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Chest Workout Tips For Beginners

Jan 4, 2008
Everyone want to have a good looking Chest muscles as it is considered as one of the sexiest muscle group in the body. But there seems to be a lot of confusion in people, especially in the beginners mind about how exactly to develop a full balanced chest.

Do not worry, I will tell you how to build a beautiful and a sexy chest by using these exercises:

1. Bench Press- The bench press is one of the useful workouts that help in building a good looking chest especially the major muscles of the chest that is the shoulders and triceps. Perform a basic bench press by bending elbows at 90 degree angles. Remember that heavy benching is not the only way to build a chiseled chest but there are other exercises too.

2. Stretches- Stretch your chest muscles frequently. By doing so, you will improve your flexibility and it will help you to avoid injuries.

3. Push ups- Push ups are one of the awesome exercises that help in building a sound fitness foundation. Push ups works for almost every muscle in the body. They are important to a fitness regimen for developing general body strength, and core body strength. Doing Pushups will help you to avoid back injuries and will also throw in a good posture.

4. Upper Chest Workouts- Some of the awesome upper chest workouts are Incline bench dumbbell press, declined push-up, incline dumbbell flyes, exercise ball inclined push-up and incline barbell bench press. Include these exercises in your daily workout program.

5. Lower Chest Workout- While performing lower chest workout keep your abdominal muscles tight, shoulders down and chest up. Some of the Lower chest workouts are decline dumbbell flyes, wide grip decline barbell bench press, decline barbell bench press and exercise ball push-up.

6. Common Chest Exercises- There are several chest exercises to focus on. But here are some of the common chest workouts which include dips, push-ups, barbell bench press, cable crossovers, dumbbell pullovers, smith machine bench press, single arm dumbbell, free motion cable crossovers, isometric chest presses, and single arm dumbbell.

7. Warm ups- Begin each exercise with warm up. This allows your muscles to wake up and start receiving the blood they require. It is very important to warm up as it avoids injuries and helps you to do a better workout.

Do not move up and down in a jerky or uncontrolled manner, as these exercises can place considerable stress on body. And do not change your routine too often and confuse your body muscles. Following these steps will surely give you a better result.

Remember: Beginners must choose only 1-2 exercises per day to avoid stress and injuries.
About the Author
Ranju associate editor of 24hr-fitness-workout-guide. Get more information on building a Muscular Chest and a wide range of other fitness workout programs in the 24hr Fitness Workout Guide.
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