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Incline Barbell Bench Press

Angle-Based Images: Incline Barbell Bench Press Video
Angle-Based Images: Incline Barbell Bench Press Video
Angle-Based Images: Incline Barbell Bench Press Video
Angle-Based Images: Incline Barbell Bench Press Video
Angle-Based Images: Incline Barbell Bench Press Video
Incline Barbell Bench Press: Step 1
Step 1 Position your body on an incline bench on a 30-45 degree angle. Grab a barbell with an overhand grip that's shoulder-width apart and hold it above your chest. Extend arms upward, locking out elbows.
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Incline Barbell Bench Press: Step 2
Step 2 Lower the bar straight down in a slow, controlled movement to your chest. Pause, then press the bar in a straight line back up to the starting position.

Progressions & Variations

Tips

Do not lower the bar to the neck. Bring the bar to the upper part of your chest on the descent.

Do not hyper extend the neck. Maintain a neutral long spine.

Do not bounce the bar off of the chest. Lower the bar with control.

Related Exercises

  • Strength Exercises
  • Chest Exercises
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