Tag: upper pectoralis major

Smith machine JM press

Provided you use the safety pins, the Smith machine JM press offers a safe way to perform the JM press movement pattern, great for triceps activation.

Decline push-up

Work the upper chest (clavicular pectoralis major), anterior shoulders and triceps using the decline push-up, a compound upper-body exercise.

Barbell JM press

The barbell JM press is a cross between the barbell skull crusher and the barbell bench press. It was invented by powerlifter JohnMark 'JM' Blakely.

Dumbbell w-press

The dumbbell w-press is an isolation shoulder exercise. Although quite rare, it is very effective at overloading the anterior and lateral deltoids.

Inverse leg curl

The inverse leg curl (aka bodyweight or Nordic hamstring curl) is useful for working your hamstrings in the absence of a leg-curling machine.

Incline dumbbell fly

Use the incline dumbbell fly to isolate and build your upper pectoralis major. Internally rotating your shoulders helps to better isolate the target muscles.

Cable vertical Pallof press

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...

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