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    Smith Machine + No Counterbalance


    My gym just got a new Smith Machine but it is only on a straight track. There is NO counterbalance that gives you a little spot. Has anyone ever heard of this Smith Machine? Has anyone ever tried it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by VS91588
    My gym just got a new Smith Machine but it is only on a straight track. There is NO counterbalance that gives you a little spot. Has anyone ever heard of this Smith Machine? Has anyone ever tried it?
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    Some are coujter balanced and some are not? What's the point?
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    I don't have a pic but I can find out tw name brand cuz I didn't really pay too close attention

    I think the point of it is to stay on a straight track so it can only go up and down in 1 direction and can rack it at any height. I think it's just for safety
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    What is the point of your question/this thread?
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    Quote Originally Posted by VS91588
    I don't have a pic but I can find out tw name brand cuz I didn't really pay too close attention

    I think the point of it is to stay on a straight track so it can only go up and down in 1 direction and can rack it at any height. I think it's just for safety
    Yeah that's @ my gym.
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    Quote Originally Posted by David Dunn
    What is the point of your question/this thread?
    Read my last 2 sentences. If you haven't heard of it or tried it out than this don't apply to you. I wanna know has any1 ever heard of it or used it before. If you used it did you like it, what did you use it for, stuff like that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AaronJP1

    Yeah that's @ my gym.
    Did you ever use it? One of my friends said its an old school smith machine
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    Quote Originally Posted by VS91588

    Did you ever use it? One of my friends said its an old school smith machine
    Just used it to assit with military press now.
    I first used it to bench cause I didn't have a spot....
    I've seen people use it for shrugs, and squats, leg lunges I guess, but I only use it for military press...
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    It's primarily used by dudes that have a vagina.
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    Quote Originally Posted by owlicks
    It's primarily used by dudes that have a vagina.
    See a lot of those @ your gym?

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