Decline Bench Press

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. By lying on a bench with you head down and fix your feet so as not to slip. The bench is declined between 20° and 40° Take the barbell with a pronated grip and a hand gap equal to or wider than your shoulders. Inhale and…

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Bench Press And Morphology

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. I think you’ve noticed that the bench press is the most practiced exercise in a gym. And as this is the most practiced exercise, it’s also the exercise that create the most injury per year. This is why, it’s important to have basic morphology’s notions to…

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Close-Grip Bench Press

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Lying on a horizontal bench with your butt glued to the bench and your feet on the ground : Takes the barbell with a pronated grip. The distance between your hands varies from 10 to 40 cm (3.9 to 15.7 inches) of your wrists flexibility. Inhale and…

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Bench Press

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and there is good stuff. Lying on a horizonzal bench with your butt glued to the bench and your feet on the ground : Takes the barbell with a pronated grip. The distance of your hands is wider than the width of your shoulder. Inhale and lower the barbell by controlling the…

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Incline Press

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and there is good stuff. Sitting on a bench inclined between 45° and 60° and takes the barbell with a pronated grip. The grip is wider than your shoulders : Inhale and lower the barbell until it reaches your jugular notch (upper chest at the base of your neck). Press the barbell…

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