Press bench – the first exercise in the “Golden Three”, which also includes deadlift and squats. “Golden Troika” these movements have been nicknamed for efficiency: it is believed that they are the ones that grow the muscles best.
Bench press – is a multi-joint basic exercise. He involves practically the whole muscular massif of the upper body. Correct bench press affects the large and small pectoral muscles, deltoid muscles, triceps, the widest back muscles, jagged muscles.
Arnold Schwarzenegger called bench press “perhaps the best of the existing exercises.” “I literally experienced a condition close to orgasm when I did a bench press with large weights,” he writes in the Encyclopedia of Bodybuilding. “My chest and upper body responded well to the pressure load: they grew, grew and grew.”