Re: Resistance band with bench press question?
(permalink)☄ Helpfulby gusj 2018/10/08 18:38:56
I've used those exact bands for bench resistance.
You can loop a single band under the bench, which makes it pretty unstable and good for close grip stability work.
Or, use the heavy dumbell approach. Or, in a smith machine (which takes away the stability bonus but allows you to work on lockout). You can loop the band around the end of the bar, then under the frame and back up to loop over one of the hooks, which allows you to adjust the resistance.
But, as Animal said, best bet is hooks or a cage. (I've also recently snapped a purple during banded rack pulls, so will be getting my next pair from strength shop or modifit)
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