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BendtheBar 10-25-2011 12:44 PM

Falling Plate Deadlifts of Doom
 

LtL 10-25-2011 12:48 PM

Not sure how well this would work....

LtL

5kgLifter 10-25-2011 12:50 PM

Don't plates spin on the Oly bars anyway? If so, that would make things difficult to balance.

BendtheBar 10-25-2011 12:51 PM

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Originally Posted by LtL (Post 183538)
Not sure how well this would work....

LtL

I am pretty sure if I tried it a plate would land on my foot.

Shadowschmadow 10-25-2011 01:30 PM

This is dumb...

Shadowschmadow 10-25-2011 01:33 PM

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Originally Posted by 5kgLifter (Post 183539)
Don't plates spin on the Oly bars anyway? If so, that would make things difficult to balance.

The sleeves on the bar spin so you can rotate the bar without having to fight the friction of the weights. The plates don't spin... Silly. ;)

5kgLifter 10-25-2011 01:35 PM

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Originally Posted by Shadow (Post 183556)
The sleeves on the bar spin so you can rotate the bar without having to fight the friction of the weights. The plates don't spin... Silly. ;)

But you do on occasion see the plates rotating, no? Looks like it with some of the heavy Oly lifters, unless as you say it's spinning underneath and the plates are stationary...illusion job going on :confused:

Shadowschmadow 10-25-2011 01:46 PM

Its the devil work of science; they don't spin them on purpose. Not deliberately like this.

BigJosh 10-25-2011 01:47 PM

Couldn't you just use exercise bands. I'm almost 100% sure they make bands that actually decrease in tension as they are stretched.

big_swede 10-25-2011 03:40 PM

I like it, looks like fun


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