Ah stretching, my favorite subject. For many years I have argued with people about the “benefits” of stretching. “Why don’t you stretch?” “I never see you stretching” they would say.
The bench press is the core movement for the chest. Unlike the overhead press, the bench press is a truer test of pushing ability as it requires less support from the lower body. There are many variations of the bench press and the technique you apply to your lifts will vary between a press designed to produce mass and a press designed to produce strength.
Avoid these classic mistakes if you want to make metabolic training a part of your training routine.
What is metabolic training?
A simplified definition of metabolic training is completing a sequence of compound (multi-joint) exercises with little rest in an effort to maximize calorie burn and increase metabolic rate during and after the workout.
The deadlift is the king of all lifts. It is a very functional movement that allows you to harness the full strength potential of the human body. Of all the lifts this exercises should allow you to exert the most force. Meaning on a single all out lift this should be the most weight you can lift of all the other exercises through a full range of motion.