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Old 04-09-2013, 07:17 AM   #11
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Ryano, another quick question when you have a chance. At what point do you think I should let my elbows flare back out a bit? I do tend to keep them tucked as if bending the bar all the time. I realise this likely depends on where the i'm losing the bar, but I'm curious as to what mental cues you use during the lift.
For shirt benching, you need to start flaring as soon as you get the press command. If raw, not until about 1/2 way up.
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"Bend the bar on the way down, pull it apart on the way up" could work as cue for your problem.
Thanks very much man! That sounds perfect.
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For shirt benching, you need to start flaring as soon as you get the press command. If raw, not until about 1/2 way up.
Thanks ryano! I will try that in future.
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