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Old 09-15-2012, 06:13 PM   #106
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I read the opposite, not putting your thumb around is cheating. Exercises (bench, pull-ups, etc...) do feel easier with thumb not around the bar.
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Originally Posted by sweetbro858 View Post
Yeah have you tried not wrapping your thumb around the bar? I have wrist issues too, and for pretty much all my lifts I don't wrap my thumb around. I think I read that it reduces the work load on your forearms too.
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