Close-Grip Bench Press

Exercise Machine / Beginner

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Equipment Needed

  • Barbell
  • Flat Bench

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Sitewide Performance

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  • 94.52 lb
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  • 275.00 lb
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Average Sitewide Close-Grip Bench Press Weight

  • 102.49 lb
    average weight
  • 198.42 lb
    best weight
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  • #42
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Average Male Close-Grip Bench Press Weight

  • 57.04 lb
    average weight
  • 70.00 lb
    best weight
  • 7
    times logged
  • #183
    popularity rank

Average Female Close-Grip Bench Press Weight

How to do the Close-Grip Bench Press:

Muscles Worked

Chest secondary Shoulders secondary Triceps primary Muscles diagram

Details

The close-grip bench press is a exercise machine exercise that primarily targets the triceps and to a lesser degree also targets the chest and shoulders ...more

The close-grip bench press is a exercise machine exercise that primarily targets the triceps and to a lesser degree also targets the chest and shoulders.

The only close-grip bench press equipment that you really need is the following: barbell and flat bench. There are however many different close-grip bench press variations that you can try out that may require different types of close-grip bench press equipment or maye even require no equipment at all.

Learning proper close-grip bench press form is easy with the step by step close-grip bench press instructions, close-grip bench press tips, and the instructional close-grip bench press technique video on this page. The close-grip bench press is a exercise for those with a beginner level of physical fitness and exercise experience. Watch the close-grip bench press video, learn how to do the close-grip bench press, and then be sure and browse through the close-grip bench press workouts on our workout plans page!

Tips

  1. Be sure to keep your elbows next to your torso while performing this exercise.
  2. Make sure you take twice as long to go down as you take to come up.

Variations

  1. Try this exercise using an E-Z bar.
  2. Dumbbells can also be used. If you decide to use them, make sure your palms are facing each other.

Types

  • Force Type: Push
  • Mechanics Type: Isolation

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Equipment Needed

  • Barbell
  • Flat Bench

Tips

  1. Be sure to keep your elbows next to your torso while performing this exercise.
  2. Make sure you take twice as long to go down as you take to come up.

Variations

  1. Try this exercise using an E-Z bar.
  2. Dumbbells can also be used. If you decide to use them, make sure your palms are facing each other.

Types

  • Force Type: Push
  • Mechanics Type: Isolation