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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    Push ups/Bench press...too much?

    I am trying to prepare for basic training for the Air Force and I am currently doing 6 sets of 20 reps of push ups. I am now going to begin a small routine and I was wondering if a bench press exercise may be overtraining?

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    Depends on how much volume/weight you do and how often. Train chest no more than 2 times a week and keep it to 6-9 sets total and you will not be overtraining. Use the search function to look up recommended routines or do the WBB routines.
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