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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  1. #1
    Senior Member CBates's Avatar
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    Nov 2001
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    Squats and Pectineus muscle

    I've been noticing lately that when doing squats my pectineus muscle (I think this the correct muscle) gets really sore from them. I've never had this problem before, it just started a few weeks ago. Would this indicate maybe my form is bad (I've really trying to perfect my form lately, so it could be an indicating of correct form?), or maybe I'm not warming up enough before squats.

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    MA's Bionic Creation syntekz's Avatar
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    Mar 2001
    Indianapolis, Indiana
    What is the pectineus muscle?

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    O.K....not really mesmall's Avatar
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    Windsor, Ontario Canada
    some groin stretches may help work it out. I don't think it is used very much in a squat.
    " Eat to grow, Progression to get stronger " - mesmall

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    Senior Member CBates's Avatar
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    Here is a link that shows a pic of the muscle

    Yeah, mesmall, that's what I was thinking about the muscle not being used very much, so that's why I'm so puzzled as to why it hurts when doing squats and then sore a few days later like it was really worked hard.

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    Its a hip adductor and flexor; squats would target it mainly as a stabilizer and antagonist.
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    Moderator Adam's Avatar
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    I used to have pain there sometimes after my speed squats. I cant remember exactly what i did to fix it though. Maybe more warmups?
    I wear my squat suit when doing speed squats now so it keeps everything compressed.
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