Chest Press - Smith Machine



  • Place the bench under the barbell and ensure that you can release the barbell safely from the height of this bench. Add weight if desired.

  • Press the barbell away and unhook the safety hooks, then slowly lower towards your chest. Straighten arms, then repeat until your form starts to fail.

  • Make sure you set the height of the bench, if you are using one, appropriate to the user's height and/or arm and leg length.

  • Chest  Shoulders  Triceps 

  • Pectoralis major, Pectoralis minor, Triceps brachii

  • TIP: Make sure that you choose an appropriate amount of weight.


Variations for Chest Press - Smith Machine

  • Chest Press

    This machine works your overall chest muscles, mainly in the center of your pectorals. The movement mimics a push-up.

  • Cable Chest Press

    Two cables are used with independent handles in order to strengthen your stabilizer muscles. You can slightly vary the angle of your arms to work your muscles from different angles.

 

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