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.
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.
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.
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.
Stretches to ensure chest/shoulder stability, health, AND performance. Check ‘em out.
Seven bad benching habits that keep you weak, and how to get rid of them.
Five great pec exercises, some you’ve tried and some that may be brand new to you.
This simple, fairly painless twist on a traditional chest workout will armor-up your pecs in a very short time.
A complete guide to help you build your chest, even if your genetics suck. Check it out.
Do your pecs look like something you'd find at IHOP covered in maple syrup? Then this article is for you.
Here’s what happens when John Meadows and Dave Tate get together for a workout… and what you can learn.
The basics of benching, the fine points, and a solid 16-week program. Get it all here.
Master this exercise and you’ll build some new muscle and maybe even fix your nagging shoulder pain.
For the goals of improved strength, more muscle size, better athletic function, and even general fitness, the bench press is the best exercise. Here’s why.
Some guys have anemic pec development simply because benching heavy hurts too much. Here's your fix.
Barbells and dumbbells reign supreme, but here are four other gadgets that deserve some attention.
What’s the best way to build your chest? The experts reveal their most powerful tips.
Blast straps, TRX, and rings are invaluable tools for blasting the muscle in a way you never thought possible.
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.
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.
Regular dumbbell flyes can cause pec or biceps tears. For thicker pecs, try this smart variation on for size.
Trigger muscle growth with challenging variations of the chin-up, push-up, dip, and more!
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.
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.
Everyone wants a muscular chest. So why are they doing heavy barbell bench presses? There's a better way.