Lockout Partial Bench Press For Strengthening Connective Tissue

Long-term readers will already know I'm partial to a partial. Nick Nilsson takes a look at the Bench Press Lockout, its use and value in strengthening connective tissue. Good stuff.

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Paul Anderson's idea of a partial squat. Beautiful.

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