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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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    Quote Originally Posted by sCaRz*Of*PaiN View Post
    You mean the pubococcygeus muscle. And that's probably similar as well.
    Women with strong PC muscles for the win!
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    Quote Originally Posted by completeNewb View Post
    Chicks are mentally tougher I think. They've done studies and the navy should be all chicks. Doubt that would fly though. And I don't know who the "they" is that did the studies.

    That's just because they look hot in sailor suits.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rock Steady View Post
    Women with strong PC muscles for the win!
    Be careful though. If their PC muscle is well-trained, they could accidentally crush your...erm...anyway...
    "The only easy day was yesterday."

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    Quote Originally Posted by sCaRz*Of*PaiN View Post
    Be careful though. If their PC muscle is well-trained, they could accidentally crush your...erm...anyway...
    Haha I'd be too impressed to be mad for long - and what a way to go!
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    To answer this question, I was watching Spike TV's program, where three goofballs watch wacked out sports and try and emulate them for comedic purposes. In one of the episodes, the guys went to challenge the female equivalent of an Olympia champ. She's recorded as the world's strongest female. She's also the champ for arm wrestling competitions. Put it this way, the first guy that went up was a puny geek, and he fared pretty well against her, before he gave in. The second guy was a Muy Thai practitioner and he's tried MMA, but he sucks. He beat her quite easily. The third guy was a skater, and the skater also beat her pretty easily. Then the skater went to head to head with the Muy Thai practitioner, and the skater won.

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    Beat her in what...arm wrestling?
    "The only easy day was yesterday."

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    Well men are stronger than women physically... but women are stronger than men mentally..., Men are stronger than women emotionally....but women are stronger than men sexually... hahaha you dont know? check this is out what Billy Crystal said..

    what made Billy Crystal say something like this?

    “Women need a reason to have sex. Men just need a place.” – Billy Crystal.

    You got any idea?

    Louies.
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    Wow, for the vague topic in this post I sure did learn a lot about how genetics plays into the ability, well potential to being an athlete...

    Very, interesting.
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    Are you sure about this mental thing I kinda find that hard to believe. I'm not kidding I want to see what source and what ratio and such was each.

    Edit: Billy is generalizing woman saying they don't have sex unless they have to, and then generalizing men saying they will do it anywhere, anytime.
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    Quote Originally Posted by louies77 View Post
    but women are stronger than men mentally...,
    +1 for pulling random untrue generalizations out of one's ass.
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    Quote Originally Posted by chemical Andy View Post
    To answer this question, I was watching Spike TV's program, where three goofballs watch wacked out sports and try and emulate them for comedic purposes. In one of the episodes, the guys went to challenge the female equivalent of an Olympia champ. She's recorded as the world's strongest female. She's also the champ for arm wrestling competitions. Put it this way, the first guy that went up was a puny geek, and he fared pretty well against her, before he gave in. The second guy was a Muy Thai practitioner and he's tried MMA, but he sucks. He beat her quite easily. The third guy was a skater, and the skater also beat her pretty easily. Then the skater went to head to head with the Muy Thai practitioner, and the skater won.
    Who was this "World's Strongest Woman"? I think that must have been BS, because the REAL world's strongest women would whoop most any guys ass. Jill Mills, Shannon Hartnett, Laura Phelps, Becca Swanson... they would kill most guys in arm wrestling.
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    Arm wrestling is ****in weird though. I'm not even sure what's being workerd in one of those

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    There are a ton of physics going on arm wrestling. Once you grasp them, you can begin to beat people that are much stronger than you if they're untrained.

    Disclaimer: I pretty much pulled that out of my ass
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    Niiiiice.

    Seriously though if a female takes test then she can do some real damage. Not sure how gnarly they can get without prohormones though.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sCaRz*Of*PaiN View Post
    Beat her in what...arm wrestling?
    Yeah.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Guido View Post
    Who was this "World's Strongest Woman"? I think that must have been BS, because the REAL world's strongest women would whoop most any guys ass. Jill Mills, Shannon Hartnett, Laura Phelps, Becca Swanson... they would kill most guys in arm wrestling.
    Jill Mills

    I just rewatched it. The geeky guy gets his ass handed.

    Skater guy requires some time, but eventually pulls through.

    Muy Thai practitioner beats her faily easily.

    Then the skater guy and the muy thai practitioner go head to head...




    Here's the video...

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    Quote Originally Posted by extragame2 View Post
    Are women and men equal in strength?
    No. If you're living on the same planet as the rest of us, this topic should not even exist unless it's a joke. You should know this answer from life experience.

    I think it's a joke.

    Now if your girlfriend can beat you up or not is irrelevant. That's different.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris686 View Post
    You are sentenced to death.... by snoo-snoo!
    Futurama is awesome.
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    Technically a woman is stronger, if you're talking physics. The muscle's in a woman are "aligned" in a str8 line where as us bloke's muscle's are "curved". The most efficent - effective way to contract anything is in a str8 line. So us bloke's force will go in different directions and the force in a womans muscle will go in a str8 line. For example, if you were to take a piece of bicep muscle from a woman and piece from a man, of equal size, the womans muscle would be able to create more force.............

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    AAAAAH NO, KILL IT, KILL IT, BAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAN.

    This guy managed to make that rabble over at BB.com go crazy with these stupid questions... if they cant stand him, WBB sure as hell wont.
    Being a strong teenager means nothing.

    My wrists hurt, but some people don't have wrists to be sore. My knees have tendinitis, but some people don't have legs to get tendinitis in. I seem to be going backwards with training, yet some people can't even walk let alone lift 400 pounds on a daily basis.

    Dust out the vagina, and keep on lifting.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rottyguy View Post
    Technically a woman is stronger, if you're talking physics. The muscle's in a woman are "aligned" in a str8 line where as us bloke's muscle's are "curved". The most efficent - effective way to contract anything is in a str8 line. So us bloke's force will go in different directions and the force in a womans muscle will go in a str8 line. For example, if you were to take a piece of bicep muscle from a woman and piece from a man, of equal size, the womans muscle would be able to create more force.............
    Dude, lay off the drugs.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sCaRz*Of*PaiN View Post
    Dude, lay off the drugs.
    sorry dude, but it's a matter of physics, i guess this was one topic that you couldn't go searching the net for to make yourself look good..... better luck next time champ

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    Quote Originally Posted by rottyguy View Post
    sorry dude, but it's a matter of physics, i guess this was one topic that you couldn't go searching the net for to make yourself look good..... better luck next time champ

    No, he couldn't. This probably wouldn't be anywhere on the net, because I seriously doubt ANYBODY ELSE ON THE INTERNET IS THIS DUMB.

    You're just wrong. The whole "men's muscles are curved" is the stupidest crap I've seen on this board yet. Where's your source? I'd love to assess the veracity of this source that contradicts all biomechanics currently known to man. It certainly flies in the face of all logical reasoning, and certainly in the face of all empirical evidence (short of chromosome testing, there is no way to tell whether a few muscle fibers came from a man or a woman).

    In fact, if you look at the mechanics involving attachments, men tend to have more favorable upper body mechanics for all adducting movements (wider shoulder girdle, more torque). Men's hips also lend themselves better to forces in certain angles. One COULD in fact argue that men's bodies are TECHNICALLY more optimized for maximum strength and efficiency, because really our role in the whole life creation thing is a one-shot deal. Our bone structure does not need to allow for childbearing of any sort.

    So if you're talking physics... well, you're still wrong.

    Don't post with an attitude if you're a moron. This should be one of our forum rules.
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