Though there are more than 60 exercises for chest workout, but there is no need to try all exercises. Because some of them are invented just to make your videos attractive, and have no sense, and also difficult to perform.
Basically, you need to do only 6 exercises for a particular muscle, which are effective and deliver a good result. So, we have done the work for you, we have chosen 10 best exercises for chest workout which will definitely helps you growing your chest.
The most beneficial exercise to grow your chest is BENCH PRESS. Easy to perform and gives unbelievable results, it not only works on chest muscles, also boosts strength and stamina.
Though people try a lot of practices of bench press but the most beneficial one is , keep the shoulder distance between your hands while holding the barbell . by this you will get the maximum tension on your chest muscles, Your last set should be drop set. After a short warm up, I suggest you to start your chest workout with bench press.
FLAT DUMBBELL PRESS
Dumbbell press is one of the best weapon to grow muscles after barbells. Dumbbells are best to increase chest depth. There are some limitations in barbell exercises, and those limitations can be avoided in dumbbell exercises. Like you can squeeze your chest while pushing dumbbells upward.
I suggest you to perform it just after bench press.
INCLINE BENCH PRESS
As I said earlier, barbell is compulsory if you are serious about your gains, and upper chest muscles is one of the toughest muscles to grow, so you have to focus a lot in this practice.
Difference between flat bench press and incline bench press is in the bench, The two are quite different to each other, way of performing is same. Hold barbell same as you held in flat bench press.
I suggest you to do it just after flat dumbbell press.
INCLINE DUMBBELL PRESS
Incline dumbbell press is same as flat dumbbell press, difference is in the bench, The two are quite different to each other. As I said above upper chest muscles is one of the toughest muscles to grow, incline dumbbell is best to grow your upper chest. All you need is to focus and put your efforts in a right way.
I suggest you to perform it just after incline bench press.
INCLINE DUMBBELL FLY
Dumbbell fly is use to increase chest width, you can’t go heavy in this exercise as it may hurt your shoulders, but performing it with light weight is enough to work on your chest width .
I suggest you to perform it at the end of your workout for the best results.
DECLINE BENCH PRESS
A major exercise to hit lower chest muscles, Decline bench press is same as other bench presses, bench is the only difference, we use slightly decline bench for this exercise. You have to control your reps while doing this exercise go heavy for low reps.
I suggest you to do decline bench press in the middle of your chest workout.
It’s a free weight exercise, your body weight is enough to lift. May be you have heard before , body weight is enough workout. DIPS is one of the most effective exercise exist in bodybuilding. All you need is to perform it in a correct way. Put your feet up behind you, lean forward as far as possible, and allow your elbows to flare out as you DIP.
It mainly focuses on lower chest, I suggest you to perform it in the end of your chest workout.
SEATED MACHINE PRESS
Its is same as flat dumbbell press exercise doing in a vertical manner, but the benefit of seated machine press is that you can control your repetitions even on a heavy weights, it easy to slow down your reps , which gives super activation in middle chest muscles.
I suggest you to do seated machine press in the middle of your chest workout.
A body weight exercise, one of the oldest exercise. Most beneficial exercise for chest muscle, you do not need any machine or place to do it. Easy to perform and works on upper and middle chest. You can also try weighted push ups by putting some weight on your back while doing push ups, this will increase your strength as well.
you can try varieties of push ups like one hand push ups , drop push ups, archer push ups and clapping push ups.
I suggest you to do push ups at the end of your chest workout.
This exercise works on inner chest and it is good shaping exercise done with cables and crossover machine, it mainly focuses on middle and lower chest, though it is quite difficult to perform with heavy weights but cable crossover done with light weights is enough to get a good shape in chest.
I suggest you to perform it in the middle of your chest workout.
1- Attempt only 6 exercise in a workout.
2- Try to hit 4 sets of each exercise, for 6-12 reps.
3- Go heavy to grow muscles size.
4- Control your reps, negative should be slow and push according to your energy level.
5- Try to hit atleast one drop set.
Thanks for reading, i hope these 10 best exercises for chest workout will help you growing your chest muscles, comment below if you have any other effective exercise for chest workout.