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. #1
    Senior Member Narinder's Avatar
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    Mar 2002
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    1 Stone of muscle within 6 months!

    I've gained 1 stone (14 pounds) of muscle within 6 months of weight training? Is that good?

    This means I weight 11 stones, should I aim to 12 stones?

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  3. #2
    Forsaken by Destiny jell999's Avatar
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    Beyond Your Depth of Perception
    How do you know that is all muscle?
    Some fo the weight you gained is going to be water and fat.
    Last edited by jell999; 03-21-2002 at 03:55 PM.
    Push the envelope/Watch it bend.

  4. #3
    Senior Member Narinder's Avatar
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    Well about 6 months ago I have weighed and measured my muscles, even done a body fat examination. My muscles have increased in size, body fat remains the same and I actually feel bigger and the muscles feel toned and big.

  5. #4
    Cottage cheese addict LiftAgain's Avatar
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    Aug 2001
    If you gain only muscle your bf% decreases...

    Anyway, good gain.
    Last edited by LiftAgain; 03-21-2002 at 04:19 PM.

  6. #5
    Senior Member smalls's Avatar
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    Yes thats pretty good, especially if most or all is muscle. I have gained 39 pounds in about 8 months but a bunch is fat. Since you sound pretty new you should be trying to gain as much as possible IMO. So continue to eat enough to support more weightgain (muscle weight of course) and grow. Great job, keep it up.
    Diet is key, the calorie is king

    "Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be."
    --Abraham Lincoln

    "Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent.
    Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination
    alone are omnipotent. The slogan 'press on' has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race."
    Calvin Coolidge (1872-1933)
    30th U.S. President

    "If you want to look abnormal you have to eat abnormal,lol."--ST

  7. #6
    Some Dude
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    I've gained 33 lbs since Xmas, only about 8lbs fat. any gain is a good gain, specially if your fat stays low
    "Intensity for Density!"

  8. #7
    Senior Member Accipiter's Avatar
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    Jun 2001
    layin up against a dumpster in a 100 dollar jumper, smothered in southern comfort.
    good job, it's not impossible to gain that in the time you've done it. I did it one month, I believe you.


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