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Old 05-07-2013, 06:21 PM   #60
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Originally Posted by bostonsc4 View Post
My attempt at a 1RM on bench 2 days ago. This is 185, and I surprised myself by how easy the first rep went up, so I tried another. You can see where I resisted lifting my butt up trying to keep good form, but I think my spotter should have helped me more than he did, my back arched quite a bit on that second rep.

Form suggestion.....

...keep your shoulders back at all times. At 0:03, you drive your shoulders up and cause rounding. That's going to impair your bench, and it illustrates that you're benching "with your shoulders" rather than your chest. Good job on the 1RM though.

And yeah....your spotter sucks. Get a new one!
Originally Posted by Qwel on "Manhattan Project"
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