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Old 10-11-2004, 08:10 PM   #1
Gregory Spilson
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I myself have never used a trap bar, but was curious to know how stacks up against the straight bar for the deadlift. I know that supporters of the trap bar say that it puts less strain on the lower back.
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Old 10-14-2004, 02:34 PM   #2
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IMO, it puts most of the stress on the quads instead of the Hams, glutes and lower back. I use both just to mix things up, but usually I just use the straight bar.
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