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The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness

It’s 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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    Contrast showers

    does anyone take contrast showers? do they help much? what exactly do you do e.g. how long for each etc

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    I usually do if I am sore. It works for me. I usually just jump in the shower on cold and then alternate one minute hot, one minute cold. It is really just a matter of whatever works for you. However you may really not need to do this unless you get sore after you workout. So maybe after a heavy day try it and see if it does anything for you.

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    Never tried it, maybe i will if it actually gives some benefits...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Big Jay View Post
    does anyone take contrast showers? do they help much? what exactly do you do e.g. how long for each etc
    Please use the search before creating threads

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    +1 great info in that thread
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    Quote Originally Posted by cphafner View Post
    Please use the search before creating threads

    http://wannabebigforums.com/showthre...light=contrast
    thanks.
    i did search. but "Contrast showers" only brought up 1 not so helpful thread from 2002.

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    I am a huge believer in them. Between them and ETS I rarely if ever get DOMS.


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    ive used them when ive had seriously bad soreness (like the one time i couldnt straighten my arm past 45 degrees it was so bad). other than that i dont like to use extra therapeutic techniques too often so that my body doesnt get too used to them.

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