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Old 06-02-2012, 09:33 PM   #7
Katherine Derbyshire
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Re: PVC pipe for over head squat/snatch practice

Originally Posted by Mike Doehla View Post
will that be enough for snatch grip. I'm new to this movement so I just want to make sure.
Buy a ten-foot length. Take it home. Snatch it repeatedly, adjusting your grip until you've found the right spacing. Measure that distance. Cut accordingly.

Unless you have a long wingspan, 5' should be plenty. Remember that on a barbell, the sleeves take up almost a foot on either end anyway.

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