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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    Beware of Attack Ferrets
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    Midnight Snacking

    Does anyone here wake up at night to snack? I know Cutler and alot of other pros wake up to eat something at night to help them gain/maintain mass. I'm curious about this, I'd like to try it, but I'm not sure if it'll pack on fat (since you'll go back to sleep and dont burn as much) or lean mass.

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    I've been contemplating this myself. I was thinking about waking up around 2 or 3 in the morning and maybe eating some cottage cheese and slamming a shake. However, you must remember that deep sleep is your body's most anabolic state, so interupting this may disrupt muscle repair/recover to some extent.

    Until I find out more about this, I have concluded that I need my sleep more than anything.

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    This is something I do. Although I have a friend who took it to an extreme, waking up twice per night. Needless to say...he became fat as ****.
    "As far as drugs were concerned, all my bodybuilding heroes were on everything but roller skates."


    In Memphis, it is illegal for a woman to drive by herself, unless a man is walking or running infront of the vehicle, waving a red flag in order to warn approaching pedestrians and motorists.

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    What do you eat/drink while you are up? I've always wondered this. I hesitate drinking a whey shake because, well, its whey and absorbs quickly, thus not lasting long. I need some suggestions.

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    Personally, I have CytoGainer in 2 cups of D milk...A little over a thousand calories.
    "As far as drugs were concerned, all my bodybuilding heroes were on everything but roller skates."


    In Memphis, it is illegal for a woman to drive by herself, unless a man is walking or running infront of the vehicle, waving a red flag in order to warn approaching pedestrians and motorists.

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    Like he said sleep is important so why not just keep a shake handy or cottage cheese and if you do happen to wake up then you can eat. Otherwise just don't worry about it.

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