The close grip bench press, otherwise popular as close grip barbell bench press, is a strength-gaining, upper-body pressing exercise that engages your triceps and the chest muscles. It is a staple in any training regimen and is generally used by not only bodybuilders but also by ordinary gym trainees.
What are Bench Dips (Tricep Dips)
Bench dips or tricep dips on bench is a compound, bodyweight exercise focusing on your triceps and at the same time improving strength in your shoulders and chest. As the name suggests, you just need a bench or chair to perform the exercise anywhere you want and can do the repetitions indefinitely.
When it comes to shoulder-friendly upper body exercises, there is none better than the dumbbell floor press. It is a pressing exercise similar to bench press, but it utilizes the floor rather than the bench. It helps in working the triceps harder than ever, removing the strain placed on your shoulder joints.
What is a Floor Press?
Floor press, the primitive version of the bench press, is a core-attacking and strength-building upper-body exercise that lets you lift weights without excessive shoulder stress. It works best for those who want to feel the effect of bench press on their triceps and reduce the risks of shoulder injuries while training.