This is an exercise for the strengthening of the lower chest or pectoral muscles and is preferred by beginners as it provides support and stability.
- Adjust the seat of the machine so that the handles are near the lower portion of your chest.
- Slowly press the handles forward until your hands are fully extended, do not lock your elbows.
- Pause for a moment and then with a controlled movement lower your hands back to starting position.
- Type: isolation
- Primary: chest
- Secondary: shoulders, triceps
- Equipment: chest machine