Lever Decline Bench Press

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Lever Decline Bench Press

Instructions

Preparation

Lie supine on decline bench with feet under leg brace and chest under lever bar. Grasp lever bar with wide oblique overhand grip.

Execution

Press bar until arms are extended. Lower weight to chest. Repeat.

Comments

Range of motion will be compromised if grip is too wide. Latissimus Dorsi involvement is low on Decline Bench Press (Barnett 1995). Also see Bench Press Analysis.

Classification

 Utility: Basic or Auxiliary
 Mechanics: Compound
 Force: Push

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