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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    BULKING!!! OiBoy's Avatar
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    Lifting Stunts Growth...

    I've heard that doing powerlifting may stunt growth if your still growing. I'm 16 but still growing.

    I also heard that low volume is better for muscle gain if your done growing... but for teenagers it is better, and you get more muscle growth from high volume... and so do you think I should find a routine that focuses on high reps (15 or 20), rather than 6-8 like in the WWB routine??

    Does powerlifting really stunt growth?? Does high volume = more muscle gain for teenagers??

    I was about to start the first WBB routine tom. but since its a lot of powerlifting (squats) etc. and low low volume. And since Im 16 and still supposed to grow 4-5 more inches I should do a different routine.... THOUGHTS ON THIS????
    Last edited by OiBoy; 06-04-2002 at 03:37 PM.

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    All that you have heard is pretty .......um...um...um well ...lets see, "WRONG!!"
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