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How to use the Incline seated chest press

Muscle Groups: Chest

The incline chest press targets the pectoralis major (pecs).

To start, this is a plate loaded machine, so you can add weights onto the bars on the side of the machine. Once you have added an appropriate weight, adjust your seat so that when seated the handle bars are in line with your upper chest.

Once ready, grasp the handles, shoulders back and feet placed firmly on the ground. Push upwards in a continious, controlled movement, holding at the top then slowly returning back down.

As shown by Ellie Young. A PT at Ascendancy.

The main benefits of using an incline chest press is that it is a great way to build strength in the upper chest muscles. The machine provides resistance, which helps to overload the muscles and force them to adapt and grow.

Other machines targeting chest

Olympic Flat Bench
Olympic Incline Bench
Olympic Decline Bench
Flat Machine Press (Plate Loaded)
Incline Machine Press (This Machine) (Plate Loaded)
Decline Machine Press (Plate Loaded)
Pec Deck/RearDelt Machine

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