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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    I have been discussing it. He suggested i...

    I have been discussing it. He suggested i stretch my hammies more--which I have been and it has helped but this pain comes from out of the blue!! I didn't do anything to cause it.
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    Lower back pain: Suggestions for remedy?

    History:

    Been working out for 18 years. Am 5' 7" @ 185lbs ~ 13%bf. Workout 5 days a week using the following schedule:

    M - Chest/Back
    T - Arms
    W - Legs
    T - Cardio/Shoulders
    F - Arms
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    On a Smith Machine you can "seem" to bench press...

    On a Smith Machine you can "seem" to bench press more, but what you must realize is the Smith Machine is an "assisting" machine. Your assistor muscles are not being activated because the machine is...
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    Full range of motion, pause 1 sec on chest, press...

    Full range of motion, pause 1 sec on chest, press to start position.


    Hey Coqui!!
  5. Thread: warming up

    by Burner27
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    Light cardio to warm up your core and extremities...

    Light cardio to warm up your core and extremities and then light stretching. I would never attempt to stretch a "cold muscle"--it is just asking for injury.
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    Get a plow and plow a path all the way to the gym!

    Get a plow and plow a path all the way to the gym!
  7. Thread: For guys only

    by Burner27
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    1)36 2)Originally, to gain 50lbs muscle (started...

    1)36
    2)Originally, to gain 50lbs muscle (started at 120lbs) Currently at 192lbs! Gain more strength and be underestimated
    3)17 years
    4)To remember to constantly change up the routine to keep my...
  8. I start BGB on Monday!

    I start BGB on Monday!
  9. Very impressive on lowering your cholesterol. I...

    Very impressive on lowering your cholesterol. I am definitely going to take your advice on the fats part. I would like to lift heavy but I need a "break" from that routine for 6-8 weeks (am I...
  10. I went for a cholesterol check today: Total...

    I went for a cholesterol check today:

    Total cholesterol: 177
    HDL: 23 (not good--needs to be in the 50s)
    LDL: 101 (perfect)
    Triglycerides: 266 (need to lower this and if I raise the HDL this...
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    Try a Reverse Curl with an EZ-Curl bar

    Try a Reverse Curl with an EZ-Curl bar
  12. I was always under the impression that egg yolks...

    I was always under the impression that egg yolks were bad for you? The salt may be an issue--high blood pressure runs in my family. My BP is currently 139/80. I have been told I am "borderline...
  13. Ok, so you have also seen what I eat on a daily...

    Ok, so you have also seen what I eat on a daily basis. How would you alter it?
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    The Smith Press Machine doesn't allow your...

    The Smith Press Machine doesn't allow your "assistor muscles" to get worked.
  15. 5' 7" @ 192 is not small. I am at the end of the...

    5' 7" @ 192 is not small. I am at the end of the bulking phase.
  16. Calories Eaten Today ...

    Calories Eaten Today
    grams cals %total
    Total: 2527
    Fat: 32 285 12%
    ...
  17. Grams and percentages?

    Grams and percentages?
  18. Squats, Deads, chins, bench--all yes. Never any...

    Squats, Deads, chins, bench--all yes. Never any machines.

    I am looking forward to the BGB routine.

    Diet is as follows:

    Meal 1: 1cup Oatmeal & 16 oz skim milk
    Meal 2: Protein drink (46g...
  19. You're not old, just busy! I am using failure...

    You're not old, just busy!

    I am using failure training a lot now. In fact for at least 8 months. Warm up reps are in the 12 rep range while the "work sets" never go about 6-8 reps. No more than...
  20. Welcome to the board? You and I have spoken many...

    Welcome to the board? You and I have spoken many times via PM. I appreciate the input. I am very much considering the BGB routine.
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