Heavy Bench Lockouts



The Unbreakable One enjoying some hefty floor press lockout work. Nice one.


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James Brewster Thomson in action.

TGIF : weekly round-up (WE Fri Feb 2).More videos, new exercises and some very interesting articles. In cased you missed things this week on Straight to the Bar, here are a few highlights : Pinching, bending and rolling : grip workouts can certainly be fun. Sandbag thrusts...
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Push-Up Variations.One-armed Dive Bomber Push-up. (video demonstrations below).Looking for great strength-training exercises you can do anywhere? Vic demonstrates several of the many push-up varieties available. Nice one.


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