Tag: bench press

Pin-Touch Bench Press

February 17, 2021 | John Paul Catanzaro

It’s not how much you do, but how you do it. Controlled “pin-touch” reps on the bench press are far better than uncontrolled “bounce-off-your...

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Safe Pressing with Heavy Dumbbells

May 09, 2020 | John Paul Catanzaro

Believe it or not, many lifters get injured just getting in and out of position before an exercise begins or right after it’s done! The lying dumbb...

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Loading and Unloading a Barbell

May 08, 2020 | John Paul Catanzaro

Do you know what the #1 injury in the gym is? It’s a weight dropping on your foot. Don’t let it happen! Here’s the right way to load and ...

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70-Degree Neutral-Grip Dumbbell Presses

August 03, 2019 | John Paul Catanzaro

https://youtu.be/_twee8Ua5Bg Here's a way to decrease the stress on your shoulders during presses. Next time you’re in the gym, take a look...

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How to Reduce Shoulder Stress During Presses

August 02, 2019 | John Paul Catanzaro

Yesterday we looked at a simple fix to decrease the stress on your hips during wide-stance squats and deadlifts. Today, we’ll look at a way to de...

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Bench Press Warm-Up

June 19, 2015 | John Paul Catanzaro

https://youtu.be/JuEyqnI2OpI As mentioned in my Warm-Up to Strength Training DVD, plyometrics conducted prior to weight training can boost an a...

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A Wrist-Friendly Version of the Reverse Bench Press

September 15, 2013 | John Paul Catanzaro

https://youtu.be/SccVc8dmjqM The reverse bench press is not mentioned often and I must admit, I don't prescribe it too frequently either, but it...

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