Exercises that involve holding some type of resistance in your hands and allowing your arms to open up away from the center of the chest should be avoided This movement, due to mechanical leverage, can place large forces on the shoulder joint. When you use a horizontal, the wider placement of your hands on the bar creates an increased amount of force on the shoulder. Therefore, hanging in a bar may bring more harm than good to your shoulder muscles.
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