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Bench Press Cues, Bench Press Technique, Leg Drive -

This video is a full tutorial on getting the most out of your leg drive! If you want to add more strength to your bench, have issues with your butt popping off the pad, or experience low back pain / shoulder pain, this is going to help you!First order of business is foot positioning. Now this is different for everyone. I prefer to teach feet flat because it's legal in all federations and I believe it offers additional benefitsI get my lifters to adopt a nice wide stable base, as well as a position they feel they can really get...

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

These are common mistakes I see often! Make sure they don't happen to you! First would be lifting the bar out with your shoulders. I see lifters get into such great set ups only to see it fall to the wayside because of a poor takeout. What I tell lifters is if that bar doesn't sink lower after that initial lockout, then you haven't got it down yet! Learning how to... A. take the bar out with the lats B. how to set the bar into the lats is huge!!!Touch and Go benching, go figure! Not only do I discourage...

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Bench Press Technique, Misc., Programming -

We have to look at the big components that go into training successfully to really dissect where you might be going wrong or could look to make improvements.Technique You may be stuck doing the same thing over and over and hoping to see different results. If you've had the same technical issue, it's time to find ways to change it, not just put it on the back burner. That may require you taking a step back in how much you can lift to make the necessary adjustmentsEither that or you know what you need to do, you're just not sure...

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Bench Press Technique, Exercises -

  Some obvious pros to Close Grip Benching is that is is probably the most effective way to train and build the triceps as it relates to benching. It's a bench specific movement that highly emphasizes the triceps.Another pro is that it increases the range of motion. The larger the range of motion you can strengthen, the more effective you'll be when you go back to a full competition set up and grip.It can also spare your pecs and shoulders. By placing more emphasis on the triceps and lats, you can work around old pec or shoulder injuriesCons are almost...

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

  These common bench faults can be detrimental to your success. If you're frustrated with lack of progress on the bench, this might be where you're going wrong.Touching too high is one I see quite often! When you touch too high you usually see elbows flared out too much and the athlete will feel more of a stretch in their chest / shoulders. You want to aim for a lower sternum touch point to really load the lats and get more activity from the triceps. Think of a position you might row something heavyButt coming off the bench is one...

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