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Mobility/Soft Tissue, Set Up Phase, Top 3 -

  The following drills are 3 of my favorite exercises to perform to get into a better set up on the bench press and increase arch, decrease range of motion!Starts with some T Spine mobility, and I like a simple extension rotation drill. The key here is to focus on movement strictly at the upper back. If you're swinging your body all around you're completely missing the ball. When we set up to bench we want that arch to occur primarily at the T Spine. This drill will help unlock some additional ROM and it all matters!The frog stretch is...

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Bench Press Technique, Mobility/Soft Tissue -

The best way to cut range of motion on the bench isnt by stuffing a foam roller under your lower back while you press. Focus more on increasing extension specifically at the T Spine. These two drills I love for learning how to move your shoulder blades properly while benchingIf you can learn how to properly pack your shoulder blades down and catch yourself from getting into a shrugged position, you will see a tremendous difference in your bench!One is a banded pulldown. With this drill you can focus on shoulder depression first, then finish with a pulldown. I treat...

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