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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    A question about bench press reps.

    Which is better concerning bench press? Partial Reps or full reps? Please explain the difference.
    Ron Coleman"everybody wanna be a bodybuilda, but nobody wanna lift this heavy ass weight....i do it though...lightweight."

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    I assume partial reps isolate the muscle more for a better pump and a better break down of the muscle...than hyper extended reps because your resting at the top as well and not keeping your muscle in a constant state of "burn"...

    Makes common sense to me...correct me if Im wrong...

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    Bench press.

    Full rom, touch the chest with bar.

    Partial... Im guessing you simple bring it down till tris are par with the floor and push?
    Being a strong teenager means nothing.

    My wrists hurt, but some people don't have wrists to be sore. My knees have tendinitis, but some people don't have legs to get tendinitis in. I seem to be going backwards with training, yet some people can't even walk let alone lift 400 pounds on a daily basis.

    Dust out the vagina, and keep on lifting.

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    I'd say unless you're a pro-bodybuiler, then use full ROM. You aren't going to get anywhere regularly doing partial reps at the level most of us are at.

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    I always use full ROM.

    Only thing I can see partial for is endurance training. (20+ reps)

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    Full range of motion, pause 1 sec on chest, press to start position.


    Hey Coqui!!
    I see dumb people....They're everywhere!!! They walk around like everyone else.....they don't even know they're dumb.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Burner27 View Post
    Full range of motion, pause 1 sec on chest, press to start position.


    Hey Coqui!!
    What's up man.

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    Here is a good article on the bench press I got from this site a long time ago.

    http://www.wannabebigforums.com/show...t=proper+bench

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    "Partial... Im guessing you simple bring it down till tris are par with the floor and push?"

    Partial is when you go all the way down but only go back up around 1/2 way.

    I'll keep up the full ROM reps, thanks.
    Ron Coleman"everybody wanna be a bodybuilda, but nobody wanna lift this heavy ass weight....i do it though...lightweight."

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    Just do full ROMs.

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