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.
Think the barbell bench press is a must-do lift? Really, it's not. Here's why.
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.
Build more upper-body strength and size with this brutally tough training method.
If your goal is hypertrophy, use these techniques the next time you do dumbbell bench presses.
Remember these cues the next time you bench press and you'll get a better workout.
Most people really mess up this common pec stretch. Here's why you should avoid it and what you should replace it with.
Add this to your training and boost your upper-body strength, core strength, and even your bench press PR.
Add this Tabata-style workout to the end of chest day on Monday. Don't plan on moving around a lot on Tuesday.
Set a new PR on the bench press by preparing for it with this ego-crushing technique.
Sure, the incline bench press helps, but you need to add something else to your inclines to really build the clavicular head. Info here.
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.
Yes, the evil Smith machine can help you build your chest, but only if you use it wisely. Here's the trick.
Chest press machines work, but they can also wreck your joints. Here's how to get around that.
For pure size gains, many bodybuilders have forgotten about this pec-building staple.
Bench presses and push-ups are great, but they don't strengthen the entire chest. Here's what to add to chest day.
Train for strength and hypertrophy in the same workout. Here's how.
This is not for beginners. But if you're past that stage, this variation will crush your chest, shoulders, and triceps... in a good way.
This pressing variation trains both functions of the chest for complete pec development. Check it out.
Get a training partner for this exercise. Asking for a little help is worth the big gains.
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.
Looks scary, but it's the best way to bench if your goal is chest size.
To get the most out of the bench, you must make it a whole-body lift. Here are four ways to do it.
Take a break from the barbell and try this for size and strength gains.
This pivot press is clever. And tough. Very tough. Take a look.