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The Best 5 Ways to Build Stubborn Upper Pecs

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Do you want bigger upper pecs and a very strong chest? Here are 5 ways you can get it!

If you want thicker pectoral muscles and you feel like you’ve hit a plateau when it comes to chest training, you need to start making some changes in your daily workouts. You can gain more strenght and thickness in this area by using the next tips&tricks!


1. Always start with the incline bench press. This is the best way to bring your upper pecs out and improve `em. It may be a little hard in the beginning, but you’ll force the fibres to lift more and this will trigger growth and strenght. It’s very important to do this in the beginning of your workout. Try to do a few more reps and don’t be afraid to use a slightly more challenging weight. Don’t forget that harder work equates to more muscle growth.

2. Forget about the fixed bench. You’ll get better overall upper chest development if you use a variety of incline bench positions. The adjustable incline bench should be your best friend from now on.

It’s best used with dumbbells or in the Smith machine and it can target the muscle fibres in different ways if you’re using it various inclined positions. Just give it a try!


3. Use dumbells more often. Dumbells can give you a completely distinct range of motion than a barbell will and your muscles will feel a different kind of tension everytime you’re using them. Plus, you will really engage those pecs if u lower much more the dumbells. The range of motion will be more longer than the one when u use a barbell. U can hit the pectorals from different angles, and they will really hurt (in a good way).

4. Do your chest workout after your rest day. If you’re feeling like your upper pecs are the part of your body which needs most improvement, target it after your rest day, when your focus and motivation are high. Make sure that you’ve had enough rest, you’ve eaten properly and prepared your mind for a though workout.

5. Don’t forget to stretch the upper pecs. This will absolutely help your muscle recover and will create an environment for growth.

CONCLUSION: Try for a few months these tips and you will get some nice round upper pecs. Plus, if you want those armoury look and you feel like this isn’t enough, you can consider a second chest day on a short term (no more than 6 to 8 weeks). Don’t repeat the same chest workout you did a few days earlier, but find some new exercises and techniques. But be aware: always have a good warm up and a nice stretching, because the pectorals are easy to injury and we don’t need to broken pecs!

Written by Valentin Bosioc

Valentin Bosioc - wellness specialist, certified personal trainer, certified fitness instructor, celebrity trainer, Musclemania Champion, Ninja Warrior Semifinalist, world wide motivator!

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