Grip Width and Wrist Position for the Bench Press

One of the most often overlooked and important aspects of the bench press is grip width and wrist position. Poor wrist positioning can reduce power transfer from your chest and arms into the bar and can keep you from hitting your maximum potential. In this video, we’ll talk about:

  • How to determine proper grip width
  • Keeping your wrists in a “stacked” position for better power transfer
  • Proper way to grip the bar when initiating the bench press

 

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