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Bench Press

Body Position: 
  1. The bench press should be performed with the shoulder blades pulled together and driven into the bench
  2. The elbows should be in a tucked position meaning they will be as close to your body as possible
  3. The bar should touch the lower chest area
  4. The bar must be pushed in an arc, slightly over the face
  5. Make sure feet are flat on the floor and press them into the ground through the heels. This can be done with a barbell or Dumbbells

Targeted Muscles

  • Pectoralis Major
  • Triceps
  • Anterior Deltoid  

Grip

  • Handover grip, palms facing up; hands are just outside shoulders

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Positions: 
Lower barbell until it touches the chest
The bar must be pushed in an arc, slightly over the face.
Common Errors: 

Wide grip; elbows are at 90 degrees (or more), which will put a lot of strain on the shoulders.