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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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    Body Stats

    OK, I have never measured my body. After bodybuilding for a number of years, I think it is time so I can keep closer track of things. How do you do it correctly, ie where do you put the tape for a chest measurement, should I be inhaling/exhaling etc. For the biceps, should they be flexed? Should I measure after a workout of not? Please advise!

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    I measure body parts cold and unflexed. I think there are less variables to throw you off.

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    OK dude, we'll do it that way. Give me a little advice on tape placement per body part.

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    Usually people take measurements at the largest part of the muscle. The main thing is to be consistant of where you take them.
    Best Meet @ Lifts@181:...............Best gym lifts
    Squat...- 403..........................Squat....- 395 w/belt
    Bench...- 303..........................Bench....- 300....Paused in meet - 281
    Deadlift.- 503.....Unofficial 513...Deadlift..- 490
    Total....- 1,203...IPF Class II......All done raw, Touch'n go bench

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    Good advice.
    Thanks dude.

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