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    Transform Your Physique: Dr. Jerry Chidester’s Guide to Sculpting Your Chest

    Plastic surgery, once predominantly associated with women, is increasingly becoming a popular choice among men who are seeking to improve their appearance and boost their confidence. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) reported a significant rise in men undergoing cosmetic...
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    Make Massive Muscle Gains with This Chest and Back workout Hack

    If you were a highly qualified personal trainer with your own gym, you’d have the knowledge and resources to construct the perfect workouts. But, while the office or factory calls for many of us when our alarm goes off each morning, the good news is that we can draw on the wisdom of these...
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    Elevate You Dumbbell Pullover Performance With This Simple Trick

    The dumbbell pullover is one of those multipurpose exercises that can be a great addition to any chest or back workouts. However, no matter which body part you’re focusing on, there’s a trick to add a little extra spice to this exercise, and all it takes is a looped resistance band. That is...
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    Here’s Why the Dumbbell Pullover Should Be in Your Workout

    The dumbbell pullover may be the best old-school exercise you are not doing. It was a favorite of the bodybuilding greats, including Arnold Schwarzenegger, Ronnie Coleman, and Dorian Yates. This exercise helped get their massive chests and backs that were the envy of the bodybuilding world. If...
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    Squeeze More Gains From Your Chest With The Dumbbell Squeeze Press

    The dumbbell squeeze press goes by a few names, like the hex or champagne press, but they all mean the same thing—more gains for your chest. Part dumbbell chest press and the part dumbbell flye, the squeeze press creates muscular tension from the get-go for juicy muscle-building gains. Lifting...
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    Maximize Your Inverted Row Gains by Fixing These 4 Mistakes

    The inverted row isn’t a complicated move but there are still plenty of room to make inverted row mistakes. It is easily progressed and regressed depending on the lifter’s experience. That and being an excellent movement for the forearms, biceps, upper back, and lats is why it should be in...
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    Flye to Greater Gains By Eliminating These 4 Dumbbell Chest Flye Mistakes

    The bench press and its variations still remain the go-to exercises to build size and strength in the chest. But don’t discount the dumbbell chest flye and all its pec-pumping versions. The beauty of this exercise is that it takes much the triceps out of the move so you can focus on the chest...
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    Five Exercises You May Want to Avoid—and Swap with These Alternatives

    Just because an exercise seems to have been around forever and has been performed by some of the old-school legends, doesn’t necessarily mean it’s a perfect fit for your overall routine. For some people, certain exercises aren’t worth the risk of injury or the minimal amount of gains you may...
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    8 Fitness Coaches Offer Their Best Tips to Build a Better Bench Press

    The bench press. It’s one of the original rite of passage exercises that many lifters spend countless—oftentimes too many—hours toward perfecting. When you’re a beginner, you most likely performed two main exercises—biceps curl and bench press. Then, the love affair begins. The bench press is...
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    The Ultimate Champions’ Chest Workout

    One of the more popular muscle groups to train is the chest. If you’re like most lifters, chest day falls on Monday (aka International Chest Day). Having a great pec workout can generate momentum to carry you through the rest of your training week. The right exercises and training principles can...
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    Back to Basics: Flat Barbell Bench Press

    Everyone reading this has one thing in common: we were all beginners at one point or another. Some of you that are here may be a beginner now. Regardless of the level you’re at, we have all learned the basic movements when we started working out. Even if you’re someone who is training at an...
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    The Rock Shares His Chest Workout for “Black Adam”

    In recent weeks, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has been putting the sweat equity into his gym, “The Iron Paradise,” while preparing to film Marvel’s next major movie “Black Adam.” The Rock actually gave a rare insight into that prep in a recent Instagram post. As you can see in the video, the...
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    4 Moves to Build a Bigger Chest

    If you’ve ever wondered how cover models train or prep for magazine shoots, it differs from person to person. (Sorry, did you expect some BS blanket answer that applied to everyone at every age, gender, and fitness level?) That said, this is how former M&F cover star and celebrity trainer Don...
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    The One-Month, Machine-Only Chest Plan

    We use machines to build things every day. Machines build cars; they build roads; they build computers; they build robots. So why not build your body with machines? Ask a dozen trend-following “New Age” trainers this question, and about 10 of them will respond emphatically, “Because machines...
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    HOW TO BUILD A BIG CHEST - THE DETAILS

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    Henri-Pierre Ano Chest Building Workout

    Chris Nicoll / M+F Magazine “It wasn’t the outcome I was hoping for,” Henri-Pierre Ano admits, after reflecting on his 14th-place finish in 2019’s Olympia Classic Physique. Ano, 38, had plenty of reasons for disappointment. The Canadian stepped onstage with high hopes of improving on his 2018...
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    Ronnie Coleman's Routines for a Champion's Chest

    Kevin Horton / M+F Magazine Ronnie Coleman, the eight-time Mr. Olympia, set the standard for freaky size and conditioning that, in all likelihood, won’t be equaled anytime soon, let alone surpassed for the foreseeable future. His pecs outsized the rest of the competition’s, and, if not for his...
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    The Dumbbell Chest Routine for More Muscle in 4 Weeks

    Per Bernal / M+F Magazine We love the barbell bench press as much as you do, but just because you’ve been doing it every Monday night since high school doesn’t mean you can’t change it up every once in a while. Pressing with dumbbells is safer for your shoulders and activates more pectoral...
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    The Chain Flye Variation to Help You Avoid Shoulder Pain

    marius bugge / M+F Magazine Flyes remove reliance on the triceps and deltoids so you can better isolate the chest muscle for growth. And besides looking badass, using chains to do them takes some pressure off the shoulder joints, increases instability for more muscle recruitment, and ensures...
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    Men Spend More Time Staring at Guys' Chests than Women, a New Study Says

    Jacob Lund If you’re chasing an upper-chest pump thinking it’s going to impress your lady or gym crush, think again. A study published in Evolutionary Psychological Science found that men tend to stare at the upper-chest of other men longer than women do. In other words, your bro is more likely...
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