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. Regardless of age, as soon as you get into the...

    Regardless of age, as soon as you get into the 3/4/5 range on your main lifts, you better be doing active recovery. If I miss a few stretching sessions in a row, good bye lower back and shoulder.
  2. Even with 10% off, still too expensive. It is...

    Even with 10% off, still too expensive. It is the shipping that kills. 6 scoops/day = 11 days of protein. $180/month on protein. I just buy the costco cytosport whey for half the price and 8 more...
  3. I don't use Nitrean, but I take 6 scoops of whey...

    I don't use Nitrean, but I take 6 scoops of whey on weightlifting days. As much as I loved Nitrean, this was the reason I switched...just got too expensive.
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    Thanks Cards. Yup, I may give that grip a shot. ...

    Thanks Cards. Yup, I may give that grip a shot. Bruised fingers > torn bicep. Ill try it next deadlift day.
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    10/2/11 Deadlifts - Trips and Singles 425 x...

    10/2/11

    Deadlifts - Trips and Singles
    425 x 3, beltless!
    455 x 1, belt
    470 x 1, belt
    470 was very slow off the ground, then when the weight gets 3-4 inches up, it just flies up to lock out.
    ...
  6. Only read title. No.

    Only read title.

    No.
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    Amen to that!

    Amen to that!
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    Thanks for the support Terry! 09/30/11 ...

    Thanks for the support Terry!

    09/30/11

    Military Press - Triples and Singles
    All reps paused
    155 x 3
    175 x 1
    185 x miss
    The 155 set felt amazing...I had 6 in me, but the singles take...
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    Don't waste your money on a mass gainer. For...

    Don't waste your money on a mass gainer.

    For a cheap mass gainer, do this:

    2 cups raw quaker oats
    Grind them into powder in a blender
    add 3 scoops whey protein
    add 3 cups of whole milk
    Add...
  10. Thread: Incline Bench

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    With 65 pounds on the bar like the video, yeah...

    With 65 pounds on the bar like the video, yeah maybe you can do it like that. With 225+ pounds? You will strain the hell out of your shoulders trying to heave the bar up from that position and you...
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    How much does it run you per month to train BJJ?

    How much does it run you per month to train BJJ?
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    Yup all signs pointing towards panic attack. My...

    Yup all signs pointing towards panic attack. My friend is a doctor and said it is normal for panic attacks to happen for no reason at all. If I had known all I had to do was wait it out, I would...
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    Depth is perfect, good work. Good song too.

    Depth is perfect, good work. Good song too.
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    /thread.

    /thread.
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    I have never had a panic attack in my life and it...

    I have never had a panic attack in my life and it was just like any other day...I worked at my relatively stress free job, worked out hard at the gym, then just relaxed and watched sports. I think...
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    Thoughts on what the hell happened to me?

    Did my normal leg routine, which consisted of heavy squats singles up to 375 than some accessory work like leg curls and cybex leg press. I push it hard on legs, so obviously my heart was racing...
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    Overthinking to the max right now. Just go in...

    Overthinking to the max right now. Just go in the gym and progress in some way, shape or form. Whether it is doing the same reps/weight with shorter rest periods, more reps, or more weight...just...
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    Thanks Coke. 09/28/11 Squats - Singles 315...

    Thanks Coke.

    09/28/11

    Squats - Singles
    315 x 1, beltless
    325 x 1, beltless
    355 x 1, belt
    375 x 1, belt
    +10 lbs from last time.
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    Drink more shakes

    Drink more shakes
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    It depends on how you measure progression and...

    It depends on how you measure progression and what program you are running.

    If doing a set amount of reps/sets week to week and only increasing weight, it doesn't make much sense to measure rest...
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