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Close-Grip Incline Barbell Press

Posted by GymAmerica
Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at 5:39pm filed under Chest

Calories Burned:  357 calories per hour   (based on a body weight of 150 lbs.)
Primary Muscles Trained:  Upper Pectorals
Secondary Muscles Trained:  Deltoids, Triceps
Start: Set up an adjustable bench to its lowest incline, about 15 to 30 degrees. Then lie faceup on the bench and grab a barbell with an overhand grip that is just beyond shoulder width. Hold the bar above your shoulders with your arms straight.

Movement: Lower the bar straight down as you tuck your elbows close to your sides. Pause, then press the bar back to the starting position and repeat.

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