Plated Parallel Grip Chest Press Exercise Guide
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Plated Parallel Grip Chest Press is a strength exercise that works your pecs.
Plated Parallel Grip Chest Press is a great moderate move. When done correctly, it can effectively target your chest, upper body and upper chest.
It requires weight plates to do.
How to do Plated Parallel Grip Chest Press
Place on seat with sides of ribs roughly height of parallel handles. If available, press foot lever until handles are beyond gripping range. Grasp parallel sticks. Drop foot trigger.
Press lever until arms are extended. Return weight until shoulders or chest feels slightly stretched. Repeat.
Some machines have foot levers to position handles in a more comfortable starting and ending position. If foot lever is available, engage it before grasping handles, release it before performing exercise, and engage it again just before releasing grips.
The muscles used for plated parallel grip chest press may change slightly based on the your trained range of motion and technique, but in the most general case, the muscles used for plated parallel grip chest press are:
- Front Deltoids
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Training, Progressions and Regressions
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Standards and Averages
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Plated Parallel Grip Chest Press Variations
|Type(s)||Strength, Compound, Weightlifting|
|Muscles Worked||Triceps Brachii, Deltoids, Pectorals, Anterior Deltoids|
|Major Exercise||Barbell Bench Press|
|Synergyst muscle(s)||Triceps, Deltoids, Front Deltoids|