The Incline Bench: 12/18/19

September 27, 2022
The Incline Bench: 12/18/19

Whether youre swimming, pushing a grocery cart, or throwing a ball, having strong chest muscles is essential for everyday activities. Wednesday you will see both the incline and flat bench in our strength.The purpose of the incline press is to focus more of the work on the upper pecs. The main benefit in performing incline presses is to develop the upper portion of the pectoral muscles. When the bench is set at an incline (15 to 30 degrees), you activate your shoulders more since its comparable to a shoulder press. Also, because of the angle of the bench, this exercise puts less stress on your rotator cuff. Because the incline chest press puts more stress on your upper pec, it develops this muscle group more, while the flat bench tends to build mass over the entire pec.Now that ya know.... Let's Bench!

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