PreparationGrasp barbell with wide overhand grip and lie supine on mat or floor. Hold barbell above chest and place upper arms on floor, perpendicular to torso.
ExecutionPress barbell up above chest. Keep arms slightly bent. Return until upper arms slightly touch floor and repeat.
Variations / CommentsThe limited range of motion for the negative movement involves chest muscles less and shifts more workload to triceps. When using high resistance have one or two training partner besides to hand and support the barbell.
|Pectoralis Major, Sternal | Pectoralis Major, Clavicular | Deltoid, Anterior