Lever Decline Chest Press

Lever Decline Chest Press


This exercise involves using a lever machine to perform a chest press while in a declined position. The movement targets the chest muscles and can be adjusted to accommodate different fitness levels.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Lever Decline Chest Press Instructions

  1. Adjust the seat and backrest of the machine to your desired position.
  2. Choose the appropriate weight and load it onto the machine.
  3. Sit on the machine with your back against the backrest and your feet flat on the floor.
  4. Grasp the handles with an overhand grip and position them at chest level.
  5. Push the handles away from your body until your arms are fully extended, but do not lock your elbows.
  6. Slowly bring the handles back towards your chest, keeping your elbows slightly bent.
  7. Repeat for desired number of repetitions.
  8. When finished, release the handles and carefully exit the machine.
  9. Stretch your chest and arms to cool down.

Lever Decline Chest Press Form & Visual

Lever Decline Chest Press

Lever Decline Chest Press Benefits

  • Targets the lower portion of the chest muscles
  • Allows for a greater range of motion compared to traditional bench press
  • Reduces strain on the shoulders and wrists
  • Engages the triceps and front deltoids as secondary muscles
  • Can be easily adjusted for different fitness levels by changing the weight or angle of the machine

Lever Decline Chest Press Muscles Worked

  • Pectoralis major (lower fibers)
  • Triceps brachii
  • Anterior deltoid

Lever Decline Chest Press Variations & Alternatives

  • Incline Lever Chest Press
  • Flat Lever Chest Press
  • Seated Lever Chest Press
  • Single Arm Lever Chest Press
  • Close Grip Lever Chest Press