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Jonathon Sullivan MD, PhD
Sully explains how the bench press meets our criteria for a strength training exercise and our exercise medicine criteria.
Sully explains the "pinch and tuck" that makes your bench stronger...and how you'll screw it up.
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.
Pauses aren't fun, and they aren't cool, but they often work wonders.
Jonathon M. Sullivan MD, PhD, SSC, PBC
Optimize your forearm angle and elbow position for a stronger press and bench.
Sully discusses all the reasons for using the thumbless grip, and why none of them make a damn bit of sense.