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[quote]kingbeef323 wrote:
[quote]mutantcolors wrote:
Hi,

Signed up just so I could share this video because I believe it's exactly the technique that King Beef describes. I've been ding this for a while now, not that my chest is awesome at all, but I have a lot of faith in the knowledge of the DC guys. Plus that crush press at the end is a killer.



Yep, that's pretty much what I do except with a squeeze at the top on my heaviest set.[/quote]



This is exactly how ive always done Dbell press. Taught to me by this guy when i was 16

https://www.facebook.com/...ersonalTraining

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everyone wants a big chest in bodybuilding . it goes back with the big boobs of arnold . that sais the chest grow relatively easily . bench press and inclines and flyes are good basic things . remember though that arnie did his incline on way too steep angle . dips and pullovers worlks the low part . . may superset too . chest is not an atrhlete muscle though few people in olympics game needs this .

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^^^ YEP!!

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Marzouk wrote:
kingbeef323 wrote:
mutantcolors wrote:
Hi,

Signed up just so I could share this video because I believe it's exactly the technique that King Beef describes. I've been ding this for a while now, not that my chest is awesome at all, but I have a lot of faith in the knowledge of the DC guys. Plus that crush press at the end is a killer.


Yep, that's pretty much what I do except with a squeeze at the top on my heaviest set.


This is exactly how ive always done Dbell press. Taught to me by this guy when i was 16

https://www.facebook.com/...ersonalTraining


Just took this hand positioning for a spin tonight, with slight pronation at the top for a nice squeeze.

Dat stretch.

Dat pump.

Dat lack of shoulder pain... at least on the flat bench. Incline still needs tweaking.

Great tip, fellas.

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Yeah, it's main benefit in my mind is it doesn't jack up your shoulder. I did look at that Ben Pakulski vid though, and he mentions bringing the humerus across the chest, I'll have to focus on that detail next time.

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anonym wrote:
Marzouk wrote:
kingbeef323 wrote:
mutantcolors wrote:
Hi,

Signed up just so I could share this video because I believe it's exactly the technique that King Beef describes. I've been ding this for a while now, not that my chest is awesome at all, but I have a lot of faith in the knowledge of the DC guys. Plus that crush press at the end is a killer.


Yep, that's pretty much what I do except with a squeeze at the top on my heaviest set.


This is exactly how ive always done Dbell press. Taught to me by this guy when i was 16

https://www.facebook.com/...ersonalTraining


Just took this hand positioning for a spin tonight, with slight pronation at the top for a nice squeeze.

Dat stretch.

Dat pump.

Dat lack of shoulder pain... at least on the flat bench. Incline still needs tweaking.

Great tip, fellas.


I cannot count the number of guys i have shown this to in the gym and they just cant seem to grasp it.

Elbows flared with a massively wide flared form.

I ended up giving in.

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Hoping i am not breaking my own rule here about not posting unless you qualify but here is a recent pic. Still have alot of work to get them to catch up to my shoulders and back width but i have seen a big difference in the past 2 months.

Main change was switching to slight inclines, lots of work with dumbells and high volume. Ever sice i stopped chasing the weight, and chasing the pump intsead, i started to notice a dramatic change. I also do a ton of stretching between sets.

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Waittz wrote:
Hoping i am not breaking my own rule here about not posting unless you qualify but here is a recent pic. Still have alot of work to get them to catch up to my shoulders and back width but i have seen a big difference in the past 2 months.

Main change was switching to slight inclines, lots of work with dumbells and high volume. Ever sice i stopped chasing the weight, and chasing the pump intsead, i started to notice a dramatic change. I also do a ton of stretching between sets.



lol...your chest actually looks a little better than your shoulders IMO.

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winston43 wrote:
chest is not an atrhlete muscle though few people in olympics game needs this .



I disagree. A "huge pro bodybuilder chest" may not equal more "athletic improvement", but you don't usually get a big chest like that without being pretty damned strong as well. A strong chest is very much "athletic".

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Professor X wrote:
winston43 wrote:
chest is not an atrhlete muscle though few people in olympics game needs this .



I disagree. A "huge pro bodybuilder chest" may not equal more "athletic improvement", but you don't usually get a big chest like that without being pretty damned strong as well. A strong chest is very much "athletic".


Being strong and being athletic are not the same thing. I know a few big guys who are also pretty clumsy and uncoordinated.

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super saiyan wrote:
Professor X wrote:
winston43 wrote:
chest is not an atrhlete muscle though few people in olympics game needs this .



I disagree. A "huge pro bodybuilder chest" may not equal more "athletic improvement", but you don't usually get a big chest like that without being pretty damned strong as well. A strong chest is very much "athletic".


Being strong and being athletic are not the same thing. I know a few big guys who are also pretty clumsy and uncoordinated.



That's great info.

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Professor X wrote:
super saiyan wrote:
Professor X wrote:
winston43 wrote:
chest is not an atrhlete muscle though few people in olympics game needs this .



I disagree. A "huge pro bodybuilder chest" may not equal more "athletic improvement", but you don't usually get a big chest like that without being pretty damned strong as well. A strong chest is very much "athletic".


Being strong and being athletic are not the same thing. I know a few big guys who are also pretty clumsy and uncoordinated.



That's great info.


It is you believe that, "A strong chest is very much athletic."

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super saiyan wrote:
Professor X wrote:
super saiyan wrote:
Professor X wrote:
winston43 wrote:
chest is not an atrhlete muscle though few people in olympics game needs this .



I disagree. A "huge pro bodybuilder chest" may not equal more "athletic improvement", but you don't usually get a big chest like that without being pretty damned strong as well. A strong chest is very much "athletic".


Being strong and being athletic are not the same thing. I know a few big guys who are also pretty clumsy and uncoordinated.



That's great info.


It is you believe that, "A strong chest is very much athletic."



As always, thank you for you contribution.

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super saiyan wrote:
Professor X wrote:
winston43 wrote:
chest is not an atrhlete muscle though few people in olympics game needs this .



I disagree. A "huge pro bodybuilder chest" may not equal more "athletic improvement", but you don't usually get a big chest like that without being pretty damned strong as well. A strong chest is very much "athletic".


Being strong and being athletic are not the same thing. I know a few big guys who are also pretty clumsy and uncoordinated.


thats not his point.

strength compliments athleticism .

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TheDon12 wrote:
super saiyan wrote:
Professor X wrote:
winston43 wrote:
chest is not an atrhlete muscle though few people in olympics game needs this .



I disagree. A "huge pro bodybuilder chest" may not equal more "athletic improvement", but you don't usually get a big chest like that without being pretty damned strong as well. A strong chest is very much "athletic".


Being strong and being athletic are not the same thing. I know a few big guys who are also pretty clumsy and uncoordinated.


thats not his point.

strength compliments in athleticism .


Where did I say it didn't? Saying strength compliments athleticism is not the same thing as saying that a strong chest is athletic.

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TheDon12 wrote:
super saiyan wrote:
Professor X wrote:
winston43 wrote:
chest is not an atrhlete muscle though few people in olympics game needs this .



I disagree. A "huge pro bodybuilder chest" may not equal more "athletic improvement", but you don't usually get a big chest like that without being pretty damned strong as well. A strong chest is very much "athletic".


Being strong and being athletic are not the same thing. I know a few big guys who are also pretty clumsy and uncoordinated.


thats not his point.

strength compliments athleticism .


I would even say it is once of the key concepts that define it. Strength, speed, agility(ability to change directions as fast as possible), balance and eunderance are usually what was base athleticism on right?

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super saiyan wrote:
TheDon12 wrote:
super saiyan wrote:
Professor X wrote:
winston43 wrote:
chest is not an atrhlete muscle though few people in olympics game needs this .



I disagree. A "huge pro bodybuilder chest" may not equal more "athletic improvement", but you don't usually get a big chest like that without being pretty damned strong as well. A strong chest is very much "athletic".


Being strong and being athletic are not the same thing. I know a few big guys who are also pretty clumsy and uncoordinated.


thats not his point.

strength compliments in athleticism .


Where did I say it didn't? Saying strength compliments athleticism is not the same thing as saying that a strong chest is athletic.


All this because X disagreed with a guy that can't put a complete sentence together in English.

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super saiyan wrote:
TheDon12 wrote:
super saiyan wrote:
Professor X wrote:
winston43 wrote:
chest is not an atrhlete muscle though few people in olympics game needs this .



I disagree. A "huge pro bodybuilder chest" may not equal more "athletic improvement", but you don't usually get a big chest like that without being pretty damned strong as well. A strong chest is very much "athletic".


Being strong and being athletic are not the same thing. I know a few big guys who are also pretty clumsy and uncoordinated.


thats not his point.

strength compliments in athleticism .


Where did I say it didn't? Saying strength compliments athleticism is not the same thing as saying that a strong chest is athletic.


if your athletic you need to be quick,not just have agility . strength improves quickness and explosiveness .

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TheDon12 wrote:
super saiyan wrote:
TheDon12 wrote:
super saiyan wrote:
Professor X wrote:
winston43 wrote:
chest is not an atrhlete muscle though few people in olympics game needs this .



I disagree. A "huge pro bodybuilder chest" may not equal more "athletic improvement", but you don't usually get a big chest like that without being pretty damned strong as well. A strong chest is very much "athletic".


Being strong and being athletic are not the same thing. I know a few big guys who are also pretty clumsy and uncoordinated.


thats not his point.

strength compliments in athleticism .


Where did I say it didn't? Saying strength compliments athleticism is not the same thing as saying that a strong chest is athletic.


if your athletic you need to be quick,not just have agility . strength improves quickness and explosiveness .


Great. Again, where did I contradict this? What I disagreed with is that a strong chest is very much athletic. The best athletes in sports are seldom the strongest unless you're talking about the world's strongest man or powerlifting.

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super saiyan wrote:


Great. Again, where did I contradict this? What I disagreed with is that a strong chest is very much athletic. The best athletes in sports are seldom the strongest unless you're talking about the world's strongest man or powerlifting.



This thread is so much better since you contributed.

Thank you again.

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Professor X wrote:
super saiyan wrote:


Great. Again, where did I contradict this? What I disagreed with is that a strong chest is very much athletic. The best athletes in sports are seldom the strongest unless you're talking about the world's strongest man or powerlifting.



This thread is so much better since you contributed.

Thank you again.


Uh oh, it looks like I've been added to PX's list of posters who made him butthurt.

You are so fragile for such a big guy.

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