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Old 10-08-2011, 04:56 AM   #1
Hans Wurst
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Bench Press imbalance

When I bench press, my left arm presses a further distance than my right arm. In the bottom position when the bar touches my chest, the bar is parallel to the ground. But when I Press, it travels a further distance on the left side but from my pov it looks alright. I think its some kind of imbalance, but what can I do about it? Should I worry about it or will it correct itself?

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Old 10-08-2011, 06:52 PM   #2
Daniel Ricksecker
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Re: Bench Press imbalance

Are you sure you're pressing straight up? If you're pressing to the right, you could be rotating your shoulders therefore dropping your right arm lower/raising your left arm up. I'd look at that first before assuming any sort of imbalance.
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