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In this video I wanted to showcase how I approach a raw set up on bench compared to how I set up with a shirt on. There are many similarities but also some differences in execution

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Bench Press Technique, Live Coaching -


How you position your hands is a huge deal on the bench. That is your connection to the bar. You could have the best set up and leg drive in the world but if your wrists are about to snap back into a million pieces then you're never going to be able to express your true strength.

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Set Up Phase -

In this video I explore the numerous ways in which you can use the actual bench press structure to your advantage to create leverage for your shoulders!

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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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Live Coaching -

LIVE COACHING SESSION(Melville, NY - book session by email)As you can hear in the video, some cues we I was working on with Zach was... 1. Verbalize it 2. Big BreathAs someone who mostly goes with self take outs (which is fine!), he wasn't verbalizing his communication when he did have a handoff which leaves him at a disadvantage So we worked on a 3,2, breathe pattern so we were on the same page.Big breath was something I used to remind him to slow things down and focus in on his breathing and bracing. This was something we were going...

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