The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness
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The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness

It’s 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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    Advantages of maxing out, top weight.

    So i decided to take a break from my normal madcow routine. Me and my brother maxed out in all big three, dead, squat, and bench, some thing i havenīt done in 4 months. The resaults were great, i had increased my top weight significantly.
    Anyway iīd like to know what benefits, if any there are in doing a workout like that.

    Thanks!

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    More mental than anything else, but if you are training for strength then working out in the 1-5 rep range is beneficial. As you become more advanced some argue that you can also train for hypertrophy with lower rep ranges, which I do believe to be somewhat valid from my own personal experiences.
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