The bench press is often the litmus test for being strong in the gym. Accurate or not, I coach competitors that need to be at their best in all three phases of a powerlifting meet.
Here are some tips you may not have considered to bring up your or a client’s press. I have added to exercises I love to help the bench press: Spartan presses, dead presses and JM presses.
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The glenohumeral joint (the fancy name for your shoulder) is the most mobile joint in the human body, but it comes at a cost.
When a joint gains mobility it tends to sacrifice stability, and instability in the shoulders leads to impingements & rotator cuff tears.
This movement works your stabilizers like no other by delivering oscillating kinetic energy into the joint. It’s phenomenal for rehabbing rotator cuff injuries and other strains, such as the triceps.
Traditionally a bamboo bar is sold for using however they can cost anywhere from $300-400 so here is a DIY video to help:
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