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Old 01-24-2013, 10:50 AM   #1
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When I do bench presses, I find that for some reason my right arm is lagging. What can I do to fix this, as I do not want an imbalanced chest.
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Old 01-24-2013, 11:08 AM   #2
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I'm not body builder, but I would imagine DB Pressing would help, as would variations on unilateral work.
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I'm not body builder, but I would imagine DB Pressing would help, as would variations on unilateral work.
I agree with Paradox.
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Old 01-24-2013, 12:31 PM   #4
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How much do you Bench?

What's your routine?
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Old 01-24-2013, 12:56 PM   #5
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I would suggest doing dumbbells as well. If you use barbells, one arm can do more of the work for you.
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Check your grip!!! I've trained with lots of people who think they are taking an even grip, but they aren't even close. I know you're probably doing it right, but double check.
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I agree that you should use Dumbbells. Take full advantage of them. This will allow you to concentrate more on the side that is lagging.
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How much do you Bench?

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Yeah, need training details...

DBs are great, but if your program is advancing too quickly, something as simple as reducing the weight or doing more volume at a moderate weight might be enough...

Do you have excellent bench form or is it sloppy?
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Love the dumb bell presses personally. They're humbling, and remind me that I'm still a mere mortal in a sport filled with mutants and the inhumanly strong.
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