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Barbell Pin Bench Press

Angle-Based Images: Barbell Pin Bench Press Video
Angle-Based Images: Barbell Pin Bench Press Video
Angle-Based Images: Barbell Pin Bench Press Video
Angle-Based Images: Barbell Pin Bench Press Video
Angle-Based Images: Barbell Pin Bench Press Video
Barbell Pin Bench Press: Step 1
Step 1 Place a bench into a power rack with safety pins. Set the pins a few inches above your chest. Lie on the bench with the bar directly above your chest, where it would naturally come to rest with your regular bench press. Grab the barbell with an overhand grip, just outside of shoulder-width.
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Barbell Pin Bench Press: Step 2
Step 2 Brace your core and drive the bar upwards as quickly as possible until the arms fully lock out. Return the weight back to starting position.

Progressions & Variations

Tips

Keep your hips on the bench throughout the entire movement.

Do not bounce the bar off of the chest. Move the bar in a controlled fashion.

Make sure to wrap your thumbs around the bar to ensure safety.

Related Exercises

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