Chest Exercise: Decline Bench Press

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Type Resistance
Target (primary) Chest (pectoralis major) Target (secondary) Anterior deltoidTriceps
Equipment Dumbbells, Barbell
Mechanics Compound
Force Push
Plane of motion Sagittal plane
Other Bilateral

How is it performed?

  • Lie down on a decline bench with your feet securely placed under the leg brace
  • Grasp the bar using a medium overhand grip and unrack the barbell.
  • Inhale as you slowly lower the bar to your upper chest and exhale as you push the bar up while squeezing your chest muscle until arms are extended.

→ See the full chest and biceps workout here

[end]What’s your favorite chest exercise? [/end]


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