Jeremy Scott, Jeremy Scott Fitness. Today, we're talking about stretching exercises for a bench press. When bench pressing just like any exercise, being stretched and having your body prime for movement is super important not only for a performance but also to avoid injury. Today we're going to walk you through a great stretching exercise for your anterior shoulder and your pec minor, two major players when you are bench pressing. When bench pressing or doing any heavy pressing movements, I love to do exercises that open up my anterior shoulder as well as my chest. One of my favorites integrates using a foam roller. If you guys aren't familiar with these, you can pick them up at any major sporting goods store or like a physical therapist office as well. I would aim for the three foot rollers, something that you can lay your entire back and body on to really get prime for movement. A great stretching exercise to do is simply to lay the foam roller on the ground, let your body completely lay on it from your tailbone all the way to the top of your neck. You guys will start with your hands supinated, facing the ceiling near your waist. Every ten to fifteen seconds you'll simply raise your hands, closer and closer to a T position or until your hands are parallel with your shoulders. For a lot of you guys that is going to be an amazing stretch for your anterior shoulder and your pec minor which is exactly what you need to be primed to bench press. Give this amazing stretch a try next time you guys are in the gym looking to improve your bench press and avoid injury. I'm Jeremy Scott, Jeremy Scott Fitness.