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Old 01-12-2012, 07:18 PM   #321
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Old 01-12-2012, 07:20 PM   #322
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That gave me a good chuckle.
Ya, I read the whole article and that's the line that stuck out to me...Haha
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Old 01-21-2012, 12:39 PM   #323
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Old 01-22-2012, 07:37 AM   #324
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DB lateral raise...These are like the bicep curls of shoulder movements. Nothing wrong with throwing them in, however they aren't anything to brag about.
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The obvious problem is that 95% of that information is wrong, which follows my popular maxim: 95% of all the shit that occurs everywhere is completely ****ed up. The internet is no different.

But you can, with a little diligence, tease out the facts if you want to. If you're interested in a subject, it eventually falls upon you to distill the truth from the bullshit.

This you'll do gladly, if you're interested enough to devote significant amounts of time and effort to it, because an intelligent person realizes that bullshit is a waste of time. A stupid person might not appreciate this, and therefore continue to be ignorant of the truth of a matter.

Take the deadlift, for example. It's the most basic, obvious movement in barbell training, the one with the most carryover to everyday tasks and the easiest to learn of all the basic exercises.

You just step up to the bar with a vertical-jump stance width, with toes out and your shins about an inch from the bar, grab it just outside your stance with your knees still straight, then bend your knees forward and out a little bit until your shins touch the bar, squeeze your chest up until your back is flat, take a big breath, and drag the bar up your legs until you're standing up straight.

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