what are your options on this video about bench pressing?

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    what are your options on this video about bench pressing?



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    There's nothing wrong with benching with a wide grip, but you also need to have a big arch and lower the bar in the proper groove.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rodja View Post
    There's nothing wrong with benching with a wide grip, but you also need to have a big arch and lower the bar in the proper groove.
    Sorry..proper groove? You mean proper form?
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    Quote Originally Posted by DerickVonD View Post
    Sorry..proper groove? You mean proper form?
    No, I meant groove. There is a specific groove that is unique to each person based upon their biomechanics.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rodja View Post
    No, I meant groove. There is a specific groove that is unique to each person based upon their biomechanics.
    can you provide links so I can read more on this?
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    Quote Originally Posted by DerickVonD View Post
    can you provide links so I can read more on this?
    Articles about a bench groove? It's something that you have to find by looking at video or having a PL coach look at your technique. There are many factors including arch, arm length, ROM, grip width, etc.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rodja View Post
    Articles about a bench groove? It's something that you have to find by looking at video or having a PL coach look at your technique. There are many factors including arch, arm length, ROM, grip width, etc.
    Then I may never know sadly...I workout at home and none of my friends know anything about bodybuilding..and I'm still learning apparently
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    it probably wont help that what rodja was talking about was form a powerlifting perspective and has little if nothing to do with bodybuilding.
    you can call me "ozzie" for short.
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