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Bridge: The 225-lb Bench Press Test, with Dr. Bryan Mann

May 1, 2015

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Dr. Bryan Mann, from the University of Missouri, discusses the efficacy of using the 225-lb bench press test for measuring maximal strength.

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Presence of Spotters Improves Bench Press Performance: A Deception Study

August 19, 2019

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This infographic outlines a study that investigated the effect of the presence of a spotter on bench press performance.

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Resistance Training for the Older Adult – Progressions to Achieve an Overhead Press

February 4, 2022

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This purpose of this article is to supply personal trainers with resistance training techniques, progressions, and cues that can assist their clients in overcoming sarcopenia and to eventually press to the overhead position pain free and with confidence.

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Exercise Technique Manual for Resistance Training, 4th Edition

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Exercise Technique Manual for Resistance Training, Fourth Edition With HKPropel Online Video, is organized by body region, with parts I through IV covering total body, lower body, upper body, and anatomical core exercises. Part V highlights exercises using alternative modes and nontraditional implements. Every chapter contains a table that describes each exercise’s concentric action, predominant muscle groups, and muscles involved, enabling readers to understand the impact of the exercises on each body region. To reinforce fundamental techniques, the text includes guidelines related to general safety, tips for breathing and spotting, preparatory body position, and weight belt recommendations.
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Resistance Training—General vs Specific Exercises

April 1, 2014

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This article proposes that all resistance training exercises can be classified as either “specific” or “general.” How to classify each exercise type and the unique benefits they offer is explained.

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About NSCA

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The NSCA is a nonprofit association dedicated to advancing strength, conditioning, & related sport science professions.

Chisel Your Chest

October 31, 2016

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In this session from the NSCA’s 2016 Personal Trainers Conference, the focus is on the chest as JC Santana shares ways to improve your clients’ bench press performance without bench pressing.

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News & Media

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The NSCA has an active voice in the communication of news and developments in the field of strength and conditioning and welcomes media inquiries and interview requests.

The Landmine Press—Implementation and Variation

April 1, 2016

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One method that is becoming increasingly popular for building strength, stability, and power in the shoulder joint is the use of barbells attached to a stable base known as a “landmine.”

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