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Old 11-01-2011, 12:38 PM   #9
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In my experience with a Hex Bar, it is more of a squat than a deadlift because it positions the weight around center mass much like a Spider Bar or Cambered variation. Its not a bad auxiliary movement, just I personally wouldn't make it the end all. Its another ego boosting exercise that I see many use as an excuse to NOT do straight bar deads. Of course just my personal opinion. I would definitely explain that its good to help bring up the squat or dead, but not the basis that a program should be designed around.
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