Incline Barbell Press

 Rating: 4.0/5.0
Posted by FitClick
Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 4:20pm filed under Chest

Calories Burned:  442 calories per hour   (based on a body weight of 150 lbs.)
Primary Muscles Trained:  Upper Pectorals
Secondary Muscles Trained:  Anterior Deltoids
Lie on a incline bench with your feet on the floor or the foot pad and a slight arch in your lower back.

Grip the bar about 3-4 inches wider than shoulder width and space your hands evenly using the markings on the bar. Lift the bar off the rack to a point directly above your shoulder joints.

Lower the bar to the upper part of your chest (Pectorals) with your upper arms moving directly out to the sides; touch your upper chest lightly. Press the bar up to the starting position; do not lock your elbows at the top.

The entire motion should be done in a smooth, controlled manner that lasts about 3 seconds, with the downward movement no faster than the upward. Do not bounce the bar off your chest and always keep your buttocks on the bench.

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