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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?

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    Another form check (sorry for all the posts)

    I never did sumo deadlifts before, I'm gonna use these for my 5/3/1 they feel more easily the regular DL. 315 for 5 felt like I could of done 5 more, I also need to get chalk bc my grip sucks.

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    No need to apologize, this is the only way you're going to learn.

    I'm not a sumo puller, but to me it looks like your hips are to low. Everything else looked pretty good. But, it's also not a max set. Once the numbers go up, your form will possibly break down.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brian Hopper View Post
    No need to apologize, this is the only way you're going to learn.

    I'm not a sumo puller, but to me it looks like your hips are to low. Everything else looked pretty good. But, it's also not a max set. Once the numbers go up, your form will possibly break down.
    Thanks, how do I raise my hips up?

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    Just out of curiosity, why through away conventional deads? Or are you just wanting to hit a few cycles of sumos and then go back?

    Usually, if someone says something is easier (you're saying sumo), then if something is harder (conventional) there might be more to be gained from working the harder exercise. Maybe Conventionals are harder due to relatively weaker low back and hams compared to glutes/quads. Hence if you do sumo you build your strength and wind up avoiding your weakness. I'm not saying you shouldn't sumo, I'm just making sure your not throwing away the conventional. Probably doing both over time will give you strength benefits.

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    [QUOTE=RFabsik;2617495]Just out of curiosity, why through away conventional deads? Or are you just wanting to hit a few cycles of sumos and then go back?

    Usually, if someone says something is easier (you're saying sumo), then if something is harder (conventional) there might be more to be gained from working the harder exercise. Maybe Conventionals are harder due to relatively weaker low back and hams compared to glutes/quads. Hence if you do sumo you build your strength and wind up avoiding your weakness. I'm not saying you shouldn't sumo, I'm just making sure your not throwing away the conventional. Probably doing both over time will give you strength benefits.[/

    I never did sumo b4 so I wanna give them a try. They feel easier bc it feels like I'm using more legs

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    Looks pretty good from that angle. The hips look ok to me?

    The one thing I might change is the tracking of your knees. They look like they should be pushing more outwards. I would have to see it from the front as well.


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    Quote Originally Posted by chris mason View Post
    Looks pretty good from that angle. The hips look ok to me?

    The one thing I might change is the tracking of your knees. They look like they should be pushing more outwards. I would have to see it from the front as well.
    Thanks Chris, your right I do notice that I dnt push my knees out

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hartzell84 View Post
    Thanks, how do I raise my hips up?
    I was mainly referring to the first rep. IMO, your second rep looked the best as far as a starting point. But like I said, I don't pull sumo. I'm just going off of how I see other lifters pull.
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    Bring the bar slightly closer to your shins and stick your butt back more. Sumo is a very technical stance.


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