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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  1. #1
    Nose Blower
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    Sep 2002

    Squatting By Myself

    Been liftng a while, all upper body though. Play volleyball and mountain bike and that was enough for legs. Now I want to squat but the gym I belong to is in my basement and I am the only member. Any tips on working legs, squatting with lighter weight , etc....with good results?


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  3. #2
    Gymaholic Workhorse's Avatar
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    Sep 2002
    The Great White North
    Get your forn down first before piling on the weight. Do slow reps and keep them above 10-12 rather than the usual 6-8 for each bodypart.

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  4. #3
    Wannabebig New Member
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    Apr 2003
    If you have a rack with saftey catches then there is no worry. Even when I trained at gyms I trained legs alone. At home I have a multi rack with catches all the way to the floor. So squatting to failure is not a prob. High reps Low reps you always run the risk of missing a rep. I like to do 20 reppers and I tell you many is the time I was sure I had rep 19 and missed. So since failure is the key. The rep range you work in isn't the issue. It's the saftey your equipment presents. IMO


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