February 2022

8 Best Chest Exercises You Should Try

By Parul Dube

Chest exercises sculpt, define your chest and build your strength. Working on the chest means working on the pectoral muscles of the body.

Straight Arm Plank

The plank exercise helps strengthen your upper body muscles and your spine which makes your posture stronger. You can hold the plank position for about 10-15 seconds.

Chest Fly

The chest fly exercise helps build and strengthen your pectoral muscles. It also helps strengthen your anterior deltoids. If you are a beginner, you can start by doing 12 – 15 reps in one set.

Cable Fly

The cable fly exercise helps create consistent tension in the upper muscles, thus stimulating the pectoral muscles throughout the range of motion. It can be done for 12-15 Reps with light weights.

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The band chest fly is an excellent exercise that focuses on strengthening the chest muscles. It can easily be performed as a home exercise without any equipment.

Band Chest Fly

Dumbbell Floor Press

The dumbbell floor press exercise helps build muscle mass. It also reduces the amount of stress placed on the shoulder joints. If you are a beginner, you can do 15-20 reps in one set with light weights.

Plyometric Push Up

The plyometric push up helps build muscle, increase strength and power as well.  It also enhances core stability. You can try to do 5-6 plyometric pushups in one set.

Incline Dumbbell Bench Press

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Decline Dumbbell Bench Press

This exercise works on the lower pectoral muscles. It also strengthens the anterior deltoid and triceps.


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