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Deadlift tips
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Vadim Rudometov
Staff  [Russian Translator]
 
Moldova, Republic of Moldova, Republic of Male 7 posts
« Reply #15 on: October 25, 2008, 10:30:54 am »

...Most of the bars are, unfortunately, bench press bars (not too much knurling or not far enough along the bar) because whoever stocks the gym doesn't know that there are different bars for different purposes.  They should have at least made every bar a Texas Power Bar.  This makes doing heavy snatch grip deadlifting impossible without straps...
Seems like a world trend, he he.
Almost everywhere they either have grater-knurled undersized "junior" bars or the slippery 40 pounders!
BTW, what's the point in a smooth bar? Spares ones "hump" when squatting or "saltcellars" when Oly-lifting, or "meethooks" when grip training? As for me, I like them as rough as possible and half-inch thick in chalk powder. When everyone around works out in mittens...
« Last Edit: October 25, 2008, 10:35:04 am by Domkratos » Logged

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