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Core Knowledge

Movements

Bench Press - Barbell

Starting Position

  • Lying face up on barbell bench with overhand grip and arms extended over chest

Procedure

  • Lower the barbell with control to the chest at the nipple line
  • Raise the weight to the starting position and repeat for prescribed number of repetitions

Coaching Keys

  • Keep your feet on the floor and your hips, shoulders and back of your head on the bench at all times
  • The grip should be somewhere between the smooth inner part of the bar and the small ring towards the outside of the bar

You Should Feel It

  • Working your chest, shoulders, and arms

Tags: Strength, Weight Bench, Upper Body Push, Weight Plates, Chest, Barbell

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