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View Poll Results: Which of these exercises do you feel is the most underrated?
Deadlift 4 28.57%
Dips 6 42.86%
Good Mornings 2 14.29%
Close Grip Bench Press 3 21.43%
Dumbbell Rows 3 21.43%
Front Squat 5 35.71%
Zerchers 1 7.14%
Overhead Press 2 14.29%
Power Clean 3 21.43%
Cheat Curl 1 7.14%
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Old 04-14-2011, 08:08 AM   #1
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Which of these exercises do you feel is the most underrated?

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Old 04-14-2011, 08:11 AM   #2
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Old 04-14-2011, 08:17 AM   #3
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Personally i dont see enough people doing dips. I do both chest and tricep inclined dips and i find they hit chest/triceps/shoulders real hard. Definately a keeper in my lifts.
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Um.. anything that isn't a bench press or barbell curl? After all, that's what 90% of the gym rats in my gym do day in, day out.
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Dips, dumbbell rows and good mornings top my list.

I think wide stance good mornings are an amazingly effective lift, and heavy dumbbell rows just excite me on a primal level.
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HEAVY barbell shrugs and barbell/dumbell rows. People can't see their back so don't train it and when they shrug they're using pathetic amounts of weight.

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Would have to be Dips. Dips are afterall the 'upper body squat' i think they are not used anywhere near as much as they should be.

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Dips. Used to love them, and got great gains from them.
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