Chest Press

Chest Press

1.  Handgrips should be chest high. 

2.  Adjust the seat height by lifting the lever under the front of the seat.

3.  To lower the seat you can remain seated, un-weight the seat to raise it.

4.  Select the workload with the pin.

5.  Rest your back flat against the backrest.

6.  Set the position of the handgrips according to your joint mobility.

7.  Grasp the handgrips symmetrically and press your arms forward simultaneously. 

8.  Do not lock your elbows.

9.  Keep your elbows, wrists and shoulders aligned while performing the movement.

10.  Maintain a smooth controlled speed through the movement while staying in control of the weight.

11.  Change your grip from close to wide to adjust the movement trajectory.

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  • Sunday: Closed


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