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The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness

Itís no secret that when people contradict themselves, it has the effect of making the flaws in their actions or statements seem glaringly obvious. But what about when WE ourselves get caught contradicting ourselves by someone else?

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    Senior Member Bosshogg300's Avatar
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    Widest grip???

    what is the widest legal grip for bench press
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    Usally your index finger needs to be at least touching the ring.
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    ok thanks i have been wondering that for some time and just havent asked yet
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    Quote Originally Posted by AdrianLarsen View Post
    Usally your index finger needs to be at least touching the ring.
    What Adrian said!!!
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    The correct rings are 81cm apart.
    Squat briefs only 625 @ 210
    Bench geared 525 @ 210
    Deadlift geared 650 @ 220

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    Quote Originally Posted by NickAus View Post
    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.
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    Yeah my gym has the bars that are wider apart too.
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