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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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    are you ganna raise your kids in order for them to lift in the future

    from what you have learded and from what you have experienced what what might you do in your kids life in order for them to lift in the future
    what i want to do is give my kids the proper nutrition for them not have to go through the hassles of losing or gaining weight and if they do chose to lift they will be well prepared for it
    what will you do when you have kids...
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    Yes, I am going to live vicariously through my son. He will be Mr. Olympia, or he will be grounded.

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    I make my little brother lift. I'm sure I will give my kids a choice... maybe...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Frozenmoses
    Yes, I am going to live vicariously through my son. He will be Mr. Olympia, or he will be grounded.
    :withstupi

    Looks like your kid might have some competition, biatch.

    Seriously though, I make my little bro lift too, although the bigger problem is making him eat. At least he doesn't have to go through the joy of an emotionally scarring fat adolescence like I did.

    My kids will be encouraged to be active, although I think that no tv/no video games rules that a lot of parents try to pull to achieve this goal are BS. At about age 8-10, they'll be learning correct form by doing really light weight 2-4 times a month. When they hit twelve or so we'll get serious, and my wife will undoubtedly scold me for being too sadistic a spotter for my kids... "come on Billy, your sister tries harder than that!" You know, nothing like playing on a little sibling rivalry. They'll thank me when they're all beasts by the time they're 18.
    They better be musical prodigies and geniuses too, or I'm gonna be pissed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DenimDemon
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    They better be musical prodigies and geniuses too, or I'm gonna be pissed.
    I forgot to include that as well. My kid is going to have the body of arnold, and the guitar skills of Pepe Romero.

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    I was hoping that mine would be able to cover the bases from Clapton to Buckethead, and maybe some classical if he wants it. It would be nice if he learned to play some Barrios, because my stupid hands sure can't do it.
    He will also be named after me, so that he can carry on my greatness.
    My kid will have the body of Arnold with better legs and abs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Frozenmoses
    I forgot to include that as well. My kid is going to have the body of arnold, and the guitar skills of Pepe Romero.
    hahaha


    i think i'l just ask my son or daughter if they want help with working out or whatever, and il encourage them from there, if you force it upon them they may resent it.i sure wish my father helped me at a young age.. back when i was doing 105 reps of 5lb dumbels because i knew no better
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    Ill encourage it. No way Ill let my y2a jr grow up a fat boy like his pops. I think kids generally would like to look like the hot bods they see on TV, etc, and if they had someone to encourage them, would do it. IMO.
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    Not to mention, I want my kid to be gettin' mad bitches in high school.

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    In a way, I'd be living vicariously through my son (if it's a boy), too, but I rather have my son be an athlete first, bodybuilder second. What I mean by this is that I'll encourage him to do things like push-ups, sit-ups, and run to get a good base and if he hasn't picked up weightlifting by his junior year of high school, then I'll start encouraging him to lift weights.

    But I WILL make sure my son eats plenty of food right from the start.

    I rather not get him started too early with weightlifting..
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    I am going to encourage my child to be physically active. During their childhood, I will enroll them in a martial art so that they will be taught self-discipline and perseverance.

    It would however be nice to hit the gym with my child when they're of age.
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    "I do not understand what I do. For what I want to do I do not do, but what I hate I do. And if I do what I do not want to do, I agree that the law is good. As it is, it is no longer I myself who do it, but it is sin living in me. I know that nothing good lives in me, that is, in my sinful nature. For I have the desire to do what is good, but I cannot carry it out. For what I do is not the good I want to do; no, the evil I do not want to do--this I keep on doing. Now if I do what I do not want to do, it is no longer I who do it, but it is sin living in me that does it.
    So I find this law at work: When I want to do good, evil is right there with me. For in my inner being I delight in God's law; but I see another law at work in the members of my body, waging war against the law of my mind and making me a prisoner of the law of sin at work within my members. What a wretched man I am! Who will rescue me from this body of death? Thanks be to God--through Jesus Christ our Lord!"
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    yes i will make them lift, and i will also make sure they dont listen to stupid music or dress like an idiot either. i cant believe what some parents let their kids listen to or dress like.
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    My kid will start off with judo and wrestling, as these are low impact sports that have excellent carry over to self-defense and cage fighting. It will teach them to fall and tumble well.

    I'll move them into striking somewhat later. Not that I'm wanting them to fight or anything, but I want them to be prepared if anything happens they are better equiped to deal with it.

    Of course my kid will lift. Don't want a daughter really though.


    Quote Originally Posted by Frozenmoses
    I forgot to include that as well. My kid is going to have the body of arnold, and the guitar skills of Pepe Romero.
    Creating a stud machine?

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    Quote Originally Posted by PizDoff
    Creating a stud machine?
    Well, he's gotta take after dad.


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    Oh? That isn't you in your avatar?

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    Are you insinuating something about my animated self? What is there not studly about that slab of man meat?

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    Oh, was just wondering about encouraging to get body art, that's all!

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    I think if i have kids, i would pay them to work out

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    That's not body art. That's the guy out of Aquateen Hunger Force. That's hair, dude.

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    I would highly encourage it, but no way would I force them too if they did not want too.

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    bah, my kid is going to learn WuShu and Gracie jujitzu, then bodybuild. but since I never get laid, i'll buy a dog and make him lift. He'll be one of those weight pulling dogs...get me a squat pitbull or american bulldog for that then get me my dobie for looks..heheh I'll live my life through my dogs...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Frozenmoses
    Are you insinuating something about my animated self? What is there not studly about that slab of man meat?
    You know Fromo, I read about half of your posts with the Carl voice without even thinking about it. It makes them funnier.

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    LOL. My son is 7 years old and in 1st grade.

    He stands 4'3" tall and weighs 96 pounds. He can do 10 pushups with ease in full football gear. He played second grade tackle this past season and was shoving kids around that were 100+ pounds, some close to 115, like they weighed 50 pounds. Nobody on his team wanted to perform tackle drills with him.

    I must note, genetics plays a big part. I am fairly big and my wife is strong as ****. She powerlifted in college.


    EDIT: Just found a couple pics I want to show off.
    First one is my son and daughter before a game. (Note same outfits for halloween, hence the name of the file)
    Second is a back shot of my son at a game.

    The Kid next to my son is 8 years old and weighs 62 pounds. My son in that shot had just turned 7 less than 1 month before the photo.
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    My son is turning 12 in January and I'd really like to get him in the gym. I think it would be a good example for him to see people changing their bodies. Also I think it will make him see that health and fitness is better than drinking and smoking. He doesn't really want to go with me but I will be making him since he chooses not to play sports anymore. I think it will keep him occupied as a teenager and hopefully out of trouble.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DenimDemon
    You know Fromo, I read about half of your posts with the Carl voice without even thinking about it. It makes them funnier.
    Do you know how awesomely happy that makes me?

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