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Hardgainer Chest Workout

Some guys struggle with building up the chest muscles and this is especially true for the hardgainer. And throwing more sets and reps at the situation, a common response, often makes the situation worse for a hardgainer. For a hardgainer, more doesn’t translate into better. This is especially true for mid-size muscle areas like the chest.

A hardgainer can’t afford any slack in a workout – every exercise, every set, every repetition has to count. Here is a workout that does that.

Warm up
Heavy Bench press - 3 sets of 8 reps
Low Incline Dumbbell Press – 2 sets of 10 reps
Wide Dip - 2 sets of as many reps as possible
Cable crossover - 3 sets of 7 reps, 30 seconds rest between sets

For hardgainers its always best to start with the heavy bench press as this exercise activates the most muscle mass in the chest area. You want to prioritize the bench press all the time.

The low incline dumbbell press allows you to bring the weight load really low, deeper than you can with a full barbell. Blow the weight back up for a full extension of the arms, and pump the reps out rapidly. Use a low incline angle (20-30 degrees) to put the emphasis on the upper chest region.

For the wide dip, place your hands 32-33 inches apart and dip all the way down, and up, for rep after rep. Tuck your head down and lean forward as you perform this dip.

Finish up with some rapid fire cable crossover work, giving the best a good burn at the end of the workout. Always employ good form and get a full range of motion for every rep. Aim at keeping the pump growing from the opening set to the final rep.

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