Single arm dumbell bench...

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  1. timberwolf

    timberwolf New Member

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    Doing it uni laterally... good or just asking for trouble?
     
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    ZeroSkillet Matt Hughes > *

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    You can do it....it how some peeps do it to compensate for huige difference in sizes of pec.
     
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    unilateral means one at a time or one side. Bilateral means both. Try it out timber see if it works. Although a lot of trainers i know do it.
     
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    timber does the craziest exersizes
     
  6. timberwolf

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    I have been doing it off and on for awhile.
    Just wondering if anyone else does and if you hold a dumbell in each hand while doing one at a time or just the one dumbell you're pressing with. I do the latter.
     
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    I will say that I see people holding one in each hand. At my old gym a lot of tcu football players would do it how you are doing it so I would stick with that.
     
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    This is how I do it...

     
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    timber doesn't know what he is talking about. his workours over the years have yielded absolutely no results and he's a fat, overweight, asking-for-diabetes lazy slob.
     
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    i think id fall off the bench
     
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    hitmikey DRIVEN FROM WITHIN

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    yea, and do u keep the weight in neutral position the entire time, or press it up a la arnold-press
     
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    I do extra 1-armed work for my left side. My left pec is too small.:sadwavey:
     
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    I was going to post something on like this. He's been training for 42 years though so some of the stuff her learned from the black and white TV days is sticking around in his mind :mamoru:
     
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    PurEvl going out gassed and not half assed...

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    in order to get results you have to train moderately heavy and you end wasting mor energy on balance, plus its dangerous as well
     
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    I do it after regular bench.
    Used only 65lb dumbell so far for 8-9 reps.
     
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    tim,

     
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    Ooops, sorry. I keep it in neutral/ parallel position the entire time.
    I'm not sure if it was Paul Chek or Pollinquin that said the neutral pressing position is easier on the rotators.
     
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