Dumbbell squats vs barbell squats

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  1. Hellboy31

    Hellboy31 Brown Belt

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    Is there any benefit to doing one kind of squat vs the other?
     
  2. toonie

    toonie Tuesday

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    More weight with the barbell, with grip possibly becoming a limiting factor with dumbbell squats.
     
  3. Klotz

    Klotz Shalom

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    You'll pretty quickly need to squat more weight than you can find in two dumbbells.
     
  4. Origins

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    Squatting much weight at all will pretty much require a barbell.
     
  5. Bright5086200

    Bright5086200 Blue Belt

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    sqatting with a barbell will help you more because of the weight. Not unless you have hooks, with 150 pound dumbbells.
     
  6. seau45

    seau45 Proceed in my direction brosef

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    even with the 1 fitty's you will eventually need more weight
     
  7. jimmyhaha

    jimmyhaha White Belt

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    go with barbell--establish proper form with lower weight and work up from there
     
  8. Lug's Spear

    Lug's Spear Green Belt

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    I imagine loading the dumbbells in order to squat them will become a limiting factor over time.
     
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    Baconator69** Banned Banned

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    Yeah barbell ftw bro
     
  10. TrainingAdict

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    db squats are waste of time.
     

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