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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  1. #1
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    Is it possible to have "Pop Eye" arms?

    Not that I personally want to train to have them. I was just pondering this, while eating breakfast. Is it possible through training, to have triceps tripple the size of you're biceps?

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  3. #2
    Senior Member soclydeza's Avatar
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    i guess you could, if you only trained your tris and forearms, but did little or nothing for your biceps

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    Senior Member soclydeza's Avatar
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    i just looked at a pic of popeye, its not his triceps, his upper arms are pretty small. its his forearms that are huge. a bunch of steroids and nonstop wrist rolls would probably accomplish this

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    Popeye has big forearms. That's it. And it would probably be possible if you really only trained your forearms. Might not get as crazy exaggerated as Popeye's, but look at some of the pro arm wrestlers. They only work out one arm and stay super skinny everywhere else to stay in lower weight classes.
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    Synthol can make that happen...
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    This guy got pretty close...

    EDIT: I should have looked at the post above me before I put this link up.
    Last edited by gohard; 01-23-2010 at 05:38 PM.

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    hmm, I like to be big!!!
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    American cars are like fat people, sure, they have a lot of power, but they're not built well, and they have all that useless weight, plus they make both make funny noises.

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    The only place where you can mix Alcohol and Live Ammunition and its called a "Family Outing", Texas
    i bet he has ripped it off already
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    why wouldnt he train his other forearm to match atleast..

    crazy seen that awhile ago and was just talking to a co worker about the same guy yesterday..

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    Senior Member cphafner's Avatar
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    like others said popeye didn't have big upper arms. Yes you can have tri's 3x's the size of your biceps. The tricep is a much bigger muscle than your bicep. Take a look at Flex Wheeler. His tri's were insane. Most think they were filled with oil though never proved.
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