Leverage Incline Chest Press
Leverage Incline Chest Press Instructions
- Adjust the incline bench to a 45-degree angle.
- Select the desired weight on the weight stack.
- Sit on the bench with your back against the pad and your feet flat on the floor.
- Grasp the handles with an overhand grip and bring them to shoulder level.
- Push the handles away from your body until your arms are fully extended.
- Slowly lower the handles back to shoulder level, keeping your elbows slightly bent.
- Repeat for desired number of repetitions.
Leverage Incline Chest Press Form & Visual
Leverage Incline Chest Press Benefits
- Targets the upper portion of the chest muscles
- Increases strength and muscle mass in the chest, shoulders, and triceps
- 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 incline angle
Leverage Incline Chest Press Muscles Worked
- Pectoralis major (upper and middle fibers)
- Anterior deltoids
- Triceps brachii
- Clavicular head of the pectoralis major
Leverage Incline Chest Press Variations & Alternatives
- Decline Chest Press
- Flat Bench Chest Press
- Dumbbell Chest Press
- Close-Grip Chest Press
- Wide-Grip Chest Press
- Single-Arm Chest Press
- Machine Chest Press