5 Scientifically Proven Techniques for Chest Workouts

Been working out for a while now? You might have changed your fitness goals from getting toned calves and legs to building a more muscular chest. Although most people seem to think that bench presses alone can get you stronger and larger pectorals, this couldn’t be further from the truth. If you want next level pectoral that turns heads wherever you go, you’ll need to train differently. Here are 5 advanced workouts that will give you that perfect beach body in no time:

5. Post Activation Potentiation

Young Man Doing Press Ups In Gym

This workout enables you to use and focus on the complete pectoralis muscle and allows you to lift more than usual, which will speed up your progress. You’ll start out working up to almost 110% of your normal working weight for a repetition or two, then decrease your regular weight. The workout includes 2 sets of PAP Barbell Bench Presses (which are repeated twice) and 3-5 sets of Bench Presses after PAP with 8 reps. You should also do 3-5 sets of Incline Dumbbell Presses, EZ Bar Pullovers, and Pec Deck Flyes (repeated 12, 8 and 15 times, respectively).