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Old 04-21-2008, 12:57 AM   #1
Thomas Ehle
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Grip Width for Shoulder Press & Thrusters

the 1 thumb from inner ring grip width on the Olympic bar seems wide and uncomfortable (I am tall and skinny with narrow shoulders but long fingers!)...a more narrow grip width which places my hands closer to above my ellbows feels better and stronger but I am wondering whether it would be detrimental to my balance when lifting more weight (no problem now as I only press about 50 kg max overhead..)

thoughts and previous experience with this are most welcome.
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Old 04-21-2008, 03:16 AM   #2
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Re: Grip Width for Shoulder Press & Thrusters

just outside shoulder width. So position as you would do your clean it. You cannot really rack it if you are to wide or to narrow.
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