One Exercise for Thick Triceps and a Big Bench Press
Struggle to lock out during the bench press? Want a monstrous set of triceps? Master this hybrid exercise. Here's how to do it.
Question of Strength 56
Unstick your bench press, see how trap bar deadlifts compare to conventional deads, and get the facts on fat burners. It's all here.
Tip: 200 Pound Man, 100 Pound Dumbbell
Can you pass this strength test? All you'll need is a dumbbell that's 50 percent of your bodyweight.
Tip: Two Minutes to a Better Bench Press
Bonus: This simple drill will also make your bitchy shoulders feel great. Check it out.
Bench Press Right for Your Body Type
The bench press isn't a one-size-fits-all lift. You need to tailor it to your skeleton. Here are five ways to do it.
Tip: 5 Gym Hacks to Make Life Easier
You're going to wonder why you didn't think of a couple of these!
Tip: The Most Common Bench Press Mistake
If you're not a powerlifter, should you be testing your bench press 1RM often? Here's the answer.
Question of Power 1
In his new column, Coach Carter tackles glute building for dudes, deadlift frequency, lat work for big guys, and benching for non-powerlifters.
Tip: 4 Heavy Partials for Lockout Triceps
Build bigger tri's and boost your lockout strength with these exercises.
Tip: Hit the Floor for Upper Body Strength
Ditch the bench for a while and try these three exercises to increase lockout strength and blow up your triceps.
Tip: Floor Press Overview
Build your lockout strength and the size of your triceps with this movement.
6 Diabolical Drop Sets
Grow faster and build your pain tolerance. Try this hardcore training method for one month.
Tip: Eccentric Overload Bench Press with PREP
NFL athlete Bryce Canady demonstrates the power rack eccentric potentiation (PREP) method of overloading a slow negative.
Tip: Ramp. Work. Rest-Pause.
Use this smart training method to increase tension for size and strength gains.
Tip: How to REALLY Spot the Bench Press
Spot like a pro. Here's exactly how to do it.
Tip: Landmine One-Arm Floor Press
Here's a shoulder-friendly alternative to the dumbbell floor press that builds full body tension and allows you to really load it up.
Tip: The Rest-Pause Bench Press
Do as many good reps as you can in the 4-6 rep range. Your goal will then be to double that number of reps. To do that you take short rest periods (15 seconds).
Tip: Squeeze-The-Bar-In Bench Press
If chest size if your goal, don't use the common spread-the-bar-apart cue. Instead, squeeze the bar in. Here's why.
Tip: Hanging Band Bench Press
Looks crazy, but when used as a supplement to your regular benching it can really promote healthy shoulders and boost your standard bench press.