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Bodyweight Exercises: Building a bigger Powerlifting Bench Press

As I have already discussed in an earlier article, powerlifting specificity is very important in any powerlifting training program. However, a few well selected assistance exercises can and do add to your success in building a bigger Squat, Bench Press … Continue reading

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Powerlifting for the over 40s

Powerlifting is a sport which is not restricted to the young, it is a sport that is growing in popularity for ladies and men over 40, not that I consider 40 to be old. Powerlifting has several age division devoted … Continue reading

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Bench Press – Tuck or Flare ?

There is often a lot of debate about optimal bench press technique, part of that debate is whether the elbows should be “Tucked” or “Flared” and at almost any powerlifting meet you will hear coaches cueing their lifters to “Tuck” … Continue reading

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Bench Press Strength Standards

One of the most common questions when it comes to strength is “How do I compare to the average lifter”. The answer varies with age and bodyweight but here are a few charts to compare yourself to other adult lifter … Continue reading

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Common Bench Press Mistakes

Bench Press is one of those lifts we see people doing in the gym everyday with poor or non existing form, some of these problems can be deadly others simply negate the benefit of doing the exercise, so here are … Continue reading

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