Incline Presses - AnabolicMinds.com

Incline Presses

  1. New Member
    Football8's Avatar
    Stats
    5'10"  190 lbs.
    Join Date
    Oct 2013
    Posts
    197
    Rep Power
    1147

    Reputation

    Incline Presses


    Im trying to target my upper chest and my current excersises were:
    BB flat bench
    Levarage Inlcine Press
    Incline Chest Flys
    Weighted Dips
    Pushups to failure

    I just wanted to know would it be better to replace the incline flys with a DB Press and then put the DB press being my first exercise followed by flat bench and then levarage incline? Basically asking if you could do 2 incline presses in same workout?

  2. Diamond Member
    mr.cooper69's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Posts
    10,480
    Rep Power
    5966605

    Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation

    Do a 15 degree incline and a 45 degree incline if you want to do both. Reverse grip barbell bench is also a very underrated upper chest builder
    http://pescience.com/
    http://selectprotein.com/
    The above is my own opinion and does not reflect the opinion of PES
  3. Elite Member
    edje007's Avatar
    Stats
    5'6"  180 lbs.
    Join Date
    Jul 2012
    Age
    34
    Posts
    5,112
    Rep Power
    2006180

    Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation

    Quote Originally Posted by mr.cooper69 View Post
    Do a 15 degree incline and a 45 degree incline if you want to do both. Reverse grip barbell bench is also a very underrated upper chest builder
    Reverse grip barbell presses made a huge impact on my upper chest!
    Olympus labs Rep
    Olympus Labs, a line of products that will turn men into demigods.
    visit us at: olympus-labs.com
    •   
       

  4. Senior Member
    PaulBlack's Avatar
    Stats
    6'0"  240 lbs.
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Posts
    1,816
    Rep Power
    115625

    Reputation Reputation Reputation

    Quote Originally Posted by Football8 View Post

    I just wanted to know would it be better to replace the incline flys with a DB Press and then put the DB press being my first exercise followed by flat bench and then levarage incline? Basically asking if you could do 2 incline presses in same workout?
    2 cents...
    Sure you could, but it is probably more than likely redundancy, since, say x number of sets ( example 5x8-10) on the incline press would IMO be plenty for that session, with perhaps more frequency (ie: thru the week 2x-3x per), than just a ton of volume in one W/O, will most likely do more over the cycle/months.

    I also assume you are doing OH presses, since the shoulders also tie in well to the upper pecs and chest both in strength and mass.
  5. Snuggle Club™ mascot
    bpmartyr's Avatar
    Stats
    5'9"  175 lbs.
    Join Date
    Feb 2005
    Age
    41
    Posts
    4,443
    Rep Power
    27395

    Reputation

    Reverse grip bb ftw!
    Recent log:http://anabolicminds.com/forum/supplement-reviews-logs/213350-lean-efx-refined.html
  6. Elite Member
    GeekPoop's Avatar
    Stats
    6'0"  232 lbs.
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Age
    27
    Posts
    5,263
    Rep Power
    234818

    Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation

    why no DB incline bp?
    Serious Nutrition Solutions
  7. Professional Member
    EatMoar's Avatar
    Stats
    5'8"  193 lbs.
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Posts
    3,438
    Rep Power
    1162438

    Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation

    Reverse grip db incline ftw =D
  8. New Member
    Football8's Avatar
    Stats
    5'10"  190 lbs.
    Join Date
    Oct 2013
    Posts
    197
    Rep Power
    1147

    Reputation

    thats what im asking about so do you think it wouldbe fine to do leverage incline press and db incline press?
  9. Advanced Member
    todd muelheim's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2012
    Posts
    547
    Rep Power
    516287

    Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation

    Quote Originally Posted by Football8 View Post
    thats what im asking about so do you think it wouldbe fine to do leverage incline press and db incline press?
    Sorry for all the lousy answers to your original question. The answer is no, you cannot do two incline presses in the same workout. Look up Lyle Alzado or "Ravishing" Rick Rude if you need more info. Both were rumored to have done 2 incline movements in the same workout. Rude was actually filmed boasting about it just 2 weeks prior to his death. That film has never been released.
  10. Senior Member
    mountainman33's Avatar
    Stats
    6'1"  205 lbs.
    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Age
    36
    Posts
    1,849
    Rep Power
    378473

    Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation

    Quote Originally Posted by edje007 View Post
    Reverse grip barbell presses made a huge impact on my upper chest!
    Same here. Adding incline flys and incline DB press after completing sets of reverse grip BB bench press always fried my upper chest.
  11. New Member
    Football8's Avatar
    Stats
    5'10"  190 lbs.
    Join Date
    Oct 2013
    Posts
    197
    Rep Power
    1147

    Reputation

    could i do reverse grip dumbell press instead of barbell?
  12. Professional Member
    Torobestia's Avatar
    Stats
    6'3"  250 lbs.
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Posts
    3,199
    Rep Power
    141050

    Reputation Reputation Reputation

    Quote Originally Posted by mr.cooper69 View Post
    Do a 15 degree incline and a 45 degree incline if you want to do both. Reverse grip barbell bench is also a very underrated upper chest builder
    RGBP are definitely a good chest builder as well as triceps builder.

    Quote Originally Posted by PaulBlack View Post
    2 cents...
    Sure you could, but it is probably more than likely redundancy, since, say x number of sets ( example 5x8-10) on the incline press would IMO be plenty for that session, with perhaps more frequency (ie: thru the week 2x-3x per), than just a ton of volume in one W/O, will most likely do more over the cycle/months.
    Agreed
    Quote Originally Posted by Football8 View Post
    could i do reverse grip dumbell press instead of barbell?
    I'm not sure it'd have the same training effect.
    Check your form: http://anabolicminds.com/forum/exercise-science/190675-proper-techniques.html
    Log: http://anabolicminds.com/forum/workout-logs/235436-tossing-weight-torobestia.html
  13. Senior Member
    mountainman33's Avatar
    Stats
    6'1"  205 lbs.
    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Age
    36
    Posts
    1,849
    Rep Power
    378473

    Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation

    Quote Originally Posted by Football8 View Post
    could i do reverse grip dumbell press instead of barbell?
    If it's a mobility/comfort issue, yes. I had to narrow my grip a bit to be comfortable on the reverse grip bench, but once I got that part figured out it was great. If it's not a mobilty/comfort issue then DB's would be a good accessory exercise after BB.
  14. Senior Member
    Matthersby's Avatar
    Stats
    6'3"  241 lbs.
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Age
    35
    Posts
    1,705
    Rep Power
    217235

    Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation

    Quote Originally Posted by todd muelheim View Post

    Sorry for all the lousy answers to your original question. The answer is no, you cannot do two incline presses in the same workout. Look up Lyle Alzado or "Ravishing" Rick Rude if you need more info. Both were rumored to have done 2 incline movements in the same workout. Rude was actually filmed boasting about it just 2 weeks prior to his death. That film has never been released.
    Is this is a joke?
  15. New Member
    theOCdude's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2013
    Posts
    312
    Rep Power
    452646

    Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation

    Quote Originally Posted by Matthersby View Post

    Is this is a joke?
    It gave me a good laugh
  16. Senior Member
    mountainman33's Avatar
    Stats
    6'1"  205 lbs.
    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Age
    36
    Posts
    1,849
    Rep Power
    378473

    Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation

    Quote Originally Posted by Matthersby View Post
    Is this is a joke?
    i think this statement is meant to be frought with sarcasm.
  17. Senior Member
    Matthersby's Avatar
    Stats
    6'3"  241 lbs.
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Age
    35
    Posts
    1,705
    Rep Power
    217235

    Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation

    OK, I figured. As someone on a bulk for life, what the hell else would I do on chest day other than presses and dips, flys?
  18. Senior Member
    PaulBlack's Avatar
    Stats
    6'0"  240 lbs.
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Posts
    1,816
    Rep Power
    115625

    Reputation Reputation Reputation

    Quote Originally Posted by mountainman33 View Post
    i think this statement is meant to be frought with sarcasm.
    Ha, yeah, did Alzado even lift???
  19. Senior Member
    Matthersby's Avatar
    Stats
    6'3"  241 lbs.
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Age
    35
    Posts
    1,705
    Rep Power
    217235

    Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation

    It was like that satire-news article day before yesterday about how Colorado's legalization has caused 37 marijuana overdoses. I already knew this was a medical impossibility but still had to snope it to be sure the sarcasm was truly that and not fact.
  20. Advanced Member
    todd muelheim's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2012
    Posts
    547
    Rep Power
    516287

    Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation

    Quote Originally Posted by Matthersby View Post
    It was like that satire-news article day before yesterday about how Colorado's legalization has caused 37 marijuana overdoses. I already knew this was a medical impossibility but still had to snope it to be sure the sarcasm was truly that and not fact.
    http://touch.dailymotion.com/video/x...hard-clip_news
  21. Senior Member
    Matthersby's Avatar
    Stats
    6'3"  241 lbs.
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Age
    35
    Posts
    1,705
    Rep Power
    217235

    Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation Reputation

    Quote Originally Posted by PaulBlack View Post

    Ha, yeah, did Alzado even lift???
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OloL...e_gdata_player
  •   

      
     

Similar Forum Threads

  1. Neck Presses vs. Incline Presses
    By hitsquaddd in forum Training Forum
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 05-15-2010, 01:31 PM
  2. Incline Bench Press Question
    By MaDmaN in forum Exercise Science
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 04-27-2007, 10:50 AM
  3. Incline Press
    By BOHICA in forum Exercise Science
    Replies: 28
    Last Post: 01-25-2006, 04:27 PM
  4. incline bench press
    By Coolridge in forum Exercise Science
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 04-26-2005, 09:08 AM
  5. Incline DB press...Help!!!
    By unitas27 in forum Exercise Science
    Replies: 15
    Last Post: 12-07-2004, 02:31 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Log in
Log in