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When/at what weight should someone switch from a standard barbell to a deadlift bar?
Any recommendations for a good type/brand?
08-31-2013, 05:50 AM
I don't think it matters about what weight you are doing. I switched to a DL bar when I discovered that all of the meets I was competing in were using them, and the change was dramatic from the cheap olympic bar I was using.
I wanted an Okie bar, and attempted to buy one, but did not have a good experience. I contacted EliteFTS about the Texas bars, ordered it, and it arrived in 3 days. An all-around awesome bar for pulling. Not as much whip as the former, but enough.
08-31-2013, 08:43 AM
No need to wait. I never picked one up. I liked using a regular bar and then going to a meet and getting a big carry over from the dl bar.
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