Barbell Decline Pullover
This exercise involves lying on a decline bench and holding a barbell with both hands above your chest. You then lower the barbell behind your head while keeping your arms straight, and then bring it back up to the starting position. This exercise primarily targets the chest, back, and triceps muscles.
Barbell Decline Pullover Instructions
- Start by lying on a decline bench with your feet secured at the end of the bench and your head at the lower end.
- Hold a barbell with both hands, palms facing up, and extend your arms straight above your chest.
- Slowly lower the barbell behind your head, keeping your arms straight and your elbows locked in place.
- Once the barbell is behind your head, slowly raise it back up to the starting position, keeping your arms straight and your elbows locked in place.
- Repeat for the desired number of repetitions.
Barbell Decline Pullover Form & Visual
Barbell Decline Pullover Benefits
- Targets the chest, back, and triceps muscles
- Improves upper body strength and endurance
- Increases flexibility and range of motion in the shoulders
- Helps to improve posture and reduce the risk of injury
- Can be modified to target specific muscle groups or to accommodate different fitness levels
Barbell Decline Pullover Muscles Worked
- Pectoralis Major
- Latissimus Dorsi
- Triceps Brachii
- Serratus Anterior