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Upper chest??

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Swear this is a hard area to put mass on for me.

How high do u man do the incline for?

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Do it to the level that any higher would be a shoulder press

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the incline at my gym is set, you can't move it, but when i use the smith machine i prop the seat up with a few 1.25k weights, coz the first notch on the bench is too high

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bang inbetween flat bench and shoulder press

sometimes i alternate between just higher than flat and just under shoulder press as well

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I was reading on body builders forum where one guy broke it down n kinda suggested that cos the pectoral is all one muslce you cant isolate the upper part using incline and its mainly down to genetics and neighbouring muscle
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Would completely disagree, I can feel it isolating the top half of my pecs.

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I was reading on body builders forum where one guy broke it down n kinda suggested that cos the pectoral is all one muslce you cant isolate the upper part using incline and its mainly down to genetics and neighbouring muscle

its true its all 1 muscle but you have to hit it from different angles to get the correct stimulation for growth everywhere. its the same principle as only doing squats for legs. sure your legs would get bigger, stronger and develop. but when you add in other things like hamstring curls, leg presses, good mornings etc. you start hitting the muscles in a slightly different way and get more overall development.

When i started doing incline dumbell bench and incline smith bench and started to move decent weights on them and feel it. my chest exploded

This is me aged about 17/18

http://tinypic.com/r/ngpyyw/5

This is me now

http://tinypic.com/r/34dkkf5/5

Looking at 1st pic you wouldnt say i had any genetics for an upper chest at all.

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my fave ting is incline dumbbell bench press

i was also told that works the upper chest

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What I've found has worked for me is mind muscle connection. When you do a rep don't just go through the motion but focus on working that specific body part throughout the movement. For instance with incline flyes keep the repetition controlled throughout especially on the negative and then when contracting the muscle upwards focus on squeezing the upper/inner part of the chest. When I focus on the specific muscle instead of just throwing the weights around I get a much bigger pump.

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of course you can isolate the upper muscle of your chest. you can isolate any muscle or group of muscles.

my chest has been ok since i been regular working out but it got alot better, and certainly in the upper pecs

since i started doing the Charles Glass tweaks for flys, it worked so well that i had to focus on other parts that started lagging.

Genetics is shemetics. all Genetics means in bodybuilding is that you may not have to work AS hard in some areas, not that you're the only one who can

look that way. people use it in arrogance or to make it look like they dont work very hard, when they really do.

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I was reading on body builders forum where one guy broke it down n kinda suggested that cos the pectoral is all one muslce you cant isolate the upper part using incline and its mainly down to genetics and neighbouring muscle

its true its all 1 muscle but you have to hit it from different angles to get the correct stimulation for growth everywhere. its the same principle as only doing squats for legs. sure your legs would get bigger, stronger and develop. but when you add in other things like hamstring curls, leg presses, good mornings etc. you start hitting the muscles in a slightly different way and get more overall development.

When i started doing incline dumbell bench and incline smith bench and started to move decent weights on them and feel it. my chest exploded

This is me aged about 17/18

http://tinypic.com/r/ngpyyw/5

This is me now

http://tinypic.com/r/34dkkf5/5

Looking at 1st pic you wouldnt say i had any genetics for an upper chest at all.

tbh u had a great base to begin with at 17 18 if that was u and u weerent trainin

so genetics do count big time

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he could have been active in sports, even if just for leisure. Genetics is played out. Ask Arny

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even that 1st pic id probably been training about 6/7 months. but tbh hardly anybody has genetics so bad they cant get a decent build. its an excuse. train hard, use proper form and eat well. Most people will be able to look quite good in 2-3 years

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M12 could you post your diet please? like what you stick to daily

the one im on is getting boring tbh

thanks

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My diet ain't really nothing to aspire to tbh

Morning 6 Weetabix and milk

Snacks at work fruit, water, sometimes random bits I cake etc.

Lunch will have either rice, chicken and veg or sandwiches with meat in

Dinner at home will be rice and chicken, pasta chicken or rice and need etc.

Then gym

Shake and bed. occasionally I'll throw in some scrambled egg.

I don't eat enough at all. But then again I spend most days sat behind a desk. Back in the day when I desperately needed to put on weight id blend oats, milk and a couple scoops of whey in the morning and maybe add eggs or olive oil. Could easily clear 1000 Cals in the morning that way.

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lol@ u afgoon always using that genetics sh*t

go to PMG gym in maryland, you will find your curry eating, akbars there who are wedge

slavery and the inbuilt instinct to shift patel's jaw extremely easily is not the reason why 'black guys are wedge'

lol@ you going to be a GP and think you will get time for gym anyway.

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f*ck off you c*nt

Only coming on here hoping man are dropping them topless progress pics

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i can drop mine if u like

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go on then venom i want to see

anyway i dont even do nights ... ive got plenty of time for the gym

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