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Old 07-12-2012, 08:26 AM   #3
Greg Everett
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It's a personal preference if you're able to do both ways equally well. But it sounds to me like keeping a closed grip for you is not as comfortable as an open hand, so stick with open hands. I don't think more elite lifters maintain a closed grip; I'd say easily the opposite, but in any case, you need to do what works for you.
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