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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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    Trainer suggests lower protein intake??

    Today I just had a talk with one of the nutritionist/physical trainers at the gym I go to. She had a look at one of my fitday journal days and she was flipping out because she thinks I'm having way to much protein. My daily totals on average usually amount to 2600-2800 cals with about 70g fat/ 285g carbs/ 255 protein. She suggests that I should only be taking in 90g of protein per day. I weigh 198 by the way. She also said that if I take more than this, then all the excess protein will be stored as fat. She's a nice girl so I didn't want to argue with her that much, so I just kept nodding my head, lol.

    Any input on this?

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    cut block extraordinaire
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    I would keep your macros the same especially if you are acheiving your goals. Protein is not the thing to cut. and if you took out 160 g of protein that would mean that you would need 4*160 cals (i dont like math) to make up for it and keep you out of a deficit

    keep on keepin on
    Last edited by andy51; 01-04-2005 at 05:33 PM.

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    What a load of nonsense. Why don't you ask her to log on and read that!

    Read this. Then have a talk with her again.

    http://www.wannabebig.com/article.php?articleid=158
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    "Test all things; hold fast what is good.": 1 Thessalonians 5:21

    "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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    By the way, she's a MS in health promotions and a BS in exercise physiology.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Maki Riddington
    What a load of nonsense. Why don't you ask her to log on and read that!

    Read this. Then have a talk with her again.

    http://www.wannabebig.com/article.php?articleid=158
    i agree
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    i would agree that she has a BS (bullsh!t) degree.

    most trainers dont know much more than how to cheat people out of their money. here is one of my favorite lines i have overheard trainers at the gym say:

    "you don't need to worry about diet unless you want to LOSE weight, as long as you keep coming to the gym and lifting you'll get bigger!"
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