bench press definition

  • noun:
    • a good start in weightlifting that is executed from a horizontal position on a bench, when the body weight is raised through the chest to supply's size and lowered returning to the chest.
    • a fitness preformed by pressing the extra weight of a barbell away from your body while lying on a bench.
    • a tiny punch press attached to a workbench
    • a weightlift in which you lie in your straight back on a bench and hit weights upward
  • verb:
    • To push the weight of a barbell far from your body while lying on a bench.

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