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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    If you wanted to keep the same general routine,...

    If you wanted to keep the same general routine, you should do:
    T: Chest/Back
    W: Legs
    TH: Arms/Shoulders
    F: whatever you want.

    ...but I wouldn't keep that routine AT ALL. Faced with that...
  2. D-I-E-T.

    D-I-E-T.
  3. I don't understand how you can think that...

    I don't understand how you can think that quads/hams/calves can all be done in one day, once a week, yet you need more bicep work. Your focus is a little off.
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    Mondays, in my experience, are the busiest days...

    Mondays, in my experience, are the busiest days at the gym. If at all possible, I take Monday as a rest day.
  5. I'd swap Thurday and Friday, giving you the most...

    I'd swap Thurday and Friday, giving you the most time possible between Squats and Deads, and between OH Press and Bench.
  6. If you don't deadlift or squat, you're going to...

    If you don't deadlift or squat, you're going to lose a lot of freaking muscle on 1800 calories a day.

    Well, you're still going to lose muscle on 1800 calories a day, but.. you get the picture.
    ...
  7. With 2 days, you should give yourself at least...

    With 2 days, you should give yourself at least one rest day between, and do a solid combination of:

    Squat (Back, Front, OH)
    Deadlift (Standard, Sumo, SLDL)
    Bench
    Row (Bent-over)
    Dip
    Pull-up...
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    Great lifts! No offense, but you are not my...

    Great lifts!

    No offense, but you are not my favorite Italian. This is my favorite Italian.
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    Looks good. You could always try this one, too:...

    Looks good. You could always try this one, too:

    http://www.geocities.com/elitemadcow1/5x5_Program/Linear_5x5.htm

    Along the same lines.
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    Don't worry, he'll have an excuse soon.

    Don't worry, he'll have an excuse soon.
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    This is my current routine. I ignored the 'Don't...

    This is my current routine. I ignored the 'Don't change ANYTHING' statement in the workout, though. Along with the 3 movements, as spelled out in the routine, I do:

    Day 1: Weighted ab work
    Day...
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    Clean to Front Squat - anywhere there's an...

    Clean to Front Squat - anywhere there's an available few feet of floor. If the manager complains, tell him to buy another freakin' squat rack.
  13. I can't even begin to imagine the news reports...

    I can't even begin to imagine the news reports every night if, tomorrow, every 18 year old high school senior in America could go buy a keg at any liquor store.
  14. Thread: Pullups

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    Pull-ups Chin-ups Neutral grip pull-ups...

    Pull-ups
    Chin-ups
    Neutral grip pull-ups
    Weighted pull-ups
    'Kipping' pull-ups
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    We need a fishing smiley. Either Andy is fishing...

    We need a fishing smiley. Either Andy is fishing for fun on the innernets, or he's the dumbest person to ever live. I gotta imagine it's fishing.
  16. My girlfriend's routine: Back squat Deadlift...

    My girlfriend's routine:

    Back squat
    Deadlift
    DB Bench
    DB OH Press
    Pull-ups
    Row
  17. Put a 28 lb rock in your pocket.

    Put a 28 lb rock in your pocket.
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    As an unabashedly straight man, I'm going to...

    As an unabashedly straight man, I'm going to totally agree with Mike here. Your wife is really proud of you, and wants to show you off. Enjoy the attention. :)
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    Surgery.

    Surgery.
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    Dude, you're talking in circles. If you are...

    Dude, you're talking in circles. If you are saying:

    1) The government took advantage of the situation to get things they wanted done.

    My answer: duh.

    2) The government in any way has guilt...
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