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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    Wannabebig New Member salsa45's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by CosmicForce View Post
    Most people can pull more weight with a mixed grip. Pulling a lot of weight with a hook grip requires more grip strength than with a mixed grip.
    I don't know about this. My hook grip is just as strong as my mixed grip, maybe even a bit stronger, it just hurts a LOT more when you're getting used to it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by salsa45 View Post
    I don't know about this. My hook grip is just as strong as my mixed grip, maybe even a bit stronger, it just hurts a LOT more when you're getting used to it.
    I should have said many people not most.

    In regards to which grip is stronger, I should have said it depends on the individual. I now recognize that my comment was a generalization.
    Last edited by CosmicForce; 10-23-2010 at 09:33 AM.

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    As already mentioned by everybody, this was a great article, and I believe my weak points are glutes, hamstrings, and probably abs as well.This would explain a lot of things.

    I do have one question for you guys...

    When you go over the 400lb mark with deadlifts, do you do with or without the use of chalk or gloves?
    Height: 6'1" | Weight: 235 | Goal Weight: 240 at < 9% BF

    I create music specifically for listening to while lifting weights at MusicForMuscles.com

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