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Chest Press Machine

Body Part: Chest, Shoulders, Anterior Deltoids, Triceps

Equipment: Chest Press Machine

Difficulty: Beginner


Step 1: Adjust machine so that handles are at lower chest height. Ensure posture is tall and core is braced.

Step 2: Depress the foot lever to bring the arms forward and grasp handles approximately 1.5x shoulder width. Release foot lever.

Step 3: Slowly press forward until the arms are completely extended.

Step 4: Reverse the pattern and return to the starting position moving through a maximum, comfortable range of motion that technique can be maintained.

Step 5: Repeat. Keep shoulders down, chin from jutting forward and back from arching or rounding.