The Decline Press is a variation of the Bench Press used to develop the pectorals, deltoids and triceps. The Decline Press elevates the pelvis and lowers the head, and emphasizes the lower portion of the pectoralis Our example is shown GSDB351G Decline Olympic Bench.
START by ying on the bench with your lower shins hooked beneath the leg supports. Hold the barbell with a full, overhead grip that's slightly wider than shoulder-width. Set it up directly over your lower chest.
Unrack the barbell from the saftey racks and position it with your arms slightly bent. Lower the bar slowly and in control to just an inch or two above your chest before pausing momentarily and then pressing the barbell back to the starting position. Do not lock out your elbows.
Variations of this exercise include: