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This may sound silly but why am i able to do more weight when pulling the bar behind my neck then in front of my chest?


Posted by Reply
7 Posts
1/22/2008 2:15:36 PM
definitely pull the bar in front, but I understand wanting to know "why." perhaps you're leaning forward and your body weight is helping you pull the bar -- which is ineffective, anyway, and unsafe!

Personal Trainer
10/16/2007 11:55:05 AM
Well in any case you should be doing it infront of your body because it will hurt your shoulder.

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