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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    Wannabebig Member Chad22's Avatar
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    Is butter (margarine?) a bad thing to eat when you are trying to get tone?

    I eat a lot of chicken breasts and my favorite thing to eat with them is a baked potato. I have to add 2 tbsp of country crock or I just cant eat it. Is there a better alternative or is that it?

    btw I dont know if it is butter or margarine or what. It is country crock spreadable goodness.

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    I've heard that margarine left outside won't be touched by ants, but they will et butter right up... Mother nature and animals have a way of telling us something. tuttut

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    man I hate to hear that because I love potatoes and cant stand the though of eating them with just salt.

    Is there any down side to butter / maragarine besides the added calories and fat in a diet? I have been eating it but I have also been able to maintain a healthy balance of fats, proteins, etc and keep my calories where I want them.

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    Stay away from margarine; it's just bad news.

    On the plus side, butter will help lower the (high) GI of a baked potato, if you care about such things.

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    In any event, it will come down to overall calorie consumption.
    Shao-LiN
    "I tried so hard and got so far, but in the end, it doesn't even matter." - Linkin Park

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    Maybe use olive-margarine spread and use that to fill your quota of EFAs and monounsaturated fats etc?? I dont know.. Olivio spread is really nice thou

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    You can use light butter or i beleive there is abutter than is blended with yogurt. I cant recall the name of it right know for the life of me

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    Quote Originally Posted by Allyrulez
    Maybe use olive-margarine spread and use that to fill your quota of EFAs and monounsaturated fats etc??
    Olive oil is a very poor source of EFAs.

    Having said that I would choose olive oil over either butter or margarine because of its great monounsaturated fat content. Drizzle that over your potatoes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chad22
    man I hate to hear that because I love potatoes and cant stand the though of eating them with just salt.

    Is there any down side to butter / maragarine besides the added calories and fat in a diet? I have been eating it but I have also been able to maintain a healthy balance of fats, proteins, etc and keep my calories where I want them.
    maybe you should start knitting? lol sorry j/k bite the bullet and just give it your best shot.
    Being small with Neuromuscular strength is good but being BIG with Neuromuscular strength is better!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ogarchamplin
    You can use light butter or i beleive there is abutter than is blended with yogurt. I cant recall the name of it right know for the life of me
    http://www.brummelandbrown.com/

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