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    does decline bench really work?

    i've been noticing that when i do decline bench press my arms are getting burned out but i dont feel it at all in my chest. can you guys give me some tips? thanks

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    I think this is the wrong area to post this in. But from my own experience I don't really feel it as much in my chest either but, shifting my strongset focus to either incline or decline to overcome plateaus is something I swearby. Althought the feeling isn't the normal feeling I'm used to, in my own experience I'd have to say its definately working.

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    You'd be better off posting this in the work out forum.We discuss anabolics only in this forum

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    try really focusing on your pecs. I know that sounds silly, but try it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ironmike250
    try really focusing on your pecs. I know that sounds silly, but try it.
    ALSO focusing on posting in weight lifting forum can reap some great replys as well

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    Quote Originally Posted by taiboxa
    ALSO focusing on posting in weight lifting forum can reap some great replys as well

    Hahah ya i can agree on that one. But getting to the subject. I really feel it in my arms unless i focus and almost force my chest to move the weight. It was said before as being silly but thats the only way i feel it in my chest.

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    flat and incline are all i need fo chest piss on flys piss on decline

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    i dont know about pissing on flys but decline you can piss on it doesnt really seem to do much for me haha

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    try workout forum bro

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    Decline bench is a complete waste... Don't even bother with decline bench and just stick with flat bench and incline.

    Have you ever seen an underdeveloped lower pectoral muscle?

    And don't say Gyno. Gyno is not due to underdevelopment of the lower pectoral area, it's due to fat and glanular tissue and no amount of bench pressing will get rid of it.

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    i think hardcore dips are way better than decline bench.

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    i'm not talkin about those bench dips....i'm talkin bout real dips

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    i like decline bench. if you stick with it for a few weeks itl give you some noticable definition in your lower chest.

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    I heard it was supposed to give you definition, but I cant really notice anything. I will say though, doing a routine of flat, incline and decline, I have gained so much more stabilization on bench.

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    Wink

    Decline actually uses alot more of your triceps and delts, than the chest, compared to flat/incline.

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    focus on pushing the weight up with your lats and triceps, keep your grip a little more narrow than a regular flat bench and bring the barbell down right to the bottom of your pecs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pinnacle
    You'd be better off posting this in the work out forum.We discuss anabolics only in this forum

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    ROFL..........always that nice w/ ppl.......i'd love to have a gym parther such as this Pinn', no betta one to get bigger!

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    decline bench actually uses more of the chest than any other exercise .
    my bet is that you might be bringing the bar down slightly high (towards the shoulders)

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    I keep my grip a little further apart than flat and incline on the decline bench. I find that it hits the muscles much better.

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    bring the bar down to ur lower pecs and make sure ur elbows are going out away from ur body.

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    i personally like decline even if you dont feel like its doing anything your using muscles to move it so its still hitting an area so who cares?

    different angles work different sections of muscle.

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    Wrong forum, we shouldnt be answering this Q

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