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: What am I to do?

    by Ross
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    How do your legs have a lot of strength if you...

    How do your legs have a lot of strength if you don't have the time or resources to go to a gym?

    My point is that you need to work your whole body, not just the upper half, if you want to see good...
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    It was also really hot, although I read somewhere...

    It was also really hot, although I read somewhere that she had been training in Crete for a while so that probably wasn't a huge factor.
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    I agree with dan, sitting makes my lower back...

    I agree with dan, sitting makes my lower back hurt.
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    You don't need to do 15 sets of biceps,...

    You don't need to do 15 sets of biceps, especially before your back workout. Do the back stuff first then finish with a few bicep sets.
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    I'm not a fan of leg extensions, they are hard on...

    I'm not a fan of leg extensions, they are hard on my knees. Think about adding stiff-legged deadlifts, they are a really good hamstring exercise. I also really like walking lunges, maybe add a...
  6. Thread: is this true?

    by Ross
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    Deadlifting is the new Viagra.

    Deadlifting is the new Viagra.
  7. Thread: deadlift question

    by Ross
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    The difference is in the target muscles. ...

    The difference is in the target muscles. Generally, stiff-legged is a hamstring exercise and regular is a lower back exercise.
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    You are reading way too much into his original...

    You are reading way too much into his original post then. It is a very valid and well-posed question.
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    That is poor form, imo. I think it is better to...

    That is poor form, imo. I think it is better to keep your shoulder blades back while doing BB rows. Going all the way down like that seems like it would encourage you to jerk the weight up and use...
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    You will have a hard time gaining mass if you are...

    You will have a hard time gaining mass if you are doing 5 hours of cardio a week.
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    I am not sure if you mean something else, but at...

    I am not sure if you mean something else, but at most medical schools an MD is a 4-year program.
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    Working your legs will improve your upper body as...

    Working your legs will improve your upper body as well. Your body grows as a whole. Same with calves; how many people have big calves and tiny thighs? Not that many.
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    You must not know many ladies.

    You must not know many ladies.
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    What equipment do you have access to?

    What equipment do you have access to?
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    I think you would have more success using less...

    I think you would have more success using less reps (like 6-10 instead of 15) and more weight. Also, if what you posted is your entire workout, consider adding lifts for the rest of your body, too...
  16. Thread: I need POWER

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    Personally if I could do 275x8, I wouldn't worry...

    Personally if I could do 275x8, I wouldn't worry about being able to do 315x1.
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    These are all good things, but you will see much...

    These are all good things, but you will see much better overall gains if you include a weight-training program for your legs.
  18. Thread: Ass Fat :(

    by Ross
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    You can't burn fat from particular areas. Maybe...

    You can't burn fat from particular areas. Maybe try increasing the lengh of your cardio sessions so you burn more fat.
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    This happens to me too. I've tried some...

    This happens to me too. I've tried some different things and I think it's pretty much unavoidable. On the bright side it probably gives your hip flexors a good workout :) Try finishing off with...
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    In my opinion you should do less cardio, more...

    In my opinion you should do less cardio, more cals, and more protein.
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