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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    I prefer HST to the other methods of training...

    I prefer HST to the other methods of training I've tried over the years.

    I haven't seen any dramatic gains using this method, but consistent improvement.
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    FYI - I've been doing morning cardio (1 mile...

    FYI -

    I've been doing morning cardio (1 mile uphill intervals w/2 mile x/c jogs) during this bulking phase (going on 3 months now) on an empty stomach and have not noted any detrimental effects....
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    I agree with most . . . You look like someone who...

    I agree with most . . . You look like someone who is trying to build a physique. If anything, take pictures every 6 months or so and compare 'em, the camera doesn't lie. People do, for your benefit...
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    Ditto. Calculators tell me (very active) daily...

    Ditto.

    Calculators tell me (very active) daily calories around 3,350 based upon the general criteria. Actual is closer to 3,750 to maintain, 4,000 to gain minimal fat & muscle, 4,000> to become...
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    Re: I need protein, and lots of it....

    I know you stated you WANT 200 g of protein a day, but why ? If you weigh 200, subtract your approximate amount of b/f and use this as your guideline. (1/g p/lb. of LEAN weight)

    May not be such a...
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    I think the dieting public would be better served...

    I think the dieting public would be better served by using the term, "carb. management" vs. "carb. elimination".
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    Re: Caloric Need and lifestyle

    Most of the calculators I've seen have a definition for each level of activity . . . Good, bad or indifferent that would seem like the best answer to your inquiry.

    In my opinion the most accurate...
  8. The only thing that should pop in your head are...

    The only thing that should pop in your head are your ears . . . and only when you're on a plane, flying at 30,000 feet.
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    Not bad, just incomplete. If you're happy...

    Not bad, just incomplete.

    If you're happy with the current state of your leg development, fine. Although you may be shortchanging yourself in the development of your upperbody as well.

    I'd do...
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    Re: A week off produced results!!

    Think what would happen if you took 2 weeks . . .

    Although I think a break after only a couple of weeks is to soon. (unless you're overtraining, of course)
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    Care to expand on this ?
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    Not sure what the question is, so I'll fire away...

    Not sure what the question is, so I'll fire away . . . Personally, I just need an energy source, high fat or high carb. doesn't really matter to me, but not both, and my w/o's are fine.

    Caloric...
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    Ditto. I eat about 1/2 hour before slumber,...

    Ditto.

    I eat about 1/2 hour before slumber, recall you're fasting for the duration of your sleep.

    Consume healthy (zap sugars, simple carbs, etc.) meals, monitor calories IN/OUT and you'll be...
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    Post w/o you are replenishing what was lost...

    Post w/o you are replenishing what was lost during exercise. This will allow the body to rebuild what has been torn down in your work-out.

    Calories consumed within several hours or so after the...
  15. Thread: Feed me!

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    I simply meant when cutting vs. bulking the...

    I simply meant when cutting vs. bulking the requirements are different. Personally, I don't vary my pre/post sleep meals in either regard.

    For example:

    Bulking is more dependent upon carb./fat...
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    One . . . and only after a workout. Seriously.

    One . . . and only after a workout. Seriously.
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    What you consume really depends upon your goal at...

    What you consume really depends upon your goal at the given time, but for general review I contribute the following:

    BFast:

    4 whole eggs
    1 slice cheddar cheese (real thing)
    4 slices turkey...
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    Re: Another 'teen just starting out..' thread

    1) Whey Protein

    2) Post W/O

    3) Been do'in this for many years. Nothing comes easy, specifically build'in someth'in from noth'in, so be prepared for hard work and dedication.

    Don't know any...
  19. Variety in workouts is a good thing and should be...

    Variety in workouts is a good thing and should be explored . . . Give 'em a try, keep 'em as a part of your rotation if you find them beneficial.
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    I agree with the diet advice, but some abdominal...

    I agree with the diet advice, but some abdominal specific work wouldn't hurt either to tighten & strengthen the area.

    Be patient your belly will soon be only a memory.

    Congrats on your...
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