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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    i didnt want to start another thread for this, so...

    i didnt want to start another thread for this, so ill just ask here:

    are there ANY good uses for a smith machine? i havent heard anyone promote them as something good.. why do they exist really?
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    oh - woops, missed that. well, fitness ball on...

    oh - woops, missed that.

    well, fitness ball on the smith? ill be damned if i have an explanation for that...

    sounds kinda dangerous actually lol
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    were they dumbell benching on the fitness ball or...

    were they dumbell benching on the fitness ball or barbell benching?

    if it was dumbell, and they were sorta swaying side to side while doing it, its a great strength / flexibility exercise for...
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    nah, im not very big. having said that, i...

    nah, im not very big.

    having said that, i have also experimented with wearing the backpack on the front of the chest. that way it can hang a little easier.
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    I use a backpack. I put the weights in the...

    I use a backpack.

    I put the weights in the backpack and then i Wear the backpack.
  6. LOL that made my day

    LOL that made my day
  7. I've always liked bent over dumbell rowing

    I've always liked bent over dumbell rowing
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    I'd also like to point out that whichever advice...

    I'd also like to point out that whichever advice you take, there is some trial and error involved. Learn what YOUR body responds to. For example, I can barbell bench till the cows come home, and my...
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    Basketball uses just about every single muscle in...

    Basketball uses just about every single muscle in the body, as Adam Mackinnon said, get stronger in general. There is just about no muscle which should not be worked. For jumping higher, look into...
  10. WBB2 recommende bis / tris on same day. and...

    WBB2 recommende bis / tris on same day. and Chest / Back on same day. I've got good results with it, you might wanna consider it.
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    Order of Routines

    Hey guys,

    I'm getting back into weight training after a 14 months layoff and was hoping you guys could answer a quick question:

    When I used to work out a lot, I used my own routine for a...
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    I agree with Majestic. Shaq and Wade is a good...

    I agree with Majestic. Shaq and Wade is a good platform, will probably make the playoffs, but they aren't winning it all. I'll be very interested if shaq decides to get himself in shape and just...
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    No probs, eat up!

    No probs, eat up!
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    Welcome to the city dude. Cheap beer /...

    Welcome to the city dude.

    Cheap beer / alcohol? My advice would be anywhere in Newtown. plenty of bars and good restaurants there also.

    But I'm not sure what your definition of cheap is, just...
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    Couldn't have said it better myself. As well...

    Couldn't have said it better myself.

    As well as this, my first love will always be basketball. And the extra strength helps my game. So basically, I'm doing something that I love, so that...
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    anything celebrity jeopardy related cracks me up...

    anything celebrity jeopardy related cracks me up

    also, being a west wing fan, the SNL where gore hosted it, and visited the WW set and asked everyone to treat him like the pres - i thought was...
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    Paul, If I drop the dips, will I still be doing...

    Paul, If I drop the dips, will I still be doing enough tricep work?


    I kinda wanted two exercises which would hit the tris directly so I chucked them in, I was actually thinking of dropping the...
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    Opinions on my 2 Day split ?

    Ok here's the deal - I get great results with WBB#2 but currently my schedule only allows me to train twice a week. So i tried to create a routine with all the goodness of WBB#2 ,but in a 2 day...
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    Cool, thanks for the reply yeah basically I...

    Cool, thanks for the reply

    yeah basically I find that WG hits my lats harder, and so I would rather do them more, but in any case, since I've been doing this particular workout, my lat development...
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    WBB #2 chins question

    The routine for back and chest (day1) says:

    Close grip chins: 2 x 9 - 11

    and later on it says

    Wide grip pulldowns or deadlifts: 2 x 9-11


    I'm doing CG Chins and then WG pullups, since I...
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