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    Romeoguy62 is offline Associate Member
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    How's my chest routine?

    Hey guys, doing chest today, how's my routine look:

    Bench 3x8
    Incline 3x8
    Decline 3x8
    Cable Crossovers 3x8
    Butterfly 3x10

    All are done till failure. I have a question though, is decline really that necessary? I never see ANYONE on this site talk about it. If not, I may cut it out completely and go to 5 sets on everything. Let me know what ya think.

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    drop it, and re evaluate your sets... you dont need 5

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    What is a butterfly?

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    Quote Originally Posted by SwoleCat
    What is a butterfly?

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    Any of various insects of the order Lepidoptera, characteristically having slender bodies, knobbed antennae, and four broad, usually colorful wings.

    Quote Originally Posted by SwoleCat
    What is a butterfly?

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    I guess you might know them as DB flies. Any other input on my choices of exercises/sets?

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    I generally will either do 4 sets of 3 or 3 sets of 4..whatever I feel like. Maybe throw in some caterpillars

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    Quote Originally Posted by chest6
    Maybe throw in some caterpillars
    Nice one

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    I'd drop declines personally. But it's up to you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SwoleCat
    What is a butterfly?

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    It's the exercise that has 2 handles stretched out very wide and you bring them together in front of your body. Basically, a dumbell fly only on a upright seated machine

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    Exactly =)

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    Thanks, I had never heard of that before.

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    Why would declines not be a benefitial chest exercise?
    BTW Swolecat, I used a few of your tips today and I must say going down 3 seconds and up 2 killed my chest on 4 exercises more than my last workout with 8!

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    Quote Originally Posted by SwoleCat
    Thanks, I had never heard of that before.

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    we call them (peck deck) in uk...

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    Ive heard with decline you lessen the "saftey zone" on your shoulders and are at more risk of an injury due to bad form/swaying etc.

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