The chest muscle is an extremely important muscle and this post will cover some very effective exercises to build chest muscles with.
Before going into the exercises, I want to focus on the importance of having the right nutrition. Without proper nutrition, you won’t be able to build chest muscles that stand out. Having the right kind of nutrition is the main ingredient for awesome chest muscles.
1- Incline Bench Press with Dumbbells:
This exercise is excellent for your upper chest area. You need an incline bench and a pair of dumbbells. As soon as you are ready, you take the two dumbbells and push them upwards towards the ceiling and return to the starting position, where your elbows are bending. Repeat as necessary.
2 – Flat Bench Press with Barbell:
This exercise is standard for every gym and is a great way to build chest muscles with. Lie on the bench with the back of your shoulder blades towards each other. By lying on your shoulder blades, you will only make use of your chest and triceps and not your shoulders. Grab the barbell and extend the bar upwards and then lower it right above your chest. Repeat as necessary.
3 – Incline Chest Flyers:
Sit on an incline bench. Grab a pair of dumbbells and extend your arms upwards, which will be your starting position. Now slowly lower your arms to the sides, all the way until you can feel the stretch in your chest area. Return to the starting position and repeat as necessary.
4 – Decline Bench Press:
Bodybuilders know the effectiveness of this exercise. Lie on a decline bench and grab the bar. Lower it towards your chest and push it upwards. Repeat as necessary.
5 – Barbell/Dumbbell Pullover:
For this exercise, you can choose to use a barbell or a dumbbell. Grab your desired choice and lie on a bench, facing upwards. Extend your arms upwards, which will be your starting position. Now slowly lower your arms all the way to the back of your head and feel the stretch in your chest. Return to the starting position and repeat as necessary.
6 – Push Up with Exercise Ball:
You might be surprised to hear that this exercise is a great way to build chest muscles without weights. Position yourself in a push up position, but with your feet on an exercise ball.
Lower yourself down, but without touching the ground and then push yourself upwards. This exercise can also be performed with a weight plate on your back or with a weight vest.
All of the above exercises to build chest muscles are excellent if you choose to apply them. Take the above exercises with a nutrition plan and you will have a great cocktail to build chest muscle with.