Chest Workouts Caldwell ID

The following is a general introduction of several practical chest workouts to help you build chest muscle or enhance your chest health. Read on to learn more information.

Als Pawn Sports
(208) 454-8038
5800 Cleveland Blvd
Caldwell, ID
 
Fireball Park
(208) 453-8219
5699 Oasis Rd
Caldwell, ID
 
Penny Wise Drug Store
(208) 459-3691
802 Cleveland Blvd
Caldwell, ID
 
Angler's Habitat
(208) 454-8188
916 Blaine St
Caldwell, ID
 
Rhino Outlet Armory
(208) 454-5545
607 Garber St
Caldwell, ID
 
Penny Wise Drug Store
(208) 459-3691
802 Cleveland Blvd
Caldwell, ID
 
Idaho Paintball Supplies
(208) 455-3462
216 Blaine St
Caldwell, ID
 
Sling Pitcher Inc
(208) 795-5064
223 Roedel Ave
Caldwell, ID
 
Growling Bear Outfitters
(208) 392-9597
206 Main St
Caldwell, ID
 
Anglers Habitat
(208) 454-8188
916 Blaine St
Caldwell, ID
 

Chest Workouts

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Chest Workout

Bench Press

(works the pectorals major, triceps and delts)
  • Sit down on your bench with the dumbbells resting on your lower thighs.
  • Lie down flat on the bench.
  • Move the dumbbells up to the sides of the upper chest.
  • Start with weights directly over chest, elbows at 90 degree angles.
  • Press dumbbells up until arms are extended (elbows shouldn't be locked).
  • Lower dumbbells back to starting position and repeat.

Variations of this exercise: incline bench press, stability ball chest press, cable machine chest press, chest press machine

Pushups

(works the pectorals major, triceps and delts)
  • Lie plank-style on floor with hands slightly wider than shoulder width apart (Figure 01).
  • Extend the arms to raise the body up off the floor (Figure 02).
  • Keeping the body straight (don't stick your butt in the air or sag your tummy), lower your body towards the floor by bending the elbows at 90-degree angles (Figure 03).
  • Push the body back up until your arms are fully extended and repeat (Figure 02).

Variations of this exercise weighted push-ups, incline/decline push-ups using stability ball or bench.

After 4-6 weeks, change at least one of the following components:

  • Type or Weight of Resistance
  • Exercise
  • Positioning

Dumbbell Chest Fly

(works the pectorals major, triceps, delts, wrists and biceps)
  • Grasp two dumbbells and lie down flat on the bench.
  • Support the dumbbells above the chest with the arms fixed in a slightly bent position and palms facing each other (Figure 04).
  • Lower dumbbells out to the sides (Figure 05).
  • Stop at shoulder-level or when you feel the stretch in your chest muscles (Figure 05).
  • Bring dumbbells together in a hugging motion (elbows shouldn't move) until hands almost meet over your chest (Figure 04).
  • Repeat.

Variations of this exercise: stability ball chest fly, peck deck fly, decline cable chest fly, standing cable chest fly, seated cable chest fly.

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