What is proper form for the bench press?

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  1. Dobis P.R.

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    Where should your elbows be? I seem to keep my elbows pretty wide but I see people benching with their elbows in closer to their bodies. What is proper?
     
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    i think that depends on whether you're trying to stimulate your chest or push big weight... i find i can lift more with my elbows in (bringing the bar to my sternum)
     
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