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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?

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    Rear delts?

    For some reason I've always neglected rear delt work, cos' I assumed that with chins and rows they'd get worked enough. But I've noticed that they're quite popular amongst gym goers, so I was thinking about throwing in some rear lateral raises.
    Are rear lateral raises an important exercise?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vido
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    Agreed. But it is dependant on the person and their routine. My rear delts get worked to some degree on almost any upper body movement. Most people actually probably overtrain their rear delts, IMO.

    If all you do is bench and curl then you may benefit from rear delt work, otherwise I wouldnt ad it.
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    Yes.

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    Wow- really bringing out the old threads, eh?
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    they're used in wide grip chins if u have them in ur back program.

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    Never Fear The Rear.

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    Couple of sets of RDFs never hurt anybody...

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