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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    Ok then. Is there still a need for me to drop...

    Ok then. Is there still a need for me to drop the weight and work my way back up(with the 2 sets total for the week), or do you think I'll be able to start improving again, now that my volume has...
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    Ok so you think I should just do 1 set of the...

    Ok so you think I should just do 1 set of the SLDL's twice a week with the regular 5x5 deads once a week?
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    Yeah but I don't do drop sets, I just rest 3 min...

    Yeah but I don't do drop sets, I just rest 3 min before going again, and I just can't lift as much as on the first set. But do you think I'd be okay if I dropped the weight by 10 lbs and kept the...
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    Ok, would taking off 2 sets of SLDL's (I did 4...

    Ok, would taking off 2 sets of SLDL's (I did 4 total for the week), solve the plateau problem then, for the deads and SLDL's? Or should I just lower the weight for all of them? and if so, how much...
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    Yes I do 2x4-12 SLDL's twice a week and one set...

    Yes I do 2x4-12 SLDL's twice a week and one set of 5x5 Deads once a week. I don't really have a specific rep ending for in the SLDL's, so would I just stop on the same rep as last time (with lower...
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    Anyone o.O? Edit: and I do 2x4-12 reps for...

    Anyone o.O?

    Edit: and I do 2x4-12 reps for SLDL and a 5x5 for regular deads
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    Stalled on Deadlift and Stiff-legged Deadlift

    hey guys, I'm wondering what I should do about my deadlift plateaus. I've been stuck on my SLDL's for like 3 weeks, and deadlifts for 2 weeks.

    I've been consistently gaining weight and getting...
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    I guess it depends on the person. For me, I'm...

    I guess it depends on the person. For me, I'm pretty much dead after my workout and can't wait to leave. I don't think it matters much as long as you know you did a good job in the gym.

    I don't...
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    We were told an hour and a half at the most for...

    We were told an hour and a half at the most for very intense exercise in my kinesiology class
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    Deadlifting and hitting the traps

    Hey guys, lately Deadlifts are getting harder as I add weight each week so my lower back is rounding more and more while I'm pulling it up.

    My question is: should I just drop 5-10 lbs on the...
  11. I'm a serious lifter. I want people to look at...

    I'm a serious lifter. I want people to look at me and immediately know that I lift weights. And I'll do whatever it takes and however long it takes to get there.
  12. you should add "take some melatonin" to your...

    you should add "take some melatonin" to your list. It's basically a sleeping pill without any addictive properties, I take it an hour before bed and never have any problems going to sleep.
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    Evening out lagging bodyparts

    Ok my right arm is 1/2 inch bigger than my left and can do 1 to 2 more reps of hammer curls than my left. So what I have been doing to balance the sizes and the strength between the two is just do...
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    hey Tom I was wondering if increases in...

    hey Tom

    I was wondering if increases in poundage lifted/reps performed is necessary for muscle gains. Even if someone is lifting to failure and slowly gaining weight each week, if their lifts...
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    Completely agree with you here. Though it seems...

    Completely agree with you here. Though it seems to me that lifters share this view a lot more than other people.
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