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
    The Tuna Tempter
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    amount of calories for a girl

    My sister wants to lose some weight. She is about 5'5 and weighs around about 60-65kg. She is 16 years old. She does not weight train...and she may hit the cardio a little bit. How many calories should she consume daily?

    Also...how many calories should I consume daily? I weigh 77kg at about 18-20%bf level. I'm bulking up at the moment. Usually I consume 3000-3500 calories. But sometimes I get carried away, like today, and I ate 4000calories. I've put on a fair bit of fat since i started bulking 7 weeks ago.
    I think the general guideline for bulking is:
    daily cals= 18 * bodyweight

    So for me that would workout to be roughly 3000 cals. Am I right?

    ...and for cutting 12-13cals per # of bw, yeh?
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    Party of "No." Tryska's Avatar
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    14 cals per# of bw. and she needs to weight train.
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    Yes, weight training is definitely a must.
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    I've told her to weight train don't u worry. But she's lazy. Always sleeping and sitting at the computer. I think she's anaemic, that could be a problem with weight training?
    Life's too short to be small

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    multi vitamins is what she needs
    to sculpt you must first have concrete
    You are only as stong as your weakest joint

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    or she could have a thyroid problem.


    i went through a period like that where i just couldn't get enough sleep. actually just went through another one. i mean 12-14 hours wasn't enough. now i still can't get enough sleep, but it's cuz i'm running on 6-7. i'm not so sleepy i can't move tho.
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    I'll tell her to get some vitamins. Thanks a lot for the info Tyrska, JHolmes and Yanick.
    Life's too short to be small

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