Close Grip Bench Press

Training Details Close Grip Bench Press

  • Primary Muscle
    Triceps
  • Secondary Muscle
    Pec, Front Delt
  • Equipment
    Barbell
  • Level
    Average

Guide for Close Grip Bench Press

  • Perform the exercise with a shoulder-width grip to reduce the risk of injury
  • Lower the weight in a calm and slow manner, always with tension in the muscle you are exercising. 
  • Make sure your elbows are close to your body
  • You should hit the chest slightly lower than with a normal bench press
  • It is important that your wrists basically lie over your elbows during the entire movement
  • The bar should end up over your shoulders in the top position, not over your stomach
  • Inhale on the way down and exhale on the way up

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