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. hypertrophy basically. thanks!

    hypertrophy basically.

    thanks!
  2. Can i get some feedback on my SAT & SUN-only routine?

    I can only train on weekends due to time constraints for the next few weeks and I've been searching for the past 2hrs on the "best" routine for SAT & SUN only (on this forum and via google) but I've...
  3. wow. i never knew the OH squat even existed. i...

    wow. i never knew the OH squat even existed. i just googled it. i guess i could try that. i'll have to read up on the mechanics of it first though.

    so anyone got any ideas what routine i can do in...
  4. coz i dont lean forward when i do standing OH...

    coz i dont lean forward when i do standing OH presses...my back's just arched.

    IMO there's just a whole heap more weight on your lower back with deads, squats, bent rows etc. compared to OH...
  5. anyone got a decent routine in mind without deads or squats?

    there's a little pinch in my lower left back that doesn;t feel comfortable when i bend forward. the pain started 5 days ago..it was pretty bad at first - walking was a pain. it hurt when i raised my...
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    sig. g'luck, mate.

    sig.

    g'luck, mate.
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    limit your activities or cut them out...

    limit your activities or cut them out completely...running, swimming, biking whatever...usually cardio stuff that burns unnecessary calories (i'm assuming gaining mass is your primary goal).

    what...
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    Source: The Ten Commandments To Becoming a...

    Source: The Ten Commandments To Becoming a Magnificent Mass Monster
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    dude, i feel you. i feel bad that you had 15+...

    dude, i feel you. i feel bad that you had 15+ weeks of gym work and No progress mass-wise. i would hate for that to happen to me.

    i started on wbb1 myself a long time ago... and like someone else...
  10. okay, thanks, man. got it ;)

    okay, thanks, man. got it ;)
  11. actually, yeah i was pretty serious. so that...

    actually, yeah i was pretty serious.

    so that pretty much answers my question then. if you weigh, say, 200lbs there would be a certain "ceiling" as to how much you could lift depending on your...
  12. Does your total calorie intake limit the amount you can lift?

    I sometimes read posts of recommendation on these forums when someone has their bench, squat or deadlift (or any other exercise for that matter) stalling to change their routine to break the plateau...
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    i'm the same.. i dont eat breakfast at home (dang...

    i'm the same.. i dont eat breakfast at home (dang snooze button!). when i cant i'll gulp down 3 cups of milk then rush to work... but i definitely try to grab a bite by 11am when i'm at the office....
  14. holy crap you're only resting 1 day in the entire...

    holy crap you're only resting 1 day in the entire week???

    squats and hams on Wednesday and then deads the next day after that? i dunno about you but i need at least a day to rest after squats. and...
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    which are what exactly? leg curls=hams link:...

    which are what exactly?

    leg curls=hams link: http://www.exrx.net/WeightExercises/Hamstrings/LVLyingLegCurl.html
    front squats=quads link:...
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    thanks for the input, guys. i'll definitely check...

    thanks for the input, guys. i'll definitely check out:
    -Rippetoe's Starting Strength
    -McCallum's first workout in KTP

    thanks, Built. i bookmarked the page.

    will let the ladies know. :)
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    just pick one... Routine: WBB1...

    just pick one...

    Routine:
    WBB1
    WBB1.1
    BGB
    Bill Starr 5x5

    i started out on WBB1 and really enjoyed it.... as u progress tho, the BGB/5x5s are probably better :)
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    Built, so would u recommend BGB to women starting...

    Built, so would u recommend BGB to women starting out at a gym/lifting weights for the very first time? i always got the impression that BGB was somewhat of a non-beginner routine.
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    this article was helpful also:...

    this article was helpful also: http://www.stumptuous.com/cms/displayarticle.php?aid=61
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    fuzzy, that makes sense. so how bout something...

    fuzzy,

    that makes sense. so how bout something like this... ?

    day1

    squat 3x8
    deadlift 3x8
    incline bench 3x8
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