Area Worked: Chest – Lower Part
Muscles: Pectoralis Major, Pectoralis Minor
Description / Instruction:
To perform the Decline Bench Press you must set your bench to a 30-45 degree decline. Lie on your back on the bench with your feet securely fastened. Hold a pair of dumbbells over your chest, with your arms straight up and your hands facing forward. Bend your elbows and lower the dumbbells down to finish level with your chest. Contract your chest muscles and press the dumbbells back up to the start position in an arc. This exercise develops the pectoralis major and minor muscles of the chest.