Lever Barbell Bench Press (plate loaded)

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Lever Barbell Bench Press (plate loaded)

Instructions

Preparation

Lie supine on bench with upper chest under bar. Grasp bar with wide oblique overhand grip. Disengage bar by rotating bar.

Execution

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

Comments

Orientation relative to lever will depend upon height of fulcrum relative to bench. Position body so bar is over shoulders during extension yet lower on chest in lowest position. Range of motion will be compromised if grip is too wide.

Classification

 Utility: Basic
 Mechanics: Compound
 Force: Push

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