Todays 16 Set Chest Workout

I wish I could update this every day, but I just don’t have the time. So, over the weekend I trained deltoids (Saturday), arms (Sunday), back (Monday), with an emphasis on strengthening the lower back and yesterday, Tuesday was all about HIIT to burn more fat.

My HIIT workout comprised of 4 sets of 4 exercises of kettle bell movements (or torture bells, as I like to now call them), then I moved on to bodyweight exercises for another 4 sets – burpees, mountain climbers, jumping squats and skipping. I’ve started doing a lot of skipping recently, its a good ‘all-rounder’ and it burns heaps of calories.

The Best Chest Workout I’ve Done!

  • 16 sets
  • Incline dumbbell press
  • Flat machine hammer press
  • Adjusting incline to flat dumbbell flyes
  • Cable dips

I’m sure I’ve said it about a chest workout before, but I have to say todays was awesome. There were no variables to how I normally train – Get up, prepare my daughters sandwiches for lunch, take her to school, and TRAIN.

5 – 10 minute warm up on exercise bike. Ten second stretches for upper body muscle groups. One warm up on each exercise, two for the start exercise.

Then 3 sets pyramid up to my maximum weight for 10 reps.

Final set was a 20 rep set with a reduced weight.

Boom!

Chest pumped. Minimal rest between sets to keep blood flowing and calories burning.

About Andy James

Andy's background was in engineering, qualifying as a surveyor at aged twenty. He also had a very early interest in interest in weight training, fitness and nutrition, and started lifting weights at just 16. Now having over thirty five years experience in bodybuilding, resistance training and cardiovascular health, Andy shares his vast knowledge with you on this site hoping that you can take away a minimum of one small idea and put it to use in your own fitness regime and make a huge difference to to it. You can follow him on Twitter, catch up with him on Facebook and also on Google +1. Feel free to leave Andy a comment or question and look up his Facebook page.

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