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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  1. How long does it take the big time hunger to kick in after doing heavy weights?

    I'm trying to put on a bit of bulk by working extra hard in the gym and eating the equivalent of a small rhino daily.

    However, I find it hard to eat the huge amounts that will combine with the...
  2. And lets not forget "Doing endless situps will...

    And lets not forget "Doing endless situps will remove the 5 inches of fat on my stomach and give me a washboard six pack".
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    If you are using free weights, just keep going...

    If you are using free weights, just keep going and it will balance itself out. Just focus on doing your sets evenly.
  4. So you'd take a shoulder set over a stomach one?

    So you'd take a shoulder set over a stomach one?
  5. How would you rank a dumbbell shoulder press to...

    How would you rank a dumbbell shoulder press to an overhead barbell?

    Better? Worse? No difference?


    Anyway, I'm planning on 5 sets on each exercise (more including warm up sets without weight...
  6. Should I be doing squats the day following my deadlift workout? (and vice versa)

    I'm starting out on a compound lifting program where I go:

    Monday: Deadlifts, bench press, dips.
    Tuesday: Wide grip chinups, squats, upright rows.
    Wednesday: Rest.
    Thursday: Bench press,...
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    Okay, thanks a lot everyone- I'll look into the...

    Okay, thanks a lot everyone- I'll look into the WBB programs now :)
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    Without trying to sound like an ignorant idiot...

    Without trying to sound like an ignorant idiot (or as little like it as possible), what is the problem with that program? Am I over working or underworking or out of balance?

    All days I do are...
  9. Thread: neck/head harness

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    I'd agree and go with the shrugs but if you're...

    I'd agree and go with the shrugs but if you're set on it- go with what's comfortable and what's cheapest (prioritise in that order :p)
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    One Year Down the Track

    Alrighty, this is my first post (no wait, second) on this forums so I'm a newbie fellow. Anyway, I thought here would be a good place to start...

    So this is me a year and a half ago... I would've...
  11. Thread: Whiter Teeth

    by Naff
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    My teeth where at their whitest when I was...

    My teeth where at their whitest when I was chewing "wrigleys teeth whitening gum"
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    I've heard about this from a few people at the...

    I've heard about this from a few people at the gym but never had it myself. Sounds, like everyone said, like a pressure related issue.
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    I find that cleaning my face when I wake up and...

    I find that cleaning my face when I wake up and before I go to bed and washing my pillowcase atleast once a week keeps most acne at bay.
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    Latest research actually puts it at 1.5-2g per...

    Latest research actually puts it at 1.5-2g per kilogram. Considering a kilogram is 2.2lbs, 1.5g/lbs sounds like a little too much.
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    Zero foods (like celery, some types of berry)...

    Zero foods (like celery, some types of berry) that burn more calories to digest than what they have in them are always handy.
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    If you're sitting at a computer/dek a lot of the...

    If you're sitting at a computer/dek a lot of the day, sitting on an exercise ball will help you keep good posture.

    I was going to say deadlifts... But that's already been mentioned many times :p
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    Wide grip chinups always kill me though I find if...

    Wide grip chinups always kill me though I find if I just try to beat my last effort (even if I have to do an extra set) I slowly improve.
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    If you have a long reach, perhaps standing on a...

    If you have a long reach, perhaps standing on a step or block would help. I have a 6'5 friend who does deadlifts on a step and that helped his form a lot.
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    I would do a short flexibility program for a few...

    I would do a short flexibility program for a few weeks. I used to have trouble squatting because my back would cramp and spasm when I held the bar too close. Working on general flexiblity worked...
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    Poll: I have a huge adams apple :(

    I have a huge adams apple :(
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