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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    The wierd thing is that for shoulders, I experience quite the opposite. My friggin' delts work great with damn BTN presses not DB presses at all.

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    I might end up just doing something like this:

    Decline BB Presses 2 sets
    Dips 2 sets
    Flat Flyes 1 set
    Cable Crossovers 1 set

    See what happens with that. I guarantee that I would get MUCH better pec stimulation from a routine like this than I would flat BB presses and inclines.

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    why would that tear the pec Fever?

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    my 2 bits

    Just thought I would throw in my personal experience...

    A couple of people have mentioned joint pain or injury from widegrip flat benches done with full motion to chest. I have also had a severe recurring pain in my shoulder.. and it hurts the worst on flat bench. Lately I have switched to declines and found them to be much less stressful on my shoulder. Also, when I perform flat bench and stop a few inches before the bar gets to my chest it helps a lot too (as mentioned in other posts).

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    Seems most pec/delt injuries come from flat BB presses more than anything else. Just a personal observation. Declines + flat DB presses = great chest workout.

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    you could try some reverse grip benching then

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    Originally posted by Ozzymt
    you could try some reverse grip benching then
    For me, this works my tricepts more than anything else.

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    reverse grip is tricep intensive


    and if you can't bring the bar all the way down bring it as far down as possible, geeze

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