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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    im going to do the starting strength routine

    from what i read, this is the way to go for a newbie. i have descided to take all the advice you have given me and give it a shot.

    just to make sure im on the right page though.

    i do need to add weight every lifting session?

    powercleans and the deadlift scare the crap out of me for some reason, but both are needed for improvement?

    how do i avoid ahernia?
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    Work uo slowly on the DL.

    For the power clean: Try BO Rows or Pendlay Rows and just work on form w/ the cleans until you feel comfy
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    Quote Originally Posted by bass slayer View Post
    from what i read, this is the way to go for a newbie. i have descided to take all the advice you have given me and give it a shot.

    just to make sure im on the right page though.

    i do need to add weight every lifting session? yes, about 5lbs each session.

    powercleans and the deadlift scare the crap out of me for some reason, but both are needed for improvement? for sure! start with light weight and get your form down

    how do i avoid ahernia? - eat prunes kidding. dont even worry about them.
    Go for it man!
    Last edited by -JM-; 10-22-2008 at 02:07 PM.

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    Lifting scared is the most certain way to get injured.


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    If you've never lifted before it would probably be prudent to focus on learning the other lifts before learning the power clean. Substitute it with chins/pull-ups for now, and do hyperextensions or something.

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