The Smith machine decline bench press is a machine-based exercise targeting the chest muscles, particularly the lower pectoral muscles. The Smith machine mimics a barbell but provides more stability. This movement is often performed for moderate to high reps, such as 8-12 reps per set or more, as part of a chest or upper-body workout.
Adds size and strength to the pecs
Targets the lower chest
The bar moves on a track making it easier to get into position and control
May be more shoulder-friendly than a flat bench for certain lifters