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. Chris, maybe you should write a manuscript on how...

    Chris, maybe you should write a manuscript on how to perform the big barbell strength lifts in very in-depth and descriptive biomechanic detail that the layman can understand.

    Then create a...
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    Strong as hell man. I will be playing catch up...

    Strong as hell man. I will be playing catch up for a long time.
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    I was averaging ~2.5lbs a week. Lost 13% of my...

    I was averaging ~2.5lbs a week. Lost 13% of my original body weight. I'd guesstimate that I lost at least 10% on max lifts. I can do a one armed chin up now though :)

    July is closer than you think
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    I'd guess BF% more along the lines of 12-13%, but...

    I'd guess BF% more along the lines of 12-13%, but I am no expert at that.

    10% seems low for no true 6pack definition.

    Keep lifting heavy on the basic barbell lifts, eat big during your post...
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    Don't sweat small fluctuations... Especially if...

    Don't sweat small fluctuations... Especially if they are in the right direction.

    Not sure what your specific goals are... but if you are trying to get a lot leaner, within a small time frame, you...
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    Thanks for all the positive comments guys! I have...

    Thanks for all the positive comments guys! I have a long way to go before I reach my goals, but it's coming slowly... I can not wait to go back to mass gaining and eating like a normal male should.
    ...
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    10 week cut results

    Unfortunately, I don't have any starting pictures...

    These are my results from 10 weeks of intermittent fasting + carb cycling. I went from 186lbs down to 161lbs. My training followed a 4d/wk...
  8. Are you sure about this? Or are you speculating?...

    Are you sure about this? Or are you speculating?

    The reason I say that is because limit strength seems to be primarily a function of neural drive, while strength endurance seems to be primarily...
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    There's a handful of crossfits around Raleigh....

    There's a handful of crossfits around Raleigh. There is one downtown, one in North Raleigh (Forge Fitness), another around Six Forks. However, they are more crossfit (read: endurance) oriented and...
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    Nothing fancy, just the right equipment... Bumper...

    Nothing fancy, just the right equipment... Bumper plates, sleds, GHDs, reverse hyper, ropes, tires + sledge hammers, a variety of barbells, DBs, KBs, MBs, sand bags, Power Racks that have band pegs,...
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    Honesty can be delivered in a handful of ways....

    Honesty can be delivered in a handful of ways. Women are emotional creatures, learning how to influence their emotions, with honesty or lies, has a profound effect on them.

    I like to be honest...
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    I disagree. My concept is that I market...

    I disagree.

    My concept is that I market towards people looking for affordable small group personal training. While also offering open training to those who don't need coaching, but want to train...
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    My rough numbers are 15-20k on equipment, 20k as...

    My rough numbers are 15-20k on equipment, 20k as working capital.

    I am starting to think it would be best to start small and scale up as I gain experience and capital.
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    Yea... 50 was a really high number. Probably...

    Yea... 50 was a really high number. Probably would realistically be around 25 people max one time.

    I am thinking about 2,500 sqft. With hopefully a 30yard turfed sprint corridor. Outside access...
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    Starting a Gym

    Hey All,

    I am starting to put together plans to start my own Gym / Strength Training Studio.

    Anyone here have any experience or know-how with this? I'd really appreciate an opportunity to pick...
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    Push Press: 200lbsx1 Weighted Chin Ups: BW +...

    Push Press: 200lbsx1

    Weighted Chin Ups: BW + 100lbs x 2, 3, 2, 2
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    Monday - Press Day - Vertical pressing and...

    Monday - Press Day - Vertical pressing and pulling. Abs.

    Weds - Dead Lift Day - DLs or variations. Front Squats or single leg stuff. Abs and some chin ups.

    Thurs - Bench Day - Horizontal...
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    New dead lift PR! 430lbsx1 @ 168lbs body...

    New dead lift PR!

    430lbsx1 @ 168lbs body weight!
  19. Another note about being careful with these...

    Another note about being careful with these studies....

    A lot of them are done with completely untrained individuals, or individuals with ~1year or less of training. Methods and reactions change...
  20. An interesting thing to ponder is how an...

    An interesting thing to ponder is how an individual's ratio of muscle fiber types will influence how effective different styles of training and rep ranges will be.

    If a person is genetically...
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