Technique Tuesday: Head Position During the Bench Press

I never thought I’d have to tell people to keep their head on the bench during the bench press. That is, until it became a thing. Now every powerlifting meet I go to (besides USAPL and IPF where head lifting isn’t allowed), I see lots of lifters pulling their head off the bench to watch the bar hit their chest.

Is this helpful? Does it make for a stronger bench press? I break it all down in this week’s Technique Tuesday:

 

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