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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  1. Thread: Can't squat.

    by kmrobins
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    Can't squat.

    Hey guys,

    My mate has just started doing gym with me, I've set him up with a good program but he can't seem to squat. He is very tall, I'd say 6'3" or so. When he squats down he can't help but...
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    Bumble Bee Tuna! *spit* Anyone guess what...

    Bumble Bee Tuna! *spit*

    Anyone guess what movie this quote is off?
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    Actually, looking closer it's even lower on my...

    Actually, looking closer it's even lower on my back. I'd say it's my Erector Spinae.

    http://www.exrx.net/Muscles/ErectorSpinae.html
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    Something strange.

    I only just noticed today, but one of my back muscles is significantly smaller than the other. I thought maybe it was because I was turning my head to look into the mirror, but my girlfriend...
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    Deadlift 75kg x 5 - Grip failed on 5th. 75kg...

    Deadlift

    75kg x 5 - Grip failed on 5th.
    75kg x 6
    77.5kg x 1 - PB!


    Lat Pulldown
    40kg x 6
    40kg x 5
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    Flat Bench 20kg x 6 40kg x 4 40kg x 1...

    Flat Bench

    20kg x 6
    40kg x 4
    40kg x 1
    37.5kg x 2

    It's amazing what a missed week can do to your strength, ah well.

    Incline DB Press
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    Deadlift 35kg x 6 72.5kg x 6 75kg x 2 70kg...

    Deadlift

    35kg x 6
    72.5kg x 6
    75kg x 2
    70kg x 2


    Pull ups
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    Been a bit slack this week due to starting a new...

    Been a bit slack this week due to starting a new job, and it throwing my sleeping pattern out of whack. Anyway, going start heavy again tommorow, with a few goals in mind.

    Short term - Do not...
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    Deadlift 40kg x 6 75kg x 5 - PB! My grip keeps...

    Deadlift
    40kg x 6
    75kg x 5 - PB! My grip keeps failing before my back does though.
    75kg x 3

    Lat pull down:
    20 x 10
    45kg x 6
    45kg x 3
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    Squats 20kg x 6 40kg x 6 42.5kg x 4 42.5kg...

    Squats

    20kg x 6
    40kg x 6
    42.5kg x 4
    42.5kg x 1


    Lunges
  11. Thread: Excellence

    by kmrobins
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    I'd ditch the push downs or skull crushers. The...

    I'd ditch the push downs or skull crushers. The chest is a much bigger muscle group than triceps. Far less likely to be over trained.

    For someone just starting out (again), those are simply pretty...
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    Nice lifts. Your light days put my heavy days to...

    Nice lifts. Your light days put my heavy days to shame.
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    Flat bench 20kg x 6 40kg x 6 40kg x 3 40kg...

    Flat bench

    20kg x 6
    40kg x 6
    40kg x 3
    40kg x 2


    Flat DB Press
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    Back day. Was ment to do it yesterday, but I was...

    Back day. Was ment to do it yesterday, but I was helping my parents move so I was pretty tired anyway.

    Deadlift:
    3 x 50kg - Was ment to be a warm up, realised it was a bit heavy for a warm up and...
  15. Thread: Who to trust

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    I met them in the Dorms at Uni, so I was pretty...

    I met them in the Dorms at Uni, so I was pretty much with them for every meal, snack, etc, throughout the day. I know exactly what they ate.
    As for effort? These guys did their 10 reps and stopped,...
  16. Thread: Who to trust

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    When I first started gym, I went with three mates...

    When I first started gym, I went with three mates whose routine consisted of an hour of chest per week, an hour of shoulders per week, 30min of back AND legs (these guys had never even heard of a...
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    Didn't have much time today, so I only did a very...

    Didn't have much time today, so I only did a very short session.

    Squats

    10 x 20 kg
    8 x 35 kg
    3 x 37.5 kg

    I was aiming for 6 reps, so when I hit 8 I decided to up the weight slightly. Went...
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    Belts, straps etc.

    How do you know when you should start using these? I know I'm a long way off needing them, but I don't want to find out the hard way that I should've probably strapped my wrists up before attempt...
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    Okay, okay, I stopped posting. Terrible I know. I...

    Okay, okay, I stopped posting. Terrible I know. I did get kinda slack over the past few months, I still managed to get into the gym, but no where near as much as I should have. I do have some excuses...
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    One other thing, you said you used to be...

    One other thing, you said you used to be ectomorph. Does that mean you changed your body type? Is this possible? I know my mother was a skinny of a figure before I was born, ever since then though...
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