Safe Alternatives to Bench Pressing

The bench press is considered the king of upper body exercises. Although being a great exercise, it’s not for everyone. If you have an angry shoulder or elbow, it may not be the best choice. Also, if you have been away from the gym for a long period of time, you might not have the strength to get it up. Instead of ditching the chest press completely, they’re definitely alternatives. Check out below how you can modify the bench press to fit your needs.

Dumbbell Press

Floor Press

Dumbbell Bridge Press


Box Pushups

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