Trapbar presses?

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  1. spiderguardman

    spiderguardman Purple Belt

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    Anyone do their main pressing with a trapbar?

    Recently got back into lifting, been using the trapbar for pulls of mats.
    Then afterwards i do floor presses (matpress? ) with the same setup.

    Ive never liked barbell benching for some reason, but these feel great in comparison.
    Alot easier to stay tight and it feels alot more in my core aswell.
    Ive seen people flip it around to a bottoms up kind of position, that would probably give it alot more of an anti rotation element to the movement.
     
  2. MilkManUK

    MilkManUK Brown Belt

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    Interesting you should mention this. I was doing trapbar shrugs the other day, and after putting the weight away when done, I decided to do a set of overhead presses with just the trapbar. First time I've done that, and not really sure why I did it in the first place.
     
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    I've tried them, but found the grip too wide for my liking. I prefer Floor Press with the Swiss Bar.
     
  4. Badger67

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    Trapbar floor presses are great.
     
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