Chest routine

  1. Chest routine


    dumbell bench
    barbell bench
    iso-machine

    incline dumbell
    incline barbell
    incline iso-machine

    delcline dumbell
    decline barbell
    decline iso-machine

    machine flys




    just looking for any feed back


  2. this should probably get moved to exercise science...

    do you do ALL of those exercises each workout?

    .. i do 1 chest exercise for 3 sets...

  3. You do not do 10 exercises on chest day, do you

    I guess if you're doing 1 set per exercise, that might work. Just pick one flat, one decline (or dips) and on incline. You can also add some isolation (cables/butterflies). Mix it up every workout with one exercise for each of these types of stimulus and you'll be good.
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  4. i usually do dumbells 4 sure then choose 1 of the remaining 2 exercises for each angle. equals 18 sets on chest. i try to keep my muscles guessing...thanks 4 the feedback

  5. weekly routine
    1-chest
    2-back/bi
    3-shoulder/tri
    4-legs
    5- bi/tri
    6-abs
    7-rest

  6. unless you're doing one set per exercise, undoubtabley you're over doing it. Ill back your chest routine off to a few compound exericse followed by some isometric exercises. Take my chest workout today for example
    *warmup*
    3 working sets flat dumb. press
    3 sets incline barbell press
    3 sets weighted dips
    2 sets low incline dumb. flys
    2 sets low cable cross over

    Even this for some, is a lot. I like volume but you still should keep the work sets down around a dozen
    Sage

  7. i cut that ten down to 6 2nite and felt a much better pump and focus. thanks for the info.

    whats the proper # of sets one should do

    flat dumbell
    flat bench

    incl. dumbell
    incl. bench

    dec. dumbell
    dumbell fly

  8. I usually do around 6 sets for chest, my current chest routine looks like this: Flat bb: 3 sets
    Incline DB: 2 sets
    Weighted dips: 1 set

  9. i do nine sets

  10. just a question why do you do db bench first?
    i always feel i get a better pump from the heavier weight i can fet from bb bench. and finish up with some sort of db press or incline press or flys. I normally do 5 sets of 5 or 4 sets 8 to 12. it might be pshycological but i dont know.

  11. I prefer to do incline presses first. But, of course I switch it up.

  12. I do a four-day split
    Shoulders
    Chest
    Triceps

    Biceps
    Lats
    Legs

    You need to warm up those shoulders before you do chest .
    I find for me (especially on the juice) that if I do 4X6 real heavy I put on more muscle than if I did 3X8.
    That my story and Iím sticking to it!

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  13. Quote Originally Posted by Unclemikejones
    i usually do dumbells 4 sure then choose 1 of the remaining 2 exercises for each angle. equals 18 sets on chest. i try to keep my muscles guessing...thanks 4 the feedback

    I'd say cut that in half. Do one compound move for flat/decline, one for inclind, and a fly move. 3 sets each for a total of 9/week.

  14. Quote Originally Posted by glenihan
    this should probably get moved to exercise science...

    do you do ALL of those exercises each workout?

    .. i do 1 chest exercise for 3 sets...

    Same here.


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  15. Quote Originally Posted by Hot Rocks
    I do a four-day split
    Shoulders
    Chest
    Triceps

    Biceps
    Lats
    Legs

    You need to warm up those shoulders before you do chest .
    I find for me (especially on the juice) that if I do 4X6 real heavy I put on more muscle than if I did 3X8.
    That my story and Iím sticking to it!

    HOT ROCKS
    WND

    Rock On!

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    I do the same 4 day split but:
    Chest
    shoulder
    tri

    like it better personally because i seem to get the best gains.

  16. I do 9 sets twice per week for chest. I'd say it depends how your body responds to volume, and adjust it to the ammount of volume your body handles best.

  17. You could also pre-exhaust your chest with pec-deck or fly's first.Then go to dumbell presses.
  

  
 

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