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Old 07-09-2012, 05:33 PM   #1
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I can not really bench that much, as I am just starting. What would be some good exercises for me to improve my benching weight?
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Old 07-09-2012, 05:38 PM   #2
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Old 07-09-2012, 05:39 PM   #3
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More benching, you need practice.
Find a proven progression scheme and make sure all your recovery stuff is in order; including diet. Make sure you start with an easy weight and build up slowly. Make sure your form is good and work hard but not to failure. Stay consistant.
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Deadlifts, rows, and chin-ups. A strong back makes for a stronger bench. After that, what Hazz said. It just takes time.
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  • Bench Press, first and foremost.
  • Triceps; CGBP, Dips, JM Press,Skull Crushers, some Cable Push Downs.
  • Delts; Military Press, Prone DB Raises, Lateral DB Raises.
  • Direct Rotator Cuff work.
  • And Rows rows rows, DB,BB or Cable.
  • And the other back work mentioned.
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Thanks for all the great advice. I look forward to making my bench improve.
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