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The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness

Its 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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    Am I doing something wrong or is this normal?

    I'm pretty sure my form's still good. Never had this problem the once-in-a-blue-moon that I'd lift at school, but that may have been because we had belts to lift. Two things: I feel a sort of... a guess it's not really a pain, but a tightness in the small of my back right above my hips. Also, when I squatted today, I felt it about 95% in my glutes and hammys, and barely at all in my quads. Could this be from bad form, or is it just the weight compressing my spine(felt fine until I got to about 165+)?
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    Really difficult to say without video


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    Tight hamstrings. Need to stretch more.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Travis Bell View Post
    Really difficult to say without video
    I knew that was coming! :P I don't have a video recorded and my phone quality is so bad you wouldn't be able to tell anyways. Was just looking for some common problems I could try and troubleshoot with.

    Joe, growth; thanks for the advice. Thought I stretched them well, but I guess not.
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