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    Close-grip bench press replacement

    What is a good replacement for the close-gripped bench. I have been doing them for a while now and am looking into something different to switch things up a bit. Also, what would only doing DB bench and not barbell bench do to my chest/weight if I went back to a regular bench after a few weeks? Thanks.

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    If you are doing cgbp for tri's then try doing dips.
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    on a pressdown machine use a bar and use a narrow grip, then lean over the bar and press. its basically a cgbp but on a machine.
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    Three of my favorite triceps exercises that could replace closed grip are tate presses, weighted bench dips and kickbacks. Also, use the lat pulldown bar as mentioned previously ^^ with a close, underhanded grip. This will hit your tris in a totally different way to shock things up a bit.
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    Originally Posted by kyokushin1 View Post
    If you are doing cgbp for tri's then try doing dips.
    What's a suitable replacement for 43 pull-ups?
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    Originally Posted by brent2886 View Post
    tate presses
    Now we're talkin'

    http://www.weightliftingdiscussion.com/tatetri.html

    These will "fire-up" your Triceps real fast!
    Bench (raw): 325 lbs. X 1
    Incline Bench Press (raw): 225 lbs. X 8
    Squat (single ply): 355 lbs. X 3
    Deadlift (single ply): 441 lbs. X 1
    Powerlifting Total (single ply): 1116 lbs.
    Barbell Curl: 140 lbs. X 1
    Standing Military Press: 190 lbs. X 1
    Weighted Dips: BW + 110 lbs. X 3
    Weighted Pullups: BW + 90 lbs. X 1
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    Wide griped maby;? I would suggest push downs if non else.
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    Originally Posted by therorschach View Post
    What's a suitable replacement for 43 pull-ups?
    44 Pull-ups!
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