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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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    You know your a bodybuilder when? 100

    1. getting a cold is the worst thing in the world, it means weight loss, no gym and loss in size

    2. shopping with the misuss you offer to hold the bags so you can do arm curls with them

    3. you shop for t shirts which really shouldnt fit ya haha, so the guns bulgeee

    you?

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    4. When the first thing you do when grocery shopping for food is look at the protein content.

    5. You fart protein.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ThomasG View Post
    4. When the first thing you do when grocery shopping for food is look at the protein content.

    5. You fart protein.
    haha number 4 is soo true

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    6. You have the BMI of an aneroxic 11 year old, but it's okay because LOOK AT MY VASCULARITY!!!111!!!
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    7. You spend more time tanning then lifting

    8. Your ass is smoother then your girlfriend's

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    9. the bigger you get the more you walk like a t-wat
    Last edited by the hobo; 09-01-2009 at 11:46 AM.

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    10. Your arms workout consists of : dumbbell curls, dumbbell curls, dumbbell curls and barbell curls with an empty bar on the Squat rack!
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    11. You mess your shorts doing squats
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    12. When the average looking girl doing a 135 free weight squat with perfect form grabs your attention more than the gym bunny girl on her cell phone.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Coqui View Post
    12. When the average looking girl doing a 135 free weight squat with perfect form grabs your attention more than the gym bunny girl on her cell phone.
    not quite at this stage yet bud

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    13. When you go to see a movie, you make sure you have at least 1 protein bar in your pocket for a snack, instead of the popcorn your friends are eating...
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    14 - When you plan your time (friends, chores around the house, events, parties) around your workout schedule.
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    15. When the cashier at the grocery store looks at you like youre a freak. Who needs 4 gallons of whole milk anyway?
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    16. When you walk by any mirror and take a double look at yourself and maybe show the guns if to many people aint looking.
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    You continuously post questions about the best rep range
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    18. When your six pack is more important that the amount you deadlift.

    Yeah, six packs are cool, we all want one, but really?

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    19. when you're Unholy. oh snap.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AnotherNumber View Post
    18. When your six pack is more important that the amount you deadlift.

    Yeah, six packs are cool, we all want one, but really?
    To each their own. Both require lots of discipline.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mercuryblade View Post
    To each their own. Both require lots of discipline.
    one of these days i'll have a 6 pack and deadlift 500lbs then lose it and deadlift 600 lbs then get it back and deadlift 625 then lose it and deadlift 650 and so on. one day...one day...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mercuryblade View Post
    To each their own. Both require lots of discipline.
    Yeah, I guess thats my point of view...

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    Quote Originally Posted by ZenMonkey View Post
    15. When the cashier at the grocery store looks at you like youre a freak. Who needs 4 gallons of whole milk anyway?
    haha I can relate.
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    you're an intelligent guy... but you're also half #$%&ing crazy... and that my friend is the formula for a great powerlifter.
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    when the amount of food you consume makes the average person concerned.

    your car is full of empty water bottles (where you have to appologize because there's no room for the passanger)
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    When people ask how much you bench?

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    when your asked regually? how big are your arms?

    to which you reply...."not big enough"

    we always want bigger eh

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    23. (i think its 23) When you have to buy pants with a way too big waist so you can fit them over your thighs AND still fit your phone in your pocket.
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