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That looks incredibly uncomfortable. However, there are probably two ways to use this. One is for decline situps, where your knees would go over the bar at the end of the bench and your feet hook under the bar sticking out. Lay back until head touches then elevate towards feet. The second is to lay the opposite way, and grab the bar at the end of the bench ...


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Higher heel elevation means that you can push your knees further forward before reaching the limit of your ankle flexibility. Knees further forward make for a more upright squat. If you're practicing Olympic weightlifting, then you'll generally want your squats to be more upright, since you need to catch the clean with an upright torso. Olympic lifters also ...


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It looks like you wanted to buy wrist straps and instead bought wrist wraps. At least, those are the English terms I'm familiar with and they still get misused. It's still a useful product. Wrist wraps are used to keep your wrist from bending during pressing movements: exercises like bench press or overhead press. Some lifters use them during squats to keep ...


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Assuming you know the different muscle groups targeted by using different grip widths, pronated or supinated... A wide grip on a flat bar pull up works the same muscle groups that a bar with tilted handles works, given that your grip is just as wide. The only difference is that the tilted bar is easier on your wrists and possibly shoulders. The flat bar is ...


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