Chest Exercise Database -> Machine Decline Chest Press

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Machine Decline Chest Press

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Machine Decline Chest Press

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Exercise Details

Main Muscle Group : Chest

Detailed Muscle Group : Lower Chest

Other Muscle Groups : Triceps , Shoulders

Type : Strength

Mechanics : Compound

Equipment : Machine - Strength

Difficulty : Beginner

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Targeted Muscle Group

Chest

How To Perform Exercise

The machine decline bench press exercise works the lower portion of the pectoral muscles and many people prefer this exercise as it offers more stability for new people to the exercise.

Steps :

1.) Start off by adjusting the seat of the machine so that the handles are aligned with the lower portion of your chest and your back is rested upon the resting pad, as this will be your starting position.

2.) Slowly press the handles forward until your hands are fully extended and you feel a stretch in your chest muscles, making sure not to lock your elbows.

3.) Hold this position for a count then return back to the starting position.

4.) Repeat for as many reps and sets as desired.