Tag: bench press

  • How to Order Your Exercises

      When choosing or writing your own workout program, a key factor to include is selecting the correct exercises for your goals. A lot of focus goes into exercise selection with people constantly looking for new techniques to enhance muscle growth or lose body fat, this can include fasted cardio first thing in the morning, […]

  • How To Bench Press More Weight | Stephen Manuel

      One of the biggest debates in bench press is, should you be arching your back? Well, according to Stephen Manuel, GB Powerlifter, it will actually make you safer and lift bigger. The pecs are a big muscle group, however when you bench flat, the majority of the stability comes from just the front delt. […]

  • Preparing For Your First Lifting Meet

    In many different types of sport, there is an element of competition involved; team sports are primarily competitive and even exercising solely for the physical benefits can become competitive if you wish to enter bodybuilding competitions. I myself compete in Powerlifting; this is squat, bench and deadlift. The goal is to lift as much weight […]

  • Top 3 Tips for Improving Your Bench Press | Stephen Manuel

    We recently asked our sponsored athlete, Stephen Manuel, for his top 3 tips for improving your bench press. Here is what he had to say: Tip 1: Focus on your technique Technique is paramount. It is important to keep the shoulders healthy when benching. If done incorrectly (more common than you’d think) you place your […]

  • Training Methods to Improve Your Bench Press

    We’re fortunate enough to support one of the World’s best Paralympic powerlifters, Ali Jawad. Competing in the -59kg weight class, Ali consistently lifts over 180kg on the bench press – more than 3 times his bodyweight! That’s pretty remarkable. So we thought it would be a great idea to take a look at Ali’s training […]