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    Smith Machine Squats

    Hey guys i just got back from the gym for my leg day and I hit 315 on the smith machine for sets of 6 squats but obviously this is a joke. Does anyone know around how much the smith machine can add to squats and what do you think my real freebar squating weight would be? Thankx

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    There are so many factors to take into consideration that it would be way too premature to pinpoint anything. Have you ever tried squatting with a barbell or have you been using a smith machine since the beginning?

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    nah ive been using it since the beginning... i mean i always get a good workout with it (i can barely get out of my chair atm) but i just wanna know my approx real squating weight and i dont have easy acess to a real squating rack.

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    best way to find out is to do a real squat


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