The Starting Strength Channel | bench press

Videos & Podcasts

Jared Nessland, SSC | January 20, 2020

Head coach Jared Nessland, SSC teaches a new lifter the bench during the first week of training at Starting Strength Denver.

Mark Rippetoe | November 28, 2019

Mark Rippetoe explains the role of the spotter in the bench press and demonstrates the proper way to spot.

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.

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