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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?

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    bench question for vincent dizenzo

    i have read the article "600 raw bench" , and my question is ,why is there not a chest exercise as an supplementary movement like dumbbell inclines or something like this ? is it not a must for a raw bencher ?

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    Chest work is not the most important thing for benching. I'm not sure what some of the other guys think, but I'd say raw benching is more shoulders, back/lats, and triceps than pecs. Not to say they aren't important, but they are certainly not top on the list.

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    Quote Originally Posted by xolix View Post
    i have read the article "600 raw bench" , and my question is ,why is there not a chest exercise as an supplementary movement like dumbbell inclines or something like this ? is it not a must for a raw bencher ?
    ME bench, DE bench, and board presses hit chest just fine. I never found a need for another exercise. In addition, I find dumbell presses of any kind very dangerous.

    Keep it simple. Stop otherthinking it.


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    Quote Originally Posted by RhodeHouse View Post
    Chest work is not the most important thing for benching. I'm not sure what some of the other guys think, but I'd say raw benching is more shoulders, back/lats, and triceps than pecs. Not to say they aren't important, but they are certainly not top on the list.
    Listen to coach Rhodes. I do!


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