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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    Struggling and need a routine

    I've been lifting for approximately 4 years seriously now. I went from 175lbs and skinny fat to 220lbs @ about 16% bf.

    I feel like I have been coasting for a couple months now and I need a reboot....
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    5/3/1 or Westside I guess though neither really...

    5/3/1 or Westside I guess though neither really calls to me. I just want a routine that will get my bench up to 400.
  3. 1. This would be unconstitutional in the US. You...

    1. This would be unconstitutional in the US. You would need a warrant to compel a blood sample.

    2. Both parties are behind the curve on drug law but the Republican party is far more likely to psuh...
  4. Nice try

    But "we" didn't vote for this. Not only is this illegal under current law but is just as (if not more) likely with a "think of the children" republican President. If you disagree compare where...
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    Power lifting and Hypertrophy

    Hey all,

    I've always lifted according to more body building principles. I've put on solid weight and made decent strength gains over the last three years. I'm now 217lbs, 73 inches and hover...
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    You do know what the name of the forum is right?

    You do know what the name of the forum is right?
  7. Trying to get my bench to 225 for 3x10...could use some help

    I've always struggled with bench. I have decent form but I'm tall with long arms and so I don't have the best mechanical leverage.

    I'm 27, have been lifting for about 2 years. I weight 215ish at...
  8. Thread: Gun question

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    I don't know. Why worry about giving away your...

    I don't know. Why worry about giving away your position? You've got a damn shotgun. I know what I'm doing if someone kicks in my door. I'm dragging my wife to our room, locking the door, telling her...
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    The only time diet would not be your issue is if...

    The only time diet would not be your issue is if you are on a shitty routine and are gaining fat instead of muscle. If you're 6'2" and 150lbs then there is no way you are eating enough to gain muscle...
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    There are Olympic track coaches that have never...

    There are Olympic track coaches that have never run in the Olympics.

    Manny Pacquiao has a boxing coach that was never as good as he was yet coaches him...

    You don't have to have ever been huge...
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    To clarify, working 5 different muscle groups...

    To clarify, working 5 different muscle groups drains me that it might as well be full body. Got lower body tomorrow.
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    full body/upper body...same thing to me. Yeah,...

    full body/upper body...same thing to me. Yeah, that's what I'm doing too.
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    This full body shit wears me out. I'm used to 1-2...

    This full body shit wears me out. I'm used to 1-2 body parts per day.
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    depends

    Are you going to carry? Are you going to practice regularly?

    If the answer to both of those are yes you can't go wrong with a compact .45cal 1911 (i.e. kimber, etc.). Very slim, great stopping...
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    You're lifting hard but not gaining. To me this...

    You're lifting hard but not gaining. To me this means you're not eating enough.

    In before "But I eat all the time"

    Here's the thing. In order to gain wait you must be at a caloric surplus. It's...
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    Started Lyle McDonald's Hypertrophy Routine

    http://jcdfitness.com/2009/01/lyle-mcdonalds-bulking-routine/

    Just started this routine. Holy shit. It was rough. I'm going to have to eat like a pig to gain on this program I think.
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    It's like this. I think for most of us,...

    It's like this.

    I think for most of us, especially newer lifters, the energy dedicated to getting perfect nutrient timing would be better used actually working that extra bit harder in the gym. I...
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    Nutrient timing?

    How many of you use nutrient timing as a regular part of your diet?

    I know the hot thing is to not worry about timing as long as you hit your macros but I'm not sure I 100% buy that.

    I've been...
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    It's hard enough to drink a half gallon. A gallon...

    It's hard enough to drink a half gallon. A gallon of milk would get everywhere.
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    Eat big to get big...it's all about dedication

    http://i294.photobucket.com/albums/mm115/colbertbr/IMAG0155.jpg
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