Bench Press Professional Trainers Tips

Bench Press
Bench Press 

The bench press is probably the most discussed exercise in the world. It’s the move almost every man who visits the gym does and one of the most commonly accepted standards for strength. It’s also frequently derided by people who claim that squatting and dead lifting are more important, or that it is slightly non functional. A big bench, however, is a great way to develop upperbody strength and build up your chest. If your bench isn’t as impressive as your other lifts, it’s time to take action.

he programme you’re going to use to push up your bench is called Smolov Jr and is a scaled down version of the one invented by elite Russian coach Sergey Smolov. While the full blown alternative takes three months, the ‘junior’ edition takes just three weeks and can be done alongside your regular gym routine.
How Bench-press works You’ll be benching four times a week, starting with weights well within your ability. In the second and third weeks, you’ll increase the weights in a strategy known as ‘o verreaching’. After a rest, you should be able to add as much as 10kg to your previous best. Getting started First, you need to find your one rep max. The easiest way to do this is to plug your best efforts into an online calculator at
converts your ten rep max. If in doubt, go low. If you start with weights you can barely manage, you’ll stall in weeks two and three
Please Warm up Your Body for Doing the Bench Press How to Warm up Body for Bench press.

  1. Setup up: Keep your back flat on the bench throughout the move,’ says personal trainer Sean  cPhillips from Supreme Training ( ‘Make sure your hands aren't too far apart  your forearms should be vertical during the push. Squeeze your lats to create a stable platform.
  2. Foot Position: Keep your feet planted on the floor, says McPhillips. ‘Don’t lift your legs, because this decreases stability and power output.’ Experiment with your foot position to see what works  some big bencher sbtuck them underneath their hips,bothers spread them wide.
  3. Grip: Squeeze the bar as hard as you can before you take it out of the rack. This prompts an effect known as ‘irradiation’, which activates the surrounding muscles and lets you move more weight. 
  4. Pause: Lower the weight under control,’ says McPhillips. ‘Don’t bounce it  as well as making your reps pointless, it can damage your sternum.’ In the first rep of each set, pause for a second with the bar on your chest before the push.
  5. Push: Instead of focusing on the bar, focus on a spot on the ceiling – this will help to ensure you’re pushing in a straight line and using the same range of motion each time
Bench-press is most important Exercise in building a New Body

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