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    GETLEAN
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    Decline bench bar placement

    What is the proper bar placement on decline bench, below the nipples or above? Thanks

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    When bringing the bar down, Anyone

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    Nipple line.
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    The most comfortable position with lesser chance of injury. Everyone has a different build. I naturally fall closer to the sternum whereas my training partner goes right at nipple line.

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