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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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    MTV's True Life for Bodybuilding and Steroid Users

    http://www.mtv.com/onair/castingcall...tml?id=1456283

    So, who on this board is going to try out??
    JEEP is a 4 letter word, therefore it must be dirty.

    This body. This body holding me. Be my reminder here that I am not alone in
    This body, this body holding me, feeling eternal all this pain is an illusion...

    I am addicted to fast food...

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    Super Calf Jockey SWOLE's Avatar
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    sorry, scroll down a bit on the page to view all of the true life casting calls.
    JEEP is a 4 letter word, therefore it must be dirty.

    This body. This body holding me. Be my reminder here that I am not alone in
    This body, this body holding me, feeling eternal all this pain is an illusion...

    I am addicted to fast food...

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    Dude I am SO there.


    Edit: I just sent an email to MTV, that would be so cool if I was actually picked for the show.

    *crosses fingers*
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    I was thinking about sending an email to them, but then again I dont have a body that would be picked for the show. maybe if they gave me 2 months from now, i could look a lot better for them. ah well...
    JEEP is a 4 letter word, therefore it must be dirty.

    This body. This body holding me. Be my reminder here that I am not alone in
    This body, this body holding me, feeling eternal all this pain is an illusion...

    I am addicted to fast food...

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    Good luck to all who apply.

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    Hey if any of you make it on there you have to show how you spend hours on the net reading the wannabebig forums. Explain to the people you are big because you signed up hear and not from the steroids. That only helped a little.
    Age 23 Height 5'10 weight 210 2 years complete of serious lifting.
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    Now as of Dec/02 I am 210 with a 34-36 waist. A year complete 70 pounds lost now lets get big .
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    Hey big Kevin, I think you should apply and send them your "before" picture and tell them your story on how you got to where you are today. THAT would be inspiring as hell....... just a thought.
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    I'd have to get my cousin to record it for me since I don't get MTV

    If MTV airs True Life I'm on Steroids & I'm a bodybuilder my only hope is that it's actually real people.

    I mean take real unbiased people,not those who represent the stereotype otherwise the whole concept is usless.

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    Have to be under 28, bastards.

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    I bet they totally ignore all the responsible steroid users who never have experienced any problems. Therefore, they will lead people to believe that all steroid users experience horrible side effects from the usage.
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    Originally posted by ryan1117
    I bet they totally ignore all the responsible steroid users who never have experienced any problems. Therefore, they will lead people to believe that all steroid users experience horrible side effects from the usage.
    Of course they will. The don't want to come off as condoning steroid usage because they'd be sued left and right. They're going to show the worst examples... Come on, it's the media, what can we expect?

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    ND Beast you and Ryan are being kind of presumptuous.The show hasn't even aired yet and you're already being the voice of doom.

    Maybe they won't potray steroids as the best damn thing on earth but who's to say that the person they follow will be a bad example.

    After all everything in this world is give and take,benefits & consequences.And accepting casting calls doesn't mean that it'll happen.Maybe MTV will scrap the idea of following a steroid user and go with the Bodybuilder instead.

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    "Has your steroid use lead to unforeseen consequences that are bigger than your muscles? If so, we want to hear from you."


    I guess I'm out,lol.



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    "Has your steroid use lead to unforeseen consequences that are bigger than your muscles? If so, we want to hear from you."

    Yes my ex-gf walks funny frrom deca d1ck.

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    you know it is going to be a "hack fest" against all people who work out. i am going to get my friend to email them because he takes roids and he is really smart academically and he has no bad side afftects from steroids.
    JEEP is a 4 letter word, therefore it must be dirty.

    This body. This body holding me. Be my reminder here that I am not alone in
    This body, this body holding me, feeling eternal all this pain is an illusion...

    I am addicted to fast food...

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    I noticed under 28 for bodybuilding, under 30 for steriods. ?????
    Also scroll down and there looking for people who have been effected by gun violence. Just another case of the media bashing guns. Playing on people emotions, for political ends.

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    The steroid section is only looking for horror stories. Read it a few times, that's all they want. Sensationalism.

    The bodybuilding section will likely want competitors.
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    Originally posted by SWOLE
    you know it is going to be a "hack fest" against all people who work out.
    No we don't,all we know is that MTV is holding casting calls.We don't know

    a)When it'll air
    b)If it'll air;You never know the idea might end up being scrapped

    And(if my take on MTV's Real Life is accurate)they'll be following some guy or girl around.So how bodybuilding comes across will depend on who's chosen.Did the thought ever come across to you that they might take a totally average joe who made a positive change in his/her life through bodybuilding.Because bodybuilding can change your life in a positive way.I've seen quite a few bodybuilding related topics on tv and they were quite open ended & well done.

    And for the steroid show the same thing applies.It'll depend on who's chosen.So there's no point in being the voice of doom for a show that hasn't even happened yet.For the steroid thing I'd say they'd probably go with an athletic competitor.

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    Big show, read the quote millertime mentioned. It's not really good media to tell a happy little story about the guy who takes them and just gets bigger and leaner. They want to hear about fights, about horrible acne, gyno, life tragedies that come from drug use, etc.

    If you think it's going to be unbiased, you're being a bit naive I'd say. They can't run a positive piece, otherwise they'd be accused of endorsing steroid use.
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    thats all MTV ever does is exploit people and issues. I personally disagree with steroid use so dont care if they make it out to be truthfully harmful. I'm sure thats stepping on toes here, but facts are facts, I would never wish negative side effects on any user, I just wish people were a little more health conscious

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    There's more to that quote Belial,Miller simply took the quote that steps on AAS users toes.

    There's also this question.
    Are you using steroids to build a bigger body, enhance athletic performance, or just to gain strength?


    Besides maybe we should wait & see the end product before getting all worked up.

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    How about you be quiet.
    "Except Belial. He knows everything. This isn't a sarcastic attack, either. He really knows everything." -----Organichu
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    Big Show lets look at all togther.
    "re you using steroids to build a bigger body, enhance athletic performance, or just to gain strength? Has your steroid use lead to unforeseen consequences that are bigger than your muscles? If so, we want to hear from you. We're interested in talking to people who involved in the world of steroid use. If you are under 30 years of age and interested in sharing the ups, downs, highs, and lows of your steroid use, please email"

    They want people with a story to tell, not just I took AS and everything is fine. They want the drama.

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    Thank you. My point.
    "Except Belial. He knows everything. This isn't a sarcastic attack, either. He really knows everything." -----Organichu
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    I agree they want a good strory. Whats interesting about guy who took steriods got big, and is now happy with the results ,boring. That might make a good show on sports network, but not mass media.
    Mrwebb- as far a drugs having harmful sideeffects, yes they do. But not everyone who takes them has them. Especially in moderation.

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