The bench press is a free weights exercise that primarily targets the chest and to a lesser degree also targets the shoulders and triceps ...more
The bench press is a free weights exercise that primarily targets the chest and to a lesser degree also targets the shoulders and triceps.
The only bench press equipment that you really need is the following: barbell and flat bench. There are however many different bench press variations that you can try out that may require different types of bench press equipment or maye even require no equipment at all.
Learning proper bench press form is easy with the step by step bench press instructions, bench press tips, and the instructional bench press technique video on this page. The bench press is a push exercise for those with a beginner level of physical fitness and exercise experience. Watch the bench press video, learn how to do the bench press, and then be sure and browse through the bench press workouts on our workout plans page!