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Old 01-13-2013, 05:07 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by KD5NFW View Post
Yeah I just started using RDL's as accessory work this cycle or last, I don't remember (old age lol). My depth is pretty much a function of my poor flexibility rather than the safety bar setting. I wish I had the problem of hitting the bars. Gravity with heavy weight helps though haha! But I am slowly getting better with depth.
That's good, man. No need to rush it but, when the depth comes, you will get new development and performance.

If you don't want to drop weight from the bar, you could always try some reverse bands (or chains) to help you get to depth more safely/confidently.

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-Get bigger overall @ 10-12%BF. -Traps big enough to scare women, children and manlets. -Complete clean TRIPLES with weights I've handled for heavy singles
-Curl 70# DBs for reps and knock out 12-15 easy pullups -BP 260x3 MP 160x3 SQ 325x3 DL385x3 BOR 190x3

Gym PRs: BP 265 MP 175 SQ 365 DL 405 BOR 245
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