Left wrist bends back a little too much on flat bench.

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  1. Voltaire

    Voltaire New Member

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    No matter how much weight I put on, my left wrist always bends back. How do I fix this? Wrist supports? Thanks in advance. :sadwavey:
     
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    wrist wraps (not the same wraps that you use to keep grip)
     
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    I got the metal black wraps, they work pretty good.
     
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    Anyone have any pics or links?
     
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    I notice most of the people i train with who do that do it because they dont "squeeze" when doing other movements. hence having week wrists.. Check your curl and tricep form. make sure you are " hold on tight" to the weight.
     
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    LancerV Something Happened OT Supporter

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    man up and squeeze the fuckin life out of the bar
     
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    i would drop the weight and work on focusing on keeping your wrist straight with every rep, really concentrate on it until it becomes second nature and you dont have to worry about it

    it sounds more like poor form and not a weakness, the only way to correct that is by practicing correct form until it becomes natural

    IMO wrist wraps are an immediate fix to a more serious technique problem, and when you get strong enough to lift some really heavy weight they wont be able to do all the corrective work for you, they are just a piece of equipment that supplements what you already have
     
  9. cassavettes

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    how about some strength improvements before relying on something to hold it for you.
     
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    LancerV Something Happened OT Supporter

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    How do you know he didnt like snap his wrist in two when he was young or any other biomechincal issues someone can have
     
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    i dont, im just generalizing, most people have problems like that because they didn't learn the proper form when they were beginners

    that and he didn't mention in his 1st post "i had this horrible accident when i was young and fucked up my wrist and now whenever i bench it bends back too much"
     
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    i.e. Wrist Wraps, not Wrist STraps.
     
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