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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    Sets and reps question.

    I've been doing a 4 day split for the last while. I usually aim for 3 sets of 8 reps after a quick warm up. How should I be weighting the bar? On bench press, for example, I put a 45 on each side. I can do my first 2 sets of 8 with that weight good but the last set I have trouble on and can't usually get 8 reps. Should I just struggle with this last set or take some weight off so I can get the 8 reps again?

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    IMO why don't you get a spot on your last set if you find ureslf struggling
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    ya get a spotter in there and do some forced reps man. You wanna grow dont ya? If your at a gym ppl are more than happy to help you out.

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