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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    Fighting is stupid unless its in a ring. I...

    Fighting is stupid unless its in a ring.

    I was at a club the other day, waiting to get inside, some big guy comes running up and hits another guy in the face, he falls on the ground, gets up,...
  2. Thread: deadlifting

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    No its not necessary. Zygote.

    No its not necessary.

    Zygote.
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    Sounds like he doesn't know what he's talking...

    Sounds like he doesn't know what he's talking about. Good form ATF squats are fine. Been doing them for 2 years and the only painful injury I have had is rotator cuff from a different exercise.
    ...
  4. Thread: Breaks

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    Do you guys cut out all exercise or just the...

    Do you guys cut out all exercise or just the weights and continue cardio / MA? And do you go off creatine during your break?

    Zygote
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    Hehe. Most of us already have enough strength to...

    Hehe. Most of us already have enough strength to do daily tasks, especially if we weight train for hypertrophy. I don't think theres any point in weight training for strength to move furniture and...
  6. Thread: legs/throw up

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    I've had a few nausating moments in the gym. I...

    I've had a few nausating moments in the gym. I use a thing called gastrolyte now which helps to hydrate me when I'm working out at very high intensity and sweating like a pig.

    Don't feel sick at...
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    I'm taking a week off now because I hurt my...

    I'm taking a week off now because I hurt my rotator cuff. Usually I take 11 days off every time I finish a cycle and attain a goal.

    Zygote
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    Heh screw that. Being strong is rather pointless...

    Heh screw that. Being strong is rather pointless in our society. Being good looking is not essential (money is a good substitute) but really does help a LOT (getting laid, promotions, jobs,...
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    I think it'd help.

    I think it'd help.
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    I do incline full ROM situps holding 2 40lb...

    I do incline full ROM situps holding 2 40lb dumbells slightly off my chest. I do 2 x 25 reps very slow and strict once per week. Usually my abdominals feel better just about the time I have to do...
  11. Thread: metabolism

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    Theres this stuff you can buy, it was originally...

    Theres this stuff you can buy, it was originally intended to be used as an explosive charge in dynamite, it can boost your metabolism by 30% with a 'safe' dose, can kill you if you take too much as...
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    Insulin blocks the catabolic effect of cortisol. ...

    Insulin blocks the catabolic effect of cortisol.

    We have our breakfast and insulin released because of that inhibits cortisol. Later we exercise, glucose levels in the blood drop, insulin...
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    I think I'll agree to disagree and be done with...

    I think I'll agree to disagree and be done with it.

    BTW I'm not taking impressive rest breaks, currently I'm on 2 minute rests. I was on 45 sec rests and my gains were very good but I was...
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    Though cortisol isn't going to be a significant...

    Though cortisol isn't going to be a significant factor until around 45 - 60 minutes as its opposed by other anabolic hormones released during exercise. Then consider that exercising with 30 - 60...
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    No I'm doing the same amount of weight as you, I...

    No I'm doing the same amount of weight as you, I can just do it faster as my body and mind has adapted to handle it. I bet the majority of people who think they've pushed themselves to the limit at...
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    2.5 - 3 is not that bad. But 5 to 10 minutes is...

    2.5 - 3 is not that bad. But 5 to 10 minutes is extreme unless your a powerlifter and you really need that extra 5%. Still you better be jumping up and down or wearing a jumper to keep yourself in...
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    Why does the weight have to drop? Your body does...

    Why does the weight have to drop? Your body does not need 5 minutes to recover from a short set of heavy weights. Maybe your mind does. I don't see how having a weak mind is better for...
  18. Thread: 2 weeks off

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    When your young your bones haven't entirely...

    When your young your bones haven't entirely developed and are more flexible then an adults bones. I'm not sure if this could be problematic or not. Maybe if you were lifting extremely heavy...
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    Rest between sets doesn't have much to do with...

    Rest between sets doesn't have much to do with endurance vs hypertrophy.

    Bodybuilding hypertrophy comes about by lifting heavy weights, recovering by supplying nutrients and time, then lifting...
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    I'm not saying your wrong so don't get yur back...

    I'm not saying your wrong so don't get yur back up but how could any exercise hurt performance except temporarily while you recover?

    Zygote
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