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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    Too right lol. Interesting what Ben says, he...

    Too right lol.


    Interesting what Ben says, he seems like a smart guy. I've heard about full ROM, contractions ect from BBs (albeit usually from what I assume enhanced athletes - hence i've never...
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    my weight also jumped from 84 - 90kg in 4 weeks :S

    my weight also jumped from 84 - 90kg in 4 weeks :S
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    Did this, and your right. Response was great...

    Did this, and your right. Response was great lifts shot right up. Quite a learning curve for me.

    Thank you all.
  4. Thread: Shrugs

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    Quite an interesting. I never used to train them...

    Quite an interesting. I never used to train them directly - just indirect work through deadlift, rows ect. I've actually tried adding them into my routines now, usually paired with some form of...
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    Thanks Allen. I really appreciate your honest...

    Thanks Allen. I really appreciate your honest advice. Maybe it really is down to keto..

    I agree. Hopefully, after paying particular attention to my diet for the next few months it will help...
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    Thanks Chris. Makes sense for that to be the...

    Thanks Chris.

    Makes sense for that to be the reason. Should I worry too much about my training or just keep it the same? It just seemed like there was a slow and progressively increasing...
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    Thanks for the post Chris. Well, the only...

    Thanks for the post Chris.

    Well, the only other things I can think of are that I did cut for 5-6 weeks on a keto diet a few months back, and that I'm not using much creatine (quite what difference...
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    Thanks for your reply. Well, quite possible. I...

    Thanks for your reply.

    Well, quite possible. I have dropped protein a little and stopped having shakes straight after my workout. I am probably on 100-150 grams per day on average.

    In terms of...
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    Gaining Mass - Intermediate to advanced

    Ahoy!

    So.. I've been lifting nearly 4 years now, and seriously (3-4x pw) for three and a half.

    As expected my gains have slowed down somewhat. Over the past six months i've started to shrink!...
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    Thanks for your reply sir. My apologies, i should...

    Thanks for your reply sir. My apologies, i should of specified.

    Long run I would like to get to about 190lbs with low bodyfat. I'm 190lbs at the moment but running at about 16% which i am trying...
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    5/3/1 BBB during cut?

    Been following the baby got back routine from this site for yonkers. Loved it but would like to change it up!
    Heard awesome stuff about the 5/3/1 Boring But Big routine. Looks great and I've always...
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    Back too! I don't have a 'strong' back mind! Love...

    Back too! I don't have a 'strong' back mind! Love the movements - especially Pull-ups/ Chin-ups!
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    Good point! I thought about taking a few extra...

    Good point!

    I thought about taking a few extra carbs before going down.. but so far I've not needed it.
    I think it is mind over matter... i know i can lift it, and i will lift it. So far i'm as...
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    Cutting Advice

    Just started my first serious cut. Looking for a simple review to make sure everything is in order because I'm pretty new to this. I've done my research and think everything is figured out nicely... ...
  15. Thread: TUT & ROM

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    Good point! So in essence i should aim to...

    Good point!

    So in essence i should aim to 'work' the muscle fully by really focusing on the contractions rather than lifting heavy weights from A to B, keeping rest periods relatively low? 60ish...
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    Perfect, just what I was looking for. Thanks...

    Perfect, just what I was looking for. Thanks Chris!

    To be clear, i assume moderate would be around 3 second eccentric, 1 second concentric?

    Thanks!! This helps a lot
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    Firstly many thanks to for all the replies! ...

    Firstly many thanks to for all the replies!



    My goal to be clear is size.

    From my training, which I described above, i've managed to get very strong relative to the size that I have. I was...
  18. Thread: TUT & ROM

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    TUT & ROM

    How important is 'time under tension' and the ROM of exercises for muscular development?

    I've always typically never considered this variable much, although im certainly not performing partial...
  19. I wish you'd just cut the bullshit - why is it...

    I wish you'd just cut the bullshit - why is it necessary to add the writing and photos??

    Meh, nice lift for your weight, - i still think you should eat more though ;)
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    6 months of my own rubbish routines. 6 months...

    6 months of my own rubbish routines. 6 months 5x5. Over the last year I have cycled BGB and HCT-12, this is for certain where I have acquired a majority of my growth.
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