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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    nice gains. think u have a great base to start...

    nice gains. think u have a great base to start going really heavy now.

    hope to watch your progress. :)
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    thanks chris. i know it will sound alittle...

    thanks chris. i know it will sound alittle impossible, but i have been really inspired by BCC recently. i've read his journal (probably 2-3 years late), and that has been a real inspiration for me.
    ...
  3. Thread: Back pics

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    nice width expansion. keep it up :)

    nice width expansion. keep it up :)
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    thanks guys. about the deads, yeah when i was...

    thanks guys. about the deads, yeah when i was 100kg, i was maxing out at 460 on deads, 1rm. nothing great, but i thought i had alot of strength last year.

    guess i'll focus on lowering my body fat,...
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    i'm currently on a "clean" diet of low GI carbs,...

    i'm currently on a "clean" diet of low GI carbs, beef/chicken/fruits/vegie, 5-6 meals a day.

    i'm not sure if i'm bulking, but i want to maintain a low bodyfat, and up my strength in weights.
    ...
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    just a quick update. side_by_side was done to...

    just a quick update.

    side_by_side was done to compare with a picture taken in july 2007.

    this was taken just last week.

    http://img230.imageshack.us/my.php?image=img5371pu8.jpg

    hope to get...
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    Last year Vs This year

    09/06

    http://photos.friendster.com/photos/36/65/2065663/1_450808562l.jpg

    was around 100ish kg, bulking my ass off.

    07/07

    http://photos.friendster.com/photos/36/65/2065663/1_141895992l.jpg
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    i do it every workout. sometimes i do it for...

    i do it every workout. sometimes i do it for compound exercises and i do more reps for isolation. but its your choice.

    i was 72kg last sept, i'm 98 now. still bulking.
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    cheers. yeah, i'll try to take a leg pic as well.

    cheers. yeah, i'll try to take a leg pic as well.
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    hmn, any comments?

    hmn, any comments?
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    Wrist lock during bench.

    I have a question. During bench press, how do you lock your wrist?

    straight or bent at an angle?

    i do shoulder width presses, so my wrists are locked as straight as possible.

    but i vary my...
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    as of 25/09/06. 215 pounds. bulking till dec 06 ...

    as of 25/09/06. 215 pounds. bulking till dec 06

    http://img150.imageshack.us/my.php?image=imgij4.jpg
  13. quite possibly overtraining. thanks for the...

    quite possibly overtraining.


    thanks for the replies.
  14. appreciate the reply. 5*3 would be like.. 90%...

    appreciate the reply.

    5*3 would be like.. 90% 1 rep max?
  15. Many Sets, Low reps VS Low Sets, Many reps...

    I'm just curious. what do you guys think?

    E.g I do 5x6 of weighted dips

    OR

    3x10 of weighted dips?

    Is there a question of endurance Vs Strength based training here?
  16. I was 160ish last Sept 2005. I'm currently 215....

    I was 160ish last Sept 2005. I'm currently 215. i'm 6' as well. what really made me grow was deadlifts, benches and squats. lift heavy, compound, do more sets, low reps. jus go heavy.

    having said...
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    Standing Military BB press, static holds etc

    How heavy do you guys go on these?

    Last wednesday, i did 5x5 of 60kg (132 lb) including the bb.

    Also i remember reading somewhere about doing static hold on your bench press.

    The past...
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    So what were you into before...

    ... you started lifting weights?

    i was actually a guitarist for my old band back home. we played before crowds and sold some cds. it was great. very nostaglic. i played guitar for 6-7 years, had...
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    hmmn, i'm not sure if anyone listens to the old...

    hmmn, i'm not sure if anyone listens to the old emo core bands, like sunny day real estate and mineral... but yeah pretty damn amazing moements in their songs. hence moinker sdre.

    jawbreaker's...
  20. had a blast after rearranging my arms workout

    Hey all! i'm glad and excited to report about my gym session yesterday.

    i did biceps, triceps and legs on friday cause mon was a holiday and i neglected my chest and biceps. anyhows, i decided to...
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