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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    Overhead Shoulder Press etc.

    Whenever I do this and exercises that involve the same sort or movement I experience pain. I believe this would involve the rotator cuff of some sort or something... So my question is.. is there a way an exercise etc that would strengthen them?
    Maybe I was big in a past life...

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    if you're doing them behind the neck, then stop. do them in front and it shouldn't hurt

    if you're not doing them behind your neck, then stop alltogether for a while and see a doctor

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    Re: Overhead Shoulder Press etc.

    Originally posted by Lox
    Whenever I do this and exercises that involve the same sort or movement I experience pain. I believe this would involve the rotator cuff of some sort or something... So my question is.. is there a way an exercise etc that would strengthen them?

    Here is a good article for you.

    http://www.physsportsmed.com/issues/.../pa_sandor.htm


    Hope that offers some help.

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    If you're using barbells, dont.

    If you're using dumbells, rest for a while, strengthen then try again. Make sure you're doing them right.
    "In the pool of dreams, the water darkens for the soul thats tired of search"

    Varg Vikernes

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    Try lesser weight and get a full range of motion, I usually bring the bar down just below my chin. Also try stretching the sore shoulder before, during, and after your lift.

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