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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Thread: TSH

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    My TSH level is 2.5..... which apparently is WNL, but it is incredibly hard for me to lose weight without doing crazy amounts of cardio and super-contest strict nutrition, so.... my question is... would synthroid help?

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    Too Hot To Be So Cold BBB's Avatar
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    Look p the NACB laboratory support for the diagnosis and monitoring of thyroid disease.

    2.5 is high normal. Get your FREE T3 and FREE T4 tested. Insist upon it and then find yourself a good endo.
    "It's not Science - it's RESULTS" - Built
    235 Dead Lift........Height: 5'7"
    125 Bench............Weight: 148 lbs
    200 Squat............Age: 33 yrs. old.
    560 Total.............Gunning for 700 this year (while on a cut-and NOT using RESULTS)

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    Just watch me ... Built's Avatar
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    Feb 2005
    You don't know enough from just the TSH. You need to test FREE T3, FREE T4, antibodies (for Hashimoto's autoimmune disease, I understand this is the most common cause of hypo-T in females) and ferritin.

    What calories are you running? How much cardio? What do you weigh and what, roughly is your bodyfat%? Hare heavy are you lifting (what do you squat?), and are you on the pill? How long have you been dieting on the calories you're running?

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