Tip: Do the Bridge Press For Pecs

This underrated chest exercise builds pecs, delts, and triceps. No bench required. Here's how you do it.

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Do this the next time all the benches are taken up in your gym. Or do it when they're not. The bridge press is kind of like the floor press, but it stretches the pecs into their full range of motion, which means more opportunity to maximally develop them.

Bridge Press

To do the bridge press from a bridged position get your hips up, your back on the floor, and your feet on floor. It will hit pecs, front delts, and triceps.

What Are The Benefits?

This exercise will help you push opponents forward in many sports, aid in strengthening the forward-arm swing portion of sprinting, and will help you climb over walls. If done explosively it'll transfer to punching power and greatly improve upon your striking ability.

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