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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    Poll: 140lbs I aim for about 5k a day.

    140lbs I aim for about 5k a day.
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    Ok I thought I was just imagining it, but after...

    Ok I thought I was just imagining it, but after two weeks of doing DL's my traps have also exploded in size.
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    Yeah, I had that my first day but the problem was...

    Yeah, I had that my first day but the problem was I wasn't sticking my butt out enough so a lot of pressure was going to my knees.
  4. Thread: Soy protein?

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    http://jn.nutrition.org/cgi/content/full/132/3/570...

    http://jn.nutrition.org/cgi/content/full/132/3/570S

    I would try to stay away from eating soy on a regular basis.
  5. Thread: Chicken Legs

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    I used to pissed because I thought I inherited...

    I used to pissed because I thought I inherited chicken legs just like my dad. Here's what happened after TWO MONTHS of soccer training and less than 1 month of lifting: In july I could wrap my hands...
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    I've had severe adhd for years, it's terrible but...

    I've had severe adhd for years, it's terrible but I refuse to take concerta because I value growing more than being focused. You really can't understand what it's like to have severe adhd, even when...
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    That sounds a bit low for your size. Try...

    That sounds a bit low for your size.

    Try working strength/power cycles.
    Strength is 80% of your 1RM, sets of 5/5/7 and if you hit the 7 on your last set move up 5 pounds.
    Power cycle is 70% of...
  8. Thread: what is this?

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    what is this?

    Today was my upper body day and I was doing bicep curls 8/8/10 at 30 lbs. I'm on my third set and try to do my 7th rep. I get the dumbell half way up and it sticks so I put everything into lifting it...
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    Snatch stance problem

    So I'm working on the snatch technique with only 55 lbs.

    Every time I set up for a snatch the coach (this is at school) tells me to point my feet forward because I'm usually in a duck stance.
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  10. Thread: Is this enough?

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    Well I am pretty light. 140lbs.

    Well I am pretty light. 140lbs.
  11. Thread: Is this enough?

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    Is this enough?

    Here's my current diet:

    Breakfast: Banana, 2 big spoons of peanut butter, 2 packets of carnation plus 1 scoop of whey protein with 2 cups of milk.

    Lunch: Whatever meat my school has, usually a...
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    I see where you're coming from for saying there...

    I see where you're coming from for saying there is no real average. I had a certified trainer watching my form for deadlifting. I can only imagine what my back would feel like today if I kept going.
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    I don't get it?

    I don't get it?
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    Well I just found this site by searching for...

    Well I just found this site by searching for average deadlifts by weight on google.

    I'm getting my maxes so I can determine my workout weight and make my plan. Today I did three lifts I've never...
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