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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    Power Clean with a short bar?

    I'm thinking about trying Starting Strength, so I was looking around my local gym for a good spot to do power cleans. It's an 'average' gym so there's not a lot of room to position a 7-foot olympic bar on the floor. It's doable if I move a bench or two, but just barely. I did notice we have 5-foot olympic bar up against a wall. Using that would help a lot at least from a logistical point. Are there any issues or problem with using a shorter bar for the power clean?

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    Shouldn't be an issue for powercleans
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