Friends, Chest is the most important muscle group of your body and you can’t build a massive chest if you follow a wrong technique or wrong form to train chest. A fully developed chest gives you a great look and your upper body looks fuller. Let’s know about 5 common chest training mistakes and correcting these will guarantee you to build bigger chest.
Top 5 Chest Training Mistakes
Mistake No. 1 : Lifting your hips up from the bench while performing bench press
While performing Bench press exercise you lift your glutes in the air and you have seen a lot of persons or athletes doing that while performing bench press. Some persons lift their hips up in the air while performing bench press variation but this a wrong technique, so don’t try this.
If you lift your hips up from the bench in order to lift more weight than you are inviting injuries. So that’s why while performing bench press exercise keep your hips and glutes attached to the bench.
Mistake No. 2 : Moving bar towards chest in a wrong way while performing bench press.
Whether you are performing Incline bench press or Decline bench press, the point where the bar is near your pecs changes as per the angle of the bench. When you are performing decline bench press than bar must touch your lower pecs not your neck.
And while you are performing Incline bench press, the bar must touch your upper chest. By doing this, you are on a correct position and can push weights safely and also avoid bouncing bar on your chest. Perform the variation with a proper momentum.
Mistake No. 3 : You don’t wrap thumbs on the bar.
Thumb-less grip is that grip when you place your thumb on the bar with rest of the figures. Using thumb-less on bar don’t create any problem in 99% of cases but 1% chances are there that this grip can cause an accident because using thumb-less grip with heavy weights is risky.
With thumb-less grip the bar may slip from your hand and weight may fall on you so make a habit of wrapping your thumb on the bar while performing exercise.
Mistake No. 4 : Pressing Cable Flyes
On Chest workout day, almost every person want to lift heavy weights but if you use heavy weight on cable flyes than you press it in wrong way. While performing cable flyes always keep your elbows slightly bent and lock you elbows in the entire movement.
And heavy weights use ruins your form so while performing cable flyes always use that amount of weight with which your elbows remain slightly in bent and locked position.
Watch the video about chest training mistakes in Hindi:-
Mistake No. 5 : You always start Chest exercise with Flat Bench Press
|Top 5 Biggest Chest Training Mistakes | How to correct them|
Flat Bench Press exercise is the winner of chest mass building movement but incline and decline presses are also important. Every time you start the chest day with flat bench press, due to this you can’t put much intensity on incline and decline variations.
So on chest day, in 1 week your first set must be flat bench press, in 2nd week your first set must be Incline bench press and than in next week your first set must be Decline bench press so that you can grow your complete chest simultaneously.
So friends, these are some chest training mistakes which you can correct and these will help you to get bigger and stronger chest.