The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness
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The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness

Its 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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    upper/lower split

    How does this 4 day upper/lower split look:

    Upper1
    1A Incline BB Press 3/4x5-8
    1B EzBar Curls 3x8-12
    2A DB Overhead Press Seated 3x6-10
    2B Lat pulldown 3x6-10
    3A Seated Cable...
  2. Thread: hip mobility

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    hip mobility

    I have low back pain and might try the movements in this vid daily:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xvr_WAQ8hN0

    What are the first two movements called?
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    These are just going by pain. I'ved tried dips...

    These are just going by pain. I'ved tried dips and going overhead with a dumbbell and neutral grip but I've always got pain around my left clavicle.
    I tried the angled bb press last week and so far...
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    current program adjusted for injuries

    This is my current program:

    Day1
    1 Rack Pulls 3x6

    2A Inverted Rows 3x6-10
    2B DB Incline Press 3x6-10

    3A Hammer Curls/DB Curls 3x8-15
    3B FacePulls 3x12-15
  5. Anyone?

    Anyone?
  6. new program(back training after short layoff)

    I couldn't train for 8 weeks but I've started again.
    I did something similar to defrancos WS4SB before and got to the following 1rms:
    bench 80kg squat 115kg DL 140kg
    I felt I never really...
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    I would squat 2x3-5 and a back off set before....

    I would squat 2x3-5 and a back off set before.
    Maybe I'll front squat. Tom why aren't you keen on zercher squats.
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    zercher squat and cns

    I'd like to start lifting again after a 2 month layoff but need to change something.
    I've never seemed to get anything out of squats. I did WS4SB and squatted heavy most weeks(2x3,1x5). Even...
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    Anxiety-please help

    I've had real bad anxiety for the last 2 weeks.
    I woke up last night and my heart was thumping.
    My appetite is lessening and my mood continually
    goes up and down throughout the day.
    I haven't...
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    "biceps blast" and "triceps torture-these were in...

    "biceps blast" and "triceps torture-these were in the arm article I linked to.
    Do you mean the arm stuff is too much volome because I thought the compound movement volume was fairly reasonable.
    I...
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    How does this look with the arm work added: ...

    How does this look with the arm work added:

    Day1
    Squat 3x6-8

    Chin Ups 3x Max
    Incline db press 3/4x6-10
    Natural glute ham raise 3/4x6-10

    Cheat Barbell Curl with...
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    Was going to start this tomorrow. Any thoughts?

    Was going to start this tomorrow. Any thoughts?
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    full body routine

    Id like to do full body workouts over July and August.
    I want to still bench heavy. I do not overhead press or dip due to shoulder issues. How does this look:

    Day1
    Squat 3x6-8
    Chin Ups 3x...
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    I've just started them this week.May do them...

    I've just started them this week.May do them twice a week.As with all bodyweight movements frequency is key. I'm doing them on the lat pulldown as well.
    I'm doing them like in the following video:...
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    glute ham raises

    I'd like to work up to doing full glute ham raises.
    I tried them before with controlling the eccentric and pushing myself up on the concentric
    but never really thought I got anything out of it....
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    legs and frequency

    Will the legs simply not grow for most people on a once a week frequency?
    I've been on defrancos WS4SB for about 6 months.
    Have worked my way to a 80kg bench, 115kg squat and 140kg DL
    but have...
  17. Thread: carb cycling

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    carb cycling

    I'd like to try carb cycling.
    I already eat more carbs on a training day but would like to improve things abit.
    I'd like to eat fairly much paleo plus dairy on a non training day(maybe some carbs)....
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    displaying a diet

    I'm using myfitnesspal.How can I show a diet plan from it on a thread.
    Hope I made this clear.
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    I did 4 days of this and realised I'm going from...

    I did 4 days of this and realised I'm going from lifting heavy 2 times a week(like WS4SB) to lifting heavy every day.I can see that I'm not going to recover from this.
    Could I tweak this up slightly...
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    I've never benched with wraps but was thinking...

    I've never benched with wraps but was thinking about it.
    I d'ont curl with straight bar either, only dumbbell curls.
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