Reverse-grip bench press

The reverse-grip bench press is a popular barbell exercise targeting the chest, triceps, and forearms. The main difference between this exercise and the standard bench press is that the grip is underhand, not overhand. This helps target both the upper chest and the triceps. This lift can feel awkward at first, so go light and don't be afraid to use a spotter.


  1. Targets the triceps more than the standard bench press
  2. Emphasizes the upper chest
  3. Some lifters find it easier on the shoulders than overhand bench variations

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