Triceps Exercise Database -> Barbell Close Grip Bench Press


Barbell Close Grip Bench Press

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Barbell Close Grip Bench Press

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Exercise Details

Main Muscle Group : Triceps

Detailed Muscle Group : Lower Chest

Other Muscle Groups : Chest

Type : Strength

Mechanics : Compound

Equipment : Barbell , Machine - Strength

Difficulty : Beginner

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How To Perform Exercise

This exercise of the bench press is a variation where the individual uses a narrow grip to put pressure on the triceps.

Steps :

1.) Start off lying with your back flat on a bench with your feet flat on the floor in front of you.

2.) Grab the bar with a narrow grip keeping your hands close enough so that your thumbs are able to touch.

3.) Then lift the barbell off of the rack and hold it above your chest as this will be your starting position.

4.) Lower the barbell towards your chest, stopping so that the bar is close to touching you and hold for a second.

5.) Push the bar back up to the starting position and repeat for as many reps and sets as desired.

Tips :

1.) Prevent from bouncing the barbell off of your chest as that is performing the exercise incorrectly and could lead to injury.