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    Question about Bench Pressing

    ey i was wondering, ive been bench pressing on the floor lol, since my bench pressing thing i dont really know whats it called but its the thing that supports the bar and i would just lie on it and pick up the bar and then set it back up there, but since that shit fell apart, ive been bench pressing on the floor i just grab the bar while im laying down and pick it up and put it to my chest then start bench pressing, is that bad for me in anyway, or is it just as effecitive or doesnt matter at all....??

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    you are missing the pressing

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vieope
    you are missing the pressing

    i dont understand, what do u mean..

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    This is called a floor press. It isn't 'bad' but it won't give you all the benefits of a full ROM in the bench press. It depends more on your goals than anything else, really. Are you benching to try to get your triceps big or to increase your total strength? Are you doing it because everyone else does or because you feel it's an important exercise in many respects? Different answers will affect the answer to your question differently, so tell us your goals and we can probably give you more direction.
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    Quote Originally Posted by el_violento
    i dont understand, what do u mean..
    Can you touch the bar in your chest?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vieope
    Can you touch the bar in your chest?
    yes i can, and i do it because i want to add more definition to my chest, i want it detailed

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    Quote Originally Posted by el_violento
    yes i can, and i do it because i want to add more definition to my chest, i want it detailed
    How can you do that?

    Detailed? Worry more about diet than exercises.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vieope
    How can you do that?

    Detailed? Worry more about diet than exercises.
    i am im on a cutting diet.. and i can touch the bar with my chest if i tried but not as easy as i could with the bench pressing equipment

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    You can always do dips - they work pretty much the same musculature as the bench press.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Squaggleboggin
    You can always do dips - they work pretty much the same musculature as the bench press.
    what are dips, i dont really lift weights much just shadow boxing with some dumbells and thats it but never lift weights rarely do anyway, what are dips lol

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    It is taking too long, probalby Squag there doesnt know as well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vieope
    It is taking too long, probalby Squag there doesnt know as well.
    Marry me, bunny.

    Anyways, here's a dip: http://exrx.net/WeightExercises/Pect...sChestDip.html

    And don't think you need special equipment either. You can do them between two chairs if you want to.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Squaggleboggin
    Marry me, bunny.

    Anyways, here's a dip: http://exrx.net/WeightExercises/Pect...sChestDip.html

    And don't think you need special equipment either. You can do them between two chairs if you want to.
    thank you very much i'll try doing does for a few weeks and check out the resluts..

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    how is that possible, how could u bring the bar all the way down if ur on the ground?

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