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.
Think the barbell bench press is a must-do lift? Really, it's not. Here's why.
Add this Tabata-style workout to the end of chest day on Monday. Don't plan on moving around a lot on Tuesday.
This movement is far superior to the regular decline bench press. Check it out.
Take a break from the barbell and try this for size and strength gains.
Do this drill before training your back. It'll fix those tight pecs which make it difficult to recruit your upper back muscles.
Add this mechanical drop set to your next chest workout. Yes, it's going to hurt.
Build your back, abs, and chest with a foam roller. 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.
Train for strength and hypertrophy in the same workout. Here's how.
Remember these cues the next time you bench press and you'll get a better workout.
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.
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.
To get the most out of the bench, you must make it a whole-body lift. Here are four ways to do it.
Yes, the evil Smith machine can help you build your chest, but only if you use it wisely. Here's the trick.
Shoulder pain when bench pressing? Don't stop benching, just try this variation.
Chest press machines work, but they can also wreck your joints. Here's how to get around that.
How to stretch your pecs without wrecking your shoulders.
If ring dips or ring push-ups make you look like you're training in an earthquake, something's wrong. Here's why and how to fix it.
For pure size gains, many bodybuilders have forgotten about this pec-building staple.
Build bigger, stronger pecs by avoiding this exercise combo.
For complete chest development, don't forget this classic. Bonus: There's a new way to do it for even better results. Check this out.
This pressing variation trains both functions of the chest for complete pec development. Check it out.
This advanced style of push-up is not only a great upper-body builder, it's a good alternative to use when your shoulders are acting up.
This lift is easy on your joints, kind to your shoulders, and polite to your achy elbows. And it'll still get you super strong.