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Tip: The Right Way to Use a Chest Machine

Chest press machines work, but they can also wreck your joints. Here's how to get around that.

Tip: Do Inclines With a Thumbless Grip

Shoulder pain when bench pressing? Don't stop benching, just try this variation.

Tip: The Safe Way to Bench on a Smith Machine

Yes, the evil Smith machine can help you build your chest, but only if you use it wisely. Here's the trick.

Tip: The Bench Press is a Whole-Body Exercise

To get the most out of the bench, you must make it a whole-body lift. Here are four ways to do it.

Tip: For Big Pecs, Do This After Bench Pressing

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.

Chest Training for Natural Guys

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.

Tip: Two Quick Tips for Better Benching

Remember these cues the next time you bench press and you'll get a better workout.

Tip: The Descending Set Bench Press Workout

Train for strength and hypertrophy in the same workout. Here's how.

Tip: A New Way to Do Chest Dips

The pin dip variation will hit your pecs in a whole new way, plus it nails the traps and triceps. Check it out.

Tip: A Brand New Way to Use Your Foam Roller

Build your back, abs, and chest with a foam roller. Here's how.

Tip: Metabolic Stress and TUT for Chest Growth

Add this mechanical drop set to your next chest workout. Yes, it's going to hurt.

Tip: Build Your Back by Stretching Your Pecs

Do this drill before training your back. It'll fix those tight pecs which make it difficult to recruit your upper back muscles.

Tip: The 8-15-25 Chest Workout

Take a break from the barbell and try this for size and strength gains.

Tip: Do This Chest Exercise Instead of Declines

This movement is far superior to the regular decline bench press. Check it out.

Tip: The Ultimate Push-Up Finisher

Add this Tabata-style workout to the end of chest day on Monday. Don't plan on moving around a lot on Tuesday.

Tip: You Don't Have to Bench

Think the barbell bench press is a must-do lift? Really, it's not. Here's why.

Tip: How to Avoid a Pec Tear

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.

Tip: Boost Your Bench With Timed Dumbbell Presses

One set that lasts 8 minutes? Ouch. Here's why you need to try it and how to program it.

Scrape The Rack For Growth

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.

Tip: Do the One-Arm Bench Hybrid

One part dumbbell bench press, one part glute activation, one part balancing act, and a little bit of headless horseman.

Tip: Build Better Pecs With Metabolic Stress

A simple, painful way to build a stubborn chest. Check it out.

Tip: Build More Strength with Pull-Ups & Dips

Build and strengthen your back, chest, and arms with these two training methods.

Tip: Can't Do This? Then Hold Off on Bench Presses

Pass this relative strength test with flying colors before you bench press. Many people can't, even if they think they can.

Tip: The Upper-Body Exercise You're Missing

Add this to your training and boost your upper-body strength, core strength, and even your bench press PR.

Tip: The Best Bench Press for Chest Development

Looks scary, but it's the best way to bench if your goal is chest size.