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    Im a grinder also and have the same...

    Im a grinder also and have the same recommendation from my dentist.
    They made a custom one years ago for me but now you can get them at the drugstore.
    Specific ones for lifting you might want to...
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    Flys,specifically cable flys to balance out your...

    Flys,specifically cable flys to balance out your chest.
    You need to develop the inner area to have a better look.
    This would require focusing on full contractions,upper arm inward as far as you can...
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    I think it would depend on your lifting purpose....

    I think it would depend on your lifting purpose.
    There are several youtube videos for powerlifters on wrapping but they usually go very tight to get the most tension out of the wraps.
    If your just...
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    Why are you using a wedge? It's fairly specific...

    Why are you using a wedge?
    It's fairly specific to the type of squat you'll be doing.
    Either your trying to emphasize quads or you have a mobility issue is that correct?
    I find heel elevation to...
  • It mostly just leverage. Weight across the...

    It mostly just leverage.
    Weight across the shoulders/back allow you to lean forward without dumping the weight.
    This is why some bodybuilders use a smith machine to back squat and target quads...
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    Grippers address "crushing"grip strength,...

    Grippers address "crushing"grip strength, squeezing something like crushing an apple in your hand.
    Your right there are many types of grip strength including supportive like holding a heavy barbell...
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    Get professional advise first for an accurate...

    Get professional advise first for an accurate answer.
    I think doing what you can that doesn't hurt is ok but not ideal.
    You could do one arm DB press on the good side.
    There is evidence that...
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    As far as legs go these would not be a good...

    As far as legs go these would not be a good leg/quad builder.
    These though help your endurance strength and carrying weight for a distance.
    Across your shoulders its loaded carry.
    The advise with...
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    Usually the closer the stance the more it becomes...

    Usually the closer the stance the more it becomes a quad movement.
    Knees will shift forward past the toes with shoulder or closer stance.
    You may find lifting shoes with a heel help your balance...
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    I have an Ivanco rackable EZ oly curl bar that...

    I have an Ivanco rackable EZ oly curl bar that has served me well.
    It's black oxide coated.
    Had it for ten years or so.
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    First off good job wanting to make a change and...

    First off good job wanting to make a change and trying to find out how to go about.
    Yours is a harder task than most with children but can be done with some discipline.
    I would recommend bodyweight...
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    Best answer above is all heads to one degree or...

    Best answer above is all heads to one degree or another.
    You can never really isolate a working muscle as others will be helping regardless.
    It really depends on the angle of the upper arms to...
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    Both quality bars,i have the SSyoke bar from...

    Both quality bars,i have the SSyoke bar from EliteFTS.
    Any bar with that type of coating will chip or peel putting on plate or in a rack with metal J hooks.
    For me I'm more concerned about function...
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    A couple of tips for barbell rows, One make sure...

    A couple of tips for barbell rows,
    One make sure your hinging your hips back and not bending over straight at the waist.
    Hinging back will put more of the stress on the glutes and hamstrings with...
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    Getting stronger won't necessarly equal muscle...

    Getting stronger won't necessarly equal muscle gain.
    The protocol you do would have an effect as well as proper diet and rest/recovery.
    Usually hypertrophy requires an intense stimulus to the...
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    Never train into pain. Its you body telling you...

    Never train into pain.
    Its you body telling you somethings not right.
    A medical professional orthopedic,physical therapist or chiropractor is your best option to identify why your hurting.
    If...
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    If you have some kind of a bench and dumbbells...

    If you have some kind of a bench and dumbbells (which don't need to be super heavy)do a search for "bat wing rows".
    Basically a static hold/pause at full contraction while in a face down position on...
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    I was also going to say that you need a good...

    I was also going to say that you need a good stretch with what ever movement you choose.
    Exercises where the elbow go up parallel to the head like DB extensions or leaning over rope extensions.
    The...
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    Safely in a power rack with pins set just below...

    Safely in a power rack with pins set just below where you bring the bar to the chest.
    Other than that if you don't have a rack get a spotter or use weight you don't need a spot with.
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    A favorite of mine with dumbbells. It shifts...

    A favorite of mine with dumbbells.
    It shifts leverage slightly to upper chest and shoulders.
    You should explore different angles and see feels best for you on what your trying to build or...
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