What are the benefits of adding chains to my workout?

Chains increase the amount of weight lifted while performing the concentric or “up” portion of a lift. For example as you stand up out of a squat, more of the chain will be lifted off the floor increasing the total amount of weight being lifted. Since most people tend to be weakest during the concentric portion of a lift, chains help improve concentric strength.

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