Next Event: IDFA 142: BRITISH COLUMBIA – NOVEMBER 24

Barbell Bench Press

Barbell Bench Press

Target: Chest (Pectoralis)

Preparation:
Lie on a flat bench with your feet firmly on the ground. Dismount barbell from rack over the upper chest (an inch or two towards the head from the mid chest). Use a shoulder width grip or slightly wider depending on your comfort zone.

Execution:
Lower the bar to mid chest. Press bar until arms are extended a few inches from the mid chest. Repeat.

Comments:
Lower the bar under control. When pressing upwards push from the mid chest towards the face. Slight arching motion upwards. Do not bounce the bar off your chest ever.

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