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Old 06-14-2005, 06:51 PM   #11
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The upper chest is still part of the pec major. I don't see how you can work the clevical section more or independently from the sternal.

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Old 06-14-2005, 06:52 PM   #12
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Old 06-14-2005, 07:33 PM   #13
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I'm not refuting that the pectoralis is ONE muscle, I agree. I also want to state that doing bench press does in fact work the upper chest to some degree. But, what I am saying is that the tensile contraction will vary with certain angles of pressing. Some angles do in fact stress the fibers to various degrees, hence incline, decline, ect.

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Old 06-14-2005, 07:40 PM   #14
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okay. fair enough.

(still don't like inclines.)
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Old 06-14-2005, 07:46 PM   #15
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Don't like inclines!! Just how big IS your chest without my favorite exercise???? :eek:
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Old 06-14-2005, 07:53 PM   #16
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My chest is not very big...along with the rest of me. However, I do know people who have big chests (and arms, and legs, etc) and got them w/out inclines. I was just (poorly, I guess) trying to advance their argument against them.

Plus, my delts are weak, and I think they lead me to fail on the lifts before my chest is ready to.
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My chest isn't really big sadly I can't do incline with the stuff i have at home. :(
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Old 06-14-2005, 09:24 PM   #18
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My chest isn't really big sadly I can't do incline with the stuff i have at home. :(
Time to join a gym!
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Old 06-15-2005, 03:18 AM   #19
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When I find time right now full time job and on weekend my dad decided to want another garage so probably another month or so till thats done and after work I run 2 miles.
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