- Sit on seat with upper chest just above horizontal handles.
If available, push foot lever until lever is within grasping
range. Grasp handles with wide overhand
grip; elbows out to sides just below shoulders. Release foot
- Press lever until arms are extended. Return weight until
chest muscles are slightly stretched. Repeat.
- Some machines have foot levers to position handles in a more
comfortable starting and ending position. If foot lever is available,
engage it before releasing grips. Also see exercise on machine
with lever fulcrum above. Range of motion will be compromised
if grip is too