Equipment > Benches

Weight Lifting Benches are a critical piece of equipment for your gym. If you don’t have access to a bench then you’re going to have a lot of problems performing basic exercises such as the popular bench press. There are many different types of bench that you can buy and on this page we’ll go into details about each of them so you can find out what you need to know. From adjustable to incline or decline there’s a lot you need to know about…

Types Of Weight Bench:

Here is a full list of the different types of benches that are available on the market.

Flat Bench

The classic flat bench is a fixed bench which can be used for multiple exercises.

Incline Bench

The incline bench is traditionally used for incline bench press, but can also be used for rows and other exercises.

Decline Bench

The decline bench is a fixed bench and is used for bench press, abdominal exercises and more.

Adjustable Bench

Also known as an FID Bench which means Flat/Incline/Decline this offers as many options as possible.

Olympic Bench

Olympic benches generally can be either fixed or adjustable and come with catchers or racks for your bar.

Folding Bench

A folding bench can be either a flat, incline, decline or FID style bench and is used for maximizing storage efficiency.

Ab Bench

Also known as a sit up bench this is used for a variety of abdominal exercises though primarily for sit ups.

Hyper Extension Bench

The Hyper Extension or Hyperextension Bench is used for back exercises that target muscles such as the glutes and the hamstrings.

Preacher Curl Bench

This bench or often bench extension is used for the popular bicep exercise known as the preacher curl.

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