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Incline Smith Machine Bench Press

Angle-Based Images: Incline Smith Machine Bench Press Video
Angle-Based Images: Incline Smith Machine Bench Press Video
Angle-Based Images: Incline Smith Machine Bench Press Video
Angle-Based Images: Incline Smith Machine Bench Press Video
Angle-Based Images: Incline Smith Machine Bench Press Video
Incline Smith Machine Bench Press: Step 1
Step 1 Lie on your back on an incline bench directly underneath the barbell of a Smith machine. Use an overhand grip so your palms are facing away from you and your hands are slightly wider than shoulder-width apart.
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Incline Smith Machine Bench Press: Step 2
Step 2 Gripping the bar as tight as possible, press it over your chest until your arms are completely locked out. Pause, and then lower back to the starting position.

Progressions & Variations

Tips

Do not let your elbows flare out. Keep the elbows close to your sides throughout the exercise.

Do not hyperextend your neck. Maintain a neutral long spine.

Squeeze your chest at the top of the press.

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