The incline bench press is a popular barbell exercise targeting the chest muscles, particularly the upper pectoral muscles. While it can be a strength-focused movement, it is usually performed for moderate to high reps, such as 8-12 reps per set or more, as part of upper-body or chest-focused training.
Adds size and strength to the pecs
Targets the upper chest
May be more shoulder-friendly than the flat bench for certain lifters