my CG bench = same as bench press

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  1. jonno

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    anyone else?
     
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    it shouldn't be
     
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    close, but not quite for me.
     
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    what grip do you use on reg bench?
     
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    closer than I would think for me, but not the same
     
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    Nowhere close.
     
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    ring finger on the ring. for CG the outside of my hands just touch the knurling a little. elbows tucked throughout press
     
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    do you focus on your pecs during flat bench?
     
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    not really i guess. i mean i keep strict form and bring the bar all the way down, but my focus is really just pressing the bar up.
     
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    190 is my max. i'm fucking terrible at pressing. i should take a video so some guys here can take a look at my form.
     
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    Jonno, I'm the same... though with squats. Front and olympic style back squats are almost the same.

    Is your 'regular' bench powerlifter style or bodybuilding (elbows flared) style?
     
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    i use a slight arch with my butt still on the bench. i keep my elbows tucked in a regular bench press, but not as much as they are in CG press.
     
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    kit99bar USPA Class 2, weak, old man!

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    not even close for me
     
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    They were always close for me. Try moving your regular grip out a bit more and see what happens.
     
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    i think i'm pretty close, too
     
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    huge diff in my reg bench and cg bench
     
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    my cg is only about 1/2 of my regular bp
     
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    You shut your mouth when you are talking to Timber like that :squint:
     
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    kit99bar USPA Class 2, weak, old man!

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    Timber himself recently said his posterior chain strength was lacking compared to his quad strength.

     
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    Blasphemy :squint:
     
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    No way dude

    225CG

    305 Normal
     
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