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06-28-2011, 11:05 PM
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Originally Posted by BrooklynRangersFan View Post
What are you talking about? That's just DUMB. Great way to throw your back out, never mind the chance that you overbalance and drop a 100 lb weight somewhere where it can do damage.

Now that he's our property, he damn well better A) wear a belt, B) have a spotter and C) refrain from doing stupid macho ******** that doesn't actually help you build strength but can end your career in a heartbeat!

Not to be that guy or or a jerk or anything but all athletes do this kind of lifting. It's called a dynamic exercise. Normal lifting (biceps curls, bench press, etc) is all static lifting, which only targets one muscle group. Doing dynamic exercises requires all the muscles in your body to work together, thus increasing total body strength, functional strength, and total body coordination, which is much more applicable to sports (like hockey) than standard static lifting.

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