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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    Most gyms have a T-bar row apparatus... Using a...

    Most gyms have a T-bar row apparatus... Using a barbell in the corner, like in that first vid, is very old school...
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    Does anyone ever train chest with biceps? I know...

    Does anyone ever train chest with biceps? I know a lot of folks do chest/tris but I've been getting really great results with chest/biceps combination...
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    For compound exercises, in mass-building phase, I...

    For compound exercises, in mass-building phase, I like doing heavy weights, lower reps (4-6). For occasional isolation exercises, I like higher reps. That's just what I've found most effective for...
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    Caffeine or low-sugar energy drinks work for me...

    Caffeine or low-sugar energy drinks work for me...
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    They are tasty...with lots of vitamins and...

    They are tasty...with lots of vitamins and protein, but don't they also have a lot of sugar?
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    Thanks Chubrock! That's just what I'm looking...

    Thanks Chubrock! That's just what I'm looking for...good info.
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    overhead dumbbell extensions skullcrushers...

    overhead dumbbell extensions
    skullcrushers
    weighted dips
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    Definitely!

    Definitely!
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    My goal is not to see "everything"; I'm fairly...

    My goal is not to see "everything"; I'm fairly experienced at backpacking, and I realize a month isn't that much time. I don't think a one-hour workout a couple of days per week will eat into my...
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    Well, I don't plan to train everyday, but a...

    Well, I don't plan to train everyday, but a couple of days per week is enough for maintenance. A month off seems like a long time for a gym addict like me. But I've considered it...
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    Impressive gains...keep it up!

    Impressive gains...keep it up!
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    Wear headphones... Or better yet, focus on your...

    Wear headphones... Or better yet, focus on your lift and stop paying attention to what other people in the gym are doing. I can't believe a gym has a "rule" about grunting.
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    Russian Kettleballs?

    Does anyone here train with Russian Kettleballs? If so, can you provide a sample routine? I'm looking for a way to incorporate kettleball training into my workouts.
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    lol...is this a joke or a serious question?

    lol...is this a joke or a serious question?
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    No gloves, though I am a heavy sweat-er...so I...

    No gloves, though I am a heavy sweat-er...so I use chalk when necessary. Gloves impede my grip and feel awkward.
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    I think drop-sets can be a great way to stimulate...

    I think drop-sets can be a great way to stimulate new growth; however, I would not recommend doing them for every workout. You don't want to overtrain or risk injury. I like to throw in drop-sets...
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    Anyone here live in Europe?

    Hey,

    I'll be backpacking thoughout Europe for about a month in December and January, and I want to keep up with my workouts while I'm traveling.

    Is there a good chain of gyms that exists...
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    I have the same problem, but I mostly sweat...

    I have the same problem, but I mostly sweat buckets from my face. For pits, try a product called Certain-Dri.
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    I think it depends on your diet. Be careful of...

    I think it depends on your diet. Be careful of some of these weight gainer shakes...many of them are loaded with sugar and can make you feel lethargic.

    BTW, I'm also a grad student from Santa...
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    Vancouver, British Columbia?

    Hey

    I'm visiting Vancouver, BC in mid-July, and I'm wondering if anyone can recommend a good gym that offers reasonable short-term memberships or day rates? I'll be staying a few blocks from...
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