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Old 03-04-2004, 03:34 PM   #21
Brian Hand
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Ryan, I don't know if I can explain this adequately but I will try. I don't really lock out with the lats - I flare the lats so that my shoulder girdle stays depressed, by that I mean "un-shrugged." My lats stick out pretty far, so if I keep my elbows close to my sides, my triceps get squashed against my lats. (This is what I'm calling "locking off".)This pressure helps push me out of the bottom position. I can do this with pushups, too.
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Old 03-04-2004, 08:40 PM   #22
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Brian,

Thanks for the added detail. Also, I misquoted my friend - it was Pavel, not Simmons.

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