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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    It's generally recommended to get at least 1 g...

    It's generally recommended to get at least 1 g protein/lb bodyweight, and 1.5g/lb for strength/power athletes, especially bulking. That means you want about 225g protein per day.

    Right now all...
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    I think I read somewhere that the majority of...

    I think I read somewhere that the majority of training for decathalon should be for hurdles, discus, and pole vault. The reason being, if you can hurdle, you are already taking care of the sprinting...
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    About the strength requirements, a 300 pound...

    About the strength requirements, a 300 pound power clean is pretty good, especially at 6'4. My coach was D3 decathalon national champ way back in the day and he could clean 330 at about 5'11.

    If...
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    I'm just looking up the results from NCAA Div III...

    I'm just looking up the results from NCAA Div III national championships in Oshkosh so I can come up with some rough estimates.

    100- 11 second range
    LJ- over 20, some as high as 23 or as low as...
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    Fiber doesn't really count towards calories as I...

    Fiber doesn't really count towards calories as I understand it. It just goes right through you. It makes you feel more full as well.

    The other thing about salads is that many vegetables require a...
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    Estimate bf%

    This is about a little over a week since I got done with track, then took a week off in florida. Basically its the first week I've done with good diet and some new supps. First week I've been able...
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    I talked to a great track coach and cscs...

    I talked to a great track coach and cscs certified trainer. He said that the only problem is that I'm only giving myself 12 hours of rest if I do it that way. For instance the heavy lifting at...
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    I agree. Rings are great. There's instructions on...

    I agree. Rings are great. There's instructions on how to make them out of pvc on crossfit for a total cost of less than $20. Plus the options of exercises and difficulty levels are limitless. Perfect...
  9. Poll: For overall body control and strength/size...

    For overall body control and strength/size ratio...gymnasts and some fighters
    For linear power and speed...track athletes, football players, bobsledders (heard some crazy stories about these guys)...
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    Not sure exactly what your eating, but generally...

    Not sure exactly what your eating, but generally when I feel bloated it's from a lot of carbs, or eating too much at once. I eat low carb all week, then up the carbs a lot on weekends. You would...
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    Poll: 4.9 hand at beginning of football last year. Ran...

    4.9 hand at beginning of football last year. Ran 5.2 electronic after it was over. Since then I've been taught good mechanics and have gotten more powerful, so I figure I should be able to do faster....
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    Poll: I can dunk two handed off one leg, but need to be...

    I can dunk two handed off one leg, but need to be really warmed up and full of adrenaline (like people watching). Two footed I can hang with both hands, and vertical I can get maybe an inch or two...
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    That's the thing. Intensity is low, but it is low...

    That's the thing. Intensity is low, but it is low regardless this time of year. I wouldn't be lifting necessarily twice a day. I would be taking my normal workout (which is 4 times a week) and...
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    Training 8 times a week?

    Is it true that you get better results if you split up big training sessions into two smaller training sessions at different parts of the day?

    For example instead of training M-T-Th-F, train M...
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    If you want to try something new you could do a program with changing set/rep schemes as you go. It's what a lot of good T&F athletes do.

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    Poll: I see. The actual stuff must be a bit more dense...

    I see. The actual stuff must be a bit more dense then.
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    Poll: I just bought some maltodextrin in the form of...

    I just bought some maltodextrin in the form of granulated splenda. My question is...
    How the heck do you fit 50g of the stuff in a drink? I weighed an entire cup and it was only like 30g!! I...
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    Built, your suggestion led me to about 40 minutes...

    Built, your suggestion led me to about 40 minutes of research just now. I found some good things, some bad. Some said avoid flax at all costs, some said it's fine cooked. The interesting thing is,...
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    Flax meal is just ground up flax seeds. I got...

    Flax meal is just ground up flax seeds. I got them at GNC. They're loaded with omega 3s, have virtually no net carbs because of the incredibly high fiber, and have protein.

    I use it as a flour...
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    Low carb PROTEIN MUFFINS and PANCAKES!

    These are still in the experimental stage, but I just finished the first batch, and they turned out better than I expected.

    I mixed:

    1.5 cups flax meal
    1 cup GNC protein powder
    1 TBSP baking...
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