Category Archive for "Chest"

bench press shoulder pain

8 TIPS TO ELIMINATE BENCH PRESS SHOULDER PAIN

Sean Nalewanyj

The shoulder is the most complex joint in the entire body, and most serious lifters will typically experience some form of shoulder pain at some point during their training career. One of the most common sources of nagging shoulder pain…

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bench press mistakes

12 COMMON BENCH PRESS MISTAKES AND HOW TO FIX THEM

Sean Nalewanyj

The bench press is a very simple and straightforward exercise. Just unrack the bar, lower it down to your chest, and press it back up. Right? Well, not quite. Although it might seem like a very basic movement at first glance,…

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bench press plateau

10 TIPS TO BREAK THROUGH A BENCH PRESS PLATEAU

Sean Nalewanyj

Out of all the various weight training exercises that lifters tend to get “stuck” on, the basic barbell bench press is definitely one of the most common. Everyone in the gym wants a big bench, but even the most serious…

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bench press wrist pain

4 TIPS TO ELIMINATE BENCH PRESS WRIST PAIN / WRIST INJURY

Sean Nalewanyj

Got wrist problems while benching? You’re not alone. Bench press wrist pain is a very common complaint among lifters, and not being able to perform your benches properly due to something as simple as a nagging wrist can certainly be quite…

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chest overtraining

STOP OVER-EMPHASIZING CHEST TRAINING! FOCUS ON THIS INSTEAD (VIDEO)

Sean Nalewanyj

In today’s video I address a very common bodybuilding training mistake that a huge percentage of lifters make: putting too much emphasis on chest training. Find out why performing large amounts of volume for your pecs is unnecessary, and what…

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guillotine press

THE DANGERS OF THE “GUILLOTINE PRESS”

Sean Nalewanyj

The guillotine press (also referred to as the “Gironda neck press”) is a chest exercise made famous by old-school bodybuilder Vince Gironda, well-known for developing a variety of unique bodybuilding training techniques that are still used to this day. It’s…

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incline flys for upper chest

THE BEST WAY TO DO INCLINE FLYS FOR UPPER CHEST GAINS

Sean Nalewanyj

When it comes to targeting the upper pecs for increased size and thickness, incline flys are a great finishing movement to include after all of your basic compound pressing exercises have been completed. Yes, there is such a thing as the “upper chest”,…

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lose chest fat

HOW TO LOSE CHEST FAT AND GET RID OF “MAN BOOBS”

Sean Nalewanyj

“Man boobs”… “male breasts”… “man breasts”… “moobs”… These commonly used terms may sound pretty goofy, but it’s not a laughing matter for those guys out there who are struggling with this issue. In this post I’ll be giving you the…

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lower pec workout

COMPLETE LOWER PEC WORKOUT FOR A BIGGER CHEST

Sean Nalewanyj

When it comes to “honing in” on specific parts of a given muscle, the pecs are without question the one area that people seem to be most interested in. Every day I wake up to questions on my Facebook Page…

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single arm cable chest press

THE SINGLE ARM CABLE CHEST PRESS (FULLER ROM, DEEPER CONTRACTION)

Sean Nalewanyj

In this video I outline an awesome chest pressing variation that allows for a fuller range of motion and deeper contraction of the pecs in comparison to standard free weight presses. If you have the equipment available to you and…

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