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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    Sometimes I'll pause at the bottom of squats, but...

    Sometimes I'll pause at the bottom of squats, but I try to make sure I don't relax. Kills the momentum but I don't want to let go with my legs and have my knees blow out.
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    I haven't updated in a while, so here goes. ...

    I haven't updated in a while, so here goes.

    I'm up about 10 pounds from when I started. Hovering around 178, but I'm cool with that for now.

    Weights lifted have gone up significantly.
    ...
  3. Thread: iPod & the gym

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    I've got a 512 Shuffle. No moving parts, size of...

    I've got a 512 Shuffle. No moving parts, size of a pack of gum. There's no screen, but I'm used to it by now. I can drop it and it's too light to damage itself. Holds ~4 hours of music, and I never...
  4. Event Horizon was pretty freaky. Never saw The...

    Event Horizon was pretty freaky.
    Never saw The Grudge, but I did see Ju-On, which is what the US film was based on. Really creepy. Not terrifying, but left us checking corners for crawly people.
    ...
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    You'd have jaw muscles that sharks wouldn't want...

    You'd have jaw muscles that sharks wouldn't want to compete against.
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    How is one supposed to pick up a keg without the...

    How is one supposed to pick up a keg without the deadlift?
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    If I recall, Andre was around 450 at the time. In...

    If I recall, Andre was around 450 at the time. In the History of Wrestlemania book, there was a passage to the effect of:

    Andre weighed nearly twice what Hogan did. There was no way Hogan could...
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    :angel:

    :angel:
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    I usually do, but mine are about only good for...

    I usually do, but mine are about only good for shakes any more. Structural integrity problems with ripe ones until I get more.
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    Sam's is $35 a year for the basic membership,...

    Sam's is $35 a year for the basic membership, which really gets me everything I need from them. Honestly, I make back the membership fee in gas over the course of a year. (It's ~10 cents a gallon...
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    CO2 will stay a liquid if the pressure's right...

    CO2 will stay a liquid if the pressure's right...
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    Hmm... So I need to lose the banana in my post...

    Hmm... So I need to lose the banana in my post workout shake...
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    Officially I'm a computer engineer. In reality,...

    Officially I'm a computer engineer. In reality, I'm a paper pusher.

    I push steel in the off hours.
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    I cleaned it, too.

    I cleaned it, too.
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    You'd mostly wind up writing a spreadsheet...

    You'd mostly wind up writing a spreadsheet program even if you wrote something from scratch.

    You could use something like an SQL database and then write a pretty front end with Qt or the like....
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    Soviet Russia thing started with Yakov Smirnoff's...

    Soviet Russia thing started with Yakov Smirnoff's line:

    In America, you can always find party. In Soviet Russia, Party can always find you!

    The one most people remember is from the Simpsons.
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    Love when the guitar starts in Respect the Wind...

    Love when the guitar starts in Respect the Wind off the Twister soundtrack.

    The final push in Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture, with the cannons and bells in the background.
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    Of that list, Metallica. Cemetery Gates is...

    Of that list, Metallica.

    Cemetery Gates is essentially the Pantera song I like.

    Other bands: Queen, Bloodhound Gang, Sublime, Neil Diamond, Scooter, Pulsedriver, Rammstein, Jimmy Buffet......
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    I tend to let the previous set have input on the...

    I tend to let the previous set have input on the next set. If I feel that I can get at least six (if I'm doing 6-8) with a higher weight, I'll go up. If I'd only get one or two by going up, I'll stay...
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    I did standing today and noticed two things: ...

    I did standing today and noticed two things:

    1) Back didn't hurt as much, even though I went up in weight from the last time I did seated.

    2) Shoulders liked standing much better since I could...
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