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    ElDiAbLo19 is offline Junior Member
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    Inclines or flats

    This last workout I finished My incline routine with 100lb dumbells for 7 reps. I do the incline to start my excercise. If I started with flat, would it be a higher or lower weight or the same........ hypothetically speaking, not looking for an answer of "it depends" im looking for opinions.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ElDiAbLo19
    This last workout I finished My incline routine with 100lb dumbells for 7 reps. I do the incline to start my excercise. If I started with flat, would it be a higher or lower weight or the same........ hypothetically speaking, not looking for an answer of "it depends" im looking for opinions.
    fitness forums is where this belongs..
    you want exercises that u wanna be powerful in - at the beginning of your routine.. so you have the most energy for the early exercises (like presses, before flys) imo..
    heaviest movements first.

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    to add: after a proper warm up and such

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    and youre in the wrong forum

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    i use flat first and it has helped my incline go up alot. i stick with barbells though... it is what works for me right now... i will probably switch back to dumbells for a while eventually.

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    wrong forum or not, why even bother to take the time to write that???????

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    Alternate it bro. Starting out with incline will make you weaker in flat and vise versa.

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    Glock Is Right. I Usually Start Off With Either Flat Or Inc. Bar. Then To The Opp. Dumb. Press And Fly. Then Change The Next Time I Come In.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ElDiAbLo19
    wrong forum or not, why even bother to take the time to write that???????
    This is the second thread I have seen you start an neither were appropriate for this forum. You want to spew about your dick size or ask dumb workout questions that should be answered by yourself through trial and error, then go talk to your gym buddies.

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    Quote Originally Posted by roidattack
    This is the second thread I have seen you start an neither were appropriate for this forum. You want to spew about your dick size or ask dumb workout questions that should be answered by yourself through trial and error, then go talk to your gym buddies.
    exactly

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    Quote Originally Posted by ElDiAbLo19
    wrong forum or not, why even bother to take the time to write that???????


    This board needs a purging...

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    you are new, you don't know any better. you will learn. hit flat first, it uses more motorunits and works the entire chest as incline focuses only the upper part of pecmajor and minor,(also hits the shoulders and delt alot more than flat) and not the entire chest. as far as i am concerned flat is the major chest exercise, incline is an auxillary, always hit your major exercise first and then auxillary exercises after.

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    Mix it up. Keep the total sets down. If you do 2 or 3 exercises, think about limiting yourself to one working set each... true failure sets, after a proper warmup.

    Personally I think unless you are lagging in upper or lower pecs (I am assuming you are talking about either barbell BP or dumbbell BP) flat work is all you need. Do a set or two of BP to failure and a set to absolute total failure of flys, with good form, NOT going up all the way to vertical (this gives you a rest after each rep... no no no!)

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