Bench Press

The bench press is a piece of equipment used for upper body strength training exercise consisting of pressing a weight upwards from a supine position. While exercising, you will be working the pectoralis major as well as supporting chest, arm, and shoulder muscles such as the anterior deltoids. Other muscles to benefit from this workout are: serratus anteriorcoracobrachialisscapulae fixerstrapezii, and the triceps. Using a  barbell to hold the weight is advantageous, but a pair of dumbbells can also be used.

The barbell bench press is one of three lifts in the sport of powerlifting(alongside the deadlift and squat). This is used extensively in weight trainingbodybuilding, and other types of training to develop the chest muscles.

bench press
1a bodybuilding and weightlifting exercise in which a lifter lies on a bench with the feet on the floor and raises a weight with both arms.
1raise (a weight) in a bench press.
“Josh can bench-press more than 400 pounds”

People performing this exercise should lie on their back on a bench with a weight grasped in both hands. Once in the correct position, they push the weight upwards until their arms are extended. Taking care to avoid the elbows locking because this can cause injury. When the arms are fully extended, they can then lower the weight to chest level. This is one repetition (rep).

Powerlifting: Taking the position on a flat bench, with body weight resting on buttocks and upper traps. You need to drive with your feet into the floor. As a result of this kind of movement, the weight will be taken at full arms’ length, lowered to the upper torso, paused, and then lifted to starting position.

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  • Adidas Unisex Essential Utility Bench

    Upholstered foam back pad offers comfort and support.
    Position adjustable foam ankle pads for improved stability.
    Incline, decline and flat back pad adjustment.
    Non-marking rubber feet reduce movement.

    not rated £98.25
  • Body Revolution Adjustable Weight Bench | HIIT Fitness

    Body Revolution Adjustable Weight Bench


    • Official Body Revolution Weight Bench
    • Adjustable Weightlifting Gym Bench
    • 6 Incline and Decline Positions
    • Collapsible Foldable Storage Design
    • Padded EVA Foam Cushioning
    • Dry Wife Surface
    • Non-Slip Feet
    • Built in Wheels for Easy Transportation
    • Maximum Weight Limit (Including User): 250kg Approx.
    • Free Shipping to Mainland UK
    not rated £52.99
  • Bodymax CF325 FID Utility Bench

    Classic flat /incline bench
    Adjusts to 5 positions from flat to 90 degrees with chromed locator pins
    Incorporates dumbbell storage and convenient transportation wheels

    not rated £99.99
  • Marcy Pro Fold Flat Weight Bench

    • Purpose – Multi-functional starter bench for use with dumbbells, a rack, or ab bench; easy build – 90% pre-assembled, use in minutes.
    • Five-position back pad – adjusts to 67 degrees upright, incline, flat and decline; quick fold design – collapses flat for compact storage.
    • Ab crunch feature – transforms into an ab bench; secure adjustments – slotted rapid release pin; adjustable front leg – four heights
    not rated £105.00
  • Mirafit Heavy Duty 260kg FID Weight Bench

    Mirafit M2 Heavy Duty Adjustable Weight Bench – Semi pro/commercial grade 260kg bench – Black and orange design
    Fully adjustable – 6 Backrest angles and 4 seat angles – Flat, decline and incline positions
    Perfect for dumbbell exercises, bench presses etc – Built in handle and castors for easy movement – Extra thick comfortable black padded cushions

    not rated £99.99
  • SportPlus Flat / Incline Workout Bench – Foldable

    SportPlus Flat / Incline Workout Bench – Foldable

    Versatile weight bench for effective dumbbell and upper body training.
    Individually adjustable foot, backrest and seat pads.
    Ideal for targeted fitness training of torso muscles on both the flat and incline bench.

    not rated £99.99
  • Sportstech BRT500 Innovative Weight Bench with Unique Design, Ergonomic EVA Padding Material, Intelligent Folding System, Anti-slip – Folding Fitness Bench

    MULTITALENT: The 8in1 fitness bench provides almost limitless possibilities for training: Also perfect as a stomach & back trainer as well as for push-ups, bench presses, leg lifters & biceps curls. Also included is a large XXL exercise poster with 12 effective exercises.
    EVA POLSTERMATERIAL: Perfectly shaped and trendy upholstery made of hard-wearing and tear-resistant EVA material – water-repellent and odourless at the same time.
    INTELLIGENT FOLDING SYSTEM: The BRT500 folding weight bench can be converted in a flash. The incline bench can be folded in a few seconds. The lever handle bench is easy to stow away because it is ultra compact.

    not rated £149.95
  • Sportstech Innovative 18in1 Weight Bench with Carrying Handle, BRT100 Flat Bench, Unique Design, Eva Padding Material, Folding Fitness Bench, Intelligent Folding System, Abs Trainer, Anti-slip Feet

    MULTIFUNCTION: The flat weight bench provides tons of training possibilities: perfect as abdominal & back trainer as well as for push-ups, bench press, leg lifts & bicep curls. Ideal as a barbell bench and dumbbell bench
    PRACTICAL CARRYING HANDLE: The innovative design of the flat bench offers a carrying handle for easy transport. The max. load capacity of the folding weight bench is 120 kg. It is height-adjustable in 3 stages
    EVA PADDING MATERIAL: The training bench has a trendy padding made of durable and tear-resistant EVA material. The material of the standard weight bench is water-repellent and odourless.

    not rated £99.95
  • SteelBody STB-10101 Flat Weight Bench

    Purpose: Robust, versatile bench to combine with dumbbells or a rack | Fixed One-Position Design: Increases structural integrity
    Framework: Heavy duty 3 x 3 inch beefy solid steel | Upholstery: 2-inch-thick | Paint Finish: Chip resistant powder coated paint
    Stabilizers: No-tip balanced front and rear frame | Feet: Slip resistant load bearing rubber feet non-marking | Transport Wheels

    not rated £119.99
  • SteelBody STB-10105 Deluxe Adjustable Weight Bench

    Back Pad: 6 position adjusts from flat, incline & 70 degrees upright (decline not available) | Saw-tooth Hooks: Secures the back pad
    Seat Pad: Ergonomically grooved seat adjusts to 5 positions | Dual Steel Back Pad Supports: Even weight distribution for heavier loads
    Framework: Heavy duty 3 x 3 inch beefy solid steel | Upholstery: 2-inch-thick | Feet: Rubber slip resistant load bearing non-marking

    not rated £206.57
  • York Fitness 5 Seat Position Bench

    5 seat positions for workout versatility.
    Adjusts in seconds.
    Comfortable thick padded backrest and seat pad.

    not rated £93.99
  • York Fitness B530 Heavy Duty Incline and Decline Bench

    This heavy duty bench is well constructed with four position adjustable backrest (incline to decline)
    Features five position height adjustable seat and heavy duty 2 inch uprights
    Maximum load capacity of 200kg.

    not rated £134.99