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    Barbell Step Ups or Barbell Lunges

    Looking to add/change up assitance lifts and was wondering how many people do either of these and how much weight (& reps/sets) you normally do?
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    I do walking barbell lunges after my squats and presses. I use the curl bar since it is shorter than the Oly bar and is easier to navigate a crowded gym. 4 sets of 20 paces. I use 135 lb.
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    Originally Posted by Rjeezie View Post
    Looking to add/change up assitance lifts and was wondering how many people do either of these and how much weight (& reps/sets) you normally do?
    I think the barbell step up is a very under-utilized exercise thats just as good as your traditional squat.
    I do them onto a very high platform so I can't use much weight (about 40-50% of my 1RM Olympic back squat).
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    Originally Posted by matjusm View Post
    I think the barbell step up is a very under-utilized exercise thats just as good as your traditional squat.
    I do them onto a very high platform so I can't use much weight (about 40-50% of my 1RM Olympic back squat).
    I thnik I'm going to add these (and lunges too). Not sure how much weight I'm going to use. I might just play with it.
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