Thread: Help....chest problem
08-10-2005, 12:44 PM #1Junior Member
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am on week 5 of sus 500 mg/wk and deca 300 mg/wk. I have seen great gains so far and am happy with my results, but I am having trouble working out my chest. After the first chest exercise I do, usually bench my shoulders give out for the rest of the work out making it difficult to work chest to failure for the rest of the workout. I usually like to get 15 sets in for chest, but my workouts the past couple weeks haven't felt like chest was trained as hard as it could've been. I had this problem slightly before the juice, but its really intensified while on my cycle. Anyone have advice on how to rlly get a good chest workout with this shoulder pain??? I am thinking about maybe doing uper chest one day a short intense workout maybe 6-8 sets and then a few days after that working middle chest short and intensely 6-8 sets. This way I can hit the chest twice and week and try to advoid the shoulder pain with short chest workouts.
08-10-2005, 02:36 PM #2
you are getting the shoulder pain from too much pressing. Maybe cut down the amount of pressing in your workout and incorporate more types of fly's.
08-10-2005, 03:34 PM #3Originally Posted by dr.shred
08-10-2005, 05:08 PM #4AR Hall of Fame
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Shred was on to something, yes.
I'd "pre-exhaust" the pecs by using flyes, pec deck, cable crossovers, etc. Do one set of any of those, then immediately go into a pressing movement. Superset in that fasion, this way the pecs are thrashed pretty good, then you go and thrash them more with a pressing movement using triceps/shoulders which are "fresh". You should be able to tax the chest more by doing this.
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