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: 5x5 question

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    As I was researching my question I stumbled upon...

    As I was researching my question I stumbled upon this type of 5x5 (2 warm up sets, 3x5 at same weight). Think it was called reg park 5x5? I think I will switch over to this, as I do find that 25 reps...
  2. Thread: 5x5 question

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    At least a few minutes. I find 5x5 kind of tough,...

    At least a few minutes. I find 5x5 kind of tough, especially this way, so I need a fair amount of rest.


    Thank you all for the responses, I will give 165 another go!
  3. Thread: 5x5 question

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    5x5 question

    I'm doing 5x5 benching (same weight for all sets/all reps), have been going up 5 lbs each week

    I got up to 165 where I went 5,5,5,4,3.

    I've searched this site and the web and am not sure if I'm...
  4. Thread: growing taller

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    relax. first off, your height isn't anything you...

    relax. first off, your height isn't anything you can control. so don't waste your time or energy worrying about it.

    story for you. my sister whose 3 years older than me was 5' 10" in 8th grade.
    ...
  5. I would love to try the double rich chocolate,...

    I would love to try the double rich chocolate, but as I said earlier I despise chocolate. has anyone tried any of their strawberry flavored?
  6. Perhaps I've been disillusioned for quite...

    Perhaps I've been disillusioned for quite sometime now then. I've been using ON whey which I had previously read good reviews about on this website. I got it for somewhere between 50-60 shipping...
  7. hmm...I'll keep that in mind, but I'd like to try...

    hmm...I'll keep that in mind, but I'd like to try something in the 25-30 dollar range or so.
  8. woah jeez, that is some expensive stuff...

    woah jeez, that is some expensive stuff...
  9. which whey protein will work/taste best in my shake recipe...

    Hey all..My first whey protein was ON whey 100% rocky road flavored...I thought it was so great I went out and bought 2 more 5 lb tubs of the stuff. I'm half way into the 2nd tub and all I can say is...
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    ahahahaha oh god I think that's the funniest...

    ahahahaha oh god I think that's the funniest thing I've read on these boards!
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    alright thanks...

    alright thanks...
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    Alright, got it. What weight do you imagine I...

    Alright, got it. What weight do you imagine I should start adding? I've never tried pullups with extra weight so obviously I'll have to see myself, but just want to get a ballpark. I'm on the...
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    I have been doing pullups for a month and a half...

    I have been doing pullups for a month and a half or so and feel a lot better, though for some reason I can't seem to do more than 20 total in a given workout, I usually just do a set of 7, and set of...
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    there are so many ways of measuring your vertical...

    there are so many ways of measuring your vertical jump that I don't think you should look at his 22 inch vert and consider it small. There are plenty of factors, taking a step or not taking a step,...
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    This may sound like a stupid question but I was...

    This may sound like a stupid question but I was wondering it the other day...

    if one just went once or twice a week to the gym and did squats, DL's, bench, and pullups, would that provide any...
  16. Thread: A new routine.

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    I go to see the doctor tomorrow for my back....

    I go to see the doctor tomorrow for my back. hopefully he can tell me whats up.

    In the meantime i've just been going to the gym to do pullups and bench. It really bugs me because right now I need...
  17. Thread: A new routine.

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    Okay so it's been about a week and a half since...

    Okay so it's been about a week and a half since I've been in the gym. Grandma is doing better, though she requires constant care. It's okay though, we love her a lot.

    I have been struggling with...
  18. Thread: A new routine.

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    decided to just rest everything. my knee is...

    decided to just rest everything. my knee is better but still not there unfortunately.

    Grandma is safe and much more healthy at our house for now and we're taking care of her.

    Tomorrow I'm...
  19. Thread: A new routine.

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    Thanks for all your guys sentiments. My family...

    Thanks for all your guys sentiments. My family and I appreciate it. Grandma is doing better and better with each day and my knee is feeling better to, but not all the way there.

    I've maintained my...
  20. Thread: A new routine.

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    thanks for keeping tabs on me. Long story...

    thanks for keeping tabs on me.

    Long story short, grandmother (82 yrs old) was in hospital earlier this week, nothing too major just hernia. Immobility while at the hospital caused blood clots....
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