Chest machine exercises for men and women.

Incline Press - Machine

Sit on seat with upper chest just above grips on lever. Grasp grips with a wide overhand grip and elbows out to the sides. Press lever until arms are extended. Return weight until chest muscles are slightly stretched. Do not allow muscles to relax before next repetition.

Chest Press - Hammer Strength

Adjust seat to put chest in a horizontal line with arms. Grip handles with palms down. Keep shoulder blades squeezed together (retracted) against back pad and maintain position throughout entire exercise. Throughout motion, shoulders form 90 degree angle to body (upper arms are parallel to floor). In a controlled motion, push handles forward to extend arms without locking out elbows. While maintaining the controlled motion, bring elbows back without setting weight down or relaxing the muscle.

Smith Machine Incline Bench Press

Smith Machine Incline Bench Press

Exercise Data
Main Muscle Worked: Chest
Other Muscles Worked: Triceps, Shoulders
Equipment: Machine
Mechanics Type: Compound

Bench Press - Smith Machine

Lie supine on bench. Dismount barbell from rack over the upper chest using a wide overhand grip. Lower weight to upper chest. Press bar until arms are extended. Do not allow muscles to relax before next repetition.