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