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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    why do you think the weight being on your side is...

    why do you think the weight being on your side is a bad thing? a lot of people use a trap bar for deadlifts, the trap bar would be better than the dumbells but a lot of gyms don't have one. the trap...
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    try using one or two sets for deads and squats...

    try using one or two sets for deads and squats and if you progress, stick with it, if you don't progress at all (which i don't think will happen) then switch back to 3 sets, but i think you will like...
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    i don't quite understand the cable thing. if you...

    i don't quite understand the cable thing. if you do a controlled negative with db press you will still have resistance through the positive and the negative part of the excercise, won't you?
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    nice pics. your girlfriend is a looker.

    nice pics. your girlfriend is a looker.
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    sunday, march 11, 2001

    today was march break workout #1... holy ****

    i did a workout based on the workout that ian duckett did in his aritcle on the site. it was hell. it went like this:

    squat: 20@95
    leg extention:...
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    your traps go pretty far down your back, so they...

    your traps go pretty far down your back, so they are part of your back and therefore i do them with back.
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    great article chris. i've been training with...

    great article chris. i've been training with negative only training for a while now. i decided to try it because of reading a lot of arthur jones articles and i am very pleased with it. i never had a...
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    that's the same idea as deadlifting on a plate....

    that's the same idea as deadlifting on a plate. it is to achieve a fuller rom
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    friday, march 9/ 2001

    today was my grip and abs day

    grip:

    thick grip training with end of bb. L: 19s@90, 13s@90 R: 17s@90, 17s@90

    plate curl with fingers: -4@45, -4@45 (8 second static contract at top)

    thick...
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    thursday, march 8/01

    today was pull day and it sucked

    deadlift: this was the first time i did deads in 3 months because of an injury. well my form was terrible. my traps have gotten weak so my upper back was rounding...
  11. i thought that was the theory of hyperplasia....

    i thought that was the theory of hyperplasia. woulden't that mean that a new cell would be formed?
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    tuesday, march 6/01

    today is the first day of my new split. it is a push, pull, legs split.

    today was push day

    dips: -7@60
    standing military press: 4@90, 5@90 + 1 cheat with slow negative
    peck deck flyes:...
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    you won't be able to see progress as well but you...

    you won't be able to see progress as well but you will still see progress because even if you are fatigued you will still be stronger than last week. also i woulden't be able to do two large muscle...
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    sunday, march 4/01 today was leg day and it...

    sunday, march 4/01

    today was leg day and it was brutal hell

    legs:
    leg press: -7@630
    leg curl: -6@150
    squat: 25@135
    calfs: 1 calf raise one super slow rep. basicly static contraition to...
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    no workouts on thursday, march 1, and friday,...

    no workouts on thursday, march 1, and friday, march 2/01 because of basketball provincials.
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    go see a doctor. if you tore your rotator cuff...

    go see a doctor. if you tore your rotator cuff you'll be out for a while and the only way to make it better is to rest it and take time off. rotator cuff excercises will help but don't do them until...
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    straight bar curls do not strain my wrists at...

    straight bar curls do not strain my wrists at all. i've always read that straight bar curls were better because your wrist was in a fully supinated position.
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    is it pain or doms. if its real pain and you...

    is it pain or doms. if its real pain and you think you injured something, go see a doctor. if its doms that just means you worked your back good. remember to start off light. i started deadlifting...
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    the reason for arching your back, like getin...

    the reason for arching your back, like getin bigger said, is to shorten the rom to get bigger poundages. this method is used by power lifters and has no real purpose for bodybuilders. i like to arch...
  20. although your muscles don't have pain receptors...

    although your muscles don't have pain receptors and therefore soreness has nothing to do with how well your muscles are worked, i have never had a good workout when i wasen't sore the next day so i...
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