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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    ive always thought that I should do higher reps...

    ive always thought that I should do higher reps for the stomach area, but I was discouraged by someone who said that I should do lower reps. That definetly makes things easier. Never tried a dumbell,...
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    How do you do weighted crunches?

    So how do you guys do it? If I try holding 70 lbs behind my head so that I can only do a couple of reps, the weight starts slipping out of my sweaty hands, or I end up crunching my neck or dropping...
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    1. Good! I wasn't too concerned, but just wanted...

    1. Good! I wasn't too concerned, but just wanted to make sure.
    2. Hmm, I think I will try doing decline, never thought of that before, and it gives me a reason to use the decline feature on my bench...
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    Hey. don't be worried about the weight you can...

    Hey. don't be worried about the weight you can lift, if ive learned one thing from this forum, thats it. but im about ur weight and height and thats about where i started out. im adding about...
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    Deadlift, crunches questions

    Hi there. First off, deadlift question: After I do a set of deadlifts, for a couple seconds, my back is sore and I have to bend over a little bit like an old man, I sort of have to ease into standing...
  6. AAAAWWWWW, I see the light! Thanx so much for the...

    AAAAWWWWW, I see the light! Thanx so much for the help everyone, everything is mucho clearer now. I don't know what i'd do without this forum :D
  7. now im just totally confused: deadlifts

    http://www.exrx.net/WeightExercises...egDeadlift.html
    this is a straight legged deadlift, right? how does this work out my legs? isn't this all just lower back?

    also, what is a regular deadlift?...
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    in a month or two im gonna start working for a...

    in a month or two im gonna start working for a construction company doing a lot of pipe laying and stuff, which means mucho digging. im gonna be RIPPED :ninja:
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    hey, try this. i had trouble sleepin and then my...

    hey, try this. i had trouble sleepin and then my mom told me to eat some protien before i got 2 bed. so i tried beef jerky . . . for some reason it makes me sleep like a baby.
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    mixmaster, im way ahead of ya. a couple hours...

    mixmaster, im way ahead of ya. a couple hours after i posted, i got to realizing that theres a construction zone a couple hundred meters from my house so i went over in the dead of night and jacked...
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    improvise

    I NEED MORE WEIGHT :evillaugh !!!
    I can't find what i need though. I have all standard, no olympic. All in all i have like 100lbs in weights, which works fine for dumbells, but i just got a bench...
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    alright, thanx guido. im going to stick with...

    alright, thanx guido. im going to stick with lower reps than 6-8 still.

    i just did day 1 of wbb1 yesterday and i LIKE IT!!
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    Maybe they think: "i cant see it so why should i...

    Maybe they think: "i cant see it so why should i care?" :clown:
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    well I got a bench finally (a really nice used...

    well I got a bench finally (a really nice used one for $65). Thanx for the tips on finding pictures of the exercises.

    Ive got one last question: The reps on wbb1 routine are usually around 6-8,...
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    My first real routine

    Iíve been working on my chest, arms, shoulders area for about two months now (it needed some work first). Now I think that it is time to start on an actual routine, so of course, wbb1. Iíve got some...
  16. With 40 lbs i can do about 3 reps on left arm and...

    With 40 lbs i can do about 3 reps on left arm and 4 on right.

    I'm getting different opinions here, that I need to do warmup sets and that jumping jacks and a jumprope are just fine.
  17. yeah, i guess i did it wrong. example: For 40...

    yeah, i guess i did it wrong.

    example: For 40 lbs. dumbell curls, I did one set of about 10 reps at 20 lbs., just to the point where I could feel the muscle start warming up (i couldve done way...
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    low reps high weight means that you are training...

    low reps high weight means that you are training for strength.
  19. i tried doing progressive weight, and it really...

    i tried doing progressive weight, and it really didnt seem to make much of a difference. in fact, i ended up not being able to do as much as i usually do on various exercises.

    if it doesn' t make...
  20. So which one? should i use progressve weight,...

    So which one? should i use progressve weight, jumping jacks . . . ??? which one is most effective, or does it make any difference?
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