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 uber monster Ed C.'s Avatar
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    Dec 2002

    How exactly do you lockout in a deadlift

    I've heard a lot of different things about it...and I just want a clear answer for it. I think it's rolling your shoulder back at the top of the movement? And is there a purpose for it for strength training, or is it only a part of competitions used to determine that the movement was completed? So would there be any strength benefits by locking out or no? Cause I don't really know if I have been locking out or not...

    Thanks in advance
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    May 2003
    Calabasas, CA
    Rolling back of the shoulders and pronouncement of forward hips etc. is a move performed in Powerlifting meats to verify that the lift has been locked out and completed.

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    One crazy MOFO/Mail man
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    Sep 2002
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    I only do it to let myself know I'm not losing ANY little bit of ROM while doing the dead. But if your not a PLer I don't think it would make much difference would it?

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    Baby Seal Clubber ElPietro's Avatar
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    Jun 2001
    Toronto, Canada
    Knees must be locked as well.
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