Just as he did for the Deadlift, Mike Robertson put together a nice article about the Bench Press, covering everything you should know about the move.
Chad Vaughn talks about the optimal bar path and common mistakes.
Chad Vaughn shows us how to set up for a correct snatch position. His tip: Raise the head, lead with chest. That will keep the back tighter.
Here is a quick video of Luis Sarabia showing common handstand form mistakes and their fixes. Place your hands shoulders width apart Shoulder pushing out Elbows lock Head tuck in Back straight
Here is a nifty little trick on how to quickly cut peppers. Now for time 3…2…1 GO!
Need a new challange for your core? Here is a variation that makes battling ropes 10 times harder.
Here are some more Shoulder Warm-Up exercises. Perform 2 rounds of the following: 15 reps Arm cross swings 25 reps rubber band pulls 15 reps of Ws Ys Ts on a exercise ball 25 reps of band pulls 15 wall extensions (aka stick ups) 15 reps push up variations
Ben Bruno wrote a good article for T Nation about the Glute Ham Raise. In it, he goes into the details and benefits of the exercise, as well as offering progressions suitable for various levels of strength. Band Assisted Glute-Ham Raise Eccentric Glute-Ham Raise (GHR) Hamstring Razor Curls Overhead Glute-Ham Raise
Mark Rippetoe goes through the details of the Lying Triceps Extension, which he calls the fourth powerlift. An important exercise that will help you improve your bench press. The long head of the triceps muscle crosses multiple joints. Muscles that do that have a distal and a proximal function. Distal function: elbow extension Proximal function: shoulder extension Therefore […]