I have come to the conclusion that my upper chest is lacking

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  1. KIDRR

    KIDRR Duck dog>* OT Supporter

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    What do you guys do to get it blowd the fuck up? I think I've been using too much weight on DB incline. I normally do:

    Flat bench-1 warm up set 4 working sets
    DB Incline-3 sets (I'm thinking I don't have the bench upright enough but I feel it all in my shoulders if I put it more upright)
    BB Incline 2-3 sets
    BB Decline 3 sets
    Incline Fly's with either cables or DB's
     
  2. Phineas Q Stork

    Phineas Q Stork Active Member

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    i've heard that incline smith is like the holy grail for upper chest
     
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    Incline barbell, incline smith, seated front shoulder press on the smith and bring the bar down to your chest, really high pec dec, steep inclince dumbell
     
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    y1997 Made in the U.S.S.R.

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    The incline smith is awesome for the upper chest. I usually rotate incline smith, incline barbell and incline dumbbell every 3 weeks.
     
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    KIDRR Duck dog>* OT Supporter

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    Wow, I never knew the smith was good for this. I will try it out tomorrow. You think rotating a different incline chest exercise every week is the way to go?
     
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    what would make the smith machine more beneficial than standard bb? just more weight?
     
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    don't have to stabilize so you can concentrate on squeezing the pecs? :dunno:
     
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    My upper chest sucks because my shoulders often do all the work. I cant help it. Incline DB flys help too.
     
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    incline smith press is :bowdown:
     
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    Whats good for inner chest?
    My upper and outer chest is amazing but i feel like my inner chest is a big lacking.


    Someone should post specific chest workouts for specific targets of the chest.
     
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    How effective is incline hammer compared to incline smith?
     
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    inner = flat flys, incline flys, pec-deck, cable crossovers, etc :dunno:
     
  14. evolude

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    good info.. my upper chest is lacking along with everything else... :rofl:
     
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    Rumbaar Inherent Omniscience OT Supporter

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    What angle do you guys have for your incline bench?
     
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    y1997 Made in the U.S.S.R.

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    30*?
     
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    I don't think you can target inner/outer chest. That's mostly genetic iirc.
     
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    incline smith ftw
     
  19. deznutz

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    i never knew so many people do incline smith
     
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    incline smith does nail your chest
     
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    damn i need to get in on the incline smith crew
     
  22. smell my finger

    smell my finger strive nonetheless towards beauty and truth,

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    that's a lot of chest exercise in one day
     
  23. timberwolf

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    For something different, try wall pushups. Especially at your bodyweight KIDRR.
     
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    Definitely not. More the opposite. Almost like a handstand pushup against the wall. Your feet (preferably just one foot) is pressed arm's length height on the wall. Maybe slightly higher. So you have to actually push yourself towards the wall as well as upwards to keep your feet up. Definitely hits the upper chest. Does that make sense?
     
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