Lever Decline Chest Press (plate loaded)

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Lever Decline Chest Press (plate loaded)

Instructions

Preparation

Sit on seat with handles lower chest height. Grasp handle with wide overhand grip; elbows out to sides just below shoulders.

Execution

Press lever until arms are extended. Return weight until chest muscles are slightly stretched. Repeat.

Comments

Range of motion will be compromised if grip is too wide. Latissimus Dorsi involvement is low on Decline Bench Press (Barnett 1995). Also see exercises performed on alternative machine. Also see Bench Press Analysis.

Classification

 Utility: Basic or Auxiliary
 Mechanics: Compound
 Force: Push

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Dynamic Stabilizers

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