This is a very simple step in the benching process that often goes overlooked, and it doesn't even involve the lifting of the weight! Forming a proper brace prior to receiving the weight is HUGE for staying tight and lifting max effort weights. This is what this video will show you
Too many times I try to see people get air under a loaded bar. Sure it might work with light weights but as the weight gets heavier it becomes more and more inefficient. What sounds easier? Breathing into the belly, sides, and back with 600 lbs in your hand or breathing without the load of the weight in your hands? It's a no brainer and it is probably the most simple step to improve to add pounds to your bench
Technique to handle heavy weights boils down to all these small little details. You need to perfect each and every small detail of the lift to take advantage of all your potential to generate the most force. It really is a game of centimeters. The smallest misplacement of the bar, the slightest mis-movement, not getting enough air for a good brace, foot positioning for the best leg drive, etc. It all plays a huge role. Watch this video and start practicing this technique!
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