Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Exercise of the day - Bench Press

The Bench Press is an upper body exercise that targets the pectorals, the triceps and the deltoids.

Why should a woman do bench press? It is one of the great 4 compound exercises along with the squat, deadlift and standing shoulder press (or overhead press). It helps, obviously, to build up the upper body strength, which in turn is useful for improving overall strength, improving your other lifts and to help sculpt a nice, lean, proportionate upper body.

Here's a good article on why women should not avoid training chest: