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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    high bar vs. low bar

    what are some of the main differences between high bar and low bar squats?

    today i tried low bar on a set of 275 and had to re-rack because my lower back was doing more work than i was used to. did i just have the wrong stance or is it always like that? and if so why would everyone prefer low bar, better posterior chain alignment?

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    High bar squats tend to place far more emphasis on the quads and use a close stance. They're also known as pulling squats and can be used to assist your dead
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