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Incline Bench Press

Upper chest

Coach's Tips

It's the best workout to create a firm upper chest. Focus on the target muscle, and keep a correct and steady form.

How to

Starting Position

1. Lie back on an incline bench with your feet flat on the floor and your back pressed firmly against the backrest. 2. Grasp the barbell with your hands slightly wider than shoulder-width apart. 3. Unrack the barbell and hold it directly above your chest with your arms fully extended.

Proper Form

1. Lower the barbell in a controlled manner until it lightly touches the middle of your chest. 2. Pause for a moment, then press the barbell back up to the starting position. 3. Repeat for the desired number of repetitions.

Breathing Technique

1. Inhale as you lower the barbell and exhale as you press the barbell up. 2. Try to keep your breathing steady and controlled throughout the exercise.

Precautions

1. Make sure your back is pressed firmly against the backrest throughout the exercise. 2. Do not arch your back as you press the barbell up. 3. Do not lock your elbows at the top of the movement. 4. Do not lower the barbell too far down on your chest.

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