Chest Exercises

Bench Press Muscles Worked

Bench Press

Introduction to the Bench Press The bench press is one of the most important compound exercises that you will ever do as a bodybuilder. It is referred to as a compound exercise as it involves effort from many different muscles. It is a power exercise and is known to be very effective for building mass …

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Chest Dips Lower Position

Chest Dips

Introduction to Chest Dips Chest dips are often over looked, but are one of the best exercises for adding muscle size and density to the chest area. Chest dips are a compound, pushing exercise that use bodyweight for resistance. This exercise works a large number of muscles in the arms, chest and shoulders. Chest dips …

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Decline Dumbell Press Upper Position

Decline Dumbbell Press

Introduction to Decline Dumbbell Press The Decline dumbbell press targets mainly the lower pectorals and is a great way to add definition to this area. Decline dumbbell press will help to correct any imbalance of the pectoral muscles as each side is forced to work independently of the other. Dumbbells also allow for a greater …

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Dumbell Flys Start Position

Dumbbell Flyes

Introduction to Dumbbell Flyes Dumbbell Flyes are an excellent chest exercise, which target more of the inner chest. The arms should be kept straight throughout the range of movement to lessen the involvement of the Triceps. Dumbbell Flyes are also a great way of working through a plateau on the Bench Press. Dumbbell Flyes Instructions …

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Dumbell Press Upper Position

Dumbell Press

Introduction to the Dumbbell Press Dumbell Press is an alternative to the standard barbell Bench Press. It is good to alternate between Bench Press and exercises like Dumbell Press in order to keep the body guessing, which promotes growth. Dumbell Press forces each side of the chest to work independently of the other, so you …

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Incline Dumbbell Flyes Muscles Worked

Incline Dumbbell Flyes

Introduction to Incline Dumbbell Flyes Incline dumbbell flyes target the fibres of the clavicular head of the pectoralis major (upper chest). This exercise is especially effective when used as a pre-exhausting exercise, early on in chest workouts. If incline dumbbell flyes are performed at the beginning of the workout, when it comes to pressing exercises …

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