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Lat Bar Shape

I’m adding a lat pulldown addition to my rack and pricing the components.

I’m wondering, do I need to buy a lat bar with the angled ends - or can I just use a flat bar? Are the angles just for wrist comfort or is it important for the muscle too?

[quote]DropTuned wrote:
I’m adding a lat pulldown addition to my rack and pricing the components.

I’m wondering, do I need to buy a lat bar with the angled ends - or can I just use a flat bar? Are the angles just for wrist comfort or is it important for the muscle too?[/quote]

Well, it’s just for oing wider…