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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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    Cutting straps on a leviathan

    I've heard people do this so the bar rests on one layer instead of two. It makes sense so the bar will be in a more natural position. Do you cut the bottom one?
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    We did this on a ace. We cut the bottom end so it didn't look like crap. Worked fine.
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    It's been a while, but I used to cut both straps thinner since they would pretty mich take up my whole shoulder and I couldn't feel the bar on my back. I really didn't care what it looked like, but it would sometimes get strings hanging from it.
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