Tips for Increasing Bench Press

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Question: Hey Daryl quick question. I’ve been going to the gym for about 4 months now and I feel like one the bench press I’ve hit a plateau and can’t get it up. All of my other chest and tricep workouts are increasing just not bench press. Any advice? Answer: While the muscles that are […]

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Increase Bench Press Reps

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Question: I have summer football combines in June and one of the events I have trouble doing well is the bench press for reps. I do 300 pounds for a one rep max but don’t do well for reps. I heard you helped the player at the Shrine Bowl combine who did 40 reps. What […]

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Grow Bigger with Heavy, Deep-Bone Muscle Activation

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Question: I would like stronger, larger pecs. I usually do a warmup set of ten reps with 60 pound dumbbells. Then I do 70 pounders to failure which is about 15 reps. Between sets I do a set of abs. Next, I use 80’s for 8 to 12 reps which is failure. Finally I use […]

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Training Chest and Back

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Question: I need a routine to help me grow a little larger through my chest and back. I currently do some bench presses, push-ups, incline dumbbell presses and sometimes the flye machine. Usually I do 10 reps per set. For back I do Pulldowns, machine rows and sometimes dumbbell rows for 10 reps or so […]

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Restoring Form to Imbalance Bench Press

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Question: I always have a problem with my left arm when I do bench presses. It is weaker and I tend to try to lift it off of the bench during the set. How do I fix this problem of my left side? Answer: Typically, this is not actually a problem of one side being […]

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Home Gym Upper Body Workout

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Question: I have a home gym set up in my garage which I includes a pullup/ab chair/ dip apparatus. I have a set of adjustable dumbbells and a flat bench. What would be the best upper body routine, chest and back to follow with those pieces? Answer:Try this home equipment workout: Start your workout with […]

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Static Magnets, Upper Pecs, and Burning Fat!

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Question: I have three quick questions. Do magnets work for increasing athletic performance? What is the best way to work upper pecs? Is there a better way than conventional cardio, treadmill, etc., to burn fat? Answers: Let’s get three quick answers then. Magnets: Static magnets, including those worn by the major league baseball players, have […]

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Double Chest Shock

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Question: I was thinking about training my chest twice a day to see if it would help to get me bigger and stronger more quickly. By hitting chest two times in one day and then resting it until a week later I hope to stimulate more growth. Does that plan have any potential or am […]

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Vary Chest Routine to Promote Growth

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Question: My chest training has gotten stale. Typically, I do Bench Presses, Incline Bench Presses, Dumbbell Flyes and sometimes a couple of Cable Crossovers to finish. I know I should vary my routines but I have finally gotten a 300 pound bench and I don’t change because I don’t want to lose that. Do you […]

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