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    Bench Press Foot Position

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    Hello All! I'm not able to put my feet flat on the ground. Instead I have stacked plates (weights) so that I won't be on my tippy toes. Is that ok?

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    How tall are you?

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    5'6"

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    Are you on a really high bench? I'm 5'4" and have no difficulty placing my feet flat on the ground.

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    Yes, it's an Olympic (brothers words) bench and not adjustable. Am I ok doing that?

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    Quote Originally Posted by umm7 View Post
    Hello All! I'm not able to put my feet flat on the ground. Instead I have stacked plates (weights) so that I won't be on my tippy toes. Is that ok?
    1. You must have really short legs
    2. Yup. Using plates is fine. Use big ones (I suggest the 35's, since they have no other legitimate use) so they don't slide.

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    Honestly I have long legs. Not sure why it's like that. We have another bench and I don't have that problem but it doesn't have a place to use a bar for benching. Am I sitting wrong?

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    Quote Originally Posted by umm7 View Post
    Am I sitting wrong?
    Can't see you from here

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    Lol I guess not.

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    U have watched a ton of videos and my brother lift. It feels right, looks right. Maybe my bench is weird.

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