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Exercise Mythology

Exercise Mythology- any fictitious story, phenomenon or custom associated with exercise Curls will allow me to isolate the biceps The idea that you can isolate a muscle with a particular movement is incorrect. When a limb is moved parts of the body have to be stabilized to allow that movement to occur.  Some muscles begin […]

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Ab Mania

Ab mania (excerpt from Knowledge and Nonsense: the science of nutrition and exercise) Virtually everyone is obsessed with seeing the six pack (which is a matter of having a low body fat percentage, muscular development and low amounts of extracellular fluid). Training the midsection using thousands of reps does little to enhance midsection maximal strength. […]

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