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Workout Details

Equipment:
Barbell

Body-part:
Chest

Target:
Pectoralis Major Sternal Head

Synergist:
Deltoid Posterior, Latissimus Dorsi, Levator Scapulae, Pectoralis Major Clavicular Head, Teres Major

Instructions:

  • Position a loaded barbell on the floor, at the head end of a decline bench.
  • Lie supine (on your back) on the decline bench and hook your feet under the foot pads.
  • Pick the barbell up from by your head using a narrow pronated (overhand) grip and press it up
    over your chest.
  • Keeping your elbows very slightly flexed, inhale as you slowly lower the barbell backward and downward in a semi-circular motion until you feel a mild stretch under your arms.
  • Exhale as you slowly reverse the motion and return the barbell to the starting position, over your chest.
  • Repeat.
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