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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    In my opinion......

    Wraps are a bad idea, especially if they are compressing or stabilizing wraps. They re_tard (the previous word was marked explicit, in this context earlier.....??) the strengthening of your forearms...
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    Noobie Question

    What does PR stand for?
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    A Suggestion

    Make sure and do 3-5 warm-up sets. I was getting random pains like this and after I started doing warm-up sets like this I was fine from then on. Here is an example for your bench at 80% of your...
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    Please read the OP....... I am not using DBs to...

    Please read the OP....... I am not using DBs to do this exercise. I plan on doing rippetoe's soon. Regardless of what the people on this forum say, I am strengthening my back and abs before I start...
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    I guess there are different variations because my...

    I guess there are different variations because my legs don't even move at all.... I am completely seated still and only pivet at my waist. It does not involve my legs at all.

    Here is what I am...
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    A change to my routine...

    I read on here all day about how people should do compound exercises, so I went to try and add some to my routine. Here is what I was doing for my back workout. Keep in mind my only equipment is...
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    It depends a lot on the size of your body frame. ...

    It depends a lot on the size of your body frame. Take me for example I have a large frame according to the current measuring methods and I never work my forearms and just started working out, but I...
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    WATER WATER WATER!!!!!! Eat a few apples or some...

    WATER WATER WATER!!!!!! Eat a few apples or some fruit you like.

    Here is my breakfast:

    4 egg whites
    2 pieces of vegetarian sausage
    1 whole tomato
    1 cup granola
    1 apple
    Glass of milk
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    This a good Compound Exercise?

    Nevermind, sorry.....
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    Is Soreness required?

    I was just wondering is muscle soreness the only way to tell if you will make gains from that previous work-out, because sometimes I am not sore at all......... but I went to failure with every...
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    Yeah, I don't have a gym membership yet and still...

    Yeah, I don't have a gym membership yet and still have a very week core. I am building up the core to do Rippetoe's Starting Strength.

    I do for Abs/Core:

    Workout A

    Planks 45secx3
    Side...
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    Help, this is weird...

    Well, I work-out 3 days a week and right now I am doing almost sololy dumbbell exercises and body weight exercises.

    My problem is this..... I will do the first exercises, say for example for...
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    OMG!!

    OMG!!!!!!! dasher!!!!! learn to freaking spell and use the English language!!! Lol sorry, but your typing is driving me nuts. :bang:
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    Yeah like he said you are over training like mad!...

    Yeah like he said you are over training like mad! A really awesome routine if you want to gain strength and build mass, along with the correct diet is from:

    Mark Rippetoe's book: "Starting...
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    oh ok, thanks. Off to lift. :strong:

    oh ok, thanks. Off to lift. :strong:
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    Warm-Up Sets

    I was wondering on warm-up sets how long should you break between sets if any?
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    Sort of helping....

    The average strength trainer or person on these forums is taking in around 0.88 to 1.76 grams of protein per pound they weigh. As for the other questions I don't have a clue and would like to know...
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    150lbs. x 10 = BMR of 1500 calories 1500 cal. x...

    150lbs. x 10 = BMR of 1500 calories
    1500 cal. x .60 = 900 activity factor
    1500 cal. + 900 = 2400 cal. per day

    This is for someone that is your height, age, and sex. Your ideal weight is 150...
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    Here is an awesome WBB article regarding this...

    Here is an awesome WBB article regarding this topic:

    http://www.wannabebig.com/article.php?articleid=292

    I just want it to be clear that I meant at least those amount of calories. I didn't mean...
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    The best tips I have gotten from people regarding...

    The best tips I have gotten from people regarding cardio is this:

    1. Depending on the amount of cardio you do, you want to up your calories by that amount

    (i.e. BMR of 1400 + 420 = 1820...
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