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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    Thank you guys. When you say heavy though -...

    Thank you guys.

    When you say heavy though - how heavy should i go and what reps should i be aiming for?

    I think the problem is i have been trying to go really heavy and maybe sacrificing form...
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    Developing the chest more?

    Hi there.

    I dont think my chest is as developed as my other areas (shoulders - arms - back, and so on).

    What is the best thing to do?

    My routine at the moment is dips, decline bench, incline...
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    If you eat 49 meals per week and 1 or 2 of them...

    If you eat 49 meals per week and 1 or 2 of them are 'treats', that doesnt seem bad to me.
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    Osteochondral grafting - basically an injury to...

    Osteochondral grafting - basically an injury to the back of the knee cap.

    Leg exercises are not possible, deadlifts too, and also things like barbell rows i cant do due to leg stabilisation.
    ...
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    Upper body routine only -

    Hi all and Merry Christmas.

    I have had surgery recently and cannot do any lower body work for the time being.

    That also means deadlifts are out of the equation.

    What routine would you guys...
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    Upper abs personally.

    Upper abs personally.
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    Thank you - would you mind sending me the...

    Thank you - would you mind sending me the spreadsheets please?
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    Upper/Lower routine?

    Hi there -

    Has anyone here done an upper/lower routine that they would give me some advice on please.

    Looking to work out 4 times per week.

    Please state sets and reps if you can.

    Thanks.
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    Thanks for the ideas guys. Really is...

    Thanks for the ideas guys.

    Really is appreciated.
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    Thank you for the input all - much appreciated. ...

    Thank you for the input all - much appreciated.

    To conclude - would you suggest increasing the rep range to 3x10 for example?

    I could maybe do this every other week.

    Week 1 - normal 3 x 6...
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    Ok thanks. So do you think that dropping maybe...

    Ok thanks.

    So do you think that dropping maybe to 22kg for every other week and doing something like 3 x 8-10 is good?
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    Shoulder press not increasing

    Hello - how can i get my dumbell shoulder press to increase.

    I have been stuck on 26 kilos for a while now.

    My shoulder routine -

    3 x 6 DB shoulder
    3 x 8 BB shoulder press
    3 x 8 lateral...
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    They do - im hoping that as im bulking - my...

    They do - im hoping that as im bulking - my strength and mass will increase as a result of changing things up a bit and trying the full body routine too.
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    Full-body workouts

    I notice a lot of people on this forum like full body routines.

    I have started one for the first time and i have to say that it is brilliant.

    I have only used a split since i started training...
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    Thanks for the link.

    Thanks for the link.
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    Sounds good - do you have that chart so i could...

    Sounds good - do you have that chart so i could see it please?
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    Strength gains with higher reps?

    Just had a thought - i have always thought that higher reps like 8-12 are more hypertrophy reps.

    Well - obviously - it is good to get stronger even if you adopt higher repetition ranges.

    How...
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    Why would whole diet dictate it? Surely my goals...

    Why would whole diet dictate it? Surely my goals are more important.
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    Thanks all - should carbs be eaten in each meal?

    Thanks all - should carbs be eaten in each meal?
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    Carbs = more strength gains?

    Hi all -

    Just a quick thought - do more carbs when bulking = better strength gains in your EXPERIENCE and OPINION.

    How many carbs do you guys aim for when bulking?

    What kind of ratios?
    ...
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