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May 27, 2019

The Bench Press is a hallmark of the power lifts. Everyone wants to know how much you bench. In the One Ton Challenge, if you are going to make it into the One Ton Club, you will need a big bench. In this episode of Barbell Shrugged, Anders Varner, Doug Larson, and Coach Travis Mash outline the technique, mobility, and training to increase your bench and get in to the One Yon Club.


Minute Breakdown:


0-10 - How to increase your bench press

11-20 - Improving your arch for a bigger bench

21-30 - Improving mobility in the shoulders and chest

31-40 - Over extending your shoulders at the top of the bench

41-50 - Writing a program for increasing your bench


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“How do I Start the One Ton Challenge”

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Shrugged Collective is a network of fitness, health and performance shows that help people achieve their physical and mental health goals.  Usually in the gym, but outside as well. In 2012 they posted their first Barbell Shrugged podcast and have been putting out weekly free videos and podcasts ever since.

Along the way we've created successful online coaching programs including The Shrugged Strength Challenge, The Muscle Gain Challenge, FLIGHT, Barbell Shredded, and Barbell Bikini.

We're also dedicated to helping affiliate gym owners grow their businesses and better serve their members by providing owners tools and resources like the Barbell Business Podcast.

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