- Sit on seat and grasp stirrups to each side. Position elbows
out to sides, slightly lower than shoulder height. Position hands
slightly narrower than elbow width in front of upper arms.
- Push stirrups forward and slightly downward until arms are
straight and parallel to one another. Return stirrups to original
position, until slight stretch is felt in shoulders or chest.
- Stirrup should follow slight arch pattern, in front of upper
arm between elbow and chest in stretched position, traveling
inward and slightly downward just below each shoulder at extended
Dorsi involvement is low on Decline Bench Press (Barnett