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The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness

Its 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
    Wannabebig Member
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    new lifter

    hi ive been training about 2 weeks now,only workout i dont do i bench press at the gym because people on it can lift heavy and im only lifiting 30kg if am ona good day nd kinda emmbarresed to go on it people thinking am weak and stuff

    am i just beein stupid?

    any tips or advice?
    Last edited by toonlad; 07-01-2008 at 04:55 AM.

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    Stop worrying about what other people think for a start!!

    Everyone has to begin somewhere.

    The bar is about 20kgs too so you are up to 50kgs already.........now get to it!!!
    The average is the borderline that keeps mere men in their place. Those who step over the line are heroes by the very
    act. Go. - H. Rollins

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    Every freak you see at the gym with huge arms and chests started with low weights like you at somepoint.

    Don't be silly.

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    It's not where you start, it's where you finish.

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    Ignore them, even cop a 'tude if you have to with them. Just keep plugging along at it and you'll get bigger and stronger.
    Give chalk a chance.


    49 years old

    665 squat
    700 deadlift
    325 bench

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    you can either worry about what they think temporarily for about 2 years until you get some good size on you or you can never work out because of image issues and feel self concious for the rest of your life . your choice.
    Age: 19
    Weight: 176lbs
    Height: 5'9.5"

    Max-
    Bench: 185lbs
    Squat: 255lbs
    Deadlift: 300lbs

    Total: 740lbs

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