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First, for reference, a dumbbell scaption:

An iron cross on the rings:

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My question is... if someone weighs 140lbs and can do an iron cross is that the equivalent of doing a dumbbell scaption with 70lbs dumbbell's in both hands?

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closed as off-topic by Kate, Baarn, Freakyuser, Lego Stormtroopr, K.L. Jul 29 '13 at 11:35

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This question appears to be off-topic because it is not well formulated and blatantly ignores the laws of physics. – Lego Stormtroopr Jul 23 '13 at 0:50
What is the purpose of asking this question...? – Matt Chan Jul 23 '13 at 20:57
"You should only ask practical, answerable questions based on actual problems that you face." [Help: Don't ask] – Baarn Jul 24 '13 at 22:54

No. Different moves are different.

Most notably, holding dumbbells up is not the same as pushing down on rings.

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