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. Dear WBB: PLEASE STOP SENDING ME EMAILS

    I no longer wish to receive emails from either wannabebig or atlarge nutrition. I deselected the relevent options from both this account name and my personal account at AtLarge nutrition over a...
  2. How can I get wannabebig to stop sending me emails?

    I wish to no longer receive emails of any kind from this website. I've tried replying to the emails asking to be taken off the list but have been ignored. There are no instructions for list removal...
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    Upper body routine with just arms?

    Due to a shoulder injury I am trying to figure out a good bi/tri workout that minimizes shoulder involvement. In other words, all isolation. Normally I'd do 3 sets or less of isolation for bi/tr...
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    Add something for hamstrings and calves. ...

    Add something for hamstrings and calves. Hamstrings especially, since a strength imbalance could lead to inury.
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    I find almonds to be much more filling, calorie...

    I find almonds to be much more filling, calorie for calorie. They are also more nutrient dense.
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    You make a good point. It is annoying when...

    You make a good point. It is annoying when people complain about being out of shape but won't do anything about it. And it's true that body building takes discipline and dedication. But I think a...
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    Why all the anger and condescension against...

    Why all the anger and condescension against people who don't like working out? The author acts like body building is some kind of noble calling.
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    Just to clarify, I am pretty sure that dairy and...

    Just to clarify, I am pretty sure that dairy and egg protein are both classified as "complete" proteins of the same quality as meat protein. It is plant proteins that are considered inferior.
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    Nagging shoulder pain

    With my current routine, my shoulder never seems to quite recover fully. Workouts often end with some kind of mild pain or discomfort in at least one of my shoulders. And this is all without any...
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    Try stretching your biceps gently for at least...

    Try stretching your biceps gently for at least 1-2 minutes after your workout.
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    Yup it's pathetic. But it's free for me as it is...

    Yup it's pathetic. But it's free for me as it is a college gym. I asked a staff person about the limited weight equipment and he said it's because the owners consider it a "fitness center" more...
  12. I felt the same way as you until I really started...

    I felt the same way as you until I really started concentrating on putting my head down and leaning forward. I've found I can push a lot more weight using this form as well.
  13. "Simplified" Strength/Hypertrophy training

    Would this idea work well as a compromise between strength and hypertrophy training? Start out using a weight on all your major compounds which you can lift about 4 times. Each week stay with the...
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    There are no real full length barbells, just...

    There are no real full length barbells, just small, non-adjustable ones which only go up to 130 lbs. Dumbells go up to about 100 on each dumbell. Yup I know I'm a weakling, and also that my gym...
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    It's theoretically possible for anybody to get...

    It's theoretically possible for anybody to get lean without cardio. It's a combination of your genetics and will power that will determine how it works out for you personally.
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    Dumbell dead lifts?

    Next week my deadlift strength will probably surpass the heaviest free weight barbell at my gym. I have two options, using dumbells or a smith machine. Will using dumbells give similar results? It...
  17. If you don't mind soy protein or eating card...

    If you don't mind soy protein or eating card board, there is a good cereal called "Hi-Lo" which is very low in carbs and high in protein. It's got tons of fiber in it too. It makes for very...
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    Heck I love weight lifting myself, yet I still...

    Heck I love weight lifting myself, yet I still think most non-literal/scientific writing on the subject I've seen comes off as pretentious and conceited. Nothing against the original poster's essay,...
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    Although most people probably raise all...

    Although most people probably raise all macronutrients on a bulk, carbs are usually raised in the greatest proportion.
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    AND most importantly, the proper care and...

    AND most importantly, the proper care and maintenance of an American flag. :angel:
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