Decline Barbell Press

Starting Position: Lie on a declined bench with your arms on a bar a little wider than shoulder width apart. Keep your head on the bench.

Performing the Exercise: Lower the bar slowly to your lower chest, slightly touching and push the weight up extending your arms above your chest.

What not to do

  • Do not bounce the bar off your chest


  • Use a controlled motion when lifting the weight. Keep the bar balanced
  • Extend your arms all the way, no ½ reps

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