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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  1. #1
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    Mar 2001

    is it required to change routines?

    is it really necessary to be changing a routine ever 10 weeks, or if i like, i can stick to it and if anything, just modify and exercise here and there.

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  3. #2
    back at it Beast's Avatar
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    Jan 2003
    I would just change the routine if you stop seeing results from it i.e. your body has adapted to it. Plus, changing your routine keeps you from getting bored!

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  4. #3
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    I agree with Beast. Normally, I would stick with a routine from anywhere to 8 to 10 weeks; this gives you adequate time to increase your strength for the routine. Muscles tend to adapt to routines (called plateau), so you need to change it up a little bit to shock your muscles into growth and to break the monotony of the workout. Hope this helps.

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  5. #4
    Senior Member Ebu's Avatar
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    Jul 2003
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    Yeah, i def change my up also, from boredom, and your body gets used to it.
    "Color outside the lines"

  6. #5
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    Jul 2003
    I don't think it's necessary physically.

    You could definitely just switch up an exercise here and there without overhauling your entire routine- I think it's good for the mental side of lifting.

  7. #6
    Formerly Nick Hatfield SW's Avatar
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    May 2004
    well crap guys, u took most of what i was gonna say but oh well it's said lol. i just change about every 2-3 months. it feels good to change, especially if you've already made good gains in your goal and r looking foreward to improving FURTHUR. it's not required, but plateau sucks a**
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  8. #7
    skinny white boy
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    Apr 2003
    Stick with a routine until it stops working.


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