Tag: upper pectoralis major

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...

Cable horizontal Pallof press

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.

Spiderman push-up

Use the spiderman push-up, a compound push exercise, to improve your balance and coordination, and build upper-body and core strength.

Bent-knee bench dip

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.

Lying cable fly

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.

Shoulder tap push-up

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.

Decline dumbbell bench press

Learn the proper way to perform the decline dumbbell bench press, a compound and push exercise that targets your sternal (lower) pectoralis major.

Incline cable bench press

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.

Machine-assisted triceps dip

A compound and push exercise, use the machine-assisted triceps dip to strengthen the muscles necessary to be able to perform the proper triceps dip.

Double cable front raise

Work your shoulders using the double cable front raise, an isolation exercise that targets your anterior delts and synergistically works your lateral delts.

One-leg push-up

The one-leg push-up, which targets your lower pecs and obliques, puts your body out of balance, thus forcing the recruitment of more stabilizer muscles.

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