Incline Barbell Bench Press

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Incline Barbell Bench Press
Incline Barbell Bench Press

Incline Barbell Bench Press Works

Muscle Group:

Chest, Shoulders, Triceps

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Equipment:

Incline Bench, Barbell, Weights

The incline barbell bench press is a compound exercise that works the chest, shoulders, and triceps. The incline shifts the work to the upper pectoralis major. Set the incline to a 20 to 35-degree incline from horizontal.

How to Do Incline Barbell Bench Press

  • Lay supine on the incline bench
  • Take a medium, shoulder width, grip on the bar
  • Remove the bar from the rack
  • Bend your elbows and lower the bar to the upper chest
  • Press the bar until the arms are extended
  • Repeat
  • Keep your feet flat on the floor
  • Bouncing the bar off the upper chest

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