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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    behind the head or military?

    I searched the forum, couldnt find the answer to this


    whats the best way to lift the barbell overhead? military or behind your head?

    i usually do both, but it feels like behind the head is working me harder as when i reach failure behind my head i can usually do a few more lifts military

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    In front is much safer and preferable.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Progress View Post
    In front is much safer and preferable.
    I have to agree with this. However behind the head will also work your back some. However it's hard on your shoulders, so it isn't usually the best way to do it. Especially if you do sports which includes throwing.

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    Both ways are good, but if you've got shoulder issues, don't do behind the head, or as mentioned above, throwing sports won't like them either.
    Give chalk a chance.


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