Cable Incline Chest Press

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Cable Incline Chest Press

Instructions

Preparation

Sit on seat and grasp stirrups to each side (attached to medium height pulleys). Position elbows out to sides, slightly lower than shoulder height. Position hands back approximately shoulder height and elbow width.

Execution

Push stirrups away from body, slightly upward at 30º to 45º until arms are straight and parallel to one another. Return stirrups to original position until slight stretch is felt in chest or shoulders. Repeat.

Comments

Stirrup should follow slight arch pattern, in front/above of upper arm between elbow and chest in stretched position, travelling inward in front/above each shoulder at contracted position.

Classification

 Utility: Basic or Auxiliary
 Mechanics: Compound
 Force: Push

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