Lever Chest Press

Lever Chest Press


This exercise involves using a lever machine to perform a chest press movement. The user sits on the machine and pushes the handles forward, engaging the chest muscles. The lever machine provides resistance throughout the movement.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Lever Chest Press Instructions

  1. Adjust the seat height so that the handles are at chest level.
  2. Sit on the machine with your back flat against the pad and your feet flat on the floor.
  3. Grasp the handles with an overhand grip and push them away from your body until your arms are fully extended.
  4. Slowly bring the handles back towards your body, keeping your elbows slightly bent.
  5. Repeat for desired number of repetitions.

Lever Chest Press Form & Visual

Lever Chest Press

Lever Chest Press Benefits

  • Targets the chest muscles, specifically the pectoralis major and minor
  • Also engages the triceps and shoulders as secondary muscles
  • Allows for a greater range of motion compared to traditional bench press
  • Reduces strain on the shoulders and wrists
  • Can be adjusted to target different areas of the chest by changing the angle of the lever
  • Provides a safer alternative for those with shoulder or wrist injuries

Lever Chest Press Muscles Worked

  • Pectoralis major (chest muscles)
  • Anterior deltoids (front shoulder muscles)
  • Triceps brachii (back of upper arm muscles)

Lever Chest Press Variations & Alternatives

  • Incline Lever Chest Press
  • Decline Lever Chest Press
  • Seated Lever Chest Press
  • Single Arm Lever Chest Press
  • Close Grip Lever Chest Press
  • Wide Grip Lever Chest Press
  • Reverse Grip Lever Chest Press
  • Neutral Grip Lever Chest Press