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Old 04-22-2011, 07:04 AM   #35
Michael Dowling
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Re: No spotter for noob...bad idea?

Originally Posted by Eric Montgomery View Post
Then you're probably doing something wrong--in no way does wrapping thumbs around the bar prevent someone from benching with "power and smooth motion."
it puts your elbows in a different position that for me and many other people generates more power and makes the motion less clumsy, and less stress on the shoulders. a lot of people use it, must be something to it.
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