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Incline Barbell Bench Chest Press

Incline Barbell Bench Chest Press
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  1. Set up an incline bench in front of a weight rack, making sure you adjust the incline to a comfortable position. The back of the bench should be facing the weight stack.
  2. Sit on the bench placing your back firmly against the backrest.
  3. Using an overhand grip, grasp the bar with your hands spaced about twice your shoulder width apart.
  4. Lift the bar from the rack by pushing up with your chest muscles and hold it straight over your chest with your arms fully extended. This is the start position.
  5. As you inhale, lower the barbell slowly until it touches your upper chest.
  6. Hold for a count of one while squeezing your chest muscles.
  7. Return to the start position as you exhale, pushing the bar using your chest muscles. Hold for a count of one.
  8. Repeat.
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Incline barbell bench chest press is a gym work out exercise that targets chest and also involves abs and shoulders and triceps. Refer to the illustration and instructions above for how to perform this exercise correctly. Incline dumbbell bench chest press, stability / swiss / exercise ball dumbbell chest flyes and dumbbell floor chest press are related exercise that target the same muscle groups as incline barbell bench chest press. Visit our directory for more exercises.
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