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Old 10-24-2011, 03:16 PM   #1
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Old 10-24-2011, 03:20 PM   #2
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Just curious. What is with the raising of the head each rep? I would think that would risk some injury.
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Old 10-24-2011, 04:49 PM   #3
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Just curious. What is with the raising of the head each rep? I would think that would risk some injury.
That's how I bench. When I setup properly it feels better for me that way. It's hard for me to bench head down.

I can't say why, but I know I do the same thing.
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Old 10-24-2011, 04:53 PM   #4
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That's how I bench. When I setup properly it feels better for me that way. It's hard for me to bench head down.

I can't say why, but I know I do the same thing.
I was just curious. One of my Fit For the King folks, who I have doing 5/3/1 right now, does the same thing. His form is still not super clean so it scares the begeebee out of me.
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Old 10-24-2011, 04:56 PM   #5
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I know when my head stays down it really strains my neck.

Maybe one of the big benchers can comment.
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That is wild! I sure hope his spotter has a deadlift at least that big.
On the rare occasion I have a spotter (I usually use a rack) I always tell them not to touch unless I say "help" and tell people that I spot that I won't help unless asked.
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I can't say why, but I know I do the same thing.
I do the same frigging thing...lol
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I do the same frigging thing...lol
I used to do the same thing. It wasn't till practicing for P/L were the head had to stay on the bench, that I trained keeping my head down.

I know for me, it also helped kept the shoulders back and lats compressed for me.
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Thats just mindblowing, wtf just happend? =)
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What's up with the dude always putting his hands on the bar? That shit would piss me off.
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