The bench press is one of the best representations of strength and endurance in weight training. Let’s take a look at 12 ways to lift your bench press in weightlifting, from using the right fitness equipment to improving your form. To get your body ready for the barbells, get your head in the game before going into the weight room. Prepare your mind before going to the gym to ensure you’re set up with the right gear and improve your form. Prepare for a 45-pound weight plate game. Get your mind in the gym. Get a personal record out of the gym!