bench press

If exercise is intense enough, the repeated bout effect is very real.
Prior to this invention, athletes pressed from the floor. And the bench wasn't created until sometime in the 1950s.
This video will examine how developing your lats is an effective way of improving your bench press, along with some cues and tips on how to do so.
Recently I acquired a set of 22kg kettlebells. I celebrated by one-arm pressing one of them, which is pretty good for a 103lb chick. So here are my tips on how to build a stronger press.
A lot of powerlifters use bands during the bench press. A new study investigates the effects this practice has on acceleration and maximal power.
If you follow this program as written, you can expect up to a 10% increase in your one rep max in deadlift and bench press. You can expect to feel stronger, more explosive, and faster.
The goal of this free program is for you to increase whole-body strength and power, as measured by 1RM in deadlift, power clean, and bench press.
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the seven most popular articles of the week. This week: sumo deadlift high pull, snatch, handstand push up corrections, and more!
What would you say if I told you one of the best ways to think about the bench press is actually in terms of a series of pulling motions?
While there is a large chance many of us will need to stop pressing due to the shoulders issues, there is no need to stop overhead work all together.
As spotters, we can push a lifter to lift more without sacrificing form. We can be a great training tool - but we need to follow certain rules and techniques for safety.
Bodybuilders have long been ridiculed within CrossFit by those who seem to believe they train better, harder, and more effectively. But is that reality? And what can we all learn from them?
Development of power output is critical for athletes. Do you know what percentage of your 1RM to use to maximize power? What if it all depended on the length of your bones?
We all have different goals, but many of us lift the same way. Scientists looked at four different lifting protocols and their affect on the body. This info may help you adjust your training.
At a meet on March 24, 2013, Efferding set a new raw record - lifting a total of 2,303 lbs. His 2,303 raw record was set with a 865.2 squat, a 600.7 bench press, and a 837.5 deadlift.
Why is the bench press considered a strength movement and the push up considered an endurance movement? Let's talk about this and why it's not actually true.
This may be the only article you ever read that tells you how to bench press, but then tells you not to bench press. Here are 7 tips for doing it right, and why I think you shouldn't do it often.