Barbell Bench Press

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Barbell Bench Press

Instructions

Preparation

Lie supine on bench. Dismount barbell from rack over upper chest using wide oblique overhand grip.

Execution

Lower weight to mid-chest. Press bar upward until arms are extended. Repeat.

Comments

Range of motion will be compromised if grip is too wide. Also see Powerlifting Bench Press.

Classification

 Utility: Basic
 Mechanics: Compound
 Force: Push

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Dynamic Stabilizers

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