Incline presses . Initial position. Sit on an incline bench angled at 45 to 60 degrees, grasp the barbell with an overhand grip wider than shoulder width:
– Inhale and lower the barbell to the sternal notch.
– Extend the arms.
– Exhale at the end of the movement. This exercise mainly solicits the clavicular head of the pectoralis major, anterior deltoid, triceps brachii, serratus anterior, and pectoralis minor. This exercise may be done at a frame that guides the bar.
Comment: Contrary to popular lore, the incline press does not tone the breasts and in no way prevents their sagging. Breasts are composed of adipose tissue containing the mammary glands, all of which is contained in a net of connective tissue that rests on top of the pectoralis major.
Incline presses. Application of the exercise.
Who shall do it: Everybody from beginners to experts.
When: In the beginning of the training session dedicated chest. After incline presses you should perform incline dumbbell flys and dumbbell pullovers.
How many: 4-5 sets, 8-15 repetitions.
Upper Chest Exercises