Re: neck pain vs bench pressing

I think people have a tendancy to get neck strains when they do exercises because they:

1. Try to lift too much weight
2. Do not use good body mechanics
3. Use machines that are not "fit" for them.

Use lower weights and always use perfect body mechanics and that way you won't substitute other muscles (like your neck) to complete a rep.

Posted By M Scott PT on April 17, 2007 at 21:39:52:

In Reply to: neck pain vs bench pressing posted by mike hall on April 13, 2007 at 16:21:27:

Designed to help provide good posture. Pull through strap construction offers more support and allows desired strap adjustment.

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