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Old 08-28-2008, 12:21 PM   #68
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Originally Posted by FastFreddy View Post
Very smart not letting the bar go past parallel. When you lift you should have a 90 degree bend at your elbow to your forearm and a 90 degree from your elbow to your side of your body at the bottom of the lift.
can you back that up? as long as it feels fine, id say go all the way. your bench wont be as great, but the overall strength an flexibility will be as good or better imo

Originally Posted by chess9 View Post
Free squatting has some of the same advantages of using dumbbells, but the Smith Machine and their ilk are safer alternatives. Just do it!

whys that?
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