The bench press is the only universal lift that everyone cares about, yet it is one of the most misunderstood lifts in powerlifting. Contrary to popular belief the bench press is a very technical movement, it’s not simply a push up with a bar in your hand. If you want to build a big bench you have to become a master-technician of the lift. So then the next time someone asks you, “Yo! how much do you bench bro?” You’ll respond, “Whatever I want”. So you want to learn to bench?