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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    Is this true of fiction...

    Ive heard that the more dense muscle you have (If you workout for the most part all of your body) the more fat you burn.

    Some guy in the gym was telling me this, and he is a big guy who knows what hes talking about, but I thought this was a little fishy.

    Basically to expand on this he was telling me, that if you really focus on major muscles (back, quads) your body will in turn produce more test and burn more fat. Can anybody shed some light on this?

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    The more muscle you have, the more energy your body uses to maintain (or try to maintain) it. Does this mean you'll burn off fat quicker? No. But it does mean you can cut at higher calories than the average folk, and that you'll probably notice a larger weightloss cutting at 2500 calories vs. some middle aged out of shape man.
    "I added some db curls with the pink weights for a bit of a burn." - Rookiebldr

    "im assuming the holy (big) 3 are: curls, bench, legs?" - Saggas

    "had a huge ass burn on my triceps while I was doing those kickbacks, so they'll likely be staying with my exercise program." - Zearoth

    "most of my burned calories coming from something called Basal. Wtf does a leaf have to do with any of it?" - Votorx

    "We have a lot of people like that on our campus, all hippies and things, that go around preaching against corporations, jocks, preps, accountants, and anyone else that feels the need to shower more than occasionally." - Shankerr

    "Damn man why are some women just so demonic and evil.. its like you wanna get a stake and mallet and an erection at the same time." - WBBIRL

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