Is it Bad to Bench Press With Your Feet on the Bench? (5 Benching Facts)

Is it Bad to Bench With Your Feet on the Bench

You might often wonder, “Is it detrimental to do a bench press with your feet on the bench?” You’ve probably often seen people bench press with their feet on the bench. In fact, you may even have seen those who bench press with their feet in the air. So, does removing your feet from the … Read more

How Much Should My Bench Press Increase Each Week? (4 Facts For Gains)

How Much Should My Bench Press Increase Each Week

Every weightlifter is curious about this: “What should be my weekly increase in bench press?” There probably isn’t a gym exercise that receives as much attention as the bench press. In fact, it’s often viewed as the “bro” status of strength, “How much do you bench bro?” So, in an attempt to finally get involved … Read more

Do You Really Need to Do Decline Bench Press? (6 Factors to Consider)

Do You Really Need to Do Decline Bench Press

You’ve probably found yourself asking, “Is it really necessary to do the Decline Bench Press?” If there’s one thing we all want it’s a strong, muscular, pumped set of pecs (okay, and bulging biceps too). So, pretty much at the beginning of every week, Monday is chest day. And of course you head straight over … Read more

Can I Do Chest and Legs on the Same Day? (5 Chest & Leg Training Rules)

Can I Do Chest and Legs on the Same Day

Several lifters have inquired, “Is it possible to work out my chest and legs on the same day?” I guess you’re either looking to mix things up a little in the gym or simply trying to find the best combination of exercises in the time you have available. There are certain muscle groups that seem … Read more

Why Do My Ribs Hurt When I Do Push Ups? (Here’s 3 Reasons Why)

Why Do My Ribs Hurt When I Do Push Ups

This is a frequently posed question: “What causes my ribs to hurt when I do push-ups?” We all know what a fantastic exercise push ups are. They work the chest, shoulders, and triceps, so it’s not uncommon to feel soreness in these muscles. Then again, you may even feel push ups in your elbows or … Read more

How Do I Make My Pecs Square? (4 Square Pec Facts)

How Do I Make My Pecs Square

Most men either belong to the group that favors square pecs or the one that prefers round pecs. Personally, as long as my chest is hard, muscular, and bigger than my belly, I’m happy. That being said, it seems that many guys are now veering toward producing flat and solid square pecs. Whether your pecs … Read more

Are Dips and Push Ups Enough For Chest? (5 Chest-Developing Facts)

Are Dips and Push Ups Enough For Chest

Ever thought, “Are Dips and Push Ups Sufficient for Building the Chest?” It’s a question I see asked fairly often. I would hazard a guess that those asking either don’t have access to a barbell bench press area, or simply don’t like the exercise. I will say that there isn’t one sole exercise that is … Read more

Why is My Non-Dominant Pec Bigger? (Here’s 6 Reasons Why)

Why is My Non-Dominant Pec Bigger

You might have never thought you’d ask this, “Why is my non-dominant pec larger?” However, it appears the struggle is real. There are various online forums and Q&A sites inundated with this very question. At first, it seems just plain weird. I mean, if one of your pecs is going to be bigger you’d expect … Read more

Should You Bench Press With a Belt? (5 Things You Should Know)

Should You Bench Press With a Belt

Have you ever pondered whether you should use a belt while doing bench press? You’ll often see lifters wearing a belt to bench press, especially when it comes to pushing heavier weights. There are certain benefits to benching with a belt, which include core stabilization and somewhere to target your breathing. However, a belt can … Read more