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Thickness of barbells?

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muscleman2008
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2008/05/21 18:02:52 (permalink)
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Thickness of barbells?

Thin bars make my forearms hurt like hell when bicep curling so i have to bicep curl with an olympic bar. Does anyone else get this? why does this happen?
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    ironaddictryan
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    RE: Thickness of barbells? 2008/05/21 18:22:30 (permalink)
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    i also feel much more comfortable with thicker bars
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    RE: Thickness of barbells? 2008/05/21 18:58:25 (permalink)
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    Above 30mm and I don't want to know.
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    RE: Thickness of barbells? 2008/05/21 19:02:13 (permalink)
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    would it be because you have to grip the bar harder, thus creating more stress on your forearms than if it was slightly thicker?
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    RE: Thickness of barbells? 2008/05/21 20:31:43 (permalink)
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    ORIGINAL: Polythemus

    Above 30mm and I don't want to know.

    would it be because you have to grip the bar harder, thus creating more stress on your forearms than if it was slightly thicker?


    Damn and blast your eyes its 1" none of your metric rubbish 'ere squire!

     


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