|Additional Equipment||decline bench with lower leg fixation|
PreparationPlace feet under paded roll and lie supine on incline bench. Grasp barbell from floor and hold it above shoulders using shoulderwide overhand grip. Raise upper torso slightly off bench, press lumbar spine down while shoulder blades remain on bench.
ExecutionRaise upper torso off bench by flexing waist. Keep lower back on bench. Return until shoulder blades touch bench and repeat.
Variations / CommentsKeep arms perpendicular to floor to hold weight above shoulders throughout motion.
|Stabilizers||Pectoralis Major, Sternal | Pectoralis Major, Clavicular | Deltoid, Anterior | Serratus Anterior | Triceps Brachii|