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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    find a power rack, love the power rack, it's the...

    find a power rack, love the power rack, it's the solo-lifter's best friend
  2. maybe I'm an idiot, and please chide me well if I...

    maybe I'm an idiot, and please chide me well if I am, but if you can manage good form on 20 sets then you might want to put some plates on the bar. :scratch:
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    True, but make sure it's the right kind of...

    True, but make sure it's the right kind of calories. 5000 calories worth of twinkies and hohos will make you bigger, but not the way you want.
  4. 14 months to first comp, here goes nothing/everything

    So about a month ago I was in the gym and noticed a flyer for a local bodybuilding comp in August. Since I am in no way close to being able to be ready this year, I have decided that no matter what...
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    Even though I'm not moving near as much weight as...

    Even though I'm not moving near as much weight as most of you, deadlifts still make me feel kind of like an animal.
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    it's going to come off faster in some areas than...

    it's going to come off faster in some areas than others, just keep at it.
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    same here, not as strong as I look. On the...

    same here, not as strong as I look. On the bright side, by the time I do get that strong I'll be huge.
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    Take your time and build your shoulders the right...

    Take your time and build your shoulders the right way. If you are as skinny as you say then you probably need to work on your rotator cuff a bit before you start throwing heavy weights around. It's...
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    Guess I lucked out, most of the people at my gym...

    Guess I lucked out, most of the people at my gym think the squat rack is somekind of medieval torture device. I may actually be the only one that uses it.
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    if you can make it through 10 sets you aren't...

    if you can make it through 10 sets you aren't pushing enough weight... this might have something to do with you not growing
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    Get yourself into a proven routine with mostly...

    Get yourself into a proven routine with mostly compound work and just stick with it for a while. How much time have you been spending in the gym? Your current workout looks like it would take way...
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    I understand your hesitance to just go out and...

    I understand your hesitance to just go out and have a good time, but unless you're on a hard cut just go out and do what you want. If it's justification you need, do a couple of extra days of HIIT...
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    try a hefeweizen (wheat beer) it's good for your...

    try a hefeweizen (wheat beer) it's good for your health
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    that particular one has a bunch of "extra" stuff...

    that particular one has a bunch of "extra" stuff in it. Opt for the cheaper one next time you go to walmart. It's just plain jane protein. (and cheaper) If you need some of that extra stuff then...
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    Honestly, eating that much is a pain in the ass. ...

    Honestly, eating that much is a pain in the ass. I can really tell a difference if I don't get enough though, especially the morning after a workout. There are ways to sneak in easy calories though...
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    Are you taking anything? When I take "metabolic...

    Are you taking anything? When I take "metabolic enhancers" I feel like that after an hour or so of working out. Last time I thought I was having an aneurysm.
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    you should check out their powder, 50 grams of...

    you should check out their powder, 50 grams of protein and lactose free.
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    Ok, I know it's been a while since this thread...

    Ok, I know it's been a while since this thread was touched but I'd like to get my hands on this spreadsheet if somebody's got it. The link no longer works.
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    so I found out my lean body mass, at what % BF...

    so I found out my lean body mass, at what % BF will I stop looking like a lard ass? I don't know what to believe off of some of these sites. One said that for my height 5'6" I should weigh 128 lbs....
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    Did that today, only worked it into my pyramid. ...

    Did that today, only worked it into my pyramid. My arms were useless afterwards. Definitely my new favorite tricep workout.:strong:
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