|Asymmetrical form during bench press
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|Author:||qrious [ Wed Feb 22, 2017 10:31 am ]|
|Post subject:||Asymmetrical form during bench press|
I have a problem attaining the right shoulder position during bench press. After retracting my scapula and performing a set of bench press, I observe the following -
1. My neck gets deviated to the left during the bench press and I can feel soreness on the right side after the set.
2. The medial border of my left scapula feels more prominent as compared to the right
3. I feel that my right scapula is more lateral compared to the left and is interfering with the motion of my right arm.
Earlier, I thought it was due to lack of shoulder mobility &/or weakness of the serratus anterior so since the last 3 weeks I have been performing scapular wall slides, shoulder dislocates and strengthening exercises for Serratus anterior, rhomboids and trapezius as advised by a physiotherapist.
These exercises have improved my ability to hold the bar properly in case of the squat.
However, I have not seen any improvement in case of the bench press.
|Author:||Kubensis [ Fri Apr 28, 2017 5:00 pm ]|
|Post subject:||Re: Asymmetrical form during bench press|
I don't know enough about anatomy to answer these questions. i can only give you my ideas.
I know part of the pec minor is connected to the scapula, could there be a difference in mobility between your left and right? So try stretching your pecs more maybe?
idk i can't really help, i just want to answer more because this forum isnt very active.
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