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About the Bench Press: Bench Press Instruction and Form

Bench Press Overview

Movement Class: Compound exercise

Force: Push

Workout Importance: A

Primary Target: Chest

Secondary Targets: Front shoulders and triceps

Variations: Dumbbell bench press, dumbbell and barbell incline bench press,… Read more

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Misc

What is the Best Way to Build a Thick Chest?

What is the Best Way to Build a Thick Chest?

The bench press is the king of exercises for building a thick chest. If you don’t have access to a barbell, you can also perform heavy dumbbell bench presses. Whichever exercises you choose, make… Read more

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Beginner Training Bodybuilding Articles Training

7 (Plus 7) Core Bodybuilding Exercises

The land of bodybuilding routines is vast and complex. There are full body routines, one set per bodypart routines, routines that use rest-pause, routines that feature training just shy of failure, and routines that are high volume.

But while… Read more

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Misc

My Bench Press is Stuck…What Can I Do?

My Bench Press is Stuck…What Can I Do?

Never do more than 6 reps per set in a bench press strength routine.

I do a 4×6 bench routine. I slap on a weight, and when I can do 4 sets of 6 reps, I bump the weight 5 pounds. When I can do 4 sets of 6 reps… Read more

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Misc

How Do I Find My Max Lifts?

How do I find my max lifts?

Work up in increments. And don’t try to find all of your max lifts in a single day. Do them over the course of a week. For bench press, after warming up, work up in 20 pound increments until the lift becomes very hard,… Read more

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Powerlifting Articles

How To Increase Your Bench Press With Proper Technique

The Barbell Bench Press is one of the most popular gym exercises. It is also one of the most misused exercises. Part of the problem is that the bench press is an ego exercise. A lot of guys judge their training progress based on how much they can bench.… Read more

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Powerlifting Articles Powerlifting Workouts

Ed Coan’s Bench Press Routine

Ed Coan’s Bench Press Routine

Ed Coan 555×2 Bench Press (Gym Lift) Video

A repost of an excerpt from an article in Powerlifting USA reviewing Ed Coan’s Bench Press Video. The writer describes Ed’s periodized training… Read more

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