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Some things are beyond question—planetary motion, LeBron James's defense. But when it comes to weight-lifting advice, it pays to be a skeptic. "The gym is filled with false information," says strength and conditioning coach Josh Henkin, C.S.C.S. Here are five weightlifting myths that might be holding you back, and the fast fixes that will have you seeing results again.

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