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Entries Tagged as 'Weight Training'

Chest Workout (3) – Incline Dumbbell Press

January 5th, 2008 · 6 Comments

When I first started weight training, my upper part of chest (upper pectorals) did not develop well. I just did not bother until I realized that gym goers have better shape of chests. One of the workouts meant for this part of muscle is incline dumbbell press. This exercise is good in developing and refining […]

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Chest Workout (2) – Dumbbell Bench Press

December 9th, 2007 · 1 Comment

After looking at barbell bench press, let’s look at another similar workout for chest. The main muscle being worked out is chest (pectoralis). Triceps and shoulders are involved too. Therefore, it is a compound exercise. I do both barbell bench press and barbell dumbbell bench press. Both has its own advantages – dumbbell benches allows […]

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How To Solve Muscle Symmetry or Muscle Imbalance Problem?

November 27th, 2007 · 18 Comments

I had this problem – my right bicep was bigger than the left. My left trapezius (the muscle right beside the neck and before the shoulder) was bigger than the right. So were my thighs. So, for laymen like us, this so called muscle imbalance is quite common. What is the big deal then? Symmetrical […]

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Legs Workout (2) – Deadlift

November 13th, 2007 · 3 Comments

While you have heard about many great compound exercises (the squat and bench press for example), deadlift itself is essential. Still not convinced? Read this article to understand why the deadlift is a must for bodybuilders.

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How To Prevent Wrist Pain From Your Weight Training

November 6th, 2007 · 19 Comments

Few months ago, I have felt a pain at my right wrist while I was doing bench press. When it happened the first time, the pain went away within a day. I tightened the wrist strap attached with my glove thinking that the problem would be solved. Sadly, the pain came back a week after, […]

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Chest Workout (1) – Barbell Bench Press

October 29th, 2007 · 15 Comments

The chest is considered one of the muscles many guys want to show off. Probably chest muscle (pectoralis) gives the look of strength and solidity. Therefore, it is common too see benches at the gym are always occupied with people doing bench pressing. However, many have got this common chest workout done wrong. So, how […]

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