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Rebelstrike

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Board press weaker than bench press
« on: June 18, 2017, 08:14:23 PM »
Hi friends, first time poster here :)

I just started this program, since I don't have access to a board, I'm doing pin press instead and I've notice that it is weaker than my normal bench...is this normal? I was unable to finish the % prescribed to me in the program (week 1 day e)I start the lift from the top btw.

Any advice on how i should proceed? Continue doing pin press using lower percentage? Change to a different variation? Any help appreciated

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Re: Board press weaker than bench press
« Reply #1 on: June 18, 2017, 09:54:50 PM »
Which program exactly?

How high is the pins over your chest? Are you resting the barbell on the pins?



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Re: Board press weaker than bench press
« Reply #2 on: June 18, 2017, 10:40:54 PM »
Which program exactly?

How high is the pins over your chest? Are you resting the barbell on the

The advance medium load prep 1 program, I would say the pin is about 2 inches above my chest, I just let the barbell touch the pin then straight up, no rest

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Re: Board press weaker than bench press
« Reply #3 on: June 18, 2017, 11:53:20 PM »

Which program exactly?

How high is the pins over your chest? Are you resting the barbell on the

The advance medium load prep 1 program, I would say the pin is about 2 inches above my chest, I just let the barbell touch the pin then straight up, no rest

And what kind of %?

You should be able to do a higher % on a 4-5 cm board, than normal. If you have long arms you might want to increase board height further.
« Last Edit: June 19, 2017, 12:41:13 AM by RussianBear »
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