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Effective Chest Workouts Made Easy for Men

Posted Aug 17 2011 11:05am 1 Comment

 

Are you having a hard time on losing your weight? Are you depressed for not being able to perform the classic push-ups? Or are you having trouble with man-boobs? The answer would be definitely a no. We don’t even want a lousy chest. As most people know, the very asset that men can be proud of is to have fit and healthy body. The main attraction of a man’s body would be there chest muscles. It is a fact that chest muscles tend to be the major source of sex appeal among men. The reason behind this fact is very simple. This is the only body part that everybody would first notice. Having a good chest muscle would be your first step in gaining a fit body that achieves satisfaction. Well, here is a great opportunity for you to learn the basic chest exercises and tips in building a perfect body.

 

The Basic Chest Dumbbell Presses

The Chest Press is the main chest exercise in developing your chest muscle (Pectoralis Major). There are three types of Chest Presses which are the Inclined Chest Press, Bench Press, and Declined Chest Press. The Inclined Chest Press aims to develop the upper chest muscle. The Bench Press aims to develop the middle chest muscle. Finally, the Declined Chest Press aims to develop the lower chest muscle. You can do these Chest Presses with a barbell or dumbbells. You use a barbell if you are confident that your arm strengths are identical. For beginners, dumbbells are the best option in balancing your arm strengths. To perform these exercises with dumbbells, you must first lie down your back on a bench (inclined, declined or flat). While you are lying on a bench, you may now begin to raise the dumbbells straight up until your elbows are locked. You make sure that the dumbbells are positioned horizontally. To start the arm movement, you need to lower the dumbbells slowly until it reaches chest level. You then keep repeating the raising at lowering of the dumbbells according to your required program repetition. You may use an ordinary dumbbell or an adjustable dumbbell set for efficiency purposes.

 

The Chest Dumbbell Flies

The Chest Dumbbell Fly is a basic chest exercise on widening your chest muscle horizontally. There are two types of Chest Flies which are Inclined and Flat Chest Fly. The Inclined Chest Fly is aims to widen your upper chest while the Flat Chest Fly aims for the middle chest. To perform this exercise, you must first lie down your back on a bench (Inclined or Flat). When you are comfortable with your back, you may now begin lifting the dumbbells straight up with your arms until your elbows are locked. You make sure that the dumbbells are positioned vertically. To start the arm movement, you need to lower the dumbbells at chest level while keeping your arms slightly bent. You keep repeating the raising at lowering of the dumbbells according to your required program repetition. You may use an ordinary dumbbell or an adjustable dumbbell set for efficiency purposes.

 

The Chest Pullover

The Chest Pullover is a chest exercise that focuses on widening your chest muscle vertically. This exercise has two variations which are the basic (For Beginners) and the advance pullover. To do the basic chest pullover, you position yourself by laying your back comfortably on a flat bench. You need to position the dumbbells over your chest at arm’s length with both hands. You must have a hold on one inner side of the dumbbell. To begin the exercise, you need to lower the dumbbell 90 degrees passing over your head while keeping your arms slight bent. You then raise it back in the same manner it was lowered. You keep repeating the raising at lowering of the dumbbell according to your required program repetition. You make sure that you feel the stretch in your chest muscle. You may use an ordinary dumbbell or an adjustable dumbbell set for efficiency purposes.

 

Why choose an adjustable dumbbell set for effective chest workouts? In choosing to use an adjustable dumbbell set, you can achieve better results because dumbbells are excellent at muscle toning and strength balancing. They can be beneficial to you because you can adjust the weights according to your capacity. You will not be deprived from a quality workout because you perform these exercises at a gym or at home. In using dumbbells, you must keep in mind that your arms should be slightly bent in performing the said exercises. This is to prevent unexpected injuries. Well, have you learned enough so far? You are now equipped with good information. You better begin your fitness exercises as soon as possible and be confident with yourself.

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OMG! This guide made my life miserable! After I followed this guide I can't just walk outside our house because all the women who can see me will most likely follow me wherever I go. Deng! Should I be happy or be sad about this?
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