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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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    Bent-Over Rows, Upright Rows, (only feel it in forearms?)

    When doing bent-over rows, I only feel it in my forearms when I know I should be feeling it in my lats. When doing upright rows, most of the burn is also in the forearms and a bit in the traps. What am I doing wrong?

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    You shouldn't do upright rows at all. Watch some videos on youtube to see what your doing wrong on the bent over rows.

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    Probablt not going heavy enough and your forearms are most likely not perpendicular to the ground which would explain the burn.

    or you have the grip of a kindergartener.
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    Upright rows are rough on your rotatory cuff, there are MUCH better exercises.

    Do you deadlift? How's your forearms/grip on it? If you notice the same thing...then you have a weak grip. Have you ever done weighted inverted rows? They might hit your lats better until you get some grip power to do BO Rows.

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