A simple solution is available to all you shorter lifters out there worried about your form on the bench. No longer is being under 5-foot-8 a hindrance when it comes to proper bench press technique. The use of boxes, crates or plates of weights to elevate the feet and give firm support gives the shorter weightlifter the same format as his taller counterpart. Lifters will now be able to take advantage of the same leverage taller lifters generate by pushing their feet on the floor while benching.
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