How do you excercise the 'center' of your chest.

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  1. Look im Gangsta

    Look im Gangsta New Member

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    How do you excercise the 'center' of your chest.
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  2. Purple Haze

    Purple Haze pop warner hof

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    Your chest is only divided into 2 parts the sternum and chavicle or whatever the fuck they are called, which are lower and upper part BUT If you bench slowly with a closer in a controlled manner (not close grip though else that becomes a tricep exercise) on the barbell bench you can hit the "inner" chest more.
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  3. doubl3

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    yea, pectoralis major and minor ..close grip bench presses would be the best for the "inner" chest like Haze said, you feel a nice contraction when you do that one too ..most exercises are gona use other muscles as a helper tho, basically ..why JUST the center tho? ..dumbell flys would be good too, hell a lot of them would but hey ..
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  4. VishTaphney

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    also to point out about the close grip bench press.

    if you want a close grip to work the chest always use the close grip on FLAT bench...

    if you want the triceps to be worked use it on decline....

    I still believe the best excersice to hit that inner chest is the dumbel flyes...and upper chest excersices....like incline.
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  6. identity-X

    identity-X No Talent Assclown

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    do cable crossovers or hit the pec deck
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  7. Snikka

    Snikka Vision Action Execution

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    yeah cable crossovers a nice.


    also, bodyweight shits like diamond pushups and slide pushups will work inner chest.
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  8. UnbrokeN

    UnbrokeN Well-Known Member

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    what are diamond push ups
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  9. Snikka

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    set yourself up in a normal pushup position or with your legs up on a chair or what not.

    then put your hands in the center of your chest and make a diamond with your thumbs and pointer fingers.. kinda like what DDP or Jay-Z do, and do pushups.
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  10. UnbrokeN

    UnbrokeN Well-Known Member

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    ty ill try them
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  11. Skrybe

    Skrybe ConnectedthruaForeignExch

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    We used to do those in wrestling practice. 'Cept we'd start hunched back, on our toes, and we'd dip forward with the push-up, then come back up to the regular diamond position. Good stuff.


    I was such a god back then .... *sigh* But I'm getting close to that now. Maybe even surpassing it, I think.
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  12. VishTaphney

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    hindu push ups// thats what you did.
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  13. Look im Gangsta

    Look im Gangsta New Member

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    I don't go to the gym. Thanks for the other methods though.
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  14. Skrybe

    Skrybe ConnectedthruaForeignExch

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    Ahhh ... thanks. We just called em diamond pushups. LOL [rwa]
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