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Chest strengthening without weights or press ups

After 6+ weeks of no exercise and lockdown I found that just 10 press ups brought pain to my main neck muscle. So I have a painful sternocleidomastoid but I want to strengthen my chest (well, ...
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How much back work is required to counter-act high volumes pressing

What is the minimum amount of scapular work one needs, in order to maintain good posture when doing extremely high pressing volume, considering one starts with a back strength on elite level and a ...
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Is the bench useless?

Apparently function of the tricep is also pulling the humerus back, and function of the chest is also pulling the humerus down. And Indeed pullovers are listen as both back and chest builders. And ...
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I can't lift the weights I lifted last times

Here is my dumbbells' press (bench) performance in the last two times of my chest workout: before last time bench's training (dumbbells' press) 32.5kg - 10 reps 32.5kg 10 reps 32.5kg - 10 reps 35 ...
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How to get rid off from Pectus Carinatum aka Pigeon chest through diet and workout

I am about 21 years old and I have pigeon chest disease about 3-4 years ago. In start I can not even notice about it but time to time I felt really ashamed to pull off my shirt in front of any people, ...
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Is it necessary to train 'outer' pecs or 'inner' pecs?

For years the three Staples of chest development I have known have been upper pecs, middle pecs, and lower pecs. There are a lot of posts about inner and outer oec development.. and even a lot of ...
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Uneven pump when push up [duplicate]

When I do push up. My chest got pump up only on the left side but I see no pump on the right. I'm worried that my chest will grow only on the left side. Can I grow my right chest? Anyone have this ...
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Pec minor dip alternative

I’ve been doing this Pec Minor Dip that I found on a YouTube channel for a while now. It feels good during the middle of a chest day routine, but gives me wrist trouble, even with wrist wraps. Is ...
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How to efficiently stretch Pec Minor (Pectoralis Minor) for rounded shoulders

For about 20 years now, I have had rounded shoulders due to too mostly too tight Pec Minor muscles. I've been trying to change that for about a year now. My investigations on the internet brought me ...
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How to target the upper middle / inner part of the chest?

What exercises can you do to target the upper middle/inner part of the chest? Is it as simple as doing incline chest press?
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Fixing uneven chest size

So I've been working out pretty consistently for the past two years, and I've always had much more volume in my left pectoral than my right. Is there a convenient way for me to correct this? My weight ...
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What is the hardest bodyweight chest exercise?

By "the hardest bodyweight chest exercise", I mean the one that requires the most amount of skill and strength. Is there a bodyweight chest equivalent to the handstand pushup or the front lever, for ...
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What is this exercise called and what is it's purpose

Referring to the image below, the arm involved in the exercise is bent to 90 degrees throughout the exercise, as if doing hammer curls, only that the arm stays in that position throughout this ...
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How can I engage my chest more when doing pushups?

I understand that pushups are supposed to be a chest exercise primarily. However, I find that I use my triceps and anterior deltoids more than my chest when doing the exercise. How can I engage my ...
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Should I be doing push-ups if I can do dips in order to hit chest muscles?

I was doing the following exercise https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kBJTLMaJZrQ for some weeks. I had been doing just 3 sets of normal push-ups till the fatigue before, so it took only a few weeks for ...
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Dumbbell bench press tutorial

I need a full definitive guide for dumbbell bench press but when i search on web, i get only results for barbell bench press. Any source you know?
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Best home workout that targets the pectoralis minor or the lower chest?

I have a good amount of upper chest but lack lower chest, giving my chest a somewhat breast-like appearance. I've gone online to figure out which home exercises I could do that targets mainly the ...
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Slim guy-chest-define low pecs at home

I want to do my low pec like this on screen.I am doing push ups (elevated).What are the possible workouts i can do at home to obtain like this?If i need to add i can.I am eating right.I need only home ...
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I have atrophied pectorals. How should I train them ? Pictures

Before I show you my photos taken from different angles, I want to explain how I train. Biological informations AND Diseases I'm a 22.5yo male, 1.70m (67 inches), I think I'm between [20 ; 25]% BF. I ...
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How much can be developed the low pecs of chest

i have visible low pecs but i don't know if i ended on that spot or i can develop it much more.My question concluded the previous sentence is how much can be developed the low pecs of chest?I think it ...
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How to calculate muscle and kg needed to obtain your body type you wanted [closed]

i am 23 years old.I have a body like this https://imgur.com/a/GXDYbTj .I am 1.81 inch,72 kg.I want to obtain like this https://imgur.com/a/6cxeV7t.How much muscle kg should i add?How can i calculate ...
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Can we do pressing movements two days in a row

Currently I am working on Chest & biceps [ Mon ] , Triceps [ Tue ] , Back [ Wed] , Shoulders [ Thu ], Legs [ Fri ] from Mon to friday.... Somewhere i read below : Try not to do pressing ...
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I want to make a daily home workout schedule

M/18/5'5"/105lbs (1.6m/48kg). I am an amateur when it comes to working out but I would like to build muscle. I want to make a daily home workout schedule where each day I work on different body ...
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Incline or Flat Bench First? Dumbbell or Barbell First? Why?

I've been following a weightlifting workout where the chest workout is in this order: barbell incline chest press dumbbell incline chest press barbell flat chest press I've seen incline ...
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Weight loss conundrum [duplicate]

I want to know how I can lose fat and gain muscle simultaneously. This is my current situation. I have fat chest. I have small arms. Fat stomach. Belly fat in back. I am going to gym four days ...
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Can I skip chest day completely?

I am a 18 yo male and I started going to the gym. I have only 3 days/week for working out. I am a combination of skinny, fat and muscle:)) I stand at 1,76 meters and I weight 68 kg. I decided to do: -...
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What workouts are for chest inflate at home [duplicate]

i would like to know how can i have an out chest.I know you will refer it to low,middle,up chest but i want to be specific.What i am searching is an exercise that brings my chest more out of my body....
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How to create the small triangle on chest

I want to create the small triangle on my chest.It is between the two pecs.In the image the two black marks i mesn.Thank you a lot
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Equipment for lower chest at home

I want to show up more lower chest.This is my problem.What equipments (start from cheapest) will be great at home that will give me results to show more my lower chest?
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Why big weight bench press makes me feel less sore?

The following is one experiment I have done: Bench press to exercise my chest. Method One: 50KG, 8~10 reps, 10 sets. During the next two days, my chest muscle did not feel as painful and sore as I ...
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Dislocated left shoulder, which core exercises are safe?

TL;DR I dislocated my left shoulder a month ago and it is slowly healing. Which exercises are safe to build my abs, chest and back? I have dislocated my left shoulder a month ago. It is no longer ...
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Left side bigger than right side

I started doing serious push-ups in July (60 a day). It's been almost 4 months and I got good results. My chest, biceps, triceps have become bigger, much more defined. However, my left side chest, ...
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Identification and Effectiveness of excercise

I saw this exercise and i cant remember where but it is a chest exercise, You lie down on floor, put dumbbell on your chest, grab it firmly with both hands in middle and raise it to top and them back ...
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Can losing weight from diarrhea affect chest muscles?

So I recently lost like 2 kg from diarrhea and now I notice that my chest isn't pumped up anymore (or my tummy has swollen from the diarrhea) I also haven't been able to exercise for 2 weeks (before ...
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Angle importance in Inclined Chest fly

How important is angle in inclined chest fly, i found that if angle is low chest fly become more difficult and my biceps also get engaged but if angle is high near 90 than more pressure in chest? ...
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Dumb bell pullover muscles

I am doing dumb bell pullover as shown in excercise Except that i lie down completly on bench, when I bring DB up i kinda feel twitch around my delts , is it normal , does shoulder also involve in ...
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What is this weird exercise given to me by my Trainer for chest?

My trainer told me about this exercise for the chest, but I couldn't find it on BodyBuilding.com What it involve is to have dumbbells on your sides with arm straight at initial position and then move ...
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Proper hand placement for chest flys?

I was doing butterfly chest excercise with machine as shown here But, my trainer said I am doing it wrong as my hands should be straight when coming to front. While earlier, my elbow was bent when I ...
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Uneven chest… Please help

Uneven chest. Please help.. Body fat will be around 9-11%
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Freestyle swimming: Where to breath in (chest vs. stomach)?

Everyone just talks about inhaling, but no one ever specifies whether to breath in your chest (shallow breathing, clavicular breathing, thoracic breathing), your stomach (Diaphragmatic breathing, ...
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left and right shoulders are asymmetrical

My left and right shoulders are asymmetrical. My left shoulder seems attached with my upper chest perfectly whereas my right shoulder and upper chest has a gap between them. How can i make them equal? ...
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Chest excercises without bench

I currently don't have access to a bench but I wan't to target my chest. This question: How should I do push up to get better chest? has some great info about targetting your chest with push ups. ...
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obtain mass on chest,biceps,triceps program [closed]

i make workout only friday,Saturday,Sunday.Rarely and other days.I am 24 years old and my weight is 66.My height is 1.78.Can someone build chest,biceps and triceps making workout only the days i ...
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How can I firm my pectorals back up?

I used to go to the gym regularly. Several years ago, for a combination of reasons, I stopped and the amount of exercise I was doing gradually declined to nothing. I haven't returned to a gym, but ...
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Peck deck machine vs dumbbells flyes [closed]

I don't use the peck deck machine. If someone say can do 100 kg on the peck deck how much can he do with dumbbells flyes?
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Dips and pushups in the same week?

My routine on triceps and chest workout, as of now, is: every first week — pushups twice and dips once; every other week — vice versa. I can't do dips and pushups in the same day, so basically, that ...
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Lower Chest Pushups?

I have been trying calisthenics and when doing pushups I find that the next day the muscles that I feel sore are the lats (gods know why) and my upper chest. The part near the clavicle. I was ...
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Plateau Chest/Back - Need New Routine

I've been working out for a little over a year now. I'm not in great shape, but I do believe I have a better-than-average diet. My question is how I can get my bench press and pull ups to increase. ...
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Query on Guillotine press

I have been doing the guillotine press for two weeks due to the unavailability of an incline bench at my gym. I heard that it can cause serious rotator cuff injury when used long term. I wanted to ...
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Why certain muscle groups just dont grow [closed]

I've been lifting for several years now, I can see good progress in most of the muscle groups i've worked on, except one - chest, it just would not grow, regardless of the amount of work I contribute ...