Originally Posted by glwanabe
Great information. The take home point for me is something I have been thinking a lot about lately. Balance in the upper body moves. I don't hate benching, it's just that it does not need the disproportionate amiunt of press that it gets as the be all end all of upper body work.
I've had the opinion for ahwile that benching is one of the few moves that disproportionate work does lead to other issues. Not many other compound moves have this issie.
I have to agree!
I like Nick Tumminello's advice that the only people who should bench are powerlifters and guys preparing for the NFL Combine.