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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    Chemotherapy affecting weight-lifting?

    I know that chemo kills fast growing cells, does that translate to any negative when it comes to getting muscle? I'm on my 4th round, it doesn't really affect the way I train (i don't feel tired or anything), but I do plan on bulking starting september.
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    High levels of IGF and insulin affect tumor growth just as efficiently as they increase muscle mass. Actually, a few studies show somewhere in the range of 3x the normal amount of IGF-receptors on malignant tumors, so they're probably even more effective in that regard. I'd probably lay off the bulking diet until you've got everything else straight, but keep lifting!

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