Bench Press with bands

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Bench Press with bands

Sport: Rugby League, Rugby Union, Touch Football, Basketball, Netball, Soccer

Focus: Strength, Power

Muscle Group: Chest, Abs, Upper Back

Equipment: Bench, Barbell



Exercise Description

– Using a flat bench secure a band under the leg of the bench that is nearest to your head
– Once the band is secure, grab it by both handles and lie down on the bench
– Extend your arms so that you are holding the band handles in front of you at shoulder width
– Bring down the handles slowly until your elbow forms a 90° angle
– Then bring the handles up using your pectoral muscles
– Lock your arms in the contracted position, squeeze your chest, hold for a second and then start coming down slowly
– This is one rep

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