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This is a movement I learned from Rich Putnam and it's one both shirted and raw lifters should be doing!This exercise is going to put a tremendous amount of time under tension on the triceps. You're constantly trying to stay tight and your triceps never have a chance to restLikewise if you're an equipped lifter especially. This exercise also serves as a drill to help your throwThey key is to stay tight to the bar while you extend it away and press. Keep bending the bar so the armpits stay locked off and the triceps turned in, and keep the back...

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Lowering the bar very slowly in the bench press is necessarily a huge issue. I'd rather an athlete stay under control of a bar rather than sacrifice control for speedHowever, lowering super slowly isn't necessarily optimal either. It creates more time under tension with the bar, and can lead to unnecessary burnoutIf you're someone who lowers the bar extremely slow, how can we pick up the pace?Create more control and engagement through the back!I share a few drills, exercises, and techniques to help with this✅ We specialize in helping our lifters simplify their lifting. See continuous progress and remain injury...

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When I'm talking about creating shoulder stability, I'm referring to creating tightness with the bar. If you have tightness to the bar, then you are stableWhy's this important? Well, it will drastically decrease your likelihood of a shoulder injury, and it will immensely increase your force output. Bench more without injury!In this video I share the cueing I like to use to make this happen. From bending the bar, to spreading the bar, locking in the back, and the best way to practice these.These concepts will completely change the way you bench press We specialize in helping our lifters simplify...

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This drill is awesome for teaching a lifter how to press with a good bar path and back tightness, in turn, keeping the shoulders safe and increasing strength!You may have heard the cue "press away from the bar", well nothing captures this cue quite like this drill. The vector of force is the difference maker!Unlike straight weight, bands, or pins where the force is applied straight down, with a partner you can have force applied on an angleThis allows you to feel a new sensation you otherwise might not have felt. Now if you're caught pressing straight up you will...

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Bench Drills, Bench Press Technique, Exercises -

These 2 bench press exercises are underrated and very valuable for anyone looking to get their shoulders tighter! Avoid injuries to your shouldersBoth these exercises really stress that "spread" component to the barbell. Both can be done with a wider grip to emphasis thatWide grip board press takes you out of a stacked joint position and forces you to spread the bar hard if you want good pop and force transfer off the board. We use the board to emphasize the triceps, overload the weight, and emphasize the spread even morePin press is the same way, except now its concentric...

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