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
    teh skinny fat :-( eps's Avatar
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    Aug 2003

    Doing cardio without using legs?

    Is there any way to get a good cardio workout without heavily using your legs (e.g. escalator machine, cycling, etc.)?

    The reason I ask is because I want to give my legs a chance to recover after my leg day, but continue with my cardio

    Any suggestions are welcome, thanks


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    Moderator Adam's Avatar
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    At my rehab center we had a bicycle for your arms, i hated it but it leaves your legs out.
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    Senior Member wrestlemaniac's Avatar
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    Jun 2002
    rowing. It uses the legs but not heavily. I guess if you really wanted you could put some negitive weight on pullups and try that.

  5. #4
    Wannabe Arnold
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    May 2004
    this works your legs a little but jump ropping. Also not a good a idea if your calves are sore.

  6. #5
    Wannabebig Member
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    You could alwasy just drop your carbs and do some high rep exercises on the end of you mas training program
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    Senior Member meltedtime's Avatar
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    Mar 2004
    boxing: shadow boxing or heavy bag. Amazing workout that you can limit the amount of leg work on.

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