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Old 02-24-2009, 07:00 AM   #2
Derek Simonds
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Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Deland, FL
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We are very similar in size and shape. I have pretty wide shoulders for my size and can not get my arms anywhere near as close as yours are. I also get pain in my elbows after sets of squats. I have been playing with grip width to find the right spot and am now slightly wider then the width mark on most bars. I find that the heavier I go the harder I contract with my elbows and biceps which I think relates to the pain.

Leo had me narrow up my grip from what I was using and I have kind of split the difference between where I was and where he had me holding the bar. It feels the best. I will shoot some video this weekend if you are interested.
What we think, or what we know, or what we believe, is in the end, of little consequence. The only thing of consequence is what we do. -John Ruskin
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