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    Im having trouble working my delts and lats with free weights without causing quite serious discomfort.

    Anyone got any tips? Or sites or good excercises?
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    Delts;

    Dumbell Press
    Lateral Raises
    Bent-over Lateral Raises

    Lats;

    Barbell Rows
    Dumbell Rows
    Dumbell Pullovers
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    Lats:

    Chinups
    Pullups
    Pullovers
    Pulldowns

    Ill add shrugs to weiders list for traps as well


    go to exrx.net thats really good for exercises, if you want help about the discomfort you'll have to give a bit more detail
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    (Original post by Bebbs)
    Lats:

    Chinups
    Pullups
    Pullovers
    Pulldowns

    Ill add shrugs to weiders list for traps as well


    go to exrx.net thats really good for exercises, if you want help about the discomfort you'll have to give a bit more detail
    since when was pulldowns, pullups and chinups freeweights?
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    Its not like bad pains, its just awkward and i want to avoid damage. I suppore free weights arent to best for these areas.

    I will look up these exercises, thanks
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    (Original post by Weider)
    since when was pulldowns, pullups and chinups freeweights?
    since they are the best way to work lats i thought they should be included.
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    (Original post by Downesey)
    Its not like bad pains, its just awkward and i want to avoid damage. I suppore free weights arent to best for these areas.

    I will look up these exercises, thanks
    you should have no problems using the freeweights. i dont see how they are awkward. maybe your form isnt very good?
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    (Original post by Weider)
    since when was pulldowns, pullups and chinups freeweights?
    I'd consider weighted pullups/chins to be freeweights.

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    Its just the workouts really. Iv been off them for a while so my form isnt what it was. But iv dropped down in weight dramatically to getit back, i was just looking to modify my workout a bit
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    (Original post by Touche)
    I'd consider weighted pullups/chins to be freeweights.
    well thats different. regular pullups/chins are bodyweight exercises. no weights involved. and the bar is fixed so its not really a freeweights exercise.
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    (Original post by Downesey)
    Its just the workouts really. Iv been off them for a while so my form isnt what it was. But iv dropped down in weight dramatically to getit back, i was just looking to modify my workout a bit
    post it.
 
 
 
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