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Unread 04-29-2017, 08:57 AM
Ziltoid Ziltoid is offline
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Typical TN nonsense. Straps are a viable option for front squats if you lack the mobility to have a good front rack position or have some sort of restriction or injury that's preventing you from gripping the bar normally. For back squats I guess the latter could apply too. It can't really be compared to a safety bar squat either since the bar for that is cambered so the plates/centre of mass are slightly more forward, making it more challenging on the upper back and somewhat similar to a front squat.
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