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The bench press primarily exercises the pectoralis major, but also the anterior deltoids, serratus anterior, coracobrachialis, scapulae fixers, trapezii, and the triceps.

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Strengthening the upper body muscles, including as the pectorals, arms, and shoulders, can be accomplished by performing a bench press workout.

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