Powerlifters have to bench, squat, and deadlift. But what if you just want to impress the ladies when your clothes come off?
Always going heavy on the Big 3 can lead to injury and stagnation. Here how to lighten your loads and keep getting better.
Don't be scared. The reverse-grip bench press can be safely used to hit new, pain-free PR’s. Here’s how.
Re-think the big arch for bench pressing. It doesn't create any real strength, and admit it: it's cheating. Here’s why.
Most benchers have one of four problems. Here are six innovative fixes.
The soft-pause technique, extended ROM presses, the induction method, and other tips from a monster bench presser. Check ‘em out.
The first rule of fixing your bench press is admitting your bench sucks. The second rule is that you must read this article and learn about the set-up, grip, ascent, and descent.
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.
Hitting a 400-pound bench is a goal for many lifters, yet few ever get there. They need this article.
Forget overtraining. One of the most effective ways to bench press more weight is to bench press more often.
For the goals of improved strength, more muscle size, better athletic function, and even general fitness, the bench press is the best exercise. Here’s why.
15 benching, squatting, and deadlifting tips to lead you to the powerlifting promised land.
What's the purpose of a big bench? Does the strength displayed there actually translate into real-life athleticism and pushing power? Find out here.
Here are 8 tips pulled from some of the sport's top pressers that will have you hitting new PRs in no time.
Everything you ever wanted to know about the bench press. If you don't come away from this with at least a dozen ways to beef up your bench, you didn't read carefully enough.
Master this exercise and you’ll build some new muscle and maybe even fix your nagging shoulder pain.
A simple, foolproof program to boost up your big lifts in just six weeks. Check it out.
The basics of benching, the fine points, and a solid 16-week program. Get it all here.
Compensatory acceleration, plyometrics, and board presses. Here’s how to use these tools for explosive bench pressing.
Bench press plateaus can be long and mind numbing. If this program doesn't catapult you out of your slump, nothing will.
Sadiv sets, terrible 275’s, pike presses, sprints and more.
World-renowned powerlifter Andy Bolton describes how he overcame a “weak” bench and set the new British record.
Everybody wants a bench press that gets noticed. Here are three sure-fire programs to get you pushing some serious iron, fast.
To bench press more weight, you need to fix your technique and design a smart training program. Here’s how to do both.
Seven bad benching habits that keep you weak, and how to get rid of them.