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jonlwowski012

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Bench Press Form Check
« on: November 03, 2015, 05:45:48 PM »
Could I get a bench press form check? I have been working hard on this. The first set is a narrower grip (pinkies on ring) and the second set is a wider grip (ring finger on ring).


« Last Edit: November 04, 2015, 05:20:02 PM by Robert Frederick »

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Re: Bench Press Form Check
« Reply #1 on: November 03, 2015, 06:12:53 PM »
At how high a percentage are those sets performed at?

You look okay tight under the bar. A video from a more upright angle would be nice too.

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Re: Bench Press Form Check
« Reply #2 on: November 03, 2015, 08:20:17 PM »
They were at 84%

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Re: Bench Press Form Check
« Reply #3 on: November 04, 2015, 04:15:48 PM »
There is very minimal leg drive. The feet are collapsing inward which is a tell tale sign. Try not flailing the toes so much. When you place the foot down drive your foot to the front of your shoe and drive your knees out. Try getting your hips off the bench before unracking the weight. If you can tuck your feet more or get them wider.

Lastly, tough to tell on the video but your upper body looks like it could be tighter. Take a second to settle the weight into your lats and push your belly up towards the bar
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