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21 Nonsensical Fitness Contradictions — Nick Tumminello
As fit pros, we start off our careers clueless. We have no idea what information to believe, and what to disregard as pseudoscience.
Somewhere along the line, you start to make sense of all the conflicting fitness data, and form your beliefs. Over time, as you build our career upon these beliefs, they become a part of your identity. An attack on calories in / calories out becomes an attack on you, personally.
Then one day, a client asks a simple question about your instructions. She points out that two bits you’ve said are direct contradictions. Then… you realize she’s right.
That moment sucks. We hate reconstructing our beliefs. But it’s also a moment for growth.
This article will give you that feeling x 21. Don’t read unless you’re ready — with an open mind.
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The Secret Cause of Food Intolerances — Mike Dahlinghaus, T Nation
5 Tips to Help You Be Lean and Muscular at 40 — Bryan Krahn
4 Strategies to Get Stronger This Winter — Robbie Farlow, Breaking Muscle
10 Random Thoughts on Youth Strength Training — Justin Ochoa, Erica Suter
How Gratitude Helped Me Get Comfortable In The Gym — Afnaan Moharram, Girls Gone Strong
How To Build Muscle If You Only Workout 3 Times A Week — Tyler Read, Healthy Living, Heavy Lifting
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False Promises and Falling off the Wagon — Amanda Perry
“Groceries: The Final Frontier In Fitness “ — Douglas Perry, Breaking Muscle
“I don’t care if there’s an app for that, Stephanie” — Jon Goodman
Mistakes to Avoid as a New Trainer — Dr. Erin Nitschke, ACE
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