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How to compare Smith machine weights


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Excerpt: I'm able to bench way more weight on a Smith machine in the same thing with leg workouts someone told me that I should not even care how much I can do on there and that free weights is much better indicator. do you agree with this generally or is there something else that I should be focusing on

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    How to compare Smith machine weights

    I'm able to bench way more weight on a Smith machine in the same thing with leg workouts

    someone told me that I should not even care how much I can do on there and that free weights is much better indicator. do you agree with this generally or is there something else that I should be focusing on

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    Re: How to compare Smith machine weights

    i like smith machines, more control and easier to do personally
    i dont do a lot of free weights mostly machines to avoid injury

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    Re: How to compare Smith machine weights

    Who cares?

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    Re: How to compare Smith machine weights

    As long as you workout hard, makes no difference

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    Re: How to compare Smith machine weights

    smith machine uses momentum and you are on a straight line. it is something that is dangerous and counter productive on the joints
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    Re: How to compare Smith machine weights

    yeah that is right, you can do more on a smith machine
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    Re: How to compare Smith machine weights

    bro smith machine what poosies use

    realk men use real weights

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    Re: How to compare Smith machine weights

    Whatever is your preference should be fine!!

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    Re: How to compare Smith machine weights

    Would recommend you to be careful while using them....

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    Re: How to compare Smith machine weights

    Not a huge fan of smith machines but I do like variety. Work them in every now and then but do not make them your go to machine.
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