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    Chest width


    Just wondering what you guys think the best exercises for chest width specifically. Thanks

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    Incline presses
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    Quote Originally Posted by Leggo my Ego View Post
    Incline presses
    Thats what I thought too. I started doing 2 extra sets of incline press and incline flys this week. Hopefully I get a wider chest.
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    You might try smith machine presses on a low incline with a super wide grip. I have been doing these the past few weeks and my outer pecs have been feeling the wrath!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Leggo my Ego View Post
    You might try smith machine presses on a low incline with a super wide grip. I have been doing these the past few weeks and my outer pecs have been feeling the wrath!

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    Im gonna try this. thanks alot!
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    try incorporating many different fly variations into your workout...incline, decline, DB, machine...etc.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bLacKjAck. View Post
    try incorporating many different fly variations into your workout...incline, decline, DB, machine...etc.
    thanks. I alternate between machine flys, incline db flys, and flat db flys. Havent tried doing decline flys in a couple of years. Maybe I shock my chest my next chest w/o and do 3 different angles of flys.
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    well this is an old a$$ post but i was lookin for some stuff on chest width. the problem with me is i have this popping pain in my shoulder when i do flies. i may be able to get away with like a set if i warm up my shoulders for a long time but after that i'm done for. i had talked to a few people at my gym including trainers but nobody really knows. the best guess was a tendon rolling over a part of the shoulder or something like that. i most definitely need width in the chest though and all my chest lift i have a wide ass grip already cause i like it better. the only thing i can really do for flies is machines and we just have the seat straight up so it's hitting the same muscles that flat bench would. any help or suggestions?
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