Unilateral exercises such as the one-arm hammer-grip dumbbell bench press are important for developing unilateral strength, balance and coordination.
Tag: upper pectoralis major
The inverse leg curl (aka bodyweight or Nordic hamstring curl) is useful for working your hamstrings in the absence of a leg-curling machine.
Emphasize the development of your anterior deltoid and upper pectoralis major using the seated elbows-in alternating dumbbell overhead press.
Use the incline dumbbell fly to isolate and build your upper pectoralis major. Internally rotating your shoulders helps to better isolate the target muscles.
The cable vertical Pallof press is a brilliant functional exercise for strengthening your core’s ability to resist lateral flexion forces. Use it to develop a...
The cable horizontal Pallof press is a very effective functional exercise to use to strengthen your core’s ability to resist rotational or twisting forces.
Use the spiderman push-up, a compound push exercise, to improve your balance and coordination, and build upper-body and core strength.
The bent-knee bench dip is a beginner compound bodyweight exercise that targets your triceps brachii and also works your lats, pecs, and anterior delts.
Unlike with the dumbbell fly, with the lying cable fly, the amount of resistance that you experience is maintained throughout the full range of motion.
Targeting your lower pectoralis major, the point of the shoulder tap push-up is to put your body off balance and force stabilizer muscles to work harder.
Learn the proper way to perform the decline dumbbell bench press, a compound and push exercise that targets your sternal (lower) pectoralis major.
Compared with the incline barbell and dumbbell presses, the incline cable bench press maintains the focus on the upper pecs throughout the range of motion.