Stronger lower back leads to fatigue???

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  1. PreemO

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    I've noticed that the stronger my lower back is, the quicker it gets fatigued, both from strenuous movements, and simply even maintaining posture while going up a couple flights of stairs. i'm wondering if this phenomenon is normal and/or due to training adaptation. :dunno:
     
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    Do you do lower back exercises? If so how much weight/reps/sets?
     
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    i'll do hyperextensions with a 10lb DB, then a 25lb plate IF i'm feeling strong.
     
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    kit99bar USPA Class 2, weak, old man!

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    on a serious note, does the fatigue only happen the days following a lowerback workout day or just overall as you gain strength?
     
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    overall. i took chris's advice on working my low back to improve my deadlift. since my last injury i've pretty much utilized all hams and glute drive whenever i pull. now i do any exercise 315 and below w/o a belt. ever since then my low back fatigues easily, kinda reminiscent of how i felt while i was training and pulled 500. i'm predominantly fast twitch, but whenver i do intensive low back training, this happens to an even greater degree.
     
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    behind head?

    that is pretty weak, no offense to be considered having a strong back...
     
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    sarcasm detector broken
     
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    i guess so....
     
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