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Bosshogg300
01-10-2011, 05:57 PM
what is the widest legal grip for bench press :scratch:

AdrianLarsen
01-10-2011, 06:13 PM
Usally your index finger needs to be at least touching the ring.

Bosshogg300
01-10-2011, 06:18 PM
ok thanks i have been wondering that for some time and just havent asked yet

Brian Hopper
01-10-2011, 07:22 PM
Usally your index finger needs to be at least touching the ring.

What Adrian said!!!

NickAus
01-10-2011, 07:27 PM
The correct rings are 81cm apart.

mastermonster
01-11-2011, 12:56 AM
The correct rings are 81cm apart.

Nick is right. Check your bar. Not all bars are marked for powerlifting. The marks should be 81 cm wide as Nick said. I have a bar in my gym that is quite a bit wider than 81 cm.

NickAus
01-11-2011, 01:24 AM
Yeah my gym has the bars that are wider apart too.