Dr. Rori Alter’s Meet Recap of taking 2nd Place For Team USA with a 122.5kg Bench.
In this article we discuss the postpartum period and how it relates to training.
In this article we're going to discuss what steps you can take before and during pregnancy to modify your training to serve your body and baby while baking the bun in the oven.
In this article we are going to discuss the squat, bench press, overhead press, deadlift, and power clean, barriers you might encounter with them during pregnancy, and alternatives to continue training around them.
In Part 2 of 5 we explore the common myths associated with barbell training and pregnancy.
This is Part 1 of 5 of the PRS Pregnancy Series. In Part 1 we discuss what are the the current recommendations for exercise and strength training during pregnancy.
Often times when lifters come to me for shoulder, neck or other injuries of the upper back or upper extremity, one of the FIRST things I have to fix is their EYE GAZE, something that greatly influences how much you bench.
Leg drive gets its own article as is a huge component of the bench press that can make or break a maximal attempt in competition or the completion of a training set as fatigue sets in throughout more and more reps. Additionally, in my physical therapy practice with barbell athletes, lack of leg drive is a common cause of shoulder injuries and pec strains while benching.
Earlier this year I decided to sign up for a meet and make it a goal to one day qualify for Raw Nationals, which is a pretty lofty goal for a new mom, but who am I to set limits on myself? This past year I trained my ass off and on December 2nd, 2017 I competed in the Brother Bennett Memorial in Mississippi, which was my first ever USAPL meet.
The first of three KEY things regarding your bench press TECHNIQUE that can be a game changer for your bench press without making programming adjustments or adding in fancy toys - getting tight.