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    reverse grip bench press?

    i was thinking about trying these, but i dont really kno wat they help with or anything? are they worth it or wat? assistance exersize or max effort? thanx
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    I've done them for both assistance and ME work. They really hit your triceps hard and they are a good excercise. Try them out as a assistance excercise befor you do them on ME day. I find it really hard getting the bar off of the pins so you may need a handoff taking the bar out.
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