On Monday—otherwise known as "international chest day"—guys everywhere flock to the gym. Most of them have one thing on their mind: find an open bench and push the hell out of some heavy weight.
If this sounds familiar, I salute you. Any motivation to get into the gym is good by me. But what should you do after you destroy your bench record? Sure, the bench press is a fun exercise, but it's actually not the most efficient pec builder. You have more work to do.
"Sure, the bench press is a fun exercise, but it's actually not the most efficient pec builder. You have more work to do."
You obviously have the dedication to wade through the other bros, so why not make your time in the gym a little more effective? Here are three awesome chest workouts that bring together the fun of going heavy with the right rep ranges and exercises for building your breastplate. Try one of these on your next chest day!
Rest 1 minute between sets. For bench press sets, increase weight on each set and rest 2-3 minutes between sets.