Permanent squat bar marks

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  1. Memor

    Memor Active Member

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    Had this for at least a year now...right on either side of my spine, right where i always have the squat bar sit, my skin has basically turned a noticeably darker shade. Each "line" is about 2" long on either side, and it's about as thick as a standard oly bar. It's always like, a little scabbed over or bruised, and sore to the touch on the surface - but doesn't hurt when the bar is on it or anything. Has never gone away. Does anyone else get this? Do I have some kind of skin AIDS? I don't wanna get the aids fellas
     
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    yeah i have that. i've tried lotion on it to soften it up, may have helped :dunno:
     
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    mine looks like I've been whipped few times but the bloody lines go away along with slight scabbing... scrubbing helps too.
     
  4. Memor

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    yeah i make my gf scrub it and stuff when we shower but the skin still stays that darker shade :wtc:
     
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    my gf hates taking showers with me :wtc:
     
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    Awww bb
     
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    awwww
     
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    Have em too.
     
  9. Uglybob69

    Uglybob69 I miss beer.

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    mine hogs the water and never is in the mood for any hanky panky so i just fart a lot in the shower so she never wants to shower with me.
     
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    personally if i had this it would be a point of pride
     
  11. evolude

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    got callused hands?
     
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    welcome to squatting broski...the bottom of my traps where the bar sits are always fucked up looking and it's worse when I use a real squat bar instead of the shitty bars at school...

    mine are beat to shit and it's awesome
     
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    The hair on my back actually grows thicker in that area.
     
  14. Uglybob69

    Uglybob69 I miss beer.

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    Looks like I have this to look forward to also :rofl:
     
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    ironically mine does too...I get these really dark and bristly mofos that stand straight up...
     
  16. Memor

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    haha good to know others have it

    ray that's animal :rofl:
     
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    Blade Time to swolercize

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    its your jeans
     
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    I must have some sort of super skin because mine is exactly the same as everywhere else.
     
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    how much do you squat?
     
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    I wish I had access to a real squat bar dude. the ones at my gold's, especially when I squat with bands, wobble like pole vault poles
     
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    Hit 370x4 this week.
     
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    yea...mine doesn't do it with less then 5 plates....
     
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    Blade Time to swolercize

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    i wish I had access to bands :(
     
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    same here
     
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    Mark of the :elitecrew: :wtc:
     
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