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    Bench shirt

    why do bench shirts help your bench?
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    Bench shirts help your bench by helping you out of the bottom. They kind of reverse the effort. If you have a really tight bench shirt, then you are putting a LOT of energy into actually getting the bar to touch your chest, then after you pause(in a powerlifting comp) the material springs the bar up, and you have to have strong enough triceps to lock it out. Mainly, it just helps you off your chest.

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    what it does is gives you vascular compresion on your muscles.....its like having skin that doesnt strech....and because of that you get a better push with the muscles.....
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