Baras discussed on Strong By Design Podcast
Setup the bars going to travel a lot less distance for you. And that that'll help you move a lot more weight and the good thing too about that shoulder. Retraction is the significance of your your activating, your back muscles in the bench rice. Oh, by retracting shoulder blades, kinda helps you stimulate those Rumbold's lattes to really, you know, use those that you're having a sturdy foundation. The I mean, there's people think the benches just chest. There's a lot of muscles involved. We'll get in that tip. Oh, yeah. Getting ahead of myself. Okay. So so so so we've got the tuck in the elbows and now we've shortened the distance the Baras travel, which is instantly gonna make us a bit more strong on the bench. What what would you say is number three for pushing more weight? I will ask you a question. Both of us has have worked as personal trainers when you're teaching people lifting fundamentals, how do you teach them to breathe during exercise Br? Within on the negative portion of the exercise and breathe out or exile. As you're exerting force. Exactly. So that's what everyone thinks you're going to do on the bench press, which may be doing ten to twelve reps. That's how you would breathe you're training for strength. There's another thing we do in. It's called holding your air. And this is perfect. If you're doing three reps or less, especially if you're maxing out. It sounds really weird. It sounds dangerous. It sounds like you're gonna pass out. But I promise you every single person that competes in the bench press. This is what you do. And there's good reason for it. So what you do when you unwrap the bar, you take a big breath. And you try to hold this now in your belly not in your chest. So you're taking a deep breath into your diaphragm. And what this does is it stops the body from leaking leaking power and energy gives you a stable foundation of stable base. It keeps you nice tight. If you can you hold your breath the entire rep..