Incline bench press

21 Aug 2009
Incline bench press

Place the focus on the upper part of your chest by tilting the bench upwards.

  • Set the bench at 30-45˚ and sit with your feet flat on the floor.
  • Grip the bar with hands wider than shoulder-width apart, brace your core muscles and remove the bar from the rack.
  • Hold the bar directly above your chest, elbows to the sides.
  • Lower the bar slowly to your chest and press up powerfully.
  • Don't arch your back.
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