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Isometric Barbell Bench Press

Angle-Based Images: Isometric Barbell Bench Press Video
Angle-Based Images: Isometric Barbell Bench Press Video
Angle-Based Images: Isometric Barbell Bench Press Video
Angle-Based Images: Isometric Barbell Bench Press Video
Angle-Based Images: Isometric Barbell Bench Press Video
Isometric Barbell Bench Press: Step 1
Step 1 Lie on a bench holding a barbell with an overhand grip slightly wider than shoulder-width apart. Press the barbell above your chest, straightening your arms. Hold the barbell in place for 30 seconds and lower it down to your chest to return to start.
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Progressions & Variations

Tips

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

Pull your shoulder blades back into the bench as you lower the weight.

Make sure to pick a weight that allows you to hold the position for the prescribed time.

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