The 10 Best Upper Chest Exercises for Powerful Pecs

Upper chest exercises

Do you want to build a big and powerful chest? Then you need to develop both your upper, middle, and lower chest muscle fibers. Your upper chest muscles are among the most visually striking muscles in your upper body. They are the muscles that lift your shirt and form a raised, proud chest. In this … Read more

Chest and Back Superset Workout for Bodybuilding (7 Exercises)

chest and back superset workout

Your chest and back are two of the most important muscle groups for an impressive upper body, both for performance and bodybuilding purposes. This article outlines a superset workout for chest and back, guaranteed to give you the pump of your life, trigger muscle growth, and save time. Can You Train Chest and Back Together? … Read more

The 10 Best Lower Chest Exercises to Build Your Pecs

Lower chest exercise

Do you want a big and strong chest? Then you need to develop both the upper, middle, and lower chest muscle fibers. In this article, I’ll list ten of the best lower chest exercises and how you can put them together into a lower chest workout. In order to understand the exercise choices, let’s begin … Read more

Chest and Bicep Workout Routine [7 Exercises]

chest and bicep workout routine

Looking for a chest and bicep bodybuilding workout to gain strength and mass? Look no further! Few muscles draw more attention than your chest muscles and your biceps. A well-defined chest and a pair of bulging biceps tell the world that you have been working out. In addition, strong chest and biceps muscles are essential … Read more

Bench Press Grip Width: Close-Grip vs Wide Grip Bench Press

Close-grip bench press strength

Key Points: In general, people are about 5–6% stronger in a wide grip bench press than a close-grip bench press. The close-grip bench press results in higher velocity and power, while the wide grip bench press results in a higher force. In a wide-grip bench press, your chest and shoulders contribute 78% of the force necessary … Read more

Intermediate Bench Press Program, 2–3 Days/Week

Intermediate bench press program

How do you get stronger in the bench press as an intermediate lifter? In this post, I’ll outline an intermediate bench press program and also explain how and why your training should be different from the beginner’s. Still a beginner? Check out our beginner bench press program. If you’ve left the beginner phase behind, read … Read more

Chest and Tricep Workout for Strength & Mass [5 Exercises]

Chest and triceps workout

Looking for a chest and tricep workout that will both make your upper body grow and increase your raw pressing strength? Look no further. In this article, I outline a workout routine that hits all your chest and triceps muscle fibers and sets you up for large gains in strength. Here’s what we’re going to … Read more

5 Differences Between Incline Bench Press vs Flat Bench Press

Incline Bench Press

The incline bench press and the flat bench press are both great exercises for building your chest and shoulder muscles. While they train the same major muscle groups, there are still some differences. In this article, I break down five of the biggest differences between the incline bench press compared to the classic flat bench … Read more

How Much Does Triceps Contribute to Your Bench Press?

Bench press triceps powerlifting

Key Points: In a wide-grip bench press, your chest and shoulders contribute 78% of the force necessary to lift the bar, while your triceps contribute 22%. In the medium grip bench press, the same numbers are 74% vs. 26%. In the close-grip bench press, the same numbers are 63% vs. 37%. How much can you … Read more

How to Train Your Chest Muscles: Exercises & Workout

Arnold Schwarzenegger Chest Muscles

A broad and powerful chest is more than just a filler of your shirt. Strong chest muscles increase your physical performance in every athletic endeavor where you project force forward – whether you’re throwing a ball, a punch, or pushing an opponent out of your way. Your chest muscles – along with your shoulders, upper … Read more