Originally Posted by big_swede
Alot of people are benching with elbows flared and the bar path over their collarbones or throat. This hurts my shoulders just from watching.
PL style bench it is for me, the benchpress is a upperbody lift and not a chest-isolation movement (but a whole lot of people out there seem to believe it is).
Thanks bigswede, sounds as though we all agree; powerlifting form is the way
In regard to the path of the bar:
a)do you press in a straight line
b)do you press up and back(like a J)