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. So there is "no way" to buy a single set of 45 lb...

    So there is "no way" to buy a single set of 45 lb bumpers (and have the rest of the weights on the bar be normal plate weights) so that you can drop them?
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    Maybe try some foam rolling.... and certainly...

    Maybe try some foam rolling.... and certainly some advil.
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    Yeah, can you tell I'm winging it? ~ lol ...

    Yeah, can you tell I'm winging it? ~ lol

    Actually I really don't have a 'true' coach. I seriously looked into hiring a coach at one point, but I had lost 30 lbs on my own, and a lot of the...
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    I do struggle with fatigue ~ especially later in...

    I do struggle with fatigue ~ especially later in the week.

    I have been doing a cheat meal every Sunday afternoon. Nothing like Skip Loading, just a plate of spaghetti and some desert or something...
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    I did have a cheat meal on Sunday. I had been...

    I did have a cheat meal on Sunday. I had been eating 2300 kcal, and the diet had stalled ~ which is why the 1800 kcal diet was recommended to me.

    The idea was "you're not going to be lean enough...
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    Hey Matthew! I've had to make a big cut (over 40...

    Hey Matthew! I've had to make a big cut (over 40 lbs) to get down to my current weight ~ which is 183 lbs. I'm still not contest lean though, and my body is putting up a big fight now.

    After my...
  7. Thread: Tricep Giant set

    by Iplan
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    Allen: Are you recommending these giant...

    Allen:

    Are you recommending these giant triceps sets as a "size builder?" If so, what would your frequency and volume be?

    This is very intriguing to me as my arms are a big lagging body part...
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    I'm 45 years old. The Sep 7 contest seems about...

    I'm 45 years old. The Sep 7 contest seems about right then - and I'll plan on using Aug 10 as a warm-up.
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    I do have a coach. He goes to my church, and he...

    I do have a coach. He goes to my church, and he used to have a part time contest prep business in CA before he moved to SC. He's been mainly focusing on my diet ~ which had stalled out.

    Here...
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    Allen: What would your recommendation be in...

    Allen:

    What would your recommendation be in terms of the number of bodybuilding contests to compete in per year?

    I'm competing for the first time August 10th, and while I'll be in pretty good...
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    I agree with the need to do it, and have no plans...

    I agree with the need to do it, and have no plans of missing the show in August.

    As to the shoulder, it was an injury by degrees.

    1. Little bit of repetitive stress (at my desk)
    2. Little...
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    So, I thought I'd post an update on my New Year's...

    So, I thought I'd post an update on my New Year's resolution ~ which was to compete in a bodybuilding contest on June 15 (this coming Saturday).

    I have reached my target weight of 190 (that I had...
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    +1 on the "10,000 hours" ~~~~ that puts...

    +1 on the "10,000 hours" ~~~~ that puts everything into perspective.
  14. Not sure I'm contest ready...... seeking feedback.

    Alright, well I'm 45. I've been lifting for awhile in a haphazard manner, but it wasn't until I found wannabebig.com that things clicked. Thanks Chris!

    Starting Strength ~ which I first read...
  15. Thread: Let's talk BACK

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    There is a great routine up here called Baby Got...

    There is a great routine up here called Baby Got Back. I stayed on that for most of 2012, and it really did bring up my back.

    My Back Day currently looks like this:
    Chinups (palms toward face) 5...
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    My first contest ~~~~

    In my mind, I became a bodybuilder (in terms of mindset) when I joined the forum at wannabebig.com Chris, and everyone on here have been more than helpful and I do appreciate it ~ so I figured I...
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    KISS Alive - best workout track ever!

    KISS Alive - best workout track ever!
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    WOW ~~~ I read this entire thread with...

    WOW ~~~ I read this entire thread with particular interest in Norton's squat form and then watched the 605x5 squat video ~~~

    Holy cow! I think I hurt my back just watching that atrocity..... ...
  19. Could it be "Golfer's Elbow?" (google search for...

    Could it be "Golfer's Elbow?" (google search for images of Golfer's Elbow" and it'll pull it up) ~~~ I have a buddy that struggled with a similar problem you describe before he figured out he had it...
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    Man ~ I replied, and somehow got kicked off the...

    Man ~ I replied, and somehow got kicked off the forum without it taking ~ so here is the second attempt.

    The reason there is no shoulder day is because "Chest/ Shoulders & Triceps Day" ~~~added to...
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