Chest press machines work, but they can also wreck your joints. Here's how to get around that.
Shoulder pain when bench pressing? Don't stop benching, just try this variation.
Yes, the evil Smith machine can help you build your chest, but only if you use it wisely. Here's the trick.
To get the most out of the bench, you must make it a whole-body lift. Here are four ways to do it.
The barbell bench press is great, but it's not that great at targeting the pecs. Add these two exercises to chest day to really grow.
Whether you've got a weak chest, mobility issues, technique problems, or are just cursed with droopy pecs, this will show you how to fix it.
Remember these cues the next time you bench press and you'll get a better workout.
Train for strength and hypertrophy in the same workout. Here's how.
The pin dip variation will hit your pecs in a whole new way, plus it nails the traps and triceps. Check it out.
Build your back, abs, and chest with a foam roller. Here's how.
Add this mechanical drop set to your next chest workout. Yes, it's going to hurt.
Do this drill before training your back. It'll fix those tight pecs which make it difficult to recruit your upper back muscles.
Take a break from the barbell and try this for size and strength gains.
This movement is far superior to the regular decline bench press. Check it out.
Add this Tabata-style workout to the end of chest day on Monday. Don't plan on moving around a lot on Tuesday.
Think the barbell bench press is a must-do lift? Really, it's not. Here's why.
The bench press puts a lot of stress on the joints. Swap it for a variation that'll help you build muscle without the joint issues. Info here.
One set that lasts 8 minutes? Ouch. Here's why you need to try it and how to program it.
You've got to try this. You'll get more muscle activation and more growth, yet less wear and tear on the joints. Do it.
One part dumbbell bench press, one part glute activation, one part balancing act, and a little bit of headless horseman.
A simple, painful way to build a stubborn chest. Check it out.
Build and strengthen your back, chest, and arms with these two training methods.
Pass this relative strength test with flying colors before you bench press. Many people can't, even if they think they can.
Add this to your training and boost your upper-body strength, core strength, and even your bench press PR.
Looks scary, but it's the best way to bench if your goal is chest size.