The Starting Strength Channel | bench press

Videos & Podcasts


Jonathon Sullivan MD, PhD, SSC | March 04, 2019

Jonathon Sullivan, MD, PhD, SSC discusses why and how the bench press meets the requirements of a barbell prescription for the aging adult.


Inna Koppel, SSC | February 07, 2019

Starting Strength Coach Inna Koppel and Raina Butler demonstrate the proper set up for the bench press at Woodmere Fitness Club in Woodmere, NY.


Mark Rippetoe | June 26, 2015

How to Bench Press from the Starting Strength DVD (released 2010). Mark Rippetoe takes lifters of varying size and shape through the Starting Strength teaching progression for the bench press as detailed in Starting Strength: Basic Barbell Training. This is part 4 of a series on learning how to bench press. This is the last video in the series.


Mark Rippetoe | June 26, 2015

How to Bench Press from the Starting Strength DVD (released 2010). Mark Rippetoe takes lifters of varying size and shape through the Starting Strength teaching progression for the bench press as detailed in Starting Strength: Basic Barbell Training. This is part 3 of a series on learning how to bench press. In the next video, Rip coaches lifters through a set of 5.


Mark Rippetoe | June 26, 2015

How to Bench Press from the Starting Strength DVD (released 2010). Mark Rippetoe takes lifters of varying size and shape through the Starting Strength teaching progression for the bench press as detailed in Starting Strength: Basic Barbell Training. This is part 2 of a series on learning how to bench press. In the next video, Rip discusses the arch and chest position in the bench.




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