Why Does My Shoulder Pop When I Bench Press? (4 Popping/Clicking Facts)

Why Does My Shoulder Pop When I Bench Press

I’m sure it’s something that’s weirded you out before, “Why Does My Shoulder Pop When I Bench Press?” However, shoulder popping or clicking during the bench press is actually a common occurrence. More often than not, the popping isn’t accompanied by any pain, but it certainly doesn’t feel right. Then again, perhaps every time you … Read more

Are Dips Better Than Bench Press? (5 Dips vs. Bench Press Facts)

Are Dips Better Than Bench Press

It’s a question that many of us have on our mind, “Are Dips Better Than Bench Press?” Dips and bench press are probably the two “go-to” chest exercises. In fact, they provide pretty much everything you’ll ever need for overall chest development. However, whereas the bench press is probably the most popular exercise in the … Read more

Why Do I Get Stuck at the Bottom of My Bench Press? (6 Bottom Bench Press Facts)

Why Do I Get Stuck at the Bottom of My Bench Press

It’s an extremely common issue, “Why Do I Get Stuck at the Bottom of My Bench Press?” You’ll often find that there are various reasons that your bench press can stall. However, one of the most annoying problems can be pressing the bar out of the hole. It feels as though as soon as the … Read more

How Do I Keep My Scapula Retracted When Benching? (4 Factors to Consider)

How Do I Keep My Scapula Retracted When Benching

It’s a question I see asked so often, “How Do I Keep My Scapula Retracted When Benching?” You know as well as me that one of the important aspects to benching is the set up. There are a number of cues that you need to hit before you even think about pressing that bar. And … Read more

Why Can’t I Keep the Bar Straight When I Bench Press? (5 Uneven Bench Press Facts)

Can’t Keep Bar Straight Bench Press

Have you ever wondered, “Why Can’t I Keep the Bar Straight When I Bench Press?” No matter how hard you try, or how hard you concentrate, you always seem to end up with a wonky bench press. In fact, you may have noticed that one particular side is always higher/lower than the other. You’ve tried … Read more

Can Bench Press Stunt Your Growth? (4 Factors to Consider)

Can Bench Press Stunt Your Growth

I was actually surprised to see this question asked so often, “Can Bench Press Stunt Your Growth?” However, it appears that many youngsters, and indeed parents, are worried about the impact lifting weights may have on height. I guess there has been a long-held belief that children shouldn’t lift weights, as it’s likely to affect … Read more

Can I Do Bench Press Twice a Week? (5 Bench Press Facts)

Can I Do Bench Press Twice a Week

I’m sure you’re not the only one who’s ever wondered, “Can I Do Bench Press Twice a Week?” The bench press is without doubt one of the most popular exercises performed in the gym. Literally everyone benches, and it’s often viewed as the benchmark (no pun intended) of upper body strength. So, does it make … Read more

Is it Bad to Bench Press With Your Feet on the Bench? (5 Benching Facts)

Is it Bad to Bench With Your Feet on the Bench

It’s something you’re never quite sure about, “Is it Bad to Bench Press With Your Feet on the Bench” You’ve probably often seen people bench press with their feet on the bench. In fact, you may even have seen those who bench press with their feet in the air. So, does removing your feet from … Read more

How Much Should My Bench Press Increase Each Week? (4 Facts For Gains)

How Much Should My Bench Press Increase Each Week

It’s something that literally every lifter wants to know, “How Much Should My Bench Press Increase Each Week?” There probably isn’t a gym exercise that receives as much attention as the bench press. In fact, it’s often viewed as the “bro” status of strength, “How much do you bench bro?” So, in an attempt to … Read more

Should I Use Wrist Wraps For Bench Press? (5 Wrist Wrap Factors to Consider)

Should I Use Wrist Wraps For Bench Press

It’s something I’m sure you’ve considered, “Should I Use Wrist Wraps For Bench Press?” You’ll often see many lifters using wrist wraps when they bench press. So, if it’s not something you’ve tried before then I’m sure you’re curious about the benefits. Will wrist wraps help you to lift more weight? Is it considered a … Read more