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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    sorry everyone. i didn't really need things...

    sorry everyone. i didn't really need things like:


    or


    i was just trying to explain that i was, in some ways, a relief to not worry about logging everything and doing things in a certain...
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    a different kind of cheat day

    i have no question and no real information to dole out here... just thought i'd share the experience.

    i lift on MWF... last night (saturday) i had a cheat meal and tomorrow (monday) i'm not...
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    it depends on how much weight you're losing and...

    it depends on how much weight you're losing and how old you are.

    the younger you are, the more elastic the skin... the slower you lose, the less "sag" there'll be when you're done. anyone losing...
  4. Thread: Breaks

    by EJFan
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    i see a lot of programs that recommend a recovery...

    i see a lot of programs that recommend a recovery week every now and again... but every three weeks seems kind of close to me. i don't know what the physiological ramifications are but most are in...
  5. if you eat it, count it.

    if you eat it, count it.
  6. lift the weaker arm first... keep rep qty equal...

    lift the weaker arm first... keep rep qty equal on both sides... it'll even out over time. don't sweat it.
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    use fitday.com to track your cals and macros... ...

    use fitday.com to track your cals and macros... read the "what a bodybuilder eats" sticky.
  8. Thread: help me out

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    what are your other stats... weight, age,...

    what are your other stats... weight, age, activities, other goals, etc.

    i'm having trouble reconciling the 29% bodyfat with your desire to drop 10 pounds. if you bodyfat percentage is that high...
  9. Thread: Natty PB

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    i've tried this... it's not true. :(

    i've tried this... it's not true. :(
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    yeah. i'm on my first cut as well... i...

    yeah.

    i'm on my first cut as well... i haven't really lost any reps or lowered any weight on my lifts but i DID have chinese buffet last week and had HUGE lifting gains the next day.

    who...
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    *gasps sharply* lol... after eating natty pb...

    *gasps sharply*

    lol... after eating natty pb for so long i think the "regular" stuff tastes like plastic. in the jif commercial it even LOOKS like plastic.
  12. Thread: Number of meals?

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    you have to eat a good breakfast. as soon as i...

    you have to eat a good breakfast. as soon as i roll outta bed i have eggs, natty pb, milk and ww bread in my stomach. gotta stoke the fire straight away.
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    where's the fats? you should have some natty pb,...

    where's the fats? you should have some natty pb, olive oil, flax... some kinda fats in there. your body won't burn fat very effectively if you're not taking fats in. they're essential.
    ...
  14. i started my first cut a couple of months ago and...

    i started my first cut a couple of months ago and thought the best advice i got was to not cut drastically.

    in other words, built (i think it was) suggested that rather than going at a flat 500...
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    whether you're cutting or bulking it's all part...

    whether you're cutting or bulking it's all part of a much larger picture. you can't expect to see fantastic results in days. it takes years to sculpt the body you want... it's a lifestyle...
  16. i haven't noticed that my metabolism is impacted...

    i haven't noticed that my metabolism is impacted by sleeping more or less... but if you don't get enough sleep, you'll hinder your ability to grow.

    the more regularly you eat, the more...
  17. Thread: Mixing Protein

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    i put it in my oatmeal on non-lifting days. i...

    i put it in my oatmeal on non-lifting days. i use chocolate whey... oatmeal made w/milk and a spoon of sugar-free spreadable fruit to liven it up a touch.
  18. Thread: more protein

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    me too... i just totalled my day up on fitday...

    me too... i just totalled my day up on fitday and i'm over 220g (my weight's around 165).

    are you using fitday or somethign similar to track your macros?
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    you need to eat more protein. what's the rest of...

    you need to eat more protein. what's the rest of your diet look like... kcal's, macros?

    you need AT LEAST 1g of protein per pound of bodyweight.
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    oddly, my soreness varies. i do, more or less,...

    oddly, my soreness varies. i do, more or less, an upper/lower body split... on an upper body day i might get soreness in my chest, but the next time i do that same routine it might cause more...
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