The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness
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The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness

It’s 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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    I actually work for a restaurant management corp....

    I actually work for a restaurant management corp. based in ATL and am frequently relocated throughout the south. I used to manage at the Tavern At Phipps in Phipps Plaza, and also Joey D's Oakroom...
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    Low Bodyfat - Death? How and How Low?

    I've heard that a 2% bodyfat percentage will ensure certain death. Why is that? What reaction occurrs to cause fatality when bodyfat is too low?

    Thanks.
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    Quote: "Make sure to stretch all muscle areas...

    Quote: "Make sure to stretch all muscle areas except abs before workout."

    Brother, please...
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    Metabolizing Carbs? How Long?

    With all the preaching about eating carbs at night before bed being evil - how long does the body take to metabolize a carbohydrate?
  5. Thread: jet lag

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    1.5 mg Melatonin. Works for me. Taken before...

    1.5 mg Melatonin. Works for me.

    Taken before bedtime it fives me a great night's sleep. If I take the whole 3mg pill I wake up feeling groggy.
  6. Smith Machines = device of the devil.

    Smith Machines = device of the devil.
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    Nice! That's the same power rack I bought - just...

    Nice! That's the same power rack I bought - just need the lat add-on so I can do rows, etc. Bag is makin' me jealous.
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    I work out at home (power rack) and I go to...

    I work out at home (power rack) and I go to failure (definition for me; when I can't lift the weight anymore) on the second, third and forth sets (I do four sets of squats, deads & bench). Is it the...
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    España!

    España!
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    http://www.optimumnutrition.com/2001opti/2001produ...

    http://www.optimumnutrition.com/2001opti/2001products/cpdinfo.html

    Yeah, I eat a few of these bars - and the recent FDA changes made me wonder the same thing.
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    Now that I read it a few more times I see that it...

    Now that I read it a few more times I see that it is just not worded all that well:

    "Inhale as you allow the weight to slowly bring your palms in an arc to a position outside and below your...
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    DB Flys Inhale while contracting?

    I was reading in a BB book "Built Hard", that during DB Flys you should inhale while lifting the DBs. I find this strange since it seems to be common sense that you should exhale during the lift of...
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    On my back day I finish with two attempts at five...

    On my back day I finish with two attempts at five minute sets on my rowing machine. I have yet to make it to five. I like it a lot. I can concentrate on what muscle group I really want to hit.
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  14. My consumer experience with Apex Nutrition

    I had always ordered my Adipokinetix from Apex Nutrition - even when it seemed everyone else stopped the supply. I knew it would end eventually from Apex as well, but last week I ordered one more...
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    Chris, your setup is nice, I can see how you can...

    Chris, your setup is nice, I can see how you can squat with safety, but you don't have any support for your bench presses if you fail? I'm so sick of being pinned down on my bench. What brand or...
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    Smith Machine purchase opinions

    Looking for a smith machine for my home gym. The worst part of a home gym is the inabilty to do squats, and the danger of bench press to failure (I couldn't tell you how many times...). Anyway, this...
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