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Bench Press Grip: The Magic Number

Use this simple math formula to find your perfect bench press grip, prevent injuries, and lift a lot more weight.

Bench Press Like a Boss

Can you bench press double your bodyweight without a magical bench shirt? No? Then these workout tips are for you.

Bench Press More in 4 Weeks

To bench more weight, bench more often, practice pauses, train the bottom part of the press, and have a smart plan.

Bench Press Without a Bench

Elite strength athletes love this lift. Here are 6 ways to do it that'll get you strong and make your bum shoulders feel awesome.

Big Bad Bench

To bench big you have to have a plan. And if you've gone beyond beginner status that plan will have to be strategic. Start with this.

Big Bench Program for Strength and Size

The basics of benching, the fine points, and a solid 16-week program. Get it all here.

Bodybuilding vs. Powerlifting Bench Press

Is your main goal to bench press a Buick or build a great chest? The nine differences you must know to get the results you want.

CAT, Plyo, and Board Presses

Compensatory acceleration, plyometrics, and board presses. Here’s how to use these tools for explosive bench pressing.

Chest Training for Natural Guys

Whether you've got a weak chest, mobility issues, technique problems, or are just cursed with droopy pecs, this will show you how to fix it.

Crazy Bells

Bench pressing with Crazy Bells feels like having a wild animal tugging on the bar as you move it.

Debunking Exercise Myths - Part 2

Five common workout beliefs that are just plain wrong… if you know how to train.

Ditch The Barbell Bench Press

Good benchers often have rotten chest development. The problem? Barbell bench pressing. Here's how to fix it.

Dumbbell Floor Presses for Strength, Size, and Health

Master this exercise and you’ll build some new muscle and maybe even fix your nagging shoulder pain.

Fake Strength: Stop Arching the Bench Press

Re-think the big arch for bench pressing. It doesn't create any real strength, and admit it: it's cheating. Here’s why.

Finding Your Big 3 Lifts

Powerlifters have to bench, squat, and deadlift. But what if you just want to impress the ladies when your clothes come off?

Fix Your Bench Press, Deadlift, and Front Squat

Make these lifts feel right and stop the hurting. Try these smart modifications.

Growth Factor Chest Training

Want a bigger chest? Train with constant tension to force your pecs to release powerful growth factors. Here's how.

How I Benched 400

Hitting a 400-pound bench is a goal for many lifters, yet few ever get there. They need this article.

How to Break Bench Records

World-renowned powerlifter Andy Bolton describes how he overcame a “weak” bench and set the new British record.

Lessons from The Dead Zone: The Bench

The dead zone is when injuries and frustrations mount. It can last a decade, but getting through it may be what gives you the biggest gains of your life. Here’s what to do.

Lift Hard, Lift Smart, Recover Faster

Joints hurting? CNS fried? Here's how to intelligently train the bench, deadlift, and squat to keep the gains coming.

Master the Floor Press

The bench press may be everyone's favorite upper body barbell exercise, but its shorter-ranged cousin could be even better.

Master the Reverse-Grip Bench Press

Don't be scared. The reverse-grip bench press can be safely used to hit new, pain-free PR’s. Here’s how.

Pressing Power

Don’t get pinned. Here are the five main reasons you get stuck at the bottom of a bench press.

Squat, Deadlift & Bench Options for Big Gains

Always going heavy on the Big 3 can lead to injury and stagnation. Here how to lighten your loads and keep getting better.