Need a spotter?

Have you ever bench pressed weights before? One of the first things you learn about weight lifting is never do it alone. You need a spotter, someone to help you lift the weights back to safety if you pick up more than you can handle or if you simply run out of steam. A spotter stands behind you, typically at your head, and keeps their hands close to the bar so they are ready if and when you need them. If you start to struggle, they may assist a little, still allowing you to push all you've got, or they [...]