- Position adjustable pulley higher than intended height but
within arms reach from bench. Position bench under cable bar.
Lie supine on bench. While lying on bench, reach over and lower
each pulley into intended position so that cables are taut in
lowest position with bar on chest. Grasp bar with both hands
using wide oblique overhand grip.
- Press bar upward until arms are extended. Lower bar to chest
or until slight stretch is felt in shoulders. Repeat.
- Range of motion will be compromised if grip is too
wide. Also see Bench
Press Analysis and Cable
Bar Standing Bench Press.