Incline Barbell Press

Developing the Muscles of the Chest


 Back to the Muscle Group



1)       Begin by laying on a stable

incline flat bench with your

feet flat on the floor for

total support.



2)       Start movement by taking

a deep breath as you lift

the bar off the support.



3)       Without locking your elbows

out position the bar in line

with your upper pectoral




4)       Slowly lower the bar keeping

your elbows pointed outwards.



5)       Lower the bar until you’ve

reached a 90 degree angle at

the elbow or right at the

chest level.



6)       With a smooth motion

(no bouncing or use of momentum)

exhale as you power back to

the starting position to complete

one repetition.



Muscles Worked: Chest, Triceps, and shoulders.