Incline Smith Machine Wide-Grip Bench Press

March 20, 2015 - Chest Exercises, Machine Chest Exercises, Smith Machine Exercises, Upper Chest Exercises
Incline Smith Machine Wide-Grip Bench Press



Place an incline bench under the smith machine and set the barbell at a height that you can reach with almost fully extended hands. Lie back on the bench so that your upper chest to be on one level with the bar. Put your feet firm on the floor and grasp the bar with pronated grip (palms facing your feet) with your hands at the widest grip you can safely manage(the angle in the middle portion of the movement between your arms and forearms must be bigger than 90-degree). Unlock the bar from the rack and hold it above your chest. This will be your starting position.


As you breathe in start lower the bar in controlled manner until you reach the upper chest. When you touch the chest carefully change the direction of the movement and bring the bar back to the starting position as you exhale. Contract the pecs at the top, hold for a second and repeat the movement for desire reps.