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. Big BUMP... I wanted to update this thread to...

    Big BUMP...

    I wanted to update this thread to report back some of the results from what you guys have said. Since 18 days ago:

    I'm now at 165lbs (from 170), ~12.5%bf (from 14%bf).
    goal: 10%bf...
  2. I was in the same boat as you, I WAS 176lbs...

    I was in the same boat as you, I WAS 176lbs (5'10") in mid-January and after following the Max OT training system for the last six weeks, with a proper diet (that didn't start til February), and some...
  3. Thread: Pullups

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    I just began to work my back and biceps like a...

    I just began to work my back and biceps like a motha for the last 2 months and I think that in addition to doing assisted pullups on the machine has helped the most.
  4. Thread: Pullups

    by wantnana
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    January 04: I could probably do one pullup with...

    January 04: I could probably do one pullup with any grip.

    March 04: I can easily do 10 or more pullups with any grip, especially neutral grip.

    how i did it? lost about 9lbs and have been...
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    Mic Soloist, I have a similar situation. ...

    Mic Soloist, I have a similar situation.

    Basically, I'm 5'11 170lbs, 13-14%bf and I started about 4 weeks ago at 175lbs, 17-18%bf. My weight lifting sessions are based on the Max OT principle of...
  6. Thanks for all the help guys. Paul: What...

    Thanks for all the help guys.

    Paul: What exactly happens when I've lifted for an hour and I do a 15 minute HIIT session. During my lifting session, I was drinking whey protein with my water....
  7. I'm getting on average 185g Protein, 180g Carbs...

    I'm getting on average 185g Protein, 180g Carbs and about 40g fats. I can bump up the fat numbers easily by adding in some olive oil to my meals. Also I'm worried that if I bump up my calories, I...
  8. about 5lbs of what i assume is fat. im guessing i...

    about 5lbs of what i assume is fat. im guessing i also gained LBM at the same time so thats why i lost a net of 5lbs.

    When should I do HIIT?

    Should I supplement with a fish/flax oil?

    Thanks.
  9. please critique my diet & workout over the past 5 weeks *UPDATE*

    CURRENT
    Weight: 170lbs, 14%bf, 5'11
    GOAL
    Weight: doesnt matter, 10%bf

    Workout: 5 day Max OT Split with 3 days of abs. 3-4 days of HIIT, 15 and 23 minute intervals either after my weight...
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    thanks.

    thanks.
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    Pullups question

    Is there a big difference between doing normal pullups a few inches wider than the shoulder compared to pullups where your palms face each other (I don't know what thats called?)
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    I've been doing heavy weights/row reps for about...

    I've been doing heavy weights/row reps for about 5 weeks now and have lost about 6lbs. I've definately got leaner while actually increasing my overall strength. I've been eating about 2000 calories a...
  13. basically i would say its 20% fat, 40% carbs, 40%...

    basically i would say its 20% fat, 40% carbs, 40% protein.

    i'm just afraid that if i eat more, i won't lose fat. is that an incorrect assumption?
  14. will this program give me the gains i want...

    height: 5'11
    weight: 170
    bf: 15%

    goal: to lose fat while increasing strength and muscle mass

    basically i've been doing the MaxOT weight lifting system for 3 weeks, working at my max with...
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    Am I working towards my goal...

    My goal is to get down to 165lbs with 8-9% bodyfat.

    Right now, I weigh 172lbs with probably 15% bodyfat. I've lost 2 pounds in the first week that I've been working out and having been eating...
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    so i can lose weight by diet and liftibg alone...

    so i can lose weight by diet and liftibg alone without any cardio?
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    I've accomplished some goals, BUT...

    Hey guys I need some help with my strategy. I've been lifting consistently (3-4 times a week) since late January and I have met many of my weight lifting goals, basically being stronger. Muscles have...
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    is he 5'1? He's a skinny little kid, about...

    is he 5'1?

    He's a skinny little kid, about 5'8. 19 yrs old.
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    i weigh 165 and i think my 1rm is about 195. my...

    i weigh 165 and i think my 1rm is about 195. my friend who i work out with weighs 125lbs and hit 195 3-4 times without help so im guessing he can do a little more.
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    i injured my shoulder about a month back. i...

    i injured my shoulder about a month back. i rested for a bout a week and then went back to a lighter training schedule and i haven't done a direct shoulder workout for about a month now and im gonna...
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