I was bored so I tryed these today. Is there anydown side to doing these? I know it takes out the stability muscles but my goal is just to target the chest.
Smith machine is generally looked down upon within our community. It can be hard on your shoulders because youre in a fixed plain of motion...also, you are not developing the stabalizers.. so you can recieve injuries from imbalances
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I use a smith machine for benching. I've just started out but it's the only thing they have.