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Bench Press

What it does?

One of the most popular chest exercises, which is useful for building strength for many sports

What you need?

Bench or bench press station with olympic bar

How do you do it?

- Lie flat with your back on the bench and feet on the floor
- Hold the bar above you slightly wider than shoulder width apart with arms straight
- Lower the bar towards your chest
- Press the bar up by straightening your arms
- Do 3 sets of 8-12 reps

Key Points

- Use caution when lifting weights overhead
- Take 2-3 seconds to lower the bar and 2-3 seconds to raise it



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