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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    Should I do 5 sets starting off with 215, or...

    Should I do 5 sets starting off with 215, or should I do 3 sets starting off with 225?
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    well, it means what it means. I almost had to...

    well, it means what it means. I almost had to lower the weight to get in all my sets. If I do use 225 for first set, it's almost gauranteed I will end with lower weight than I would normally.

    ...
  3. Thread: quick question

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    2hour lifting session is too much imo, keep it...

    2hour lifting session is too much imo, keep it under 90 minutes.
    cardio burns calories, your muscles need calories to get bigger and even maintain size. if you want to lose fat, get your diet...
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    more weight or maintain reps

    I have ran into a bit of a problem this last week. After over-coming a platue I have added +20lbs onto my 5 rep max. Now I have read to lift the most you can for your ideal reps, and if I do that I...
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    Do you mean CloseGrip BenchPress? ...

    Do you mean CloseGrip BenchPress? http://exrx.net/WeightExercises/Triceps/BBCloseGripBenchPress.html
    its basically normal bench press but your grip is closer depending on your shoulder width.
  6. Thread: Plateu with bench

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    :withstupi I was at the same point you are...

    :withstupi


    I was at the same point you are at for bench, 205 for 6 reps, getting 2-3 reps on 225. I was at that point for what seemed ages. I put together a new 5x5 routine and put in db...
  7. Thread: Squats

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    http://exrx.net/WeightExercises/Quadriceps/BBHackS...

    http://exrx.net/WeightExercises/Quadriceps/BBHackSquat.html

    no machine
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    the routines are in this ling -...

    the routines are in this ling - http://www.wannabebig.com/category.php?cat=4
    and animated exercises is exrx.net - http://exrx.net/Lists/Directory.html
  9. Thread: Strech marks?

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    lol, stretch marks fade over time, not two days. ...

    lol, stretch marks fade over time, not two days. As for your question, yes it's normal.
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    In my opinion, routine looks ok. Only thing I...

    In my opinion, routine looks ok. Only thing I would change is drop the isolation exercises and put all your energy into the heavy compound exercises. You've got a great attitude about this, so I...
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    Poll: I find I have to keep rest to a minimum just to...

    I find I have to keep rest to a minimum just to get my workout done, otherwise I get a douch that will come and steal what I'm using.
  12. Thread: Engines!

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    I made a motor in my freshmen year, real simple....

    I made a motor in my freshmen year, real simple.


    you take 2 paper clips, bend them strait and make a lip to hold the copper wire. take the rubber band and use it to hold the paper clip to the...
  13. Thread: Squat P.R. Pic

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    real nice, now I want to squat

    real nice, now I want to squat
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    Just aslong as you do the big compound exercises...

    Just aslong as you do the big compound exercises and you eat (which BFS does), you will get stronger.
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    just eat more

    just eat more
  16. Thread: Maxing out

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    lol, yes

    lol, yes
  17. Thread: Maxing out

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    6'0'' 230, daymn. thats a big 10 year old.

    6'0'' 230, daymn. thats a big 10 year old.
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    dumbell gives greater range of motion

    dumbell gives greater range of motion
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    you wont get anywhere with just 1 pair of...

    you wont get anywhere with just 1 pair of dumbbells. get access to a gym.
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    pullups, if you cant do them try a front pulldown...

    pullups, if you cant do them try a front pulldown http://www.exrx.net/WeightExercises/LatissimusDorsi/CBFrontPulldown.html
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