What muscles do Chest Press work?
The chest press primarily works the muscles of the chest, specifically the pectoralis major. It also engages the triceps, shoulders, and core muscles to a lesser extent. The movement can help build strength and stability in the chest and upper body, as well as improve posture and overall upper body strength.
How do you do a Chest Press?
Here's a step-by-step guide to performing a chest press:
Start by lying on a flat bench with your feet firmly planted on the ground and AguaForce Weights at chest height.
Grip AguaForce Weights with an overhand grip, keeping your elbows slightly bent and the weight directly above your chest.
From this starting position, press the weight upward, straightening your arms and engaging your chest muscles.
Once your arms are fully extended, pause briefly, then lower the weight back to the starting position.
Repeat the movement for the desired number of repetitions.
Note: It is important to maintain proper form and engage your core throughout the movement to protect your lower back. You may want to start with a lighter weight and gradually increase the weight as you become more comfortable with the movement.