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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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    Multivitamin before bed

    Would it be beneficial to take a multivitamin BEFORE bed? I mean most multivitamins are time-released, therefore it would release vitamins and minerals while you are sleeping. I don't know it's just something random I thought of. Any thoughts?

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    it fine to take it before bed.
    my exprience - joined gym 10 years ago, 6 1/2 years hard weight training exprience.

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    aren't some vitamins fat soluble? Some need to be taken with food I think.

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    Almost every mutli-vitamin/mineral should be taken with a meal.

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    "Almost every mutli-vitamin/mineral should be taken with a meal."

    Yes. Definately.

    There's also jive about certain minerals competing for absorption, so taking certain ones in the morning and some at night may be an idea. If it's impractical then what the hell.

    I think there's some available supplement idea like that. A dorian yates approved one i think.
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    after a well balanced breakfast is when most vitamins are recomended to be taken...and makes your pee cool colors like bright yellow
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    why not just take it with your post-workout meal?

    Insulin will be high to help shuttle the nutrients around.
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    I don't think we should worry about frvilous things like when to take our vitamins. I can assure you that this is not holding your gains back.

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    Originally posted by AdamGberg
    after a well balanced breakfast is when most vitamins are recomended to be taken...and makes your pee cool colors like bright yellow
    That happens to me, but only when I take B-complex.
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    Well I was just thinking of ways to mimimize fasting as much as possible while asleep.

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    vitamins won't minimize fasting, slow digesting food will

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    if your that worried, take two in one day. most are a long way below danger levels.

    take one with a meal, one a empty stomach.

    if that still does not make you happy. by all like 30 micronutrients. and take them at the best time suited for there absorption etc. that is a bit to much for most of us to do.

    plus if your eating a good diet and bulking you should get pletny of nutrients anyway.
    my exprience - joined gym 10 years ago, 6 1/2 years hard weight training exprience.

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    IMO taking them in the morning is better since vitamins such as C increase energy levels. Also your body needs nutrients in the morning. =)
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    Originally posted by body
    most are a long way below danger levels.
    That is one thing that I was slightly worried about, is getting too much vitamins/minerals. I am currently taking Serious Mass, which does contain quite a bit of minerals/vitamins, so I was a bit hesitant on taking a multi. But for now I'll probably just take my multi with breakfast, then with dinner or something.

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    astro - The RDA often give max desired levels. work out all your totals and if any are near the level given on the RDA max. post them.

    I do not mean the upper intake requirmeent. I mena the max intake before side effects can occur.

    some of the vitamins can be taken in mega dose before anyhting bad will happen exact expensive urine.
    my exprience - joined gym 10 years ago, 6 1/2 years hard weight training exprience.

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