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 remember there was a post on here a while back...

    I remember there was a post on here a while back about a member who didn't take one day off his program for the entire year. The responses were obviously positive but there was also a lot of...
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    Questions about biofeedback

    It seems difficult to differentiate between laziness and just needing a break. I know it's highly individualized but I was curious to hear what some of the markers people look for when their body is...
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    What do you think of using plyometrics in...

    What do you think of using plyometrics in addition to strength training? I'm on a Scott Abel program right now and one of the principles for hypertrophic growth is that speed/balance movements are...
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    I think you may have taken the article a little...

    I think you may have taken the article a little too personally. The thing to take away from this article is to not misdirect your energy and focus. Of course I agree that there are little things...
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    Scott Abel blogpost about overload

    Thought this was interesting. I would love to hear some feedback about this from the members.
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    This has been exactly where I've been struggling...

    This has been exactly where I've been struggling with the program. It's been difficult adjusting to the volume for lack of conditioning but also extremely rewarding too. The leg day should have...
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    You could be right. I might have overpaid, but...

    You could be right. I might have overpaid, but there's no way for me to know until i give it a legitimate shot. As to why I chose Abel's program: it fell in line with my goals of more athleticism...
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    There's nothing wrong with BGB at all, I'm a huge...

    There's nothing wrong with BGB at all, I'm a huge fan and proponent of it and I have every intention to return to it once I'm done with MET.

    And yes I did pay $130 for it. So far it has been...
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    5 day M.E.T. experiences?

    Hey guys, just a quick question for those who've tried Scott Abel's 5 Day M.E.T. I'm just curious to see what everyone has thought about it. I've recently added it to my regiment and will be doing...
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    Just to give BGB a little more credibility (as if...

    Just to give BGB a little more credibility (as if it needed any) i've been on that program for about 8 months now and I really love it. I'm still making gains on it so I have no plans of changing...
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    Apologies for misrepresenting your advice.

    Apologies for misrepresenting your advice.
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    i agree with this...BGB as written is already a 4...

    i agree with this...BGB as written is already a 4 day/week routine that is totally balanced out. No need to reinvent the wheel. Im not sure what your goals are but, like OR said, why not do some...
  13. Honestly I can't put blame on the spotter in that...

    Honestly I can't put blame on the spotter in that situation...Aren't we always advocating that spotters keep their hands off the bar until they're absolutely needed? I realize that a bar slipping...
  14. Ultimately the choice is yours...just know the...

    Ultimately the choice is yours...just know the dangers involved. If you don't then do a youtube search for the former USC player Stafon Johnson...this guy had a spotter while using the suicide grip...
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    i asked the questions with no expectations for...

    i asked the questions with no expectations for answers but this one got my attention. Just for the sake of clarity are you saying that focus is unimportant while lifting?
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    ways to improve mind/muscle connection?

    Lately it seems that my workouts have become a little stale. In the past, they were intense and I was able to focus on the muscles i was working out rather than just putting up the weight if you...
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    I think tn was just havin a little fun with...

    I think tn was just havin a little fun with you...it's certainly not unrealistic to look like that. Ask yourself though, do you think you weigh as much as you need to? are you confindent in your...
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    im not sure if i really understand what your goal...

    im not sure if i really understand what your goal is...is it hockey oriented or do you just wanna look like this lautner character? either way, if your goal is to bulk up, even a little, then you're...
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    Leave it to me to use a quote from a guy who...

    Leave it to me to use a quote from a guy who rarely ate to motivate people to eat! lol
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    One of the great things about lifting seriously...

    One of the great things about lifting seriously is that it teaches us independence. You have to understand that when you change your lifestyle there may be a little push-back not just from your self...
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