The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness
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The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness

It’s 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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  1. haha yep plie, goes to show up much any of us...

    haha yep plie, goes to show up much any of us know about ballet.

    I'm not extending over my toes and goblet i feel like i can go back further since I don't need to stay as upright as a front squat...
  2. i don't have a squat rack. Also I mostly do...

    i don't have a squat rack. Also I mostly do crossfit and front squat seems to have the most carryover to the oly lifts, squat cleans and things like that. I have no knee issues and no problems...
  3. not at the moment I can try to take some tomorrow...

    not at the moment I can try to take some tomorrow if I find a camera. Is there any indications or things I should be looking/feeling for to know if I'm doing it right?
  4. front squat foot position, how to tell if I'm too wide

    Someone told me it looks like I'm doing a pirouette squat because my feet and knees are so far out. I'm hitting full depth but am worried I am doing front squats wrong. Is there a way to tell what...
  5. Thread: wheres nitor?

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    wheres nitor?

    i noticed its missing along with the fat burning stack?
  6. do you have a sweet tooth or something? I think...

    do you have a sweet tooth or something? I think they taste great!
  7. awesome! Spealler is a role model for me since...

    awesome! Spealler is a role model for me since hes a smaller guy listed at I think 5'5" 138 and so its inspiring to see him lifting the same in competition as the guys 60 pounds heavier
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    5'5" 155 here. I have no issues with my height,...

    5'5" 155 here. I have no issues with my height, its not like I can change it
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    no gloves or chalk, double overhand grip. I also...

    no gloves or chalk, double overhand grip. I also hurt my wrist doing deadlift a few months ago and its been weird ever since, I really need to see a doctor I guess
  10. ok thanks for the replys, I realize that unless...

    ok thanks for the replys, I realize that unless its the exact protocol its no longer tabata. I guess what my question is, does altering it to make it longer make it more beneficial? So far the...
  11. ok well regardless of what its called, i was just...

    ok well regardless of what its called, i was just wondering if more = better or if it was set up in such a way that it avoids overtraining or going into the muscle burning range
  12. are longer or more tabata intervals beneficial?

    My work capacity has dramatically increased these days. I am thinking of increasing the tabata in one of 3 ways:
    -longer than 20 second intervals
    -more intervals than 8
    -doing 2 separate tabatas...
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    i'm thinking I might have circulation issues. ...

    i'm thinking I might have circulation issues. This is from deadlifting only about 240. Non-smoker, exercise regularly lifting and running. It really concerns me because it happens in all my lifts...
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    hormones in food?

    My sister is on this kick lately becuase of her fiancee about how hormones and chemicals in meat are bad for you. They claim their joints feel better, and that there are other health benefits. I...
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    they're both really into it and my sister is...

    they're both really into it and my sister is claiming a 50% increase in BJJ performance after 4 sessions. Shes also the one who claims her joints feel better after giving up red meat beacuse all the...
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    DL squeezes my fingers numb

    This may or may not be an issue. When I deadlift, the blood gets squeezed out of my fingers and hands. If I do more than a couple reps my fingers begin to turn purple from lack of blood, and they...
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    is vegetable oil good in the same way olive oil...

    is vegetable oil good in the same way olive oil is? according to fitday it has the same basic fat breakdown
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    just use your hand, hold a 1/4 pound of beef and...

    just use your hand, hold a 1/4 pound of beef and eat it out of your fist!
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    just regular olive oil? i'll try it again, but...

    just regular olive oil? i'll try it again, but last time i tried drinking it, i got massive headachs
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    help getting more fat in diet

    I am trying so hard to get the .5g/lb of fat I need each day using fitday but I just can't do it. nuts and fish fish are expensive and i'm poor, i mostly eat chicken, vegatables, Nitrean, eggs and...
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