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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    http://www.grappling.com russianwol's Avatar
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    Adrenaline has catabolic effects... Interesting...

    So I'm reading about anabolism/catabolism on wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catabolism and find this
    # Classic anabolic hormones include

    * Growth hormone
    * IGF1 and other insulin-like growth factors
    * Insulin
    * Testosterone
    * Estrogen

    # Classic catabolic hormones include

    * Cortisol
    * Glucagon
    * Adrenalin and other catecholamines
    * Cytokines
    Adrenalin is catabolic? Makes sense scientifically though. I think I'm gonna think twice about slamming on the gas and flipping a guy next to me at the red light

    Do you guys/gals think it has a very significant impact?
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    If you're stressed out all the time, it's going to really hurt your gains - no doubt about it.
    A child does not learn to squat from the top down. In other words, he does not suddenly make a conscious decision one day to squat. Actually, he is squatting one day and make the conscious decision to stand. Squatting precedes standing in the developmental sequence. This is the way a child's brain learns to use the body as the child develops movement patterns. Therefore, a child is probably crawling, rocks back into a squatting position with the back completely relaxed and the hips completely flexed, and stands when he has enough hip strength. This approach makes a lot of sense and can be applied to relearning the deep squat movement if it is lost. -Gray Cook
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