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Old 09-04-2011, 10:32 AM   #10
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Originally Posted by 5kgLifter View Post
Can't the barbell end be balanced on the shoulder, with some padding? Thereby taking out the arm usage.
It could but you still need to grip the handle. With this movement you need to lean into the weight at the top because of the arc involved. The lower the bar comes the longer the distance between the ends of the bar becomes, so you must set your feet back enough so that you can squat.
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