Re: Upper Chest/Shoulder/Lats Targetting to offset "man-boobs"
I've had a simillar problem with my chest, and training can offset this. I'm about 6'0" and weigh 200, at about 15% body fat. In the past, even when I dropped to 185, I was still unsatisfied with the shape and look of my chest (I hate using the word, "man-****" <g>).
What has worked for me is chest flyers and chest pull overs. Bench presses and push ups develop the thickness of the chest, which is counterproductive, in this case. Chest fliers and chest pullovers tend to develop the width of the chest without adding thickness, which overall leads to a better, more muscular looking chest. In addition, widening the chest makes the waist look comprably smaller. I also suggest using lighter weight and higher reps, preferably whatever weight you can do sets of at least 12 reps with.
I'm not making any guarantees, but these workouts worked miracles for me.
As for the shoulders, I suggest shoulder flies and front shoulder lifts, again, with sets of at least 12 reps.
Last edited by moderator2; 04-26-2004 at 04:35 PM.
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