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Old 02-08-2012, 07:31 AM   #11
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Thx mike.

Could definitely see those coming in handy.
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Old 03-19-2012, 02:52 AM   #12
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I Have had the dumbell hooks before but remember it being tricky on how high and where to place the bar.?
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Old 04-11-2012, 07:18 PM   #13
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Just saw this, I have propped the head end of mine up as high as 12" before with no issues of needing a seat. It doesn't take much increase in elevation to work your upper chest, and from what the studies say I believe between 20-30 degree incline is best for upper chest, not the usual 45* you see at the gym. At 45* there is a lot more transfer to front delts...just depends what you want and really which feels like it works better for you.

One of the reasons I don't need a seat is because the bench pad is from Strength and Power, the material he uses is the best covering by FAR, you stick to it and don't slide around. It has spoiled me for sure, I can't stand the benches at commercial gyms now. Can get set up so much better on that pad, this is no shit, I got one of SnP's benches for my dad and the first workout on it he not only hit a 10lb PR for a max single, but did 2 sets with it. Between the good pad and just planting your feet into the ground you should do just fine on an incline.
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Old 04-11-2012, 07:36 PM   #14
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Sweet, thanks for the update Nate! Lucky for me, I have the same bench material from him, and am fully aware of the grippyness! Its great, can't bench on anything else though haha.

Thanks again!
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Old 04-16-2012, 01:09 AM   #15
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http://www.newyorkbarbells.com/powerhooks.html
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Old 04-24-2012, 05:23 AM   #16
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i have the powerhooks and i love them for dumbell military press but i found that for chest work i kept banging the oly bar when i would lock the bells out.

def worth buying though
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