Elitefts™ Sponsored Pro Powerlifter Brian Carroll Bench Presses using the Elitefts#8482; Shoulder Saver and Fat Gripz. The Elitefts™ Shoulder Saver Pad along with the  are outstanding tools to help consistently reduce the range of motion of the bench press without the use of boards.  This can alleviate any unwanted stress on the shoulder joint when pressing heavy weights.

Using Fat Gripz make any pressing movement more difficult by forcing more muscle recruitment in the forearms.  Coincidentally, using Fat Gripz may actually reduce stress in the elbow joint from heavy pressing movements over time.  Both tools are excellent for deload weeks as well.