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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    Okay sorry... I do a number of different things...

    Okay sorry... I do a number of different things for my quads... I am still just learning all of this...

    Sorry and thanks for the help and advice!!
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    Okay I am a novice and don't really totally...

    Okay I am a novice and don't really totally understand but I don't think stating "there is really no point in doing the Smith squats" is really a true statement...

    My quads feel awesome and I...
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    I am currently doing CG Cable pulldowns in place...

    I am currently doing CG Cable pulldowns in place of hammer high rows... I could picture the sub. exercise that was given to me...

    I am lovin' the CG cable though!

    So how did you do tonight?
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    I will have to look into a squat or power rack......

    I will have to look into a squat or power rack... I just bought all new equipment and a new oly with 300lbs of weight... Not sure we can afford anything else but will try...

    I will keep an eye on...
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    Thanks Built... I will switch between the oly bar...

    Thanks Built... I will switch between the oly bar and smith... I do the smith because I don't ever have a spotter and I like the safety aspect... If you could get my husband to join me at 5 a.m. I...
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    I can do a lot more weight with my legs... they...

    I can do a lot more weight with my legs... they are big and strong... Now if I could just get this upper body to follow suit life would be better :D

    I have maxed out my leg press machine here at...
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    Yep.. I might not go that low but the hammies and...

    Yep.. I might not go that low but the hammies and calves do touch-- barely but they do... My legs are my best part of my body... My heaviest has been 200 for 2 reps with free weights/barbell...

    I...
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    Right now I am doing 5 reps/5 sets of 170lbs...

    Right now I am doing 5 reps/5 sets of 170lbs squats... With about 30 seconds in between... I am going for 175lbs next week... All butt action... maybe that is why the toilet seat hurts :)
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    Yes that does help... I was thinking... 1 minute...

    Yes that does help... I was thinking... 1 minute rest between sets and two minutes rests between exercises... I think I will start with that and see how that goes... I need to start small :)
    ...
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    You don't need to help :) it is all me... I just...

    You don't need to help :) it is all me... I just need to tell myself that I need to rest between sets... I am the one that likes to do the high density training with no rests inbetween...

    I just...
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    This is my second week of BGB and all I can say...

    This is my second week of BGB and all I can say is: AWESOME!!! I absolutely love it!!

    I do need to work on my timing though as far as rest periods...
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    Yep I have tried them before... They do hit the...

    Yep I have tried them before... They do hit the back of my legs if I am not absolutely concentrating on form... They do hit the quads big time...
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    I get DOMS quite often... especially in the...

    I get DOMS quite often... especially in the hammies and quads... Of course right now my back is DOMS full :D

    They usually hit about 36 hours after my workout... however back was last night so...
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    Not a problem... I wake up at 4:30 and get in the...

    Not a problem... I wake up at 4:30 and get in the garage at 5:00... I can have it down by 4:35 :D

    Thanks for your help!
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    Thanks... never thought of using my shaker cup......

    Thanks... never thought of using my shaker cup... Duh!!! I usually do the whole blender, ice, water, etc...

    Will do!
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    Thanks Ironman... I will be hopefully starting a...

    Thanks Ironman... I will be hopefully starting a journal here... I already have one going at another site that I go to daily... I could just copy and paste :D

    Built, thanks... I may buy some...
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    Week's worth of menus are posted in a thread in...

    Week's worth of menus are posted in a thread in the diet/nutrition forum...

    Another awesome workout this morning... Quads are toast... Getting up from the bench after leg curls was tough......
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    I eat nothing before I lift... I have done it...

    I eat nothing before I lift... I have done it both ways and do not see a difference between doing it either way... I know I should eat something but not sure what... Could you give me something? I...
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    Yep I have realized that ratios aren't the...

    Yep I have realized that ratios aren't the best... That is why I am currently doing the 1.5 x LBm and .5 times LBM for fat and carbs for fillers...

    I currently lift at 5 a.m. every morning...
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    Food for the week...

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    Monday
    M1: Litecake, 2 fish oil
    M2: 1c. Cottage Cheese, 3 oz sweet tater, 7 oz cukes
    M3: Chef Salad with Chicken breast, dressing
    M4: Chocolate Shake, 1/2c. Cashews, 2 fish oil
    M5:...
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