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Old 05-14-2013, 10:28 PM   #3
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I think either way is correct. Most of the members of my crew I train with bench on toes with heel up. They are also lifting mostly in gear. I prefer to bench with my heels planted. It sort of comes down to which federations allow heels up and some don't. My crews fed, GPC, allows heels up.

I would bench on tip toes for your arch, and then really press your traps against the bench which will help you remain tight and help you naturally create leg drive.
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