Dieselfit Iso-Lateral Chest Press

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  • Muscle Imbalance Correction: Iso-lateral exercises like the chest press can help address muscle imbalances by allowing each side of your body to work independently.
  • Functional Strength: This exercise closely mimics pushing movements that you might perform in daily activities or sports, such as pushing open a heavy door or shoving an object.
  • Specific Muscle Targeting: Targets the chest muscles (pectoralis major and minor), front deltoids (shoulders), and triceps. By isolating these muscle groups, you can effectively build and strengthen them.
  • Stabilizer Muscles: While the primary focus is on the targeted muscle groups, the iso-lateral chest press also engages stabilizer muscles in your core, back, and shoulders to maintain balance and control throughout the movement. This helps in enhancing overall stability.
  • Variation in Training: The iso-lateral chest press offers a different approach compared to traditional bilateral exercises, which can help stimulate muscle growth in new ways.
  • Range of Motion: Iso-lateral machines often allow a greater range of motion compared to free weight exercises. This can lead to better muscle activation and potentially greater muscle development.
  • Reduced Risk of Injury: The use of a controlled machine with individual handles can help reduce the risk of injury by providing better stability and guidance throughout the exercise.
  • Isolation of Muscle Groups: Can provide a focused and isolated workout for the chest, shoulders, and triceps.
  • Progress Tracking: Plate-loaded machines allow for easy and precise tracking of progress. You can gradually increase the weight over time, promoting muscle growth and strength gains.


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The iso-lateral chest press focuses on the muscles of the chest, shoulders, and triceps. This exercise involves pushing two separate weight-loaded levers or handles simultaneously while maintaining balance and control. This iso-lateral chest press can be used with plates & bungee cords.