Adjust seat height so lever is near shoulder axis. Sit on machine and push foot lever. Place elbows on pads and grasp bar from behind. Release foot lever and place feet on platform or to sides.
Pull lever forward and down until elbows are to sides. Return until shoulders are fully flexed, or upper arms are parallel to torso. Repeat.
When finished, push foot lever before releasing arm from lever. Release foot lever after releasing arm from lever. Actual range of motion is dependent upon individual shoulder flexibility.