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
    As I Am Paul Stagg's Avatar
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    Metabolic Syndrome?

    I couldn't make this up.

    http://www.intelihealth.com/IH/ihtIH...wellx408x21142

    In my world, we call these people fat.

    They do not have a 'syndrome'
    Squats work better than supplements.
    "You know, if I thought like that, I'd never put more than one plate on the bar for anything, I'd never use bands or chains, I'd never squat to parallel or below, and I'd never let out the slightest grunt when I lift. At some point in your lifting career (assuming you're planning on getting reasonably strong and big), you're going to have to accept that most people think you are some kind of freak." -Sensei
    "You're wrong, and I have a completely irrelevant pubmed abstract that may or may not say so." - Belial
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    Party of "No." Tryska's Avatar
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    It's the whole Syndrome X concept paulie.

    Type II diabetes-high cholesterol-heart disease thing. some lump hypothyroid with it too. But it's that basic profile thing. curiously concurrent with the induction of the 60%carb diet/low fat diet guidelines.
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    Senior Member Wizard's Avatar
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    Hypothyroidism is thought to be very rare (what the docs say).I don't believe it though.

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    Re: Metabolic Syndrome?

    Originally posted by Paul Stagg
    I couldn't make this up.

    http://www.intelihealth.com/IH/ihtIH...wellx408x21142

    In my world, we call these people fat.

    They do not have a 'syndrome'
    They might be fat, but why are they fat. Answer, they have a medical disorder. Don't get me wrong. Chances are these people could have prevented this disorder.

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    Party of "No." Tryska's Avatar
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    yeah...a colorado epidemiological came up with a figure of 1 in 20 people being hypo in the middle unites states though. (from subclinical to fullblown)

    also...judging from the values used for lab ranges (which they figure out by using a sample population to arrive at "normal") i would say there are a lot more out there subclinical than not, because i feel like crap at the high normal range.

    ran into this lawyer in an elevator at the courthouse today that just got diagnosed as hypo as a smatter of fact. i thought it was kinda cool.
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