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A Small Tip To Get The Most From Your Push Up…Which Many Do Not Know

November 23rd, 2009 · 3 Comments

In my previous post, I wrote about how to do a proper push up. I have this additional tip worth mentioning – pausing at the halfway when you do push up. The movement is still the same. The only difference is that you hold for a second when you lower yourself. Continue lower your chest […]

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Chest Workout (6) – Push-Up

November 20th, 2009 · 3 Comments

Push-ups are a superb upper body exercise that use your body’s own weight to build a sound fitness foundation. Push ups promote strength and balance by developing several key muscles, including the chest, triceps as well as the shoulders. It is a compound exercise and can be difficult than seen, especially for ladies. Here are […]

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Chest Workout (5) – Dumbbell Fly

April 17th, 2008 · 5 Comments

Dumbbell fly is one of the best chest exercises for women to prevent sagging breasts. As for men, this workout is important for shaping the nice physique of chests too. This exercise is a compound workout. The main muscle being worked out is the chest. Other muscles involved are triceps and shoulders. Steps: Sit down […]

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Chest Workout (4) – Decline Bench Press

January 19th, 2008 · 7 Comments

The main muscle being worked out is chest, especially the mid and the lower section. Triceps and shoulders are involved too. For beginner, do this exercise with barbell or Smith machine. The reason I am recommending barbell or Smith machine instead of dumbbell because you definitely need a spotter if you are using dumbbell. Steps: […]

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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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