Creating GLOBAL EXTENSION in the Bench Press




Common faults we see in the bench press are mainly due to the initial setup. Lack of global stability, from the floor, to the shoulders creates inefficiencies and could potentially cause injury, and this would significantly put a stop to your bench gains! 😨⁣ ⁣ Take your time to create a strong (and stable) starting position. The old saying "You can't shoot a cannon off a canoe" is so true, with the Bench Press.⁣ ⁣ Shoulders (& Scapula) positioned to drive your humerus into the glenoid and isometrically hold your scapula back AND down. The scapula should NOT move through any part of the movement. This creates a strong position to press off.⁣ ⁣ Check out the diagram for more pointers on maintaining global stability in the Bench Press. ⁣ ✔ Powerlifting Coaching⁣⁣⁣ ✔ Online Coaching and Programs⁣⁣⁣ ✔ Game Day Coaching⁣⁣⁣ ✔ Competition Planning⁣⁣⁣ ✔ Technique and Skills Coaching


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