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    What's the most overrated/or useless exercise?

    I think the most overrated is flat bench press and the most useless is pullovers. I just dont understand them.
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    Quote Originally Posted by god hand
    I think the most overrated is flat bench press and the most useless is pullovers. I just dont understand them.
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    arnold press is a fucking useless exercise
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    Quote Originally Posted by LAM
    arnold press is a fucking useless exercise
    what's the arnold press?

    I dont really see the point of declined bench press. The guys at my place who do it only do it so they can show off how much they can shift and seems a little odd to focus on trying to make the chest muscles breast shaped.

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    yeah, you should definitely stop doing flat bench...pointless

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    Arnold presses are pretty useless...I don't know about falt bench and pull overs as useless.

    Pull over machines with a reverse grip are awsome for you lats

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    Most over rated is bench. But it's not useless.

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    You guys can't be serious on bench? Please give a reason other then "I don't like it". IMO there is no other way to build a sizable chest...it takes a while but what else are you going to do pec deck for 20 years?

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    Quote Originally Posted by benverner
    You guys can't be serious on bench? Please give a reason other then "I don't like it". IMO there is no other way to build a sizable chest...it takes a while but what else are you going to do pec deck for 20 years?
    How about DB bench or incline.

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    Quote Originally Posted by benverner
    You guys can't be serious on bench? Please give a reason other then "I don't like it". IMO there is no other way to build a sizable chest...it takes a while but what else are you going to do pec deck for 20 years?
    I'm with you on this one.....Bench is one of the top 3 lifts you can do...


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    I'm a big DB bench fan actually, not a substitute for flat bench though IMO, merely a change of pace. Funny coming from a "power lifter" like yourself that you think Flat BB bench is overrated. I liken it to squats for your chest..no way around it if you want a big chest.

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    Agreed Foreman, just because you don't have a good bench doesn't mean it's overrated. Mine sucks IMO but I know the value of it.

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    I didn't say it wasn't useful, But it is over rated. It's like the only exercise people do.

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