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War Vet KC Mitchell Pushes All Boundaries. So Does His Chest Workout.
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War Vet KC Mitchell Pushes All Boundaries. So Does His Chest Workout.

What's better than a pump on chest day? One where your guide is a strong, inspiring lifter who has overcome the unthinkable and lived to tell the tale. This is how KC Mitchell pushes his limits. May 14, 2021 2 min read
10 Best Chest Workout Exercises for Building Muscle
Exercises

10 Best Chest Workout Exercises for Building Muscle

Build your best chest workouts with these 10 muscle-building exercises, and dive into three complete chest workouts for mass! March 29, 2021
Tawna Eubanks's 30-Min Upper-Body Workout for Women
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Tawna Eubanks's 30-Min Upper-Body Workout for Women

Tired of body-split training? Hit it all and build strength and intensity training upper chest, shoulders, biceps, and triceps with this IFBB pro bikini queen! March 18, 2021 5 min read
Maaxx West's Muscle-Building Chest and Triceps Workout
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Maaxx West's Muscle-Building Chest and Triceps Workout

Get a defined chest and killer triceps with this upper-body workout from WBFF Bikini Diva and Olympus Lyfestyle athlete Maaxx West. June 08, 2020 4 min read
Hunter Delfa's Muscle-Building Chest and Shoulders Workout
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Hunter Delfa's Muscle-Building Chest and Shoulders Workout

Want to know how to get a killer V-taper? NutraBio athlete Hunter Delpha has the workout you need to start building an X-frame, ASAP! March 24, 2020 5 min read
Pectoral Split: The 2 Workouts You Need for Quality Chest Gains!
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Pectoral Split: The 2 Workouts You Need for Quality Chest Gains!

By dividing your weekly chest work into two hardcore sessions, you can max out your intensity and squeeze out incredible pec gains beyond what you've ever seen! September 26, 2019 6 min read
Brian DeCosta's Shredded-Upper-Body Workout
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Brian DeCosta's Shredded-Upper-Body Workout

Team Bodybuilding.com athlete Brian DeCosta's got workouts for days for you. Take a crack at his latest upper-body destroyer! September 23, 2019 4 min read
5 Keys to a Bigger Bench Press
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5 Keys to a Bigger Bench Press

Use these critical technique cues at every point of contact, and press for maximum strength, size, and safety. July 31, 2019 6 min read
Strength without Compromise: Your Next-Level Bench Plan
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Strength without Compromise: Your Next-Level Bench Plan

Want a badass bench press? It pays to ask the best. Elite powerlifting champion Nick Ramey lays out his eight-week bench-boosting program, step by step. July 01, 2019 11 min read
Accessory Moves to Help You Bust Through Weak Points and Supercharge Your Bench
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Accessory Moves to Help You Bust Through Weak Points and Supercharge Your Bench

Frustrated with sticking points in your bench press? Try these exercises to make them a thing of the past and start hitting PRs again! April 19, 2019 7 min read
Get Max Results with This Minimal-Equipment Chest Workout
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Get Max Results with This Minimal-Equipment Chest Workout

Sometimes the basics are all you need to get the best from your chest. April 01, 2019 3 min read
High-Volume Chest Workout from Osamoje Imoohi
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High-Volume Chest Workout from Osamoje Imoohi

MusclePharm athlete and personal trainer Osamoje Imoohi shows you how to build your chest with his complete high-volume, muscle-building chest workout. November 13, 2018 3 min read
Mark Bell Teaches NFL Prospects How to Bench Press
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Mark Bell Teaches NFL Prospects How to Bench Press

Pro powerlifter and gym owner Mark Bell gives NFL hopefuls the inside track on getting major gains with overloaded bench presses, and he doesn't mince words doing it. August 20, 2018 1 min read
The Biomechanics of a Safe, Strong Bench Press
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The Biomechanics of a Safe, Strong Bench Press

Jim Stoppani shows you how to get the most from this fundamental lift, guiding you through the most powerful grip and hand placement, the best way to position your body, and the proper way to move the bar. August 03, 2018 5 min read
4 Time-Tested Strategies To Boost Your Bench!
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4 Time-Tested Strategies To Boost Your Bench!

The bench press is the standard of strength. If you want to start adding plates, work these four techniques into your plan. August 02, 2018 3 min read
Freaky Upper Body Workout: Chest, Shoulders, and Triceps
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Freaky Upper Body Workout: Chest, Shoulders, and Triceps

Take a glimpse of Alex Savva's 12-Week Fitness Plan with this FreakMode upper body workout to crush chest, shoulders, and triceps with this routine. July 13, 2018 2 min read
Ask The Ageless Lifter: Should I Give Up Benching?
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Ask The Ageless Lifter: Should I Give Up Benching?

With the amount of gym rats who say they "can't bench anymore," you'd think there's a reverse age limit on the movement! No, you don't have to give it up at 35, but you'd better get serious about doing it right. Here's how. April 04, 2018 3 min read
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Ask The Super Strong Guy: How Do I Find My Best Bench-Press Grip?
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Ask The Super Strong Guy: How Do I Find My Best Bench-Press Grip?

When it comes to bench pressing, powerlifting is a game of inches. Where you space your hands could make the difference between gains and stagnation. March 12, 2018 2 min read
5 Hard Truths You Need To Hear About The Bench Press
Training

5 Hard Truths You Need To Hear About The Bench Press

Want to use the bench press for maximum effectiveness and minimum risk? Then hear these hard truths and put them into action! March 08, 2018 5 min read
The 4 Best Chest-Builders You've Been Skipping
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The 4 Best Chest-Builders You've Been Skipping

Avoid these pec-building exercises, and you'll be avoiding some serious gains. Learn which four chest moves you need to bring back today! February 14, 2018 3 min read
The Bodybuilder's Guide To A Better Bench Press
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The Bodybuilder's Guide To A Better Bench Press

Earn big lifts and big gains with this comprehensive guide to how bodybuilders need to bench. Get your feet off the bench, settle in, and move some weight! January 10, 2018 3 min read
3 Machines To Build A Chest Like A Roman Breastplate
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3 Machines To Build A Chest Like A Roman Breastplate

To look like a machine, you might have to use one for your chest training. Learn which three chest-building machines might just be better than free weights! November 21, 2017 2 min read
Bust Through Bench Press Sticking Points With 21s
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Bust Through Bench Press Sticking Points With 21s

Sticking points are like sweaty gym clothes: Everyone pushing hard for new bench-press PRs has them. Jim Stoppani's old-school bodybuilding technique will help you blow right past them. October 09, 2017 2 min read
The 13 Best Chest Exercises For Men
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The 13 Best Chest Exercises For Men

Pump up your pecs in no time with these muscle-building moves. October 05, 2017 7 min read
Your Guide to the Ultimate Chest
Training

Your Guide to the Ultimate Chest

Get bigger. Get stronger. And finish each workout with the pump of your life. September 29, 2017 1 min read
Explosive Chest Finishers For Ultimate Pressing Power!
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Explosive Chest Finishers For Ultimate Pressing Power!

Celebrity trainer Ron "Boss" Everline has a slew of explosive chest finishers to add power to your pecs and elevate your push-up game to Boss level! September 29, 2017 3 min read
Annihilate Every Pec Fiber With This Hardcore Chest Workout
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Annihilate Every Pec Fiber With This Hardcore Chest Workout

Chase the pain for bigger gains with this pec thrash from Vincenzo "MASS" Masone and IFBB Pro Roman "Rex" Fritz! August 30, 2017 4 min read
3 Ways to Skyrocket Your Bench Press!
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3 Ways to Skyrocket Your Bench Press!

"Silent" Mike Farr and Alan Thrall are back to talk about strength, why your bench might suck, and a couple ways to fix it so you can start moving more weight. August 08, 2017
The 4 Best Chest Machines for Maximum Growth
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The 4 Best Chest Machines for Maximum Growth

Looking for the perfect way to polish off your chest? We've got the top four picks right here! July 30, 2017 2 min read
You're Not Doing Slow Negatives On These Moves. You Should Be!
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You're Not Doing Slow Negatives On These Moves. You Should Be!

Using slow negatives and unique body positioning is the secret to building a show-stopping physique. Just ask rising fitness star Julian "The Quad Guy" Smith. July 27, 2017
3 Ways To Bench More At Your Next Workout
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3 Ways To Bench More At Your Next Workout

Putting more weight on the bar is every lifter's goal. Believe it or not, it's easily attainable with the right approach and techniques. July 20, 2017 4 min read
NFL Pro Bowler Brian Orakpo's Upper-Body Workout
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NFL Pro Bowler Brian Orakpo's Upper-Body Workout

A Herculean upper body is a job requirement for Tennessee Titan linebacker Brian Orakpo. But Brian doesn't spend all his time "clangin' and bangin'" at the gym. Check out his surprising outdoor upper-body routine. July 18, 2017
How To Avoid The Latest CrossFit Injury Epidemic
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How To Avoid The Latest CrossFit Injury Epidemic

A surprising number of athletes suffered the same serious injury at this year's CrossFit Games regionals. Could it have been avoided? Hell yes! Here's what went wrong, and how every lifter can bullet-proof themselves against it. July 12, 2017
8 Ways to Improve Your Bench Press
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8 Ways to Improve Your Bench Press

Improving your bench press takes more than just adding weight to the bar. Pro powerlifter Mark Bell offers valuable pointers on making your bench bigger and better than ever. July 06, 2017 5 min read
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How To Survive The Most Dangerous Part Of A Bench Press
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How To Survive The Most Dangerous Part Of A Bench Press

You don't have to get pinned to get hurt on the bench. Here's the surprising place you may be putting your delicate shoulders at risk, and how to set up strongly for your heaviest sets! July 02, 2017
The 3 Easiest Tips To Build A Big Chest Fast
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The 3 Easiest Tips To Build A Big Chest Fast

Brandon White of the Buff Dudes gives you the inside scoop on building a chest that'll strain any shirt. Put these tips into action now! June 28, 2017
How The Rock Makes A 275-Pound Bench Go A Long Way
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How The Rock Makes A 275-Pound Bench Go A Long Way

What you can do with a heavy non-max weight says far more about you as a lifter than any single-rep max. Need further proof? Look at what The Rock does with his bench press, and see if you can match it! June 13, 2017
Take Your Push-Up Skills From Beginner To Badass
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Take Your Push-Up Skills From Beginner To Badass

This simple bodyweight move may not be as simple as you think. Calisthenics fanatic turned international fitness guru Ed Checo shows you the ins and outs of a classic exercise. June 07, 2017
The Biggest Mistake Robbing Your Chest Gains!
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The Biggest Mistake Robbing Your Chest Gains!

It's pec day, and you've pressed to your heart's (or at least your chest's) content. Now what? You head over to the cables to wring what little life remains from your pecs. Just don't make this crucial error! June 05, 2017
Build A Chest That Could Stand In For Arnold. Literally.
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Build A Chest That Could Stand In For Arnold. Literally.

Achieving pec development like Schwarzenegger in his prime is a bodybuilding dream for most. But for Brett Azar, it was his job! Here's how he did it. May 30, 2017
4 Crucial Upgrades To Upper-Body Mass-Building Classics
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4 Crucial Upgrades To Upper-Body Mass-Building Classics

It's time to update the lifting textbook! These variations of chest presses, pull-ups, dips, rows, and pull-overs are stronger, safer, and harder to screw up than the originals. Prepare to have your mind blown! May 15, 2017
3 Gethin-Approved Chest Training Machine Hacks
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3 Gethin-Approved Chest Training Machine Hacks

You might get a cockeyed look from other gym-goers when you step up to the leg curl machine and use it to work your chest. But trust Kris Gethin and his mad vision of the gym, and open your mind to a world of possibilities! May 10, 2017
The 8 Best Dumbbell Moves For Chest Development
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The 8 Best Dumbbell Moves For Chest Development

Dumbbells beat barbells when it comes to chest development. There, we said it! Now go use these variations to inflict new pain and suffering on your torso. May 08, 2017 3 min read
3 Bench-Press Errors And How To Fix Them
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3 Bench-Press Errors And How To Fix Them

YouTube powerlifters Silent Mike and Alan Thrall know what's wrong with your bench. Now they've teamed up to help you gain more strength and muscle with less pain. Sign us up! April 18, 2017 3 min read
The 6 Grittiest Chest Moves You're Not Doing
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The 6 Grittiest Chest Moves You're Not Doing

Reinvigorate your upper-body training by making simple tweaks to these classic chest-builders! February 06, 2017 5 min read
3 Ways To Use The Dumbbell Bench In Your Chest Workout
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3 Ways To Use The Dumbbell Bench In Your Chest Workout

This gold-medal muscle exercise can be done anywhere in your chest workout, but where you slot it affects how you perform it. November 06, 2016 3 min read
MuscleTech Road To The Olympia Series 2010: Branch Warren's Chest Workout
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MuscleTech Road To The Olympia Series 2010: Branch Warren's Chest Workout

Branch Warren's Chest Workout is nothing to trifle with! Try it if you dare. September 16, 2010 1 min read
Do You Want A Herculean Chest?
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Do You Want A Herculean Chest?

All of the guys in the gym would love to have a Herculean Chest. How do you go about doing that? Well, here are 5 tips and some sample exercises to help you out. March 06, 2002 1 min read
Beginner's Bench Press Program!
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Beginner's Bench Press Program!

Increasing your bench and adding chest mass is easy if you know what to do! February 04, 2002 9 min read