LIFT

Bench Press 5 x 5 – Build to a heavy set of 5. Look to establish a new 5 Rep Max.

WORKOUT

Performance
12 Min AMRAP
3-6-9-12-15-18-21…….
Thrusters 42.5/30kg
2-4-6-8-10-12-14…….
Bar Facing Burpees
1-2-3-4-5-6-7……
Box Jumps 30/24”

Fitness
12 Min AMRAP
3-6-9-12-15-18-21…….
Thrusters 30/20kg
2-4-6-8-10-12-14…….
Bar Facing Burpees
1-2-3-4-5-6-7……
Box Jumps 24/20”

STRENGTH

The Bench Press Is a Pull: 5 Cues You Might Be Missing

The bench press is like the Cinderella of the powerlifts. The squat and the deadlift tend to be like Cinderella’s domineering sisters, who get all the attention, while the bench press is left in the corner to its own devices most of the time. The bench press is rarely given a cursory thought until it’s needed, after which it tends to be forgotten about again.