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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    What does it offer apart from a reduced range of...

    What does it offer apart from a reduced range of movement?
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    There are a few differences between the leg press...

    There are a few differences between the leg press and the OH press which in my mind makes the OH press a more important exercise:

    1) Leg press is not the best way to develop the targetted bodypart...
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    So you have great calves? Is that what you're...

    So you have great calves? Is that what you're getting at?

    :)
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    I had this problem before ... they were caused by...

    I had this problem before ... they were caused by friction rubbing my arms against my pants as I lifted.

    The solution was to wear a long sleeve shirt whilst deadlifting.

    Of course, if this...
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    Thanks for the replies. However, I'm not...

    Thanks for the replies.

    However, I'm not aiming to get huge. I'm not going for the balanced all over look, I'm going for the beach body. At the moment, I've found that my legs look a hell of a...
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    Knew I left something out - 5'7"

    Knew I left something out - 5'7"
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    Rebalancing towards upper body

    Hi All,

    Iím going to ask the standard newbie question here:

    How do I build up my upper body as quickly as possible, preferably without building my legs too much more.

    Now, before you all...
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    My motivation, in order: 1) Self improvement -...

    My motivation, in order:

    1) Self improvement - I really like the feeling that I'm building something
    2) The endorphins and hormones and **** ... makes me feel ****ing awesome
    3) Presence -...
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    Thanks everyone for the replies. To sum up, is...

    Thanks everyone for the replies.

    To sum up, is the following correct?

    1) Your form is more likely to deteriorate on high rep deadlifts, even at a lighter weight.

    2) Although dangerous, it is...
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    The injury (although relatively minor) did have...

    The injury (although relatively minor) did have to do with poor form. My back rounded and a pair of vertebrae locked.

    I've since corrected the issue by ensuring my shoulders are retracted and...
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    Higher reps for deadlifts

    Hi All,

    When doing deadlifts is there a lower chance of injuring yourself if you do more reps (say 8 reps instead of 3) at a lighter weight?

    I ask as I've injured myself whilst doing 3 rep sets...
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    Obesity is a problem for a few reasons: 1)...

    Obesity is a problem for a few reasons:

    1) Increased strain upon the body/heart/etc.
    2) Increased inflammation in the body (fat cells are a great generator of silent inflammation, which increases...
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