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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    Most effective way to cut BF%?

    I figured the answer to my question was to cut down on the carbs and burn more calories. What types of exercises are the best when it comes to burning alot of calories to reduce your bodyfat percentage? I'm 6'2', about 200 lbs with 11-13% bodyfat. Any help to shred this fat off would be great ladies and gents....thanks!

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    Careful diet, keep protein over 1g/lb LBM, fats over 0.5g/lb LBM, and lift heavy in the strength range.

    Maintain a 10-20% caloric deficit.

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    Damn you're quick! What does LBM mean Built?

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    So this means 200 g protein a day, along with 100 g fat a day?

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    LBM is how much you'd weigh at 0% body fat.
    The Reconstruction Project (Journal)

    Age: 34, Height: 5'4, Weight: 185, BF: somewhere between 15 and 45%

    Weightlifting Start Date: July 26, 2005 - Bench 95 x 6, Dead 110 x 8, Smith Squat 180 x 8
    Bests: Bench 185 x 8, Dead 400 x 1, Zercher Squat 295 x 3


    Stop thinking and go lift - Paul Stagg

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    As minimums, yes.

    Both can go higher, given your calorie level. Don't go lower.

    For example, my minimums would be 110g protein, 55g fat.

    My normal diet is closer to 200g protein and 80g fat.

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