The Globe and Mail: Ditch this outdated upper-body exercise in 2017

Just because an exercise is an “oldie” does not automatically mean it is a “goodie” 🙂 The new year is commonly a time of renewed – if often briefly – dedication to fitness. The gym floor becomes inundated with members trying, not surprisingly, all the almost iconic exercises such as squats, push-ups, pull-ups and lunges. Some are legendary for good reason. Others are, best-case scenario, not overly effective and, worst-case scenario, dangerous.

The decline bench press is an example of an old chestnut in need of retirement. READ MORE

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