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Instructions and Help about Where Form 8815 Checklist

Music, what's up guys? This is Jeff Cavaliere from athleanx.com. Today, we're going to talk about the benchpress, a classic exercise. Now, it's probably one that you've done a million times, but you have to make sure you're doing it right all the time. Because one bad rep on a benchpress can lead to a lot of problems. Sometimes in your shoulders, sometimes in your elbows, sometimes in your wrists, and sometimes in your chest with a torn PEC. You have to make sure you're doing it right. So, I've put together a checklist and we're going to go through it step-by-step to make it really simple and ensure that you nail each portion of the exercise. The first thing is loading the bar. Ideally, you're doing it in a cage. Secondly, you're putting a clip on the bar for safety. However, if you're training at home and there's nobody around to spot you, you may not want to use the clips. This is because if you get stuck, your only option to get out from under the bar is to dump it. If the clips are on, you won't be able to do that. Therefore, it's not something I advise. I'd rather you set up in a rack to do it. Next, let's talk about the placement of the bar in the rack itself. Make sure it's centrally located. A lot of times, you'll find it off-center, and that can throw off your alignment. It's an easy mistake to make, so make sure you do it correctly because it's important. Once we have the bar lined up, we need to look at the placement of the bench in relation to the middle knurling of the bar. You can see here that we're lined up perfectly. You want to make sure you do...