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

Are you typically benching alone without the help of a spotter? This situation is not ideal but I'm going to show you how to make the best of it!Safety first! Raise the safety arms on your bench or rack if you have one. Not worth risking it. If your in a commercial gym, make sure someone is around if you're going very heavyUse the cueing sequence Bridge, Spread, Drag, Settle. I wish that spelt something cool but it's only BSDS. In order to compensate for not having a hand off, you'll want to bridge up from the floor to put...

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Bench Press Cues, Live Coaching, Set Up Phase -

  Master the basics! The first step I teach in the bench press is simply achieving a good pinch and tuck position with the shoulders. You cant build from there if you dont even have the basics down Become a master of the most simple step. I'm always surprised how many lifters breeze by this and fail to pass step 1!Where I find lifters struggle the most is when they pinch their shoulder blades together they want to shrug. The tuck is the opposite action of a shrug! You should look to lengthen your neck and pack the shoulders towards...

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

Most lifters pay great attention to leg drive and tightness to the bar when taking the bar out of the rack which is great! However there is still a huge missing piece of the puzzle!

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Bench Press Cues, Bench Press Technique -

The lats play a huge role in taking the bar out effectively to bench. This blog shows you how to master that concept!

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