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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  1. #1
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    How much do collars weigh?

    Does anyone know how much your average spring collars weigh? Did some searching and couldn't find it.

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    Just count the bar and collars as 45 and call it even.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ben Moore View Post
    Basically, I'm wondering if I can just put on a bunch of extra collars instead of using less than 5lb increments (like 2.5 lbs).

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    The two of them together weigh just under 1lb.

    Since I only increase my weight every week by 2lbs I take a pair of 1lb ankle weights and add those to the bar. My wife don't use them so I figured I would put them to use. Allows me to go up the 2lbs at a time that I need to. Works great.
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    Spring collars = 0.5lbs
    Old school screw collars = 2.5lbs
    Last edited by OGROK; 11-22-2008 at 02:05 PM.

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