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Old 11-01-2011, 12:12 PM   #2
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Originally Posted by BendtheBar View Post
Would you recommend hex bar deadlifts to a non-powerlifting trainee who is looking to build muscle, before they have a decent working understanding of squat and deadlift form/mechanics?
No, for that reason. After, sure, why not...

To me, a trap bar deadlift is just another variation of deads. It takes emphasis off the lower back and increases emphasis on legs. But to do any variation of a deadlift without understanding how/why to do a deadlift doesn't make sense.
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