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Bench Press For Pitchers - Good or Bad?
Bench Press For Pitchers Is the bench press bad for pitchers? Well, you would think that at this point and time there is enough evidence to say outright that the bench press is bad for pitchers, baseball players, or really any overhand throwing athletes, but there’s not. It is still being debated. So, all I am left to do is give my personal opinion on whether or not I think the bench press is bad for pitchers. That answer to that question is yes. I do think that performing the bench press with the traditional barbell is bad for pitchers. What does the amount of weight that someone can bench press have to do with pitching? There are no real benefits that I have noticed from lifting heavy weights in a bench press form. In fact, I always feel tight and bulky in the front of my shoulders whenever I would bench press (before I knew any better). What made me shy away from the bench pr