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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Thread: Swimming

  1. #1
    Banned Reinier's Avatar
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    Sep 2001
    south west Holland Europe


    I`m picking up swimming for cardio.
    Right now im trying to very slowly gain mass and strength, maybe 0,5 lbs a week, and lean out at the same time.

    Now my question is what kind of swimming workout do you recommend? high intensity with intervals- or just going right on- for how long in the first place?

    and what stroke?
    my form in the crawl is sloppy now. i never had lessons in that or whatever.

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  3. #2
    Senior Member AstronautJones's Avatar
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    Dec 2002
    I would stick to moderate intensity. Maybe just swimming laps, breast stroke style.

    Swimming is an excellent source of cardio. Physical therapists recommended it as an exercise for me to do when I had a torn meniscus.

  4. #3
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    Jan 2001
    do the same as you would for running etc, but just do it in the pool.

    as of late most people here recomend to do HITT for cardio. so i would say do that.
    my exprience - joined gym 10 years ago, 6 1/2 years hard weight training exprience.


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