Machine Seated Close Grip Press Exercise Guide
Machine Seated Close Grip Press is a strength exercise that works your triceps.
Machine Seated Close Grip Press is a great moderate move. When done correctly, it can effectively target your arms and upper body.
It requires weight machine to do.
How to do Machine Seated Close Grip Press
Stand on seat with shoulders at height of handles. Grasp handles with shoulder width or somewhat wider overhand hold, only to sides of chest; elbows very down to bottom.
Press lever until arms are extended. Return weight until forearm is against upper arm. Repeat.
If lever arms freely move together or apart, keep moderately close grip throughout movement. Triceps will not be as involved in movement if grip is lower than chest. Seat height should be adjusted so bar is at least lower chest height. Also Lever Parallel Grip Bench Press for chest.
The muscles used for machine seated close grip press may change slightly based on the your trained range of motion and technique, but in the most general case, the muscles used for machine seated close grip press are:
- Front Deltoids
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|Type(s)||Strength, Compound, Weightlifting|
|Muscles Worked||Triceps Brachii, Deltoids, Pectorals, Anterior Deltoids|
|Major Exercise||Barbell Military Press|