Bench Press

One of the most common exercises in weight trying, the Bench Press is key in developing a strong chest, beneficial to any athlete. Whether you're trying to max out, gain mass or just maintain this powerful muscle, STACK is the place to go. Learn different variations and workout routines involving the Bench Press to maximize your results, plus gain training tips and trick from athletes and experts.

Latest in Bench Press

WATCH: NFL Players Take on Pro Bodybuilders in a Bench Press Contest

NFL Combine athletes put up ridiculous numbers in the Bench Press test. Some of the bigger athletes can do over 40 reps of 225 pounds. To ma...

By: Andy Haley

6 Times When Weight Room Spotting Gets Super Awkward

Let's be honest. No one enjoys the role of spotter in the weight room—especially if it interrupts what they're doing. But out of the kindness of y...

By: Andy Haley

5 Easy Tricks That Make Your Favorite Exercises More Effective

There's nothing wrong with having a few favorite exercises. Maybe you like the pump you get from Curls or love the way you can feel your heart pou...

By: Brandon Hall

WATCH: John Cena Benches 463 Pounds

Back in June, WWE star John Cena impressed us with his easy-peasy 440-pound Bench Press. Since then, Cena has upped the ante on his one-rep max. He ...

By: Maddy Lucier

What to Do if You Experience Shoulder Pain When You Bench Press

The bench press and shoulder press are perhaps the two exercises most likely to cause pain within the shoulder. Being that these are also two of the...

By: Jon Drees

Latest Videos in Bench Press

The STACK Rundown // Kendrick Lamar's Reebok Venilator, A Bench Press That Could Save Your Life, And LeBron James' Backwards Free Throw

In this week's episode of the STACK Rundown, we take a look at the Kendrick Lamar-designed Reebok Venilator and watch LeBron James hitting a free throw backwards.

STACK Fitness Weekly: The Guide to Building a Big Bench Press

In this episode of STACK Fitness Weekly, Rick Scarpulla provides a detailed explanation of how to build a bigger Bench Press by altering your technique and approach to the exercise.

Tiki Barber's Chest Routine

Former NFL All-Pro running back Tiki Barber performs a chest circuit consisting of a flat Bench Press and Push-Ups.

How Alabama Softball Builds Bat Speed and Hand Coordination with DB Bench

The University of Alabama softball team performs a Dumbbell Bench with coaching from head strength and conditioning coach Michelle Diltz.

Dwight Howard Benches 365 Pounds

NBA center Dwight Howard proves to not only be a beast on the court, but in the weight room. Watch the All-Star bench press an impressive 365 pounds.