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Bench Press Cues, Bench Press Technique, Take Out Phase -

How you get the bar from point A to point B is a very detailed step in the bench press! Especially as you work up in weight. A common mistake is simply pressing upwards to get the bar off the rackThe key component here is that we don't allow our shoulders to come out of position. This easily happens from unracking without a hand off or chasing the bar with a handoffThink of the unrack as a tricep extension out of the rack. The important element being that you're tight to the bar while it's still in the rack. This...

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Bench Press Cues, Bench Press Technique, Bench Shirt -

Ok, 100 lbs isn't guaranteed! But these two cues certainly helped me go from a 730 lb bench in April, to an 820 lb bench in September, and handling more in training!The first being an adjustment in set up. Since you become restricted by the bench shirt, I found it extremely advantageous to take a top down approachWhat I mean by that is after I'm fully set, to actually crawl my shoulders down towards my hips after the fact. So I'm setting my shoulders last which is the opposite of what I teach to raw lifters.This helped me work around...

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Bench Drills, Bench Press Cues, Bench Press Technique -

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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Bench Press Cues, Bench Press Technique -

   Tucking your elbows too much in the bench press IS an issue. These elbows tucked cues originated with equipped lifting but is a mistake for a raw lifter to adoptIn equipped lifting you want to tuck because the material is taking the weight, in raw lifting you need to always remain with stacked joints and load the backMeaning you always want your wrists over your elbows and your forearms pointed where you want to throw the barI find most struggle with this because they overuse the "bend the bar" cue without using their back to do soWhat I recommend...

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Bench Drills, Bench Press Cues, Bench Press Technique, How To -

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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