The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness
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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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    The Best Present Not For Yourself

    What are you getting someone that you really want?


    Ill start. Im getting my little bro, for Christmas, a 50lb and a 30lb KB to go with the 30lb he already has. Also an instructional book and dvd.

    I picked them up today...Im so jealous
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    I got my secret santa person in my dorm a massage at the gym on campus. If only...

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    mmmm... massage sounds good
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    I don't like going Christmas shopping, I never know what to get for my family, so I just put cash in those cash Christmas cards. I do buy my girlfriend a gift though, sadly I won't have to worry about that this year ... broke up
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    Quote Originally Posted by Vegetarian View Post
    I don't like going Christmas shopping, I never know what to get for my family, so I just put cash in those cash Christmas cards. I do buy my girlfriend a gift though, sadly I won't have to worry about that this year ... broke up
    I know the feeling on the gf thing...sucky. But, the one positive is that's 600-700 bucks I don't have to spend this year.


    My sister is building a house, so I'm buying her this patio fireplace..

    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...m=200280572402

    That one is probably the best, but I really try hard every year and I'm always proud of the stuff I come up with. I think they'll all go over well.

    I got my dad a build-it yourself uekele kit, and my brother an expensive pair of headphones..xbox game for little sis (Dead Space)...the jury is still out on what to get my mom. She's always the most difficult to shop for.
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    I like that fire place! Great idea.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ZenMonkey View Post
    I like that fire place! Great idea.
    Thanks! I just ordered it. She's financing and having all this done on her own, so her budget is gone. I figured I'd get her something she'd be able to enjoy at what she's put all her money into. I get way more joy out of watching my family open stuff than I do in getting anything for myself.
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    Yea, I understand. I am really excites about giving my bro the KBs! Hes gonna flip
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    I got my parents some some snowshoes, which I think they are really going to like. I also have a pretty kick ass gift for my girlfriend.

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    Got my dad, wine making classes. He has a couple rows of grapes and has been reading about it online.

    Got my mom, golf lessons with a pro at a real nice course that none of us can be members at and a round of 18 at the course - since she has always wanted to play there.

    Everyday is XMAS for my wife.
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    Got my friend a gif cert for 100 clams at this top end sushi joint.

    Got my wife a day at the spa (like 400 clams).

    Got my secretary a gif cert for 100 clams at a steakhouse.

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    I got my brother a nice WeSC t-shirt that I'll probably steal from time to time
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    i built my sister a nice shaker style end table in wood shop, since im a technology major

    i got my older brother a Oswego under armor sweatshirt and a pair of shorts with a shirt, both from under armour

    my parents i got them a 100 dollar gift certificate to a nice resturant near my house

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    I bought my son a train that he can ride on around the house. I always wanted one of those.

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    Quote Originally Posted by drew View Post
    I bought my son a train that he can ride on around the house. I always wanted one of those.
    Like on Silver Spoons! I was ALWAYS pissed when he rode that thing!
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    Quote Originally Posted by mrelwooddowd View Post
    Like on Silver Spoons! I was ALWAYS pissed when he rode that thing!
    THAT'S WHAT I SAID!

    My wife doesn't know what Silver Spoons is though.

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    Well its kind of a gift for me as well. But buying my Girlfriend a Puppy today
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    Quote Originally Posted by drew View Post
    THAT'S WHAT I SAID!

    My wife doesn't know what Silver Spoons is though.
    And you still married her?

    I so want that train... even today.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Genacide View Post
    And you still married her?

    I so want that train... even today.
    Yes I did. All I talked about was Silver Spoons when I was buying that train. She has no clue.

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    Quote Originally Posted by drew View Post
    Yes I did. All I talked about was Silver Spoons when I was buying that train. She has no clue.
    Even the DVD cover has the train on it.

    Last edited by Genacide; 12-13-2008 at 07:18 AM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Genacide View Post
    Even the DVD cover has the train on it.


    That is HILARIOUS.

    We all three must be the same age.


    I finally got my mom covered. I spent more than I planned, but she might just poop herself. I hooked her up with the complete Twilight Zone box set. She LOVES twilight zone.

    shopping = /fin
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    I got my son Guitar Hero World Tour. Cant wait til we rock to "eye of the tiger"
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    I got my nieces Rock Band for Wii and my sister one of the new iPod Nanos.
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