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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.

Tip: Master Dips for Chest & Triceps

Everything you need to know about dips, plus some quick videos to make sure you're doing them right.

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 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.

Tip: The Worst Way to Stretch Your Chest

Most people really mess up this common pec stretch. Here's why you should avoid it and what you should replace it with.

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.

Tip: Build Upper Body Power With This Exercise

Most power exercises focus on the legs. This one is for upper body only. Take a look.

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.

Tip: Do the Sandwich Press for Big Pecs

Want to recruit as many chest fibers as possible? Yes, you do. Add this to the end of your next chest workout.

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.

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.

3 New Ways to Bench Press

These odd-looking but highly effective pressing exercises build slabs of muscle and even improve your lifting mechanics.

Tip: For a Bigger Chest, Do Headless Presses

Improve your form, build more strength, and hit your pecs harder with this simple adjustment.

Tip: How to Activate Your Pecs for Better Gains

Do this superset before heavy bench presses to safely lift heavier weight.

Tip: How to Build Pecs With a Foam Roller

Yes, really. This training method will also improve your lifting mechanics. Take a look.

Tip: Two Ways to Ramp Up Your Chest Training

If your goal is hypertrophy, use these techniques the next time you do dumbbell bench presses.

Tip: 7 Challenging New Ways to Build Your Chest

How to build your pecs with no bars, no dumbbells, and no machines.

Tip: The Best Bench Press for Chest Development

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

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: 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: Build More Strength with Pull-Ups & Dips

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

Tip: Build Better Pecs With Metabolic Stress

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

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.

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: 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.