Bench Press Workout + Build Bulletproof Shoulders!

If you want to continue gaining strength on the bench press, try this Dynamic Effort Bench Press workout. It’s a great way of not only building explosive power but also introducing accommodating resistance into your training.

Be careful, though!

Shoulder injuries from the bench press are very common. However, you can prevent a lot of injuries and build bulletproof shoulders by balancing your shoulder development. Most guys who do heavy pressing exercises often neglect the opposing muscles such as the rear delts.

In the workout below you’ll see how to safely increase your bench press strength and “Bulletproof Your Shoulders”.

Here’s The Complete Workout…

– Light Cardio
– Lying Arm Circles (2×20 Reps)

Bench Presses
– Resistance Band Bench Press – (8×3 Reps)
– Floor Pin-Press Lockouts – (Sets of 5 Reps until it gets hard)

Rear Delts
– Face Pulls – (3×12+ reps)
– Band Pull Aparts – (3×12+ reps)
– Reverse Pec Dec Flys – (3×12+ reps)

Back / Lats
– Wide Grip Pull-ups – (3 sets of as many reps as you can do)

Shoulder & Core Stabilization
– Kettlebell Waiter Walks – (3 laps back and forth the gym)

Watch and follow along with the full workout below…

Note: if you can’t watch the embedded video above, Click Here to watch it on my YouTube channel.

If you would like some help with building muscle, increasing strength, losing the gut, and getting back in shape – then just send me e-mail lee [at] and we can chat and come up with a strategy that’s right for you, your body type, and fitness goals.

About The Author


Lee Hayward is a competitive bodybuilder and muscle building coach who has been online helping people build muscle, lose bodyfat, and get in shape since 1999. Lee was selected as one of the Top Fitness Trainers Online through YouTube's Next Trainer Program and his work has been featured in several international magazines such as: FLEX, Muscle Insider, Muscle Mag International, Testosterone, Ironmag, and Forbes.

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