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The Very Best Way to Build Your Chest

We asked both the pros and the PhDs for their top pec training methods. Their answers may just surprise you.

16 Nasty Exercises You've Never Tried

Break out of your training rut and get immediate results by adding a few of these to your next workout.

How to Fix a Wimpy Chest

Got a chest like a 10-year old boy even though you lift weights? Here are six things even some experienced lifters are missing.

Bench Like a Beast

Bench press like a monster, not like your mommy. These 5 exercises and the included program will blow up your bench, guaranteed.

The Very Best Push-Up For Pecs and Power

Build your chest. Increase power. Boost your bench press. This push-up variation does it all. Here's exactly how to do it.

The Athlete's Guide to One-Arm Push-Ups

It's not just a circus trick. Master this exercise and you'll unlock your true athleticism. Here's everything you need to know.

The Top 9 Dumbbell Bench Press Variations

Break out of your chest-training rut to build more muscle and more strength. Here are nine brutal ways to do it.

Build Your Chest Without Bench Presses

Everyone wants a muscular chest. So why are they doing heavy barbell bench presses? There's a better way.

4-Week Chest Specialization

If your chest is weak, you can't expect it to grow by only working it once every five to seven days. Here’s a better plan.

Dips: The Upper Body Squat

Dips are awesome, but you better learn proper form and how to dose them. Once that's done, try ring dips, countdowns, combos, and dead stops.

All About Dips

Are you doing any dips variations? You should be. Here are some interesting options, including straight bar dips and Korean dips, to jazz up your training.

4 Weeks To A Bigger Chest

You want pumped-up pecs that you can balance a bottle of pilsner on in just 4 weeks? Get ready to train chest heavy, hard, and frequently.

6 Coaches Weigh in on Chest Training

Bret Contreras, Tim Henriques, Ben Bruno, Tony Gentilcore, Dan Trink, and Bryan Krahn tell you their best chest-building secrets.

4 Gadgets to Amplify Upper Body Mass

Barbells and dumbbells reign supreme, but here are four other gadgets that deserve some attention.

A Pain-Free Pec Program

Some guys have anemic pec development simply because benching heavy hurts too much. Here's your fix.

Big Bench Program for Strength and Size

The basics of benching, the fine points, and a solid 16-week program. Get it all here.

Chest Obliteration: Mountain Dog Style

Do your pecs look like something you'd find at IHOP covered in maple syrup? Then this article is for you.

Building a Bodybuilder Chest

A complete guide to help you build your chest, even if your genetics suck. Check it out.

The Right Way to Stretch the Pecs

Stretches to ensure chest/shoulder stability, health, AND performance. Check ‘em out.

The Holistic Chest Blast

Thibs is a sadistic SOB because he's always glad to bring more pain your way. This time the red glow of his laser sight is dancing around your chest and he's ready to pull the trigger.

Ribcage Expansion: Fact or Fiction?

Didn't it seem that the bodybuilders of yesteryear had bigger chests? (We're talking chest circumference here and not pec size, mind you.) Ellington thinks so and he knows why - it was all due to the all-but-lost art of ribcage expansion.

HSS-100: Chest Specialization

Besides meaty arms, the pectorals are probably the best of the "showy" body parts. Somewhere in time (oddly enough at the same time as the rise of Arnold Schwarzenegger), the chest became the ultimate sign of manhood. Thick pecs give a three dimensional look to the upper body, and a well-defined chest makes your torso look like an old Roman soldier's breastplate.

Build a Huge Chest in Six Weeks

There's more to it than just bench pressing. No, really. Build your chest in just six weeks with this program. Here's how it works.