The Starting Strength Channel | bench press

Videos & Podcasts


Mark Rippetoe | March 12, 2020

Mark Rippetoe explains how to set the safeties on a bench press in a power rack.


Rusty Holcomb | March 02, 2020

WFAC Coach Rusty Holcomb demonstrates why it's important to wear a 100% cotton shirt for the squat.


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.




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