- Stand behind arm pad facing lever handles. Place one foot
forward under arm pad and opposite foot back on foot bar. Grasp
handles with narrow overhand grip. Squat down and position chest
up against side of pad and back of upper arms on upper angled
- Push lever down until arms are fully extended. Return and
- In effort to achieve fuller range of motion, head can be
positioned down so handles can clear over head. With heavy resistance,
back pad will need to be adjusted to keep torso close to arm
pad. Position armpit to rest near top of pad. Back of upper arm
should remain on pad throughout movement.
- Notice that this machine has secondary lever, so elbows are
not aligned with primary fulcrum. The particular machine shown
doubles as Preacher
Curl Machine by placing weight on opposite side of fulcrum.
Also see Lever Triceps Extension
on alternative apparatus.