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In this video I cover the two aspects of using bands that trip most lifters up. 1. How and why to use bands 2. How to set them upWe use bands for accommodating resistance. That means the resistance is changing as you go through the lift. At the top of the range the band has a greater stretch, therefore adding more weight to the bar. We use them to stave off the deceleration period towards the end range to allow a better adaption for power. You'll commonly see bands used for speed work which is how I prescribe them to...

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Bench Press Technique, Leg Drive -

Coach Ben is at the white board for another bench press lesson. This time we are talking leg drive and the difference between horizontal leg drive and vertical leg drive

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Cant say it enough! How someone approaches the empty bar tells me a lot about how they operate and if they will excel

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This has been a long standing bench cue and for good reason. A lifter can get into the best set up in the world but it's so easy to lose that tucked position if we arent constantly active with our upper back and legs

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Basic tutorial video for those looking to try out bench shirts.

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