THE BENCH PRESS

THE BENCH PRESCRIPTION

Jonathon Sullivan MD, PhD

Sully explains how the bench press meets our criteria for a strength training exercise and our exercise medicine criteria.

DON'T PUNCH THE BENCH

Jonathon Sullivan MD, PhD

Sully explains the "pinch and tuck" that makes your bench stronger...and how you'll screw it up.

THE PRESS, THE BENCH, AND THE GLASS CEILING

Jonathon Sullivan MD, PhD, SSC, PBC

All other things being equal, it is the rep that arrives at the sticking point with the greatest speed on the bar that is most likely to succeed. It is for you, the athlete, to make that happen.

ACID PITS, FOREARM BONES, AND BARBELLS

Jonathon M. Sullivan MD, PhD, SSC, PBC

Optimize your forearm angle and elbow position for a stronger press and bench.

THUMBLESS GRIP FOR THE COMPLEATE IDIOTE

Jonathon Sullivan MD, PhD, SSC, PBC

Sully discusses all the reasons for using the thumbless grip, and why none of them make a damn bit of sense.