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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    Wannabebig New Member
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    Beginner

    I am just starting in weight training. I know some guys who are quite a bit smaller but stronger than some real big guys. this is really what i want (strength over size) and I would like to know the basics of how to achieve this.

    thanks.

    walterk

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    squats, deadlifts, and olympic lifts will give you more strength and better speed than strict isolation exercises. for a beginner though, diving right into max lifts and whatnot is just asking to get hurt... so what i would do personally is take a month or two and do a routine like WBB #1 on the main site to get your whole body bigger and stronger. once you have a decent base you can get into moving some big weight, but starting right out with too much could definitely be harmful

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