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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    Man, you guys really know how to kill some...

    Man, you guys really know how to kill some dreams! Of course I understand and agree about the goal of looking like Cena but you guys could at least counterbalance it with something positive...
    ...
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    I can't remember who it was - maybe Tom Venuto or...

    I can't remember who it was - maybe Tom Venuto or someone - suggested you should pee clear urine roughly five times a day. If you do, your water intake is probably adequate.
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    Personally, I like my current split (then again,...

    Personally, I like my current split (then again, who doesnt like their split).

    3/days a week. Bodyparts split in two.

    So, you'd work Chest, back (or whatever else, depending on how you decide...
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    Thats true but the only thing that saved Lex was...

    Thats true but the only thing that saved Lex was Superman's good will, he could've easily finished Lex whenever he wanted.

    Face it, without kryptonite, superman is undefeatable. On that note, even...
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    Straps are a necessity. There is simply no way...

    Straps are a necessity. There is simply no way that you can argue your grip isn't holding you back, if you forever refuse to use straps. Your back is stronger than your grip and you need to use...
  6. Yes but that's exactly why environment is such a...

    Yes but that's exactly why environment is such a large part in how tall you grow. It is no coincidence that all my asian friends who grew up with a western diet are hovering around 6 foot, whilst my...
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    WRT to squats without a squat rack, it's going to...

    WRT to squats without a squat rack, it's going to be pretty damn hard. I suggest you try doing dumbell squats or perhaps lunges.
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    Personally, I think you need four excercises. ...

    Personally, I think you need four excercises.

    A lot of people are choosing either pull-ups or deadlifts but essentially they work entirely different bodyparts and both should be included. So,...
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    I have a question with this. Which of these...

    I have a question with this.

    Which of these two has a bigger effect and to what extent, on the above point: length of training or how close you are to genetic potential?

    In other words, if...
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    I think a lot of it has to do with the incredibly...

    I think a lot of it has to do with the incredibly low bodyfats that gymnasts hold. Whilst a few of them do have large upperbodies, I don't think they are that much larger than the average...
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    Umm, that's exactly why bodybuilders use it....

    Umm, that's exactly why bodybuilders use it. Tastes better than straight dextrose.
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    If you had alcohol poisoning I don't think you'd...

    If you had alcohol poisoning I don't think you'd be standing up!

    I remember a friend of a friend calling to the hospital saying he had alcohol poisoning. The dude just laughed and hung up....
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    Yay! Can't wait to order. :smoke:

    Yay! Can't wait to order. :smoke:
  14. I don't see how clean calories will leave you...

    I don't see how clean calories will leave you with a better body.

    Junk food is underrated. Long live KFC.
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    If you're left side is bigger than your right...

    If you're left side is bigger than your right side, it means you're a homosexual.
  16. I disagree. If he isn't gaining weight, then the...

    I disagree. If he isn't gaining weight, then the intensity of his training is completely meaningless. Even if he does train with more intensity, he's still not going to gain weight, is he?

    If he's...
  17. No one wants to put on fat but if you're not...

    No one wants to put on fat but if you're not gaining any weight, then you're not eating enough. End of story.
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    I got my mum to mix some protein powder once,...

    I got my mum to mix some protein powder once, only she got the creatine and protein powder mixed up. I knew something was wrong but I drank the whole thing, anyway. If I remember correctly, it was 2...
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    You're not eating enough.

    If you're not training well, you should still be putting on weight - it'll just be fat. Come back to use when you're actually eating enough to grow and if you're only...
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    You're looking good but with regards to gaining...

    You're looking good but with regards to gaining 35lbs - I wouldn't say that's particularly impressive.

    A newbie who trains and eats properly should gain 35lbs in one year. Obviously progress will...
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