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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    Why does eating fruit make me hungrier?

    i find that when i eat fruit.. no matter wut kind of fruit.. watermelon, peaches, apples..

    i get HUNGRIER and it builds up my appetite.

    i could be full from a meal.. then i'll eat some fruit.....
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    so let's recap here.. u work your bi's 3x a...

    so let's recap here..

    u work your bi's 3x a week
    don't squat


    it's pretty obvious why ur not growing.

    cut the bi work down to 1x a week and start squatting heavy as well as eating a ton of...
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    DB Bench VS Barbell Bench Poundages

    just trying to see what the average conversion is between dumbbell bench and barbell bench.

    i have read that it's somewhere between 70%-80% of barbell bench.

    i rep 290 for 6 reps, 285 for 7 on...
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    just a theory here.. but i think your bench can...

    just a theory here.. but i think your bench can far surpass your rowing power.. because benching 300, although not exactly common-place, is achievable..

    but can people really row 300 lbs, with...
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    if u want to split hairs.. weight is actually...

    if u want to split hairs..

    weight is actually your mass x gravity :)
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    after not using the pad for years.. it actually...

    after not using the pad for years.. it actually feels safer WITHOUT the pad.

    with the pad.. it feels like the bar is going to roll off my traps... whereas without, it digs into my back nicely.
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    i noticed that it's a LOT harder to finish 1 can...

    i noticed that it's a LOT harder to finish 1 can of coke than before, when i wasn't cutting.
  8. quit hating on the kid. an average 4 year old...

    quit hating on the kid.

    an average 4 year old weighs 35-40 lbs

    so 7 lbs is about 18-20% of his bodyweight.

    and remember, he hasn't been lifting weights or anything like that.

    So imagine...
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    i think he did post up a 225 curl in the past.....

    i think he did post up a 225 curl in the past.. right?
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    i have trouble touching my chest even when i warm...

    i have trouble touching my chest even when i warm up with JUST the bar.. so i find it damn near impossible to do it with weight on the bar.

    i tore up my rotator cuff pretty bad a few years ago,...
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    blah.. i still think u don't need that much...

    blah.. i still think u don't need that much protein.

    but it's always better to be safe than sorry.
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    i had the same exact problem.. i really...

    i had the same exact problem..

    i really started to get sore shoulders touching chest on barbell bench..

    so now i only go about 1-2 inches off the chest, and the shoulder pain has subsided.
    ...
  13. you really don't need near as much protein as...

    you really don't need near as much protein as some people say you do.

    once you get over a certain point.. it's not helping you much at all.

    i would say that even .8g/lb of bodyweight is MORE...
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    even with a SLIGHT.. very slight.. cheat, can you...

    even with a SLIGHT.. very slight.. cheat, can you curl that weight?

    unless u can curl that weight weight absolutely strict form, i duno if you should be saying anything.
  15. http://www.nutristrategy.com/activitylist.htm ...

    http://www.nutristrategy.com/activitylist.htm

    i use this website to get a very ROUGH estimate of how many cals i burn..

    so for example if it says i burn 600 cals weightlifting.. i usually...
  16. When cutting, do you eat more cals on workout days?

    I'm wondering.. when you are on a cutting diet..

    should you eat slightly more calories to offset the calories burned during lifting sessions than on rest days where you don't workout?

    Is it...
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    ^everybody says he's not there... but it seems...

    ^everybody says he's not there... but it seems like he's just inching closer and closer after every game. maybe not jordan's level YET.. but, u have to admit he's one of the most clutch players ever...
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    i couldn't feel my pecs much when benching when i...

    i couldn't feel my pecs much when benching when i first started lifting..

    i notice this same phenomenon in my friends who begin lifting as well..

    it wasn't until after i switched to dumbbells...
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    ^like making your stomach flabbier.

    ^like making your stomach flabbier.
  20. shoot hoops at the indoor court.. maybe run max 1...

    shoot hoops at the indoor court.. maybe run max 1 game.

    then go lift.
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