Lever Decline Chest Press

Lever Decline Chest Press

Classification

Utility: Basic or Auxiliary
Mechanics: Compound
Force: Push

Instructions

Preparation

Sit on seat with lever grips lower chest height. Grasp grips 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 Bench Press Analysis.


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