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. Thread: Killer DOMs

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    Been lifting for a couple of years, but always...

    Been lifting for a couple of years, but always had trouble with leg DOMs. Getting to the point where it is really annoying me.

    Guess i should try some stretching, and some of this foam stuff....
    ...
  2. Thread: Killer DOMs

    by Crawf
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    Killer DOMs

    I always seem to be in serious pain in the couple of days after leg workouts. It seems that squats are the main culprits - perhaps in part because i go ATF.

    Anyway, it gets to the point where i...
  3. Huh, WBB1.1 looks pretty close....... Just...

    Huh, WBB1.1 looks pretty close.......

    Just shows how long it has been since i read up on here!
  4. Hi, I have only just seen your reply; i...

    Hi,

    I have only just seen your reply; i thought i normally got an email to say when there was a reply to a thread you created. That aside, since i last wrote, i have been kinda busy splitting up...
  5. why do you feel it is in your best...

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    why do you feel it is in your best interests to work muscles weekly?

    Ever considered that frequency is just as important to a program.[/QUOTE]

    You mean more sessions would be better?...
  6. Hypertrophy routine - please critique, and help break stalemate!

    Hey folks,

    I was wondering if someone here would be good enough to critique my routine; it originally grew from a BBB routine.....

    The aim is maximum hypertrophy. Since starting training (and...
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    Standing on these scales connects a circuit; two...

    Standing on these scales connects a circuit; two (or more) points of your feet are subject to different potentials (voltages), and thus a current flows. The magnitude of the current depend on the...
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    Right, 3 times it is then. As someone who is...

    Right, 3 times it is then.

    As someone who is not a powerlifter (amateur acrobat actually - pretty different!), should i vary whether they are done with weight or not - say 2 light and 1 heavy?
  9. Thread: Calves!

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    Want big Calves? Do ballet. My girlfriend is a...

    Want big Calves? Do ballet.

    My girlfriend is a professsional ballet dancer, and has remarkably muscular calves. In a good way. I think!
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    Quick question; Abs 2 or 3 times a week?

    Hi,

    As the title really, i wondered whether folks thought abdominal work should be twice a week, or on every one of my 3 weekly sessions......

    Work is various swiss-ball, some curls and...
  11. Forgot to mention, i feel like my arms (upper and...

    Forgot to mention, i feel like my arms (upper and fore) are my weakest points. Is there anything to add or change here that would help them grow!!??
  12. Well, i'm happy with that! Built, does this...

    Well, i'm happy with that!

    Built, does this mean a go-ahead to this routine?

    What about an alternative to barbell rows (which i'm only dropping because my physio watched me do em and reckoned...
  13. This is a modified version of BGB; perhaps it has...

    This is a modified version of BGB; perhaps it has changed too much, though i have felt quite confident in it.

    I am not proposing to follow dumbell rows with barbell rows - the latter is the...
  14. Hey, So this is how my routine looks after...

    Hey,

    So this is how my routine looks after discussion with the Physio; i have been rather impressed by her ideas, but would appreciate the view of dedicated weight-trainers.

    A particular target...
  15. Built! Aweseome to get a reply from you - who...

    Built!

    Aweseome to get a reply from you - who better to advise on this routine!

    Will read over properly after dinner (which is just starting to burn).... will probably be back with some stupid...
  16. Modified BRB to replace WBB1 - Please critique!

    Hi,

    Looking for advice on a new routine; it is a modified 3-day split version of BRB, with the hypertrophy the primary goal. For the last year i have followed a modified version of WBB1, and...
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    Physio reckons that the problem is caused by my...

    Physio reckons that the problem is caused by my mouth-breathing and expanding my upper chest. This means that ligaments are already under stress when come to lift, and increase in loading with weight...
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    Injured, Fat and Uncertain.

    Hey,

    Injured, and feeling fed-up and fat, i am looking for advice on how best to modify my original training plans

    I started weight training a little over a year ago, weighing 144lbs at 5'9''....
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    Gynecomastia Vs. Pecs

    Hey,

    Just wondering what the difference is in apperance between Gynecomastia and big pecs......

    Hope i don't get flamed for asking what some may consider a dumb question!
  20. I'm 5'9''. Will try and buy a camera and then...

    I'm 5'9''.

    Will try and buy a camera and then get some photos up.....
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