilding, etc before starting crossfit. CF is really a GPP program taken up a notch (although I have to say like...
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    Great replies, cheers fellas ;)

    Great replies, cheers fellas ;)
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    Just figured with lower testosterone/reovery,...

    Just figured with lower testosterone/reovery, different biomechanics etc, might be some different considerations. Cheers for the replies guys ;)
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    Powerlifting for girls

    Ok I've bee away for a while, family issues (i.e. having another baby), moving house, work, and being assaulted (put my shoulder out of action for a bit). Anyway long story short, the mrs is...
  5. Little difficult to say just from the photos but...

    Little difficult to say just from the photos but it's not a stretch mark. First guess would be bacterial infection' second would be a haematoma as a result of trauma. Did you feel a sharp pain at any...
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    Exactly what I would say. The number on the scale...

    Exactly what I would say. The number on the scale is neither here nor there. Weight fluctuates on a day to day basis anyway, and the number on the scales is a poor guide. The best is performance......
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    I always do my sprinting the day before weights...

    I always do my sprinting the day before weights or lighter sessions in the am of weight days. I find doing it on an empty stomach promotes more fat gain than loss.
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    My own sweat and tears washed down with water.

    My own sweat and tears washed down with water.
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    Poll: Pen and paper, mostly because I trust it to stay...

    Pen and paper, mostly because I trust it to stay safe lifting more than hard drives and its a lot easier to write as im going along.
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    Hell of a long thread to say 'overhead triceps...

    Hell of a long thread to say 'overhead triceps extensions and pushdowns aren't as good as bench presses' though...
  11. Plus some neck strengthening exercises wouldn't...

    Plus some neck strengthening exercises wouldn't go amiss (often neglected). Do not use high intensity for these.
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    Assuming his doctor has found nothing wrong you can rule out hypertension, hypoglycaemia, etc. Tell him to warm up, not lift with his traps doing curls and the like and keep his shoulders back and...
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    Just seen this thread again, will reply again...

    Just seen this thread again, will reply again when I get back tomorrow :)
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    Correct posture is more important than the way...

    Correct posture is more important than the way you lower the weights.
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    During your sets the tendons attached to your...

    During your sets the tendons attached to your clavicle are being tensed and shorten. These include those attached to muscles in the neck shoulder and pectorals. When you lower the weights you are...
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    I have to agree you are definitely overthinking. ...

    I have to agree you are definitely overthinking. Not so much 'learning too much' as 'trying too much'. Theres an old saying about training and diet:
    The two rules...
    1. Everything works.
    2....
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    Excellent smithers :-D

    Excellent smithers :-D
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    Apologies, I nodded off last night typing. ...

    Apologies, I nodded off last night typing. Anyway, here goes... try to remember the focus is on the palaeolithic humans here.

    Toxic effects? Undigested plant matter is not toxic, fibrous...
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    Woah sorry, haven't seen this thread for a while,...

    Woah sorry, haven't seen this thread for a while, think I should reply hehe
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    Command pull ups I find pretty awesome... And...

    Command pull ups I find pretty awesome... And heavy rows of course... Barbell and t bar.
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