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. could you go in detail of what your interval...

    could you go in detail of what your interval training involved?
  2. SS isn't really high intensity... I mean high...

    SS isn't really high intensity... I mean high intensity as in getting your heart rate up/near failure/p90x type of stuff
  3. Routine with a good mix of heavy lifts & high intensity?

    I tried ss and bgb for over a year and now I want to try something new. I'm thinking Layne Norton but I'd like to see what else is out there

    any suggestions? (Please provide link or write out what...
  4. 30 pounds in 30 days routine?

    30 pounds in 30 days routine?
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    hey chris, i apologize for asking so many...

    hey chris, i apologize for asking so many questions but...

    I understand that you go up 10 pounds each week on bench (15 pounds on fridays)
    but I'm a little confused by what you mean by "increase...
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    what does 2x10x to failure mean? should I...

    what does 2x10x to failure mean?

    should I select a certain weight where i start burn out within 10 reps or keep going past 10 reps til failure?
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    I was just curious because the people here who...

    I was just curious because the people here who worship rippetoe says squating 3x a week is perfectly fine and I don't have to worry about over training the muscles/joints affected by squats...
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    Not trying to put down your routine or anything...

    Not trying to put down your routine or anything but is there a specific reason why it's leg press on fridays? Can I do squats instead?
  9. what are some good knee wraps?

    what are some good knee wraps?
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    how tall are you? I personally think your back...

    how tall are you?

    I personally think your back looks better when it was more defined (around 200 ish) but kudos to you man... Im having hard time growing my lats
  11. well im okay lifting without any wraps or belts...

    well im okay lifting without any wraps or belts but I don't want to injure myself in the future and have someone tell me "well you should have worn _______"
  12. When/At what point should I use knee wraps and weight belts?

    discuss
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    I have no muscle in the inner chest area

    this is i guess what a chest should look like
    http://www.exercisegoals.com/images/Muscle1.jpg

    and attached is what my chest looks like


    you can see that on the bottom of my chest near the...
  14. Am I ready to move on from Rippetoe? What next?

    I've been on Rippetoe's Starting Strength for about 3 months now and I think I've made some good gains. I'm 5'9 btw

    Before:
    160 pounds
    Squat: 3x5x225
    DL: 1x6x155
    Bench: 3x5x200

    Now:
    180...
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    sorry to change the topic but do you do mostly...

    sorry to change the topic but do you do mostly compound lifts when bulking and add in more isolated lifts when trying to cut/get defined?
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    kind of off topic but do you guys prefer to drink...

    kind of off topic but do you guys prefer to drink it after as opposed to drinking it during workout?
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    What do you mix your Waxy Maize with?

    I can't drink it straight... what should I mix it with if I want to take it during workout?
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    so as long as I don't pause and let my muscles...

    so as long as I don't pause and let my muscles relax at all when in full squat, my knees should be fine?
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    ATF Squats ... too much pressure on knees?

    I'm sure this has been covered before but I coudln't find the thread....

    I currently do parallel squats and I'm thinking of changing to ATF but I'm a little worried about the stress on my knees...
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    where'd you get that data? is there an online...

    where'd you get that data? is there an online calculator somewhere?
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