Incline Barbell Press

Starting Position: Lie on a 45 degree inclined bench with your feet firmly planted on the ground. Your arms should be on the bar a little wider than shoulder width apart.

Performing the Exercise: Lower the bar slowly to your upper chest, slightly touching and explode the weight up. Keep your back on the bench.

What not to do

  • Do not bounce the bar off your chest
  • Do not lift your feet up from the ground


  • Keep your bottom and back on the bench (do not lift it)
  • Use a controlled motion when lifting the weight. Keep the bar balanced

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