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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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Bench Press Cues, Bench Press Technique, Set Up Phase -

Setting up for the bench press is unique for each individual. I'll coach it a certain way but in the end there are a lot of ways to effectively get into positionLike anything, there are principles that remain the same across all good set upsThese are 4 of them I'd like to share with you1️⃣ Shoulders set in a good position! This means squeezing your shoulder blades together, and dragging them down towards your lower back! The good ole pinch and tuck2️⃣ Weight on your traps! Your body weight should be entirely pushed towards your traps. In fact, no part...

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Bench Press Cues, Bench Press Technique -

This is an issue many lifters struggle with! You go to press the bar and immediately your elbows want to flare out and put you in a tough position to finish the lift. We coach this head on with a two pronged attack! First we look at technique.From a technical outlook, this comes down to a lack of back tightness. Primarily the upper back. You could feel like you're loading the lats and bending the bar but what are you doing with the upper back?Do you feel like your bodyweight is on your traps? Are you using your back to...

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