Chest Press Machine

Exercise Details for Chest Press Machine

  • Primary Muscle
    Pec
  • Secondary Muscle
    Triceps, Front Delt
  • Equipment
    Machine
  • Level
    Easy

Guide for Machine Chest Press

  • Be careful with your shoulders when grasping the handles
  • Your feet should be located behind your knees pressed to the floor
  • Pull back your shoulders, pinch the shoulder blades and push the chest forward
  • Keep your shoulders down
  • Make sure your wrists are straight
  • Do not flake out with your arms 90 degrees away from your body, keep your upper arm obliquely downwards
  • Do not swing the upper body forward when pulling in. Buttocks, shoulder blades and head should be touching the backrest
  • Perform the exercise slowly, lower the weight in a calm and slow manner, always with tension in the muscle you are exercising. 
  • Do not go too far back with your hands as you may injure your shoulders if doing so 
  • Great drop set exercise to finish a chest workout with

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