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Core Knowledge


Incline Bench Press - Barbell

Starting Position

  • Supine (face up) on incline barbell bench with overhand grip and arms extended over chest


  • Lower the barbell with control to the upper chest
  • 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 upper chest, shoulders, and arms

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