Tag Archives: chest

Tips To Bring Up a Weak Chest

| October 27, 2014 by Truth Seeker |

A strong, wide and thick chest adds aesthetics and power to your physique. Sadly, some lifters have a hard time recruiting the chest muscles and rely mostly on deltoid and triceps power during pushing exercises (e,g., bench press, push-ups…etc.). With a few adjustments, this can change. 1. Do Dips The bottom of the dip is […]

The Most Ineffective Exercises For The Arms and Chest

| September 1, 2014 by Truth Seeker |

1.Chest flys The chest fly will never be a true power exercise. There may be some maniacs like Scooby Werkstatt who have made the fly one of their main heavy exercises, but in my opinion, there are more intelligent ways to overload the pectoral muscles. The stretch created by the fly puts the tendons of […]

Dumbbell Bench Press Vs. Barbell Bench Press

| June 17, 2014 by Truth Seeker |

What’s better – the dumbbell bench press or the classic barbell bench press? To know the answer, we have to look at the advantages and disadvantages of both movements. Advantages of the dumbbell bench press 1.Shoulder-friendly The main advantage of the dumbbell bench press is that it allows you to find a shoulder-friendly groove. You […]

Why do people usually train chest on Monday?

| June 12, 2014 by Truth Seeker |

If you train in a popular commercial gym, you are probably familiar with the fact that Monday is a national chest day when every bench press station is taken. All kinds of people ranging from skinny teenagers to 250lbs chemists are bowing to the God of Pecs on that day. What is the reason for […]

Fixing Shoulder Pain During Dips

| May 19, 2014 by Truth Seeker |

‘It is easier to find men who will volunteer to die, than to find those who are willing to endure pain with patience.’ – Julius Caesar The dip may be a very effective upper body exercise, but it often causes shoulder pain. To prevent this from happening, you could try the following: a. reduce your […]

How To Bench Press Safely When You Are Alone

| May 16, 2014 by Truth Seeker |

The bench press is the most dangerous exercise among the popular lifts. A single slip and you could end up dead or seriously injured. Here are a few tips that will allow you to bench press safely when you are alone in the gym or at home. 1.Bench press in a power rack The safest way […]

Never Use Thumbless Grip When You Bench Press

| May 15, 2014 by Truth Seeker |

The most dangerous exercise in the weight room is neither the squat nor the deadlift. It’s the good old chesticle builder – the barbell bench press. While there are many ways to kill yourself when you lift weights, the bench press remains the most straightforward method. The reason is pretty obvious – you are holding a […]

The Best Exercises For Chest

| May 14, 2014 by Truth Seeker |

Everybody wants to have wide and full pectorals elevating the t-shirt. On that occasion, nattyornot.com presents you some of best chest exercises under the Sun. The list is based on effectiveness and overall joint safety. Push-Ups On Olympic Rings The push-up is one of the oldest chest exercises. Many people think that a man can’t […]

Fixing Wrist Pain During Push-ups

| May 12, 2014 by Truth Seeker |

The push-up is a basic exercise that can be a treated as a main lift or an accessory movement. Whatever the case, you shouldn’t feel joint discomfort when doing the exercise. One of the most common problems during push-ups is wrist pain. Below are a few adjustments that could fix the problem. 1.Use push-up handles […]